Overseas Marine Group LTD

Emergency 24 Hour Response for Salvage, Towing and Oil Spill

(242) 727-2141 or (242) 727-2142

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ABOUT US

The Principal

Our Principal, Captain Ray Daniel Darville Sr., is a Certified Salvage Master & Diver. He Has over twenty-five years experience in the Marine and Salvage sectors and has first-hand experience with industrial engineering in the US, Caribbean and South American markets. He previously owned a pollution-remediation business in the US, as well as related businesses in Venezuela. A Bahamian citizen, Mr. Darville ran the Exuma Land & Sea Park for the Bahamas National Trust as the Development Manager for nearly a decade. He has also previously held the position of Director of Operations for Resolve Marine Group, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Mr. Ray Darville commenced his deep sea Salvage and Construction career in 1978 on the Island of New Providence, in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.  He was initially employed as a ship’s Engineer and Salvage Diver for a local company engaged in operations throughout the Caribbean, Central and South America. He continued this discipline throughout the 80’s, eagerly pursuing and becoming more involved in Marine Engineering, Salvage / Oil Spill immediate response and Clean-Up activities for the U.S. Navy.

In 1986, Resolve Marine Group of Fort Lauderdale, Florida could not let Mr.  Darville go unnoticed.  They enlisted him as Director of Operations for their Marine Salvage and Construction activities. He responsibilities extended throughout Venezuela, South America, Central America and adjacent waters. Following this, he became involved with Overseas Salvage and Maintenance Ltd. out of Sampson Cay, Exuma, Bahamas. He was employed as Salvage / Dive and Rigger Master and Director of Operations working on their offshore Salvage and Construction activities throughout The Bahamas and Caribbean.

In the course of Mr. Darville’s Marine Engineering experience, he has been involved in:

  • The Installation of Single Point Mooring Systems
  • Construction and Erection of docks
  • Design and Construction of Harbors and Canals
  • Maintenance and Repair of Offshore and Deep Sea Commercial Equipment

Mr. Darville has a conscientious philosophy of being a perfectionist and an environmentalist. Safety is his first priority.

 

The Company

Overseas Marine Group Ltd. (Freeport, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas), is an experienced marine contractor with a history of working together with Prime Contractors to accomplish projects that require a diverse expertise and a wide range of equipment and personnel. We are a leading marine industrial and salvage firm in The Bahamas, the Caribbean, and Central and South America since 1981, nearly 30 years.

We offer a wide variety of services to our clients:

 

  • Ship Husbandry & Salvage
  • Towage and Recovery services
  • Commercial Diving
  • Hydrographic & Geophysical Surveys
  • Corrosion Control
  • Marine Structural Rehabilitation
  • Marine Encapsulation Marine Fender Installation
  • Archeological Search & Recovery
  • Custom Design & Fabrication
  • Cargo Stabilizing Services
  • Transportation of equipment and supplies services
  • Heavy Equipment Services
  • Vessel Renaming Services
  • Labour Supplier

 

OVERSEAS SALVAGE & MAINTENANCE, LTD

The parent company of OVERSEAS MARINE GROUP (OMG), recently celebrated 25 years in the salvage business in the Bahamas, Caribbean, and Central and South America.  We have a staff of thirty three people, with additional manpower immediately available.  Currently we conduct operations out of two ports: Sampson Cay, Exuma, and from Bradford Marine, Freeport, Grand Bahama. The company owns three salvage vessels in the 100 foot range, an airplane and helicopter.

Management Team

Capt. Raymond Darville: Mr. Darville has 30 years of experience in the Marine and Salvage sectors and has first-hand experience with industrial engineering in the US, Caribbean and South American markets. He owned a pollution-remediation business in the US as well as related businesses in Venezuela. A Bahamian citizen, Mr. Darville ran the Exuma Land & Sea Park for the Bahamas National Trust for nearly a decade. Prior to co-founding Overseas Salvage in Freeport with Marcus Mitchell (the pre-eminent maritime salvor in the Bahamas since 1981), Mr. Darville supervised major salvage projects for one of the leading salvage firms in the US.

Mr. Ray Darville commenced his deep sea Salvage and Construction career in 1978 on the Island of New Providence, in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.  This is where Mr. Darville was initially employed as a ship’s Engineer and Salvage Diver for a local company engaged in operations throughout the Caribbean, Central and South America.  Mr. Darville continued this discipline throughout the 80’s, eagerly perusing and becoming more involved in: Marine Engineering, Salvage / Oil Spill immediate response and Clean-Up activities for the U.S. Navy.

In 1986 The Resolve Marine Group of Fort Lauderdale, Fl could not let Mr.  Darville go un-noticed.  The aforesaid company enlisted Mr. Ray Daniel Darville Sr. as Director of Operations for their Marine Salvage and Construction activities, with Mr. Darville’s services extending throughout Venezuela, South America, Central America and adjacent waters. Following this Mr. Ray Darville became involved with Overseas Salvage and Maintenance Ltd out of Sampson Cay Exuma, Bahamas.  This is where Mr. Darville became employed as Salvage / Dive and Rigger Master and Director of Operations working on their offshore Salvage and Construction activities throughout The Bahamas and Caribbean.

In the course of Mr. Darville’s Marine Engineering experience, he has been involved in:

  1. The Installation of Single Point Mooring Systems
  2. Construction and Erection of docks
  3. Design and Construction of Harbors and Canals
  4. Maintenance and Repair of Offshore and Deep Sea Commercial Equipment

Ray Darville Jr. (JR): Mr. Darville grew up in the salvage industry before founding his own construction/destruction and maintenance business in southern Florida on the heels of severe hurricane damage there. Ray Jr. returned to Freeport as a Project Supervisor for Overseas Salvage in 2008.