Category Archives: Dive Jobs


Statoil Changes Staff Pension Scheme

November 20, 2014

Norway’s Statoil announced Tuesday that it has decided to change its occupational pension scheme for its employees, introducing a defined contribution system as its new pension scheme from January 1, 2015. Statoil pointed out that its new pension scheme will come on top of Norway’s National Insurance pension and the contractual pension scheme. Magne Hovden,… Continue Reading »


Oakland: Lake Merritt’s improving wildlife a treasure and liability

November 11, 2014

Sea squirts, bat rays, mollusks and monstrous-looking sea spiders are having a feast in the depths of Lake Merritt. The teeming aquatic wildlife signals the improving health of Oakland’s urban jewel, but some of the creatures are also clogging a 40-year-old pump station that protects downtown and lakeside neighborhoods from flooding. An emergency dive team… Continue Reading »


Divers brought in to investigate bridges

November 11, 2014

A TEAM of divers will be joining engineers on a three-week inspection of some of the Isle of Wight’s most important but inaccessible bridges. The work will help Island Roads assess the current condition of 14 bridges spanning watercourses. The reports received will enable repair and maintenance programmes to be put in place. Structures to… Continue Reading »


Aker Solutions: No Job Cuts at Egersund

November 10, 2014

Norwegian broadcaster NRK today reported that Aker Solutions’ fabrication yard in Egersund, Norway, will be letting 1,500 temporary workers go after the new year. Aker Solutions stated that while it is common practice at the yard to adjust the temporary workforce to existing activity levels, no decision has been made to do so. The yard currently… Continue Reading »


VIDEO: Maersk Oil ‘Dan Bravo’ Deep Dive

October 14, 2014

Substantial volumes of oil and gas remain in the subsurface of the Danish North Sea, but recovering them is technically complex and requires work above and below water. Dan Bravo Rationalisation, a challenging three-year project that has reached its midway point, is an example of the complex subsurface and diving work regularly carried out by Maersk… Continue Reading »


Brent Falls, US Crude Rises As Global Demand Seen Weak

August 30, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Brent crude oil fell and U.S. crude rose as ample global supply and lackluster demand pressured the global benchmark while positive U.S. economic data supported oil prices in the world’s largest oil consumer. U.S. gross domestic product expanded at a 4.2 percent annual rate instead of the previously reported… Continue Reading »


Volunteers Needed To Pull Milfoil In Quechee July 26

July 28, 2014

The Hartford Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a volunteer day to have volunteer assist with the control of the spreading of eurasian watermilfoil at Dewey’s Mills Pond located in Quechee on Saturday, July 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet at the Dewey’s Pond landing on Main Street. Volunteers will be taught how… Continue Reading »


Battleships to Oil Pipes: UK’s Newcastle in Manufacturing Revival

April 28, 2014

Once the beating heart of European ship building, the north bank of Newcastle’s River Tyne is being turned into a manufacturing hub for the oil and gas industry in a bid to combat unemployment and preserve the English city’s engineering heritage. Idle for more than 20 years, heavy trucks and diggers now flatten and groom… Continue Reading »


Commercial diving in Texas: an intriguing yet hazardous profession

March 5, 2014

Commercial diving in Texas is a hazardous profession with many opportunities for on-the-job accidents. Most people hear the word “diving” and conjure up images of scuba dives around coral reefs or snorkeling through clear waters to see beautiful marine wildlife while on vacation. For commercial divers exploring the depths of Texas waterways, though, the picture… Continue Reading »


Commercial Diving – Unique skills and abilities of Divers

February 3, 2014

Last week we asked our commercial divers and community members  about the required skills to be a Commercial Diver.  Lets see what they say about it. ” I was told once that Commercial Diving is merely the bus that takes you to work. EVERYTHING else is an additional and necessary skill. No one gets paid to dive…. Continue Reading »

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