Inland

A Seabreaking Innovation

Sea Tech’s Lake Kivu Methane extraction project BY AARON LAY ISTOCK.COM/ATOSAN There’s nothing ordinary about Lake Kivu. On the border of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lake Kivu one of only three lakes in the world containing naturally occurring methane gas. And with a maximum depth of nearly 1,600 feet and a total surface area of 1,040 square ...

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Updates from the ADCI-OSHA Delta P Task Force

BY PHIL NEWSUM JOSEPH SOHM/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM Stemming the Tide of Power-Generating Fatalities in the U.S. was one of the feature articles in the last edition of Underwater. The article outlined the mission of the Task Force, which is to: Educate clients/end-users on who should perform underwater work on their facilities; Propose operational recommendations on best industry practices for performing underwater inspections, ...

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Underwater Tech: Controlling Ups and Downs

Underwater Buoyancy Technology enables more efficient dive operations     BY RICHARD FRYBURG PHOTOS COURTESY OF SUBSALVE Working underwater has always presented challenges including diver safety, site conditions and possible damage of equipment/other assets. When moving objects under water precise real time information on the location, depth, and underwater weight of the object is critical but not always available. Past operations ...

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Efficiency on a Budget

New collaboration brings together high-speed ROV capability and reduced costs created in response to COVID-19 operational requirements       BY SANDY SMITH When COVID-19 hit, moving personnel and equipment was no easy task. But the important things continued. There were sites to inspect, repairs to conduct and maintenance jobs to perform. These challenging circumstances led to an initial relationship between ...

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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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