Category Archive: Commercial

Time and Tide Wait for No Man (or Diver)!

The key to delivering a smooth, successful operation within a limited time-frame lies in extensive preparation and planning, rigorous safety procedures, and attention to detail.  Procedures which CSD apply to all their dive… Continue reading

The GREAT BIG River Avon Clean-up!

The Environment Agency called upon our services again this month – this time it was to help them clean-up the River Avon in the first clearance operation for 20 years. Commercial and Specialised… Continue reading

Never a Bridge too far

Our professional team of divers recently undertook a series of important structural surveys in Hampshire. Surveys which were both diverse in task as they were in stature! Our expert teams employed a wide… Continue reading

Fit – For Purpose!

This month saw CSD revisit the bolena boom located in Chippenham. The boom was installed by our teams back in 2010. We were pleased to see that it was still carrying out the… Continue reading

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