Diving News


VIDEO: Well-Safe Solutions Installs Saturation Diving System on Well-Safe Guardian Rig

Apr 25, 2023

North Sea-focused well plugging and abandonment service provider Well-Safe Solutions has unveiled a D300 saturation diving system aboard its Well-Safe Guardian P&A rig.The custom-built dive spread, with capacity for up to 15 persons, enables safe access to legacy subsea wellhead and Christmas tree systems from the 1970s onwards, which were originally designed for diver intervention, Well-Safe Solutions said…

SubseaPartner Lands Diving Job at Vår Energi’s Fields Offshore Norway

May 13, 2024

Norwegian diving contractor SubseaPartner has secured offshore work at the Goliat and Balder fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) for Vår Energi.The contracts have been awarded by Vår Energi under the existing frame agreement for offshore contingency and diving intervention services…

SubseaPartner Secures Diving Intervention Contract with Equinor

Feb 15, 2024

Norwegian diving contractor SubseaPartner has secured a long-term frame agreement with energy giant Equinor for diving intervention services.The frame agreement centers on contingency preparedness for Equinor as the main user along with 23 other…

OEG Energy to Buy Dutch Offshore Services Firm Bluestream Offshore

Nov 20, 2023

Offshore solutions firm OEG Energy Group Limited said Monday it had agreed to acquire Bluestream Offshore, a specialist in subsea and topside services based in the Netherlands, for an undisclosed consideration.Based in Den Helder, Bluestream…

IMCA Updates Guidance on Shallow Water Diving Operations

Jun 14, 2023

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced Revision three of its flagship guidance document on diving operations, the IMCA International Code of Practice for Offshore Diving (IMCA D 014).The revised guidance will be…

IMCA Concerned After Vessel Inspection Analysis

Jun 07, 2023

New in-depth analysis from the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA)’s industry vessel inspection programmes, eCMID and eMISW, reveals ongoing concerns around technical inspections, the controlled entry into confined spaces, cyber security…

DOF Subsea Nets Construction Support Gig at Brownfield Project Off Malaysia

Dec 21, 2022

Subsea services firm DOF Subsea said Wednesday it had secured a construction support contract at a brownfield expansion project in Malaysia.DOF Subsea will provide services related to riser and spool installation, including air and saturation diving…

AD Ports Buys Divetech Marine Engineering Services

Feb 28, 2022

AD Ports Group today announced that it has acquired Divetech Marine Engineering Services, a UAE-based topside-subsea solutions provider that offers a range of services including installation, inspection, repair, and maintenance for ports and other maritime organizations…

Archer Knight to Support All Neptune Energy's Diving Ops on UKCS

Feb 17, 2022

Archer Knight has secured a diving technical authority contract award with oil and gas firm Neptune Energy. The three-year deal will see the company providing Neptune Energy with specialist support for all diving operations in the UK.Under the deal…

Mermaid Charters Van Gogh Diving Support Construction Vessel

Feb 09, 2022

Thai-based offshore services provider Mermaid Maritime has entered into a two-year charter contract for the Van Gogh DP2 Diving Support Construction Vessel (“DSCV”). The 111.58-meter-long vessel, built by China Merchant Heavy Industries and owned by Ultra Deep Solutions…

Oil Search Taps MMA Offshore for Diving Inspection Services in PNG

Oct 22, 2021

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has secured a contract with Oil Search Limited in Papua New Guinea.The contract is for the provision of diving inspection services. 'The works will leverage the successful working relationship between MMA and Oil Search…

JFD Acquires Closed Bill Diving System

Aug 26, 2019

JFD, an underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defense diving markets, and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has announced that it has acquired the closed bell saturation diving system and associated assets formally owned by The Underwater Center…

Morrison Acquires Pipelay and Diving Fleet

Mar 08, 2019

The provider of  comprehensive services to oil and maritime companies,  Chet Morrison Contractors (Morrison) has acquired two pipelay/construction barges and a saturation diving system from an undisclosed seller in a move to double the size of its pipelay barge fleet…

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