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Film, TV and TV Commercial Credits

The Guardian
Louisiana, Oregon
Marine Coordination, Marine Wave Tank Management


This actual fishing trawler was prepared and transported from New Orleans to the Studio in Shreveport. This vessel was acquired in Buras Louisiana 2 weeks before hurricane Katrina made landfall there and destroyed the town.

The fishing trawler fully rigged on a huge gimbal set at the Wave Tank Studio in Shreveport serving as the main set piece for the climax of the film.

Filming the storm sequences at the Louisiana Wave Studio in Shreveport.

Survivor 14 - Fiji (TV)
Fiji
Marine Scouting, Marine Preparation and Set Up

Survivor 13 - Cook Islands (TV)
Republic of the Cook Islands - Aitutaki
Marine Coordination, Marine Transportation

Survivor 12 - Panama "Exile Island" (TV)
Panama
Marine Coordination, Marine Transportation

Survivor 11 - Guatemala (TV)
Guatemala
Marine Coordination, Marine Transportation

Sahara
United Kingdom, Morocco, Spain
Marine Coordination


Putting one of the main picture boats through its paces in preparation for filming

Temporary piers yield efficient access to a remote location

Water jet powered camera boat with crane for Libra Mount

Survivor 10 - Palau (TV)
Republic of Palau
Marine Coordination, Marine Transportation

Survivor 9 - Vanuatu (TV)
Republic of Vanuatu
Marine Coordination, Marine Transportation

Survivor 8 - Allstars (TV)
Pearl Islands, Panama
Marine Coordination, Marine Transportation

Survivor 8 - Allstars

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
Bay of Phuket, Thailand
Marine Coordination


Basecamp for the shoot set up in a floating village in the beautiful Bay of Phuket

Local "long tails" and water taxis are incorporated into the marine service of the film

Local luxury yachts are the base for Stars and Producers during filming on the water

Survivor 7 - Pearl Islands (TV)
Pearl Islands, Panama
Marine Coordination, Marine Transportation


Construction of the temporary pier for servicing the remote basecamp with 17 foot tidal range

Local landing craft used to bring in cargo and supplies to remote basecamp area

Setting up one of the many water based challenges

Around The World in 80 Days
Phuket, Thailand
Marine Coordination, Marine Consulting


Set piece built on barge and taken out to sea for filming

Local contractor AMGECO supplied heavy equipment

Camera crew set up to shoot from the support barge

Survivor 6 - Amazon (TV)
Amazon Jungle, Manaus Brasil
Marine Coordination, Marine Transportation

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Saturn may have great customer service but only Marine Team can deliver a brand new Ion to the middle of the jungle with no roads for miles around.
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Working in the "Mother of All Ecosystems", Marine Team and Survivor Producers took extra care to ensure seamless and respectful integration with indigenous people and local environment.
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"Barge City" assembled to support departments that normally set up land based operations. With no road access, everything for the show had to be staged and moved on the water.

Beyond Borders
Thailand, River Kwai in Kanchanaburi
Chao Praya River in Bangkok
Marine Coordination

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A section of Bangkok Docks is dressed to help give the look of 1980's Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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The hero boat heads down the River Kwai.
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Hidden anchors, piles and lines help keep the "Riverside Landing" set secure for filming.

K-19 The Widowmaker
Halifax, Toronto, Russia
Marine Coordination

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Filming alongside K-19 from Camera Support Boat.
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Open water work using both K-19 and Rescue sub with tug support.
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K-19 in port. Halifax Shipyard dressed to look like Soviet Navy Yard.

Below
UK, Lake Michigan US
Marine Coordination

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Setting up a base camp and prepping of Silversides for towing in open water.
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USS Silversides being rigged as a self contained production unit.
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Maneuvering the submarine in confined waters with approval from Maritime Authorities.

13 Days
Philippines, New England
Marine Coordination

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The Captain of the JP Kennedy keeping a watchful eye as prep takes place for filming.
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Tug boats for maneuvering the freighters and decommissioned war ships.
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Zodiacs performing crew transfer and water safety on set.

