Category: Alaska

Alaska’s New Derelict Vessel Program

Alaska recently approved a derelict vessel program similar to that in California and Washington to help deal with the growing problem of abandoned vessels in their state. A writer from Alaska Business Magazine spoke with a few of Global’s experts about how derelict vessels have been dealt with in the past, and how the program …

Growing Up Global

Alaska Region General Manager Deirdre Coots recently wrote an article featured in Strive magazine. In it she speaks about the challenges and rewards of working for a small Alaska diving company, and all she’s learned along the way. Read the full article here: Strive Magazine, Jan.-March 2019  

Summer Cruise Line Schedule Keeps Global Busy

As cruise lines begin their busy summer tourist season, Global is gearing up to serve the cruise lines. The Southern Alaska coast has become one of the top cruise destinations in the world, drawing over a million passengers in 2017. A major percentage of those vessels depart from or return to the Port of Seattle; …

Global’s TEAM Principles Stand out in Alaska Anode Project

Construction work and diving are two inherently dangerous professions by themselves, and when they’re combined on a job site the risk for injury or incident goes up. Teamwork, trust, and awareness are crucial to staying safe on the job. That’s why everyone at Global is trained in our TEAM principles – Together Everyone Achieves More. …

Global Employees Ready for Rugged Race to Alaska

Try sailing from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan, Alaska, on a boat with no official race course, no motors, and no supply drops. Add in the potential of drowning, being run down by a freighter, or bumping into a grizzly bear. Put it all together and you’ve got the Race to Alaska. “This is absurd. …

R2AK – Our Favorite Kind of Crazy

Sailing 750 miles from Washington to Alaska with no motor and no support in frigid waters and all kinds of weather is probably not on your bucket list, but the organizers and participants in the Race to Alaska (R2AK) aren’t your typical fair-weather seafarers. It takes a special kind of crazy to be part of …

Global Opens New Office in Juneau, Alaska

Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. is pleased to announce they have expanded their regional operations with the addition of a new office in Juneau, Alaska. The new Juneau office will support southeast Alaska through several of Global’s primary service lines: marine construction, marine salvage and emergency response, diving operations and more. Global has been providing …

Salvage & Wreck Services: Answering the Call Anytime, Anywhere

December 23, 2016 Global’s service offerings have expanded significantly since our initial focus on diving operations in 1979, but one of our founding capabilities – salvage and wreck operations – continues to be a success through the completion of hundreds of projects around the world. While every call is unique, our team brings quick response, …

Global’s Katy Stewart Takes on R2AK

Global Diving & Salvage is pleased to support Team Onism as they participate in the R2Ak (Race to Alaska). The team is comprised of Jenny Goff,Emily Silgard,and Katy Stewart (Asset Coordinator at Global). Beginning June 23,Team Onism will brave the 750-mile journey from Port Townsend to Ketchikan through the inside Passage. The stakes are high with a grand prize of $10,000. Learn more about the race at https://r2ak.com/. And read more about the adventures and perils of R2AK in this feature article from Northwest Yachting (http://www.nwyachting.com/articles/r2ak-race-or-revolution/).