Removal of the Golden Ray timeline

Removal of the Golden Ray timeline

Glynn County, GA. — January 3: The removal of the stern of the Golden Ray has been completed.

Responders have completed cutting the second section of the Golden Ray which they call “Section Eight”.

This is the second piece of the ship that has been removed.

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The stern will be transported out of the St. Simons Sound.

Pollution monitoring and mitigation continues on the water in the vicinity of the wreck site and along the shoreline.

November 28: The removal of the massive capsized cargo ship, Golden Ray, in Glynn County has begun after the project was placed on hold due to hurricane season and COVID-19.

Responders cut what they call “Section One” of the Golden Ray.

The bow of the cargo ship has been scheduled to exit the Environmental Protection Barrier.

Preparations for the second cut have begun.

The wreck will be removed in 8 sections over the next several months.