Author Archives: Sean Garrity

Client Education in the Inland Sector

Running an inland commercial diving company in South Florida, Alex Delgado keeps running into this: Construction companies do not know they are going to need divers, they hear a bid, think it’s too high, don’t want to pay commercial diving companies because they did not budget for it, so they find some scuba divers who are already working for them, ...

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Gulf of Mexico Subsea Market Outlook 2016

The Gulf of Mexico shelf is sinking and the deepwater market is barely staying afloat. The shelf market and the deepwater market, like the rest of the world’s oil producing regions, is dependent on the price of oil. Oil price is dependent on supply and demand. The basic assumption was that demand would always increase but that sometime in the ...

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ADCI’s Contractor Audit Protocol: The Underwriters’ Perspective

Submitting to a formal audit significantly helps in providing would-be insurers with a benchmark of sorts for which to gauge a contractor’s legitimacy and adherence to industry standards. Click here to read the full article.

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Plunging price of oil shakes up ROVs in 2016

The deep cut in the price of oil is changing the way things get done in deep water. Workers have lost their jobs, now work-class ROVs are losing theirs.

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ADCI’s Contractor Audit Protocol: Client and Regulator Perspectives

In the last issue of UNDERWATER (November/December 2015), we published the first in a series of articles addressing the formal ADCI auditing process. In that piece, we focused on the benefits that contractors and schools experience from submitting to a formal ADCI audit. This issue we’re going to take an in-depth look at how clients and regulators view ADCI’s audit ...

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