Find us on Facebook Connect on LinkedIn Follow on Twitter Watch us on YouTube Get us on Google

Case Study: Enriched Air Nitrox Training for the Offshore Sector

Diving contractors globally are recognising the requirements for greater evidence of competence for personnel involved in the use of Nitrox for offshore air diving. John Bateman, Equipment Manager for Osiris Marine Services, tells us about the value of Commercial Enriched Air Nitrox training to him, his company, and the offshore industry. “As the Equipment Manager, […]

Water way to get married

A self-confessed adrenaline junkie and her new husband made a splash this weekend when they had their recent nuptials blessed during a special underwater ceremony at The Underwater Centre in Fort William. Around 100 guests watched Dorota Bankowska and new husband James Abbott tie the knot in The Underwater Centre‘s 1.5million litre onshore seawater tank, […]

Band Mask or Hard Hat – An Explanation of Commercial Diver Helmets

Presently, probably the most common diving helmets in use wordwide are the Kirby Morgan 27 (KM 27) and Kirby Morgan 37 (KM 37) hard helmets, or variations of them; the Kirby Morgan 17 variants are also still very common. There are currently two Kirby Morgan band mask versions which have a soft shell: the KMB […]

Experienced Commercial Diver Joins our Team to Pass on his Subsea Industry Knowledge

The Underwater Centre, Tasmania, has appointed a new commercial diver trainer to support the increasing demand for our ADAS-approved diving courses. David Loudon joins the Centre from Gilbert Diving PTY Ltd, where he spent the last three years as a commercial diver and workshop manager. Australian Diver Accreditation Scheme (ADAS) qualified and approved PADI master […]

Commercial Diving Graduate Story: Sport Diver to Commercial Diver

Greg Macauley graduated as a commercial diver from The Underwater Centre in Fort William earlier this year. In this blog post he tells us about the change from working in construction, and diving recreationally, to a satisfying and lucrative new career in commercial diving: “My name is Greg Macaulay and I’m 30 years old.  I […]