Author Archives: Rachel Brown

A Message From The Executive Director | Phil Newsum

I hope you enjoy this edition of Underwater. The two primary articles focus on medication and drugs in diving and a recap of the contaminated water diving workshop that was hosted by the USN. It was very interesting to see all of the cutting-edge approaches toward contaminated water diving, but in the end it was evident that the current simple approaches ...

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A Message From The Executive Director

ant to give a big thanks to all the Track Chairs, Mr. Bob Christ (Technical Program Chairman), the Underwater Intervention Advisory Committee, and Leadership Committee for putting together a very successful show.

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What’s Happening in the Commercial Diving Industry

Please be advised of the release of the ADCI International Consensus Standards for Commercial Diving and Underwater Operations (6.3). The new ADCI Guidelines for Underwater Ship Husbandry can be found in Section 5.40 of ed. 6.3.

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Peter Sieniewicz IMCA Technical Advisor (Diving)

UNDERWATER Magazine had the opportunity to speak with Peter Sieniewicz, IMCA Technical Advisor (Diving). UNDERWATER MAGAZINE: How did you get involved in commercial diving? I was born and raised in Montreal and started sports diving in the 1970s in Canada and drifted into commercial diving around the Lake Ontario area, and then moved to England, initially as an underwater cameraman. I ...

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Whips and Avoiding Fits

This month, I thought that we would cover something that gets installed, and let’s face it, gets pretty ignored after that. Those little rubber hoses of joy, the bailout whips.

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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.

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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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