Golden Ray dismantling equipment arrives in St. Simons Sound

The heavy-lift vessel needed to dismantle the M/V Golden Ray, the car carrier that has been on its side off the coast of Georgia since capsizing more than a year ago, arrived in St. Simons Sound on Tuesday.

“The next step in the process is final rigging and anchoring, which will take place over the next several days,” Coast Guard Petty Officer Michael Himes told American Shipper. “Once that is complete, we will begin cutting operations, weather permitting.”

The VB10,000 is equipped with two...

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