Category Archive: Commercial

Fish Guidance Methods – Keeping Fish Safe

Fish need to be protected from inlets and outfalls.  If they gain access into pumping equipment they can be killed and fish stocks can be affected.  Critical species most at risk are migratory… Continue reading

Did you know divers no longer require a CSCS card?

Commercial divers with a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) approved diving qualification no longer require a Construction Skills Certification Scheme(CSCS) card to work within the construction industry. The HSE has stipulated that the… Continue reading


LATEST NEWS on the rudder which was lifted by Commercial & Specialised Diving in 2013: Dave Parham, Associate Professor at Bournemouth University confirmed that the conservation of the rudder, which was lifted by… Continue reading

Surveying Historic Structures

Over the years our professional team of divers have undertaken work on a wide range of historic structures including bridges, tunnels, aquaducts and locks. The work has involved surveys, maintenance, repair, protection and… Continue reading

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

Whatever your role in construction, CDM 2015 aims to improve health and safety in the industry by helping you to: sensibly plan the work so the risks involved are managed from start to… Continue reading

Tank Inspection, Repair and Maintenance – Our speciality

Tanks come in an amazing range of shapes and sizes and have inumerable uses. They may also be above or below ground, free-standing or ‘built-in’. But there is one thing they all have… Continue reading

Technology Spot – Bridge Components

Bridges have been around for many years throughout history as a means of easily traversing challenging areas. There are many different types of bridges and below you will see a cross-section of a… Continue reading

ROV Inspection – Reservoir Valve

ROV Inspection This month Commercial and Specialised Diving were asked to assist with the inspection of a faulty valve located in a reservoir. In this case it could have been extremely dangerous to… Continue reading

How Locks Work – CSD Techno Spot

A very common site in the British countryside is that of the Lock, but how do they work? There are many different types of locks such as a staircase lock, broad lock, guillotine… Continue reading

Anode Installation

One of the services in frequent demand at Commercial & Specialised Diving is the installation of sacrificial anodes. This is a highly skilled operation that requires underwater welding. Sacrificial anodes help protect submerged… Continue reading