Author Archives: Rachel Brown

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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The Last Word: David A. Severns, P.E.

Underwater Magazine had the opportunity to speak with David A. Severns, P.E., Senior Project Manager/Diving Supervisor, Bridge Inspection and Asset management, Stantec.

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The Mark V Monument Scholarship Project

The Mark V Monument Project originally undertook a mission to obtain the necessary Navy approval and private funding to fabricate and erect a 10 ft. tall bronze/granite JAKE monument at the entrance to the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center in Panama City, Florida.

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One-Way Valves

Whether they’re on a helmet, a surface control system or hose, one-way valves are one of the most critical components in your system.

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ADCI‘s New Guidelines for Underwater Ship Husbandry

It was in early 2014, that ADCI and IMCA held their Chapter and Section meetings in Kuala Lumpur. Mr. Nigel Lusby, with the Shell Center for Diving Excellence, presented at the hugely attended IMCA Asia Section Meeting on a rash of fatalities with the use of scuba while performing underwater ship husbandry (UWSH) on tanker vessels.

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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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In the Mix Inland

It was a grisly discovery that brought closure to one family struck by tragedy and proved once again, ROVs can be an invaluable tool in inland commercial diving operations.

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