News2018-07-24T22:16:59+00:00

NEWS

In the thick of the action

There’s a new player in divers’ happy hunting ground of the eastern Pacific, now that Aggressor Adventures has added a 24th dive-yacht to its roster – in the shape of the 41m Socorro Aggressor. Read more...

PADI and DAN offer pro cover in Europe

Professional liability insurance is being offered at preferential rates to PADI instructors, dive guides and dive masters in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, following a tie-up between PADI EMEA and safety organisation Divers Alert Network (DAN) Europe. Read more...

Pick your favourite wildlife photo

Seven underwater images are among a shortlist of 25 photographs as London's Natural History Museum (NHM) invites the public to have their say in that annual continuation of its Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, the People’s Choice Award. Read more...

Wrecks show off new sonar technology

Four historic wrecks off Rhode Island on the USA’s north-east coast have been used to test new technology that is said to render seabed and wreck images in 30 times more detail than conventional sonar scanning. Read more...

Good news for crabs – but not for us

It’s well-known that microplastics contaminate marine eco-systems, but while much research has been devoted to assessing the extent of the damage, little has been done until now on the effects on predator-prey interactions. Read more...

Bubble-free on Bloody Bay Wall

The depths of the seemingly bottomless Bloody Bay Wall in  in the Cayman Islands will be a special attraction when Grand Cayman-based dive-centre Divetech holds its rebreather event Innerspace 2019. Read more...

More good news for Deptherapy

Diver and Deptