Since 1890, BISSO MARINE has been a leader in marine salvage operations in the United States. As an inshore salvage contractor, BISSO MARINE has become synonymous with safety, service and reliability in the inshore salvage arena. In addition to its fleet of specialized salvage and lifting equipment, the BISSO MARINE salvage crews and divers are the best and most experienced in the salvage industry. Whether pulling wedged hopper barges free from dam systems, salvaging the largest inland Lineboats or recovering a Civil War ironclad relic from its muddy tomb, BISSO MARINE’s salvage expertise and finesse are unsurpassed. BISSO MARINE is totally committed to the safety, health and welfare of its team, its customers, and the environment.
Having perfected its craft in high current and zero visibility over more than 100 years, BISSO MARINE has the skill and experience to work successfully in the most difficult marine environments. BISSO MARINE recognizes that marine casualties pose special risks to marine life and ecosystems and mitigates those risks through “control and containment.” The BISSO MARINE inshore salvage philosophy is summed up with five simple rules: Zero Discharge! Total Recovery! Total Stop Work Authority! NO Failures to Communicate! NO Shortcuts!
BISSO MARINE’s objective is to execute its work and be the safest salvage contractor by any measure, regardless of task. BISSO MARINE is committed to safeguarding the wetlands and river banks as well as keeping the inland marine waterway infrastructure moving. Whether serving the needs of governmental agencies or private industry, our customers should expect and will receive unsurpassed service, quality, safety and professionalism.