Donjon-SMIT – our specialist for US waters
Donjon-SMIT is a joint venture between major US salvor Donjon and SMIT Salvage. Between them Donjon and SMIT have salvaged thousands of vessels of all types and sizes all over the world.
Donjon-SMIT is ready to assist owners and operators in their efforts to meet OPA 90 requirements by offering stand-by coverage for salvage, firefighting and lightering services.
These leading casualty responders provide, cost effective, round-the-clock nationwide compliance and response coverage. The company manages an extensive and strategically positioned emergency response network across the entire United States, from Guam to St. Thomas, from Florida to Alaska.
US government authorities have shown their confidence in Donjon and SMIT, evidenced by the award of numerous US Navy salvage contracts over the past 35 years and an unprecedented record of accomplishment in US salvage response. Donjon and SMIT have responded to countless high-profile cases and multiple maritime emergencies like the disasters created by Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Ike.
In addition to its stand-by coverage, Donjon-SMIT can provide readiness drills for Vessel Response Plans, Damaged Stability Calculations, and other OPA 90 requirements such as contracting an Oil Spill Removal Organization (OSRO) or setting up a Spill Response Team.