Category Archive: Commercial

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.

Cofferdam Burning in Portland Harbour

Underwater burning requires experienced operators to utilise oxy-arc cutting equipment which cuts steel by creating an arc between the metal to be cut and the electrode, with temperatures reaching in excess of 2000°C.

Welding Sacrificial Anodes to Sheet Piling, Poole Quay

This month, Commercial and Specialised Diving Ltd have been replacing galvanic anodes to a sheet pile wall in Poole Quay.

Sluice Stoplog Removal

Due to the inherent risks associated with working on sluice gates, namely differential pressures either side of the structure, an experienced dive team headed up by an ADC Diving Supervisor is required. It was for this reason that Commercial & Specialised Diving were called in to conduct the works.

Searching the Seas for Suberites

Commercial and Specialised Diving have been carrying out marine biological surveys for a number of years and were asked to assess the distribution and abundance of the marine sponge Suberites massa

Gundry Weir Fish Pass – Bridport

This month CSD were commissioned to undertake burning works to remove some sheet piling at Gundry Weir fish pass. The sheet piling (that is used to construct a cofferdam allowing for dry works… Continue reading

Housing Development Canal Wall Survey

With the housing market being one of the hardest hit sectors in the UK since 2008 the government has been pushing to increase construction of new homes over the last few years. This includes… Continue reading