Safety board blames operator for Conception fire

By |2020-10-21T11:54:23+01:00October 21st, 2020|Diving News|

Major safety improvements for dive-boats and other small passenger vessels are called for by the USA’s National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in its report into last year’s devastating fire aboard the Conception liveaboard in California, which killed 34 people. Read more...

Dive-climber Scott peaks in style

By |2020-10-13T11:14:25+01:00October 13th, 2020|Diving News|

Longtime charity champion Lloyd Scott has completed his nine-day Three Peaks Challenge, climbing the last of Britain’s highest mountains while wearing a 59kg diving suit, helmet and weights. Celebrating his 59th birthday today (13 October), he has said that the mountain feat will be his last major charitable challenge. Read more...

World-first as divers tackle Tallboy bomb

By |2020-10-12T11:10:12+01:00October 12th, 2020|Diving News|

Polish Navy clearance divers are starting work on the first-ever attempt to defuse a WW2 deep-penetration bomb today (12 October) - while in Australia, the removal of an unexploded 45kg bomb from one of the world’s southernmost coral reefs has been announced.  Read more...