Commercial Diving News

Eric Legendre (Photo: Aqueos Corporation)

Aqueos Names Legendre VP

the Gulf of Mexico as well as expanding our international footprint to select regions including Mexico, Trinidad/Tobago and West Africa."Aqueos Corporation, with offices in Texas, Louisiana and California, provides marine construction and specialty subsea services including a complete range of commercial diving, remotely operated vehicles (ROV’s) and vessel-related services primarily to the offshore oil and gas markets

Subsea Global Solutions Acquires Muldoon Marine Services

Commercial diving company Subsea Global Solutions (SGS) said it has acquired Muldoon Marine Services (Muldoon), a commercial diving firm based in Long Beach, Calif."This is an exciting day for the SGS family as this acquisition will further solidify our position as the market leader in underwater ship maintenance, repair and marine construction solutions both locally in California and abroad," said Paul Peters, Chief Executive Officer of SGS. "Muldoon has been operating in the Long Beach area and nearby ports for 30+ years with a solid track record and an exceptional customer service

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Tech Spotlight: JW Fisher’s CT-1 Cable Tracker

been sent, the cable tracker probe is used to locate the electromagnetic signal along the length of the cable.Intercoastal Marine, LLC. was established in 2013 and has developed into a well-respected unlimited general contractor. Located in Castle Hayne, N.C., Intercoastal Marine began as a small commercial diving and service corporation supporting heavy construction, utility, and manufacturing industries throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. Recently, the company was tasked with locating existing power and data cables along with water service lines that cross the mouth of the Cape Fear River from Oak

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Closed Bell Diving Courses Relaunched at The Underwater Centre

A subsea training and trials center has become the world’s only commercial diving school to offer a closed bell saturation diving system with a self-propelled hyperbaric lifeboat (SPHL), following a major refurbishment.Thanks to significant investment and support from the global oil and gas sector, The Underwater Centre relaunched its three-week closed bell diving course in June. The first course was fully subscribed and applications are open for future courses.Subsea 7 and TechnipFMC have provided technical support, site supervision and conducted the refurbishment work on behalf of The Underwater

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New Range of Underwater Connectors

Water IMmersion) is designed for marine applications in depths down to 300 m, which are considered shallow immersion. These connectors are designed for innovative applications like surface drones for environmental evaluation missions, maritime surveillance equipment, oil exploration, weather buoys, commercial diving and even for ocean class remotely operated vehicles (OCROVs).Using surface drones for oceanic observation requires them to have connections to numerous sensing devices (hydrophones, temperature sensors, salinity sensors etc.).  The SWIM range satisfies all these connection needs.The assumption

Photo: Kreuz Subsea

Newbuild Kreuz Challenger Mobilized for Brunei Shell Contract

(JV) with Bruneian offshore marine services company, SPHI Marine Sdn. Bhd. The partnership has seen SPHI Marine acquire an equity interest in the firm’s Brunei operations.As part of the JV, Kreuz Subsea has committed to developing local personnel with competencies in the field of offshore commercial diving and ROV services through the transfer of technical knowledge over the tenure of the BSP contract. To date, it has trained more than 80 Bruneian subsea workers to internationally acceptable standards

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JW Fishers Celebrates 50 Years

working with the company, on average, for over 20 years. The company maintains an active research and development effort to explore new technologies. JW Fishers stands behind every product with a warranty and service.JW Fishers products are in use by underwater archaeologists, treasure hunters, commercial diving companies, fire and rescue units, law enforcement agencies, engineering firms, scientists and military units worldwide.JW Fishers will be celebrating the milestone year with a tribute on www.jwfishers.com. The 50th anniversary page will have various catalogs throughout the years, every news

Andrew Aurigema, Eric Gaudreau, Bradley Scott Jones and Tim Ratcliffe (Photo: AXSUB)

AXSUB, Darkwater Vision Partner

;AXSUB and Darkwater Vision have agreed to partner on research and development activities for a underwater vision product line developed using UVAS Technology (underwater vision augmentation system), a patented technology. AXSUB will also act as a manufacturing agent for products dedicated to the commercial diving sector, and the agreement provides for the sharing of distribution channels.   “With AXSUB we found a partner that complements our product line and one that offers a strong presence in the commercial diving market while offering new strategic capacities to our business”,

Matthew Long (Photo: Phoenix International Holdings, Inc.)

Phoenix Hires Long, Turner in Manager Roles

worldwide. As a licensed Professional Engineer and certified Project Manager,his qualifications supplement his deck-plate knowledge in all of the Largo GM areas of responsibility.   Throughout an Oil and Gas career that spans over 28 years, Turner has garnered knowledge and experience in the commercial diving industry by  working through the ranks as a tender, diver, supervisor, project manager and general manager. As a professional commercial diver for over half his career, he also possess an unwavering commitment to safe diving practices and procedures, and is an industry advocate for diver

Dave Loudon with Herb Mitton and Rob Gatt (Photo: The Underwater Centre)

Loudon Honored for Diver Training Contributions

was also instrumental in the recent ADAS training for Singapore’s SSE Training Centre Pte Ltd, as part of The Underwater Centre’s International Training Establishment (ITE) Partnership scheme. The scheme allows training centers around the world to deliver internationally recognized ADAS commercial diving courses. Delivered in conjunction with The Underwater Centre’s training experts, the scheme aims to guarantee consistent quality and high standards of safety in commercial diving worldwide.   Loudon said, “I am honored to be able to work alongside other staff and industry

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