Category Archive: Commercial

Stricken Danish Vessel – Trapped Propeller

This month CSD were called out to assist a dredging vessel, whose prop had become fouled while making beach replenishments in the Poole Bay. After the call coming in at 06:30, with the… Continue reading

Shoreham Viaduct Survey

Early on in the month CSD were called in to assist major civil engineering firm Bam Nuttall, with some survey work on a rail viaduct in West Sussex. When the original company who… Continue reading

Confined Space Training

In addition to their formidable skills and experience, our expert teams are also Confined Space trained. So this month saw our staff go through a renewal of their Confined Space training programme. Carried… Continue reading

Big Business Award – Congratulations are in Order!

Last month CSD’s Managing Director Phil Richards proudly received the “Big Business of the Year Award” on behalf of the company. This was the principle award presented at a gala dinner in Southampton.… Continue reading

North Haven – Emergency Slipway Repairs

While the Sandbanks ferry was being refitted, there were some major emergency repairs that needed addressing at the slipway. With the tender won on the Friday, CSD were onsite and ready to go… Continue reading

CSD carry out Repairs to Large Hole!

CSD have been undertaking repairs to the sheet pile wall in Poole harbour Having carried out a previous condition survey of the wall, CSD located the large hole which clearly needed addressing. Steel… Continue reading

Testimonial from Valued Customer

Multiple diving operations – Somerset Sluices “It’s a pleasure to work with Commercial and Specialised Diving. Their guys are always courteous, on time and work with good equipment. I’ve always found CSD to… Continue reading

Rapid Response at Poole Harbour!

CSD demonstrated its ability to spring into action at short notice this month, following a call from the PHC. The hopper dredger doors that service one of PHC’s dredgers had become snagged, resulting… Continue reading

Repairs to Poole Lifting Bridge

Earlier this month CSD were called in to conduct some repairs in the scheduled maintenance programme to the main lifting bridge in Poole Harbour. The team were called upon to carry out a… Continue reading

Portland Sonar Live Diver Trials

Last month, Commercial and Specialised Diving were at Portland Harbour to assist Sonardyne in their Live Diver Detection Surveys. Sonardyne are experts in acoustic positioning, inertial navigation, subsea communications and sonar imaging.