Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. recently led a demonstration of the mobile ballast water treatment system, Ballast Responder, on board the 730-foot bulk carrier Tim S. Dool on the Great Lakes. “Equipment was operational within eight hours of arrival and the first set of tanks were fully treated, neutralized, and ready to discharge only 20 hours later,” … Continue reading Mobile Ballast Treatment System Tested
Category: Marine Casualty Response
Global Diving and Salvage is proud to announce that Daniel Pierson, Vice President of Operations has been re-elected to the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) board for a new three-year term. In addition, Global Vice President of Casualty and Emergency Response, David DeVilbiss has been elected as the new American Salvage Association (ASA) Vice … Continue reading Two Global VPs Elected to Industry Associations
There’s an old adage, “use the right tool for the right job.” Global utilizes a wide variety of specialized equipment on salvage and marine construction projects, and roller bags are just one of the many versatile tools in our arsenal. Originally used overseas to launch vessels in areas without a drydock, roller bags became more … Continue reading Roller Bags: A Powerful, Versatile Tool
One of Global’s specialties is vessel salvage – if your vessel runs aground or sinks, we’ll raise it and hopefully refloat it for you. But what happens to the thousands of old, worn out vessels that sit abandoned along the coasts and harbors? Often they sink, where they pose an environmental and navigational hazard. That’s … Continue reading Raising Dead Ships: Derelict Vessel Removal
In the last few years, numerous news and trade publications have reported an increasing deficit of skilled laborers in the US. Like other trades, commercial diving relies on a highly trained and skilled labor force. You might expect Global to be experiencing a similar labor shortage and a lack of younger divers entering the trade, … Continue reading Global’s Divers Bring Skill, Expertise and Value to Every Project
Here at Global we approach every job with the respect, attention, and focus it deserves – no matter how difficult or routine it may be. Underlying that dedication to getting the job done efficiently and effectively are two key guiding principles: reliability and dependability. “Repeat customers call us because they know what they’re going to … Continue reading A Deeper Look at Global’s Commitment to Reliability & Dependability
Bas Coppes has joined the senior management team at Global Diving & Salvage, Inc., aiming to guide the global growth of the marine services company. Coppes will be based out of Global’s Houston, Texas office and will be focusing on salvage and wreck removal operations worldwide. Coppes brings two decades of salvage and offshore experience … Continue reading Bas Coppes Appointed Director of Salvage & Wreck Removal
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, … Continue reading Salvage & Wreck Services: Answering the Call Anytime, Anywhere
Global’s quick work and cooperation with various partners and governing bodies allowed for a speedy recovery on a critical project in Seattle. Read the entire story in the June 2016 issue of Pile Buck Magazine.
Crews from Global Diving & Salvages Alaskan Region Office completed removal of wooden remnants of the F/V Northern Pride that had washed up on the beach of Katmai National Park’s Shelikof Strait.
Additional story and pictures available at Alaska Public Media.