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The American Salvage Association (ASA) and the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) joined in a conference in Panama, the first since they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in October 2017 for the promotion of communications and working relations between the two organisations.
By the time Monroe County canals are cleared of storm debris, it will have been more than a year and a half since Hurricane Irma’s roar on the shore. Contractors have 222 days to bring it all back to the surface, and the clock started ticking Aug 17.
It's one of the most dangerous jobs in the world, but there's no other career Dewald Venter would rather pursue. Venter, 31, has been working as a B.C.-based commercial diver since 2014. During that time, he has travelled the world and welded infrastructure underwater. "Even if I won the lottery, I'd still be doing this," Venter said from his home in North Vancouver.
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This Fall 2018, the 6.3 edition of ADCI's International Consensus Standards will bring improved standards of safety for commercial divers across the globe.
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UNDERWATER Magazine and the ADCI are looking to continue their library of industry-related images. If you have any great pictures of commercial divers, job sites, equipment, or anything else related to the industry that you would be willing to share and possibly see published in an upcoming issue of UNDERWATER Magazine please contact Steve Guglielmo at
The July/August issue of Underwater Magazine is online now. This issue features an article discussing the ADCI's input to the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee, an article from the American Salvage Association entitled "A Salvor's Toolbox," a maintenance article on drysuit ring systems and much much more. All of this in the latest issue of Underwater Magazine.
Recognizing and honoring individuals whose efforts and accomplishments have significantly contributed to commercial diving through a lifetime of dedication.

Nominees do not have to be commercial divers, but can be any individual who has been influential and who has made a significant and recognizable life-long contribution to the commercial diving community.

Inductees will be honored at the Awards Dinner at Underwater Intervention 2017.

For more information, contact
Phil Newsum
Executive Director
(281) 893-8388 or

Deadline for submittal of nominations:
OCTOBER 31, 2018

Please visit to download the nominations form and to learn more about the Commercial Diving Hall of Fame.
This year the ADCI will award 2 Scholarships at $4,000.00 each.

This ADCI Scholarship is open to members of the community of all ADCI voting member companies who are current and in good standing with ADCI, with the exception of officers and/or directors of the ADCI Board of Directors or their immediate families. This award is available for any institution of higher learning after high school including universities, colleges, junior colleges, vocational training schools and trade schools. 

Scholarship recipients will be honored at the Awards Dinner at Underwater Intervention 2019.

Deadline for submittal of nominations:
OCTOBER 31, 2018

Please visit to download the application form.
Dive Commercial International, Inc.
Aberdeenshire-based ROV and tooling engineering firm, Aleron Subsea, has announced its first contract win for its new hybrid TRACKROV technology which will see it supporting unexploded clearance work on a major renewables project in The Netherlands.
A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title "2018-2025 Offshore ROV Report on Global and United States Market, Status and Forecast, by Players, Types and Applications" that targets and provides comprehensive market analysis with future prospects to 2023.
Tim Acton, 39, took oxygen tanks to the schoolboys and their football coach in the Thai cave where they were trapped in darkness for 18 days from June 23.



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