Coastal Crisis!

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The refloat attempt of the Colombo Queen continues in Taiwan, as salvors return to the wreck site after typhoon Morakot has passed. Re-assessing the damage, the tanker is in bad shape, and it is going to take an almighty effort to even attempt a refloat. Meanwhile another storm, Hurricane Ida, has ripped through the Gulf, causing devastation to those caught in its path. A triple deck barge, the La Princesa, now rides the waves out of control, due to the rough seas and strong winds created by Ida. It is headed straight for the Virginia coastline, and its current path looks set to smash the barge straight through the pier at Sandbridge. Can a salvage team reach her in time and ground the vessel, before any more damage is done?

Video Preview: “Risky Business Underwater” — A crew member must perform some tricky underwater welding — a task that has led to many fatal explosions in the past.

Video Preview: “Typhoon Rescue” — After a devastating typhoon, a gigantic barge washes ashore on Virginia Beach. Can this crew make the barge float again?

Man Made’s Salvage Code Red, “Coastal Crisis premieres July 29 at 8P et/pt.