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  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    HYPACK, a software developer for the hydrographic and dredging industry, has recently finished testing the Diver6.DLL using a simulator and reading the network datagrams into HYPACK. Diver6 is a diver and dive operations mobile support system, which allows dive masters to monitor and track divers beneath the surface of the water for greater situational awareness. […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is calling for better regulation of the pearl diving industry after Paspaley Pearling Company was today issued with criminal charges over the death of pearl diver Jarrod Hampton off the Kimberley coast of Western Australia in 2012.   WorkSafe charged Paspaley with failing to provide and maintain a safe […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The Underwater Centre train both commercial divers and ROV pilot technicians at facilities in Fort William and Tasmania, so trainees get the necessary operational experience from the very start of their careers. Repair and maintenance of a remotely operated vehicle, or ROV, is probably 80% of the job you’ll do as an ROV pilot technician, […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Equipment

    UUV Aquabotix has launched three new products – SwarmDiver STEALTH, SwarmDiver EDGE and SwarmDiver NIGHTLINE, in addition to the company’s existing base SwarmDiver product. The three new products are tailored for specific defence and commercial applications and expand the use cases for the SwarmDiver family of products. The SwarmDiver STEALTH line is intended for use in covert defence operations. […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    JFD has launched the Shadow/B defence rebreather, providing the market with a back-mounted rebreather capability. Combined with a conversion kit that allows divers to convert from a front-mounted to a back-mounted rebreather, the launch of the Shadow/B represents the latest in a long line of technological developments designed to enhance safety in military combat diving. […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    DOF Subsea has carried out the first major offshore dive with JFD’s new deep diving rebreather, COBRA (Compact Bailout Rebreathing Apparatus). Earlier this year, JFD released COBRA into the market to replace conventional SCUBA bailout methods, providing divers with extended supply of breathing gas in the event of a primary supply failure. Last month COBRA […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The first batch of 12 experienced divers from PT. Advanced Offshore Services has successfully completed their Surface Supplied Diver Assessment at TOTAL Indonesie (TEPI) offshore site installation in Balikpapan. The assessment was carried out in accordance with the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA). The diver assessment was part of PT. AOS and TEPI commitment to bring […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      Navy divers assigned to submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) conducted a coordinated scuba diving evolution with Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) divers April 8. “We were honored by our Malaysian counterpart’s invitation to conduct joint diving operations,” said Chief Navy Diver Jose Castilla. “This was an opportunity to enhance the enlisted side […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Aqueos Corporation have commissioned the build of SPLASH™ (Special Purpose Liveboat and Survey Hull) vessel to specifically address safety concerns with traditional methods of Liveboating. SPLASH™ is a purpose built, 75’, catamaran hull incorporating proprietary technology with water jet propulsion, integrated specialty dive equipment including; built-in diver control and survey station, temperature controlled deck decompression […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Equipment

    PhotoSynergy Ltd (PSL) has added a new product to its subsea portfolio, the SLS2000, developed to provide the option to illuminate the dive umbilical from the diver end. The unit, with 30mm in diameter and 70mm length, was designed to provide a light source to saturation divers using an LED attached to the umbilical at the diver’s end. […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    JFD has acquired the closed bell saturation diving system and associated assets formally owned by The Underwater Centre. The acquisition should enable JFD to re-establish the global closed bell diver training programme – also known as sat diver training – and the only UK-based training capability that should fulfill market need for skilled saturation divers. […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Specialist divers battling strong tides and zero-visibility have completed a year-long project to cover parts of an exposed underwater pipeline in the Humber estuary. Teams from Hull-based commercial diving and underwater civil engineering company Northern Divers worked up to 60ft below the surface of the river. The divers coated a section of pipeline with special […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Aqueos Corporation announces that they have commissioned the build of SPLASH™ (Special Purpose Liveboat and Survey Hull) vessel to specifically address safety concerns with traditional methods of Liveboating. SPLASH™ is a purpose built, 75’, catamaran hull incorporating proprietary technology with water jet propulsion, integrated specialty dive equipment including; built-in diver control and survey station, temperature controlled deck decompression chamber module, NITROX […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Ten subsea companies have pledged £65,000 towards a medical research project which aims to determine the best procedure for resuscitation of divers in a diving bell. Led by Philip Bryson, medical director of diving services of Iqarus, the joint industry project (JIP) will find out how resuscitation techniques should be delivered to a casualty in […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Research & Development

    The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) newly published ‘Guidance on Health, Fitness and Medical Issues in Diving Operations’ (IMCA D 061) has been prepared in response to concerns about how best to address certain problematic diver health, fitness and medical issues identified by IMCA’s Diving Division members. “IMCA members have become concerned that the number of workplace incidents […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    In a deep sea environment, the consequences of poor communication can be life-threatening. Technical divers working in the offshore oil and gas industry need to communicate clearly with the diving bell, vessel and each other as they carry out maintenance and inspections up to several hundred metres water depth. One of the problems faced by […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    A civilian diver has died during the search for missing people in the sunken Sewol ferry offshore South Korea. The 53-year-old diver lost communication with his fellow divers 5 minutes after diving into waters 25 meters deep, CNN reports. The diver, known by his surname Lee, was on his first search attempt in the Sewol […]

  • 14 November 2006

    Navy divers probed the murky Hudson River on Tuesday to figure out how to free the USS Intrepid from the mud that has stranded the World War II ship at its Manhattan pier. Crews are working around the clock to remove the mud, including digging a 35-foot trench on one side of the ship, according […]

  • 14 October 2015

    Commercial divers will be trained to detect unexploded ordinance (UXO) in a new partnership between explosives disposal experts Ramora UK and the Professional Diving Academy, Dunoon. The Professional Diving Academy (PDA) will be fully accredited by Ramora UK to enhance its existing commercial diver training courses with a 2 day module in underwater UXO detection […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Research & Development

    Commercial divers will be trained to detect unexploded ordinance (UXO) in a new partnership between Ramora UK and the Professional Diving Academy, Dunoon. The partnership means the Professional Diving Academy will be fully accredited by Ramora UK to enhance its existing commercial diver training courses with a 2 day module in underwater UXO detection and […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Navy Divers at Naval Station (NS) Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were awarded Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals Jan. 23 for helping save a life. Commanding Officer Capt. J.R. Nettleton presented the awards to four Navy Divers for their role in rescue operations that took place as a civilian diver was in distress in base waters, […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The elite saturation divers of the Navy, set a new national record for the deepest ocean dive when they dived to 257 meters on 9th January in the Arabian Sea about 35 nautical miles off Kochi. The Divers from INS Nireekshak – Lieutenant Malkeet Singh, Mukesh Kumar Leading Seaman, BS Bora Leading Seaman, Rithesh Kumar […]