U571
Rome, Malta, LA
Marine Coordination

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The Malta built U-571 submarine under fire.
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Setting up "Floater" picture vessels in the tank at MFS Studio, Malta.
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Night filming: Marine Team supporting SFX and pyrotechnics in the Malta tank.

The Beach
Phuket Thailand
Marine Coordination

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Rain barges creating weather at the director's call.
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The Marine Department armada of support craft at the ready.
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Transferring trees and film equipment onto Phi Phi Li beach set.

The Thomas Crown Affair
New York, Connecticut
Marine Coordination

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Libra mount camera on stern of camera boat for high speed ocean racing shots.
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Transfer zodiac also set up for camera work and crew/safety transfer.
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Special camera mount being set up for high speed chase scenes.

The Thin Red Line
Cairns Australia, Guadalcanal, LA
Marine Coordination


LCVP's were found for authentic "Guadalcanal" beach landing in Far North Queensland, Australia

Cast and extras preparing to make their beach landing.
 

6 Days 7 Nights
Kauai HI, LA, NY
Marine Coordination

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Marine Team supporting special effects and camera in remote location.
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Water safety is paramount in all projects, regardless of depth of water or set pieces involved.
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Marine Team is able to assemble practical and efficient base camp in open water to enable an efficient shoot.

City of Angels
Los Angeles
Marine Coordination


Filming from beach with logistical support and lock up provided by Marine Team.

Prepping zodiac for transfer of crew and equipment through surf zone.
 

Amistad
Mystic CT, Jamestown RI, San Pedro CA, Puerto Rico
Marine Coordination


RIB's are utilized heavily. They provide crew transfer, line handling, equipment transfer and safety.

Sailing vessels Californian and Pilgrim crossing paths on the shooting phase of Amistad.

The Marine Team remain vigilant and at the ready out of camera for Amistad.

Titanic
Rosarito Mexico, Halifax
Marine Coordination

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Marine Team was involved in the development of the Fox Studio and Tank in Rosarito, Mexico.
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The main set of Titanic was built to 90% scale of the original vessel. The marine dept. used 1.4 miles of ships rigging.
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"King of the World" statement made by Leonardo Di Caprio made from this bow set piece.

The Phantom
Phuket & Krabi Thailand
Marine Coordination


Marine Team is able to provide support craft for barging small aircraft to locations for The Phantom.
   

The Quest
Phuket Thailand
Marine Coordination


The Quest with Jean Claude Van Damme and Roger Moore was filmed around the beautiful rock formations of the Andaman Sea.

Unloading people and equipment onto a support barge for The Quest.
 

Cutthroat Island
Malta, Phuket & Krabi Thailand
Marine Coordination

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Picture vessel Morning Rose being towed out to set at Phi Phi Li in Thailand.
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Under sail on the Morning Rose with NZ Spirit of Adventure Crew.
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A traditional Indonesian "Pinisi" vessel was converted into "The Reeper", a three masted Square Rigger with a fully operational rig.

Waterworld
Kawaihae Hawaii, LA
Marine Production
Atoll Master

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Constant observation was required to ensure secure moorage of the 8-barge Waterworld set.
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Maneuvering of the Atoll was a constant effort to comply with director's requirements.
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The Atoll set piece for Water World being maneuvered by support tug.

Hollywood Cigarettes (TV)
Phuket, Thailand
Marine Consultant

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Filming Hollywood Cigarette Commercial: Catamaran under Phi Phi Li, Thailand.
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Prepping a Formula 40 Trimaran for commercial.
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Prepping support for Formula 40 Cat for open water work.


Film Scouting

Nautica
Australia
Marine Consulting

Hoofbeats
Walvis Bay Namibia, South Africa
Marine Consulting

The Grabbers
South Africa, Namibia
Marine Consulting

Brooke
Sarawak Malaysia
Marine Consulting

Sahara
Spain, Morocco, Tunisia
Marine Consultant