Category Archive: marine shipping

Commercial and Specialised Diving are part of the jet set!

Weed and marine growth can rapidly form a layer of life over surfaces underwater, especially during the summer. In order for surfaces to be visually inspected this layer of growth needs to be… Continue reading

Sacrificial Anodes

      Sacrificial anodes are one of a number of methods used to protect underwater metal structures from corrosion.  This is often referred to as Cathodic Protection. For example, if a piece… Continue reading

Slipway Completion

Commercial and Specialised Diving have been proud to be part of a year long project to assist in building a new, state-of-the-art lifeboat station.   Commercial and Specialised diving were tasked with assisting… Continue reading

SWASH CHANNEL WRECK UPDATE

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

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

ROV Underwater Inspections

Remotely operated vehicles (ROV’s) are often utilised by Commercial and Specialised Diving who have a highly mobile and versatile ROV which contains a camera and is ideal for carrying out underwater inspections. ROVs… Continue reading

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

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