(67) See Mullen, supra note 8 (ascribing to commercial salvors
the view that shipwrecks are "potential gold mines [and] mother lodes ...
Department of Interior, Spain sued to stop the salvor
, Sea Hunt Inc., of Chincoteague, Virginia, from disturbing what it regards as tombs of its war dead.
1,100 Tons, More or Less, of Italian Marble, salvors
were awarded title to the 123 tons of marble they raised from a Norwegian barkentine, the Cynthia, which ran aground off the coast of Virginia in 1894.(19) The vessel laid in shallow water with its main mast above water for 66 years before successful salvage efforts were attempted.
(1) the labor expended by the salvors
in rendering the salvage
Pollutants aren't the only concern marine salvors
need to manage when working in environmentally sensitive areas.
The Claimant sought--and obtained--a declaration that in the absence of the true owners, the salvors
had good title to the items that had been part of the personal property of passengers or part of the cargo.
(32) See for example, Malaysian Historical Salvors
Sdn Bhd v Malaysia (Award on Jurisdiction, ICSID Case No ARB/05/10)  (naming these approaches as 'jurisdictional and typical characteristic approach' respectively).
(for if they did, there would be underinvestment in salvage).
The Government therefore intends to establish alternative arrangements for such a fire assessment and advice service using commercial salvors
Perhaps even more than elsewhere, underwater archaeology has had a difficult inception in Latin America and the Caribbean, in part due to the ongoing struggle to combat the aggressive exploitation of "treasure ships" by commercial salvors
. The nineteen chapters in this publication, which were originally papers presented at the 2003 World Archaeological Congress in Washington D.C., show that maritime archaeology has gained a foothold as a significant field of historical and anthropological inquiry in the region and that substantial progress toward protecting fragile underwater cultural heritage resources has been made in a number of countries.
spent an hour-and-a-half assessing the vessel's stability and watching for any evidence of further oil spills," he said was quoted as saying.
Maritime Resurgence and partners Earthcore, both salvors
in possession of the site, can gain access through the scaffolding in virtually all tidal and weather conditions.