Author Archives: Rachel Brown

Stay Up-to-date: ADCI Advisory Notices on COVID-19

March 24: This advisory notice is provided to stress the importance of stakeholders vetting secondhand information on guidance for the sanitization of commercial diving life support equipment.Recently, a diving contractor contacted the ADCI to verify an alleged guidance that OSHA/ADCI had issued, recommending the utilization of a diluted bleach mixture for post-dive cleaning of dive helmets. This is completely inaccurate, ...

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It’s a Wrap: Underwater Intervention 2020

Underwater Intervention is a not-for-profit industry conference and exhibition, jointly owned by the Association of Diving Contractors International and the ROV Committee of the Marine Technology Society.   Until the early 1990’s,  these two non-profit, professional organizations hosted  separate conferences – ROV Intervention and the Diving Symposium.  The increased common ground between the commercial diving and ROV (remotely operated vehicles) industries ...

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The Last Word

UNDERWATER Magazine had the opportunity to speak with Tony Greenwood, Diving Critical Activity Specialist/Project Implementation, ExxonMobil Global Projects Company.

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ADCI Makes a Difference—Join Today

Founded in 1968, the Association of Diving Contractors International, Inc. was originally a small group of diving companies with a goal to create a non-profit organization dedicated to the art and science of commercial diving.

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Steel Bridge Piling Repairs Using Underwater GFRP—A Case Study

Opened in 1985, the Carajás Railroad ranks as Brazil’s most efficient railway thanks to constant technology investments made by railway management. This 892-kilometer railway links the world’s largest open-air iron ore mine in Carajás to the Port of Ponta da Madeira, in São Luís (MA), Brazil transports 120 million tons of cargo and 350 thousand passengers per year.

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Two Sets of Eyes

The video shows a juvenile octopus crawling sideways on the bottom of Northumberland Channel, making a beeline for the ROV’s manipulator. The tiny mollusk moves with purpose, stops right underneath the manipulator, senses sudden movement and scampers off.

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Underwater Intervention 2020

Underwater Intervention 2020, co-hosted by the Association of Diving Contractors International and the ROV Committee of the Marine Technology Society, is the must-attend event of the year for the entire underwater operations industry.

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A Message From the Executive Director

I hope you enjoy this edition of Underwater Magazine. As we enter into 2020, it is important for us to look back at 2019. It was a very busy year for the association from a growth and collaboration standpoint.

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A Message From the ADCI President

Bryan Nicholls

Happy New Year! Welcome to the winter 2020 edition of Underwater Magazine. I hope that the holiday season was a pleasant one for you all.

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