Sunday, January 20, 2019
USCGC Blackthorn
Accidents

Killed by a Filing Cabinet

By Michael Carr – He braced himself against the ship’s starboard side and stared inward through the chartroom’s one porthole. He inhaled and exhaled, listening to his exhaust bubbles heading...

January 20, 2019
Total Views: 88

Sunday, December 2, 2018
Blog

Sometimes There is No Solution

By Michael Carr – He looked in through the C-130’s rear cargo doors. He could see all the way up to the cockpit landing, and just stared as he and his...

December 2, 2018
Total Views: 10

Sunday, November 25, 2018
diver with broco torch
Blog

SWITCH ON!

By Michael Carr – “SWITCH ON!” the diver yelled into the speaker inside his Superlight 17 fiberglass diving helmet. This command was received on the surface by the topside supervisor,...

November 25, 2018
Total Views: 18

Friday, October 23, 2015
Interesting

Divers Nearly Caught In Cruise Ship Propeller -VIDEO

These two assumed they wouldn’t fire the props because the ship was docked. You know what they say about assumptions. Uploader Phil Jaynes tells us: “I shot this back in...

October 23, 2015
Total Views: 1375

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
goliat fpso dockwise vanguard
News

Technip Dive Vessel to Work on Standby at Goliat FPSO

Eni Norge AS, operator of the Goliat field located approximately 85 kilometers northwest of Hammerfest, Norway, has been given approval today by the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority to perform manned...

May 13, 2015
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Maritime News

Watch: Commercial Diving Looks Awesome

Nothing like a commercial diving montage to help remind you just how boring your job actually is.

August 20, 2014
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Blog

Another Video to Get You Pumped About Commercial Diving

Here’s another video shared by South Africa’s Subtech Group to get you pumped about commercial diving.

May 14, 2014
Total Views: 14

Monday, May 5, 2014
diver sewol korean navy
Incidents

South Korean Diver Dies During Search of Sunken Ferry

By Narae Kim SEOUL, May 6 (Reuters) – A diver lost consciousness and died on Tuesday during the search operation for victims still missing after last month’s South Korean ferry...

May 5, 2014
Total Views: 7

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Blog

A View of Saturation Diving Like You’ve Probably Never Seen – VIDEO

Here’s a view of saturation diving that not many people ever see.

April 10, 2014
Total Views: 269

Saturday, February 1, 2014
diver subsea underwater scuba
Incidents

Diver Killed at Costa Concordia Salvage Site

ROME, Feb 1 (Reuters) – A Spanish diver died on Saturday during work to salvage the Costa Concordia cruise liner, which capsized off the Italian island of Giglio two years...

February 1, 2014
Total Views: 1

Sunday, October 23, 2011
DSV Koosha-1
Incidents

Koosha 1 – Iranian DSV Sinks With Divers Inside Decompression Chamber

Eight divers were decompressing aboard the Iranian flagged dive support vessel Koosha-1 when it sank three days ago in the Persian Gulf. The official in charge of the rescue operation...

October 23, 2011
Total Views: 78

Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Andrea Doria Dive Site
Uncategorized

Andrea Doria Dive Site – Trimix Diver’s Body Recovered

A diver died while exploring the wreck of the Andrea Doria off Nantucket on Sunday. The body of Michael A. LaPrade, 27, of California was brought ashore to the Montauk...

July 26, 2011
Total Views: 16

Historic Helmet Art
Uncategorized

Commercial Divers – Helmet Art

The Scuttlefish brings us a collection of Diving Helmets from the past in their post Dive, dive, dive! (A Gallery of Helmet Art). Check it out!

July 26, 2011
Total Views: 23

Video

The Helium Scream! Commercial Diver’s Foot Caught In Cable – Video

If the importance of safe operations aboard ships is not lost on you then try commercial diving. In this video a diver’s foot gets caught in a crane cable leading...

July 26, 2011
Total Views: 13