Sea-Force Diving Ltd. has been serving its customers in the areas of inshore, near
shore and offshore diving operations since its inception in 1996. As a
commercial diving contractor specializing in all types of underwater work, the
company has grown substantially over the years and now employs 20+ management,
support staff, and divers. Our new location in Donovan’s Industrial Park, Mt.
Pearl, NL, allows Sea-Force to execute dive projects throughout Newfoundland
and Labrador and co-ordinate all onshore and offshore activities.
Diving Limited is currently operating in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
Since our inception, we have completed jobs throughout the province of
Newfoundland and Labrador, and are committed to the continued support of diving
projects in the province, for the benefit of the province.
Diving has extensive experience in marine inspections on concrete structures,
steel structures and wood structures. Sea-Force has performed work for Public
Works and Government Canada for inspection/maintenance on the marine structures
around the waters of Newfoundland and Labrador. A wide range of methods are
used to complete the inspections. This can range from HP cleaning of concrete
structures for a detailed investigation to Ultrasonic testing of steel
structures. In addition, Sea-Force Diving is certified by both DNV and ABS to
complete in-water service inspections.
has the latest in UT testing equipment that does not require removal of
protective coatings. This is a great cost savings measure when re-instating
marine coatings can prove costly. At present Sea-Force has the latest in marine
cameras for digital photos and HD video cameras. All video feeds are living and
recorded to DVD format and can be copied on site for immediate action if deemed
necessary. This has proven to be a great tool when problems have arisen during
We have a
standing offer with NL Power for inspections and support with their control
structures. During the course of the contract we have used underwater burning
and welding, HP cleaning, video work, and performed various concrete remedial
works. A scope of the contract was the replacement of trash racks for a control
structure. This involved construction techniques from crane operations to
working with hydraulic equipment. In addition we have performed work for Public
Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC). Types of structures covered under
the previous standing offer are steel structures i.e. tube piles, H-piles and
Steel sheet piling, wooden structures from timber pile wharfs to wooden crib
structures. Sea-force diving performed both visual and video inspection including
non-destructive testing on most marine structures.
numerous occasions, Sea-Force has had to utilize crane operations to support
dive operations. A recent project in Long Harbour, NL required Sea-Force to use
a 450tn crane to remove sections of a salvaged vessel. The vessel was first cut
into smaller sections using underwater cutting equipment.
At the GSF
Grand Banks refit Sea-Force, in conjunction with Mammoet Crane services used
their 1350Tn mobile crane to remove two thrusters successfully from the water.
All rigging was completed in water by Sea-Force Diving personnel.
has the capability to provide ROV services dependent on project requirements.
We have certified ROV technicians/pilots on staff, and have access to
observation class ROV’s to complete subsea inspections where Diver intervention
is not possible.
diving has been the choice of most consulting firms when it pertains to marine
structure inspections. On a yearly program we have completed a detailed
non-destructive testing survey for IMTT on their jetty loading platform. This
was determined necessary after a detailed inspection was completed on all
IMTT’s marine structures by Sea-Force Diving which was the lead on the initial
experienced management team combines for over 100 years of diving related
operations, and our divers and dive superintendents rank among the most
experienced in their field of work.
Diving Limited is COR certified and has a pro-active “Quality, Health &
Safety Program” currently in place. The company is DNV and ABS certified. In
addition, the company is currently operating an ISO quality system.
Diving has being certified since 1996 to DNV “In-Water Survey of Ships, High
Speed and Light Craft and Mobile Offshore Units, Classed by Society, In
Accordance with Approval Programme No.404 and IACS UR Z17, as amended.” We have
completed several UWILDS on Mobile Offshore Units for Transocean i.e. GSF Grand
Banks and Henry Goodrich. These work scopes ranged from in water hull surveys,
seachest installations to anode replacements. Sea-Force is extensively
experienced in completing UWILDS on time and within budgets restraints.