Category Archive: Commercial

Circular Pile Repairs

The inspection of underwater structures is often overlooked but is extremely important. This is because it helps to highlight any issues -some of which might need urgent attention. You could have extensive damage… Continue reading

UT Readings

An ultrasonic thickness (UT) meter is a tool commonly used by Commercial and Specialised Diving with reference to inspection work. The device is frequently used to monitor metal thickness on underwater structures. It… Continue reading

Underwater Jet Washing

Commercial and Specialised Diving are regularly called upon to carry out maintenance, repair and survey work on underwater structures that have become covered in weeds, barnacles and debris. This build up of foreign… Continue reading

Underwater Concrete Repair Work

Underwater concreting is widely used in today’s marine and inland waterway construction industries in the stabilisation of various structures and in erosion areas such as piers, foreshores, harbours and tidal zones. Inevitably, due… Continue reading

Cathodic Protection for Underwater Structures

Cathodic protection (CP) is a technique used to control & protect the corrosion of a metal surface. The bathycorrometer (bathy) is used in the commercial diving world to determine the corrosion status of… Continue reading

New RNLI Centre Opens

It is fantastic news to see that The RNLI have opened the new all-weather lifeboat centre (ALC) in Poole, Dorset. This building will be used for the building of brand new lifeboats. The… Continue reading

Underwater Welding

One of the highly specialised services we offer our clients, and one that many commercial diving companies do not is underwater welding. These highly skilled operations require training, precision and expertise and are… Continue reading

Canal Wall Surveys

Commercial and Specialised Diving regularly carry out canal wall surveys for a range of clients and are approved contractors to the Canal and River Trust. Surveys are often requested when building development on… Continue reading

Confined Space & Difficult Access – not a problem for CSD

When it comes to surveying and maintaining structures with limited access Commercial and Specialised Diving are the diving company to call – with 20 years experience in accessing all kinds of difficult and… Continue reading

Celebrating 20 years Commercial Diving

Commercial & Specialised Diving celebrated their 20th anniversary this month – quite an achievement in these changing times! We believe it is down to the company’s dedication to pro-active customer service coupled with… Continue reading