Tag Archives: Safety

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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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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Technical Tracks

The technical tracks at Underwater Intervention are designed to address the most critical and innovative sections of the subsea industry and are divided into classifications.

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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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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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Zippers and Seals

Zippers and seals. Typically the most abused parts of the dry suit. A dry suit is always a significant investment.

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A Message From The Executive Director

Between May and July of 2019, we saw an uptick in fatalities and near-misses in the U.S. and Mexico. Additionally, there were several fatalities in Brazil in 2018 and 2019.

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Bail-Out Safety

Does your bail-out have an overpressure relief valve? An overpressure relief valve is considered essential for all bail-out regulators, yet few divers use them.

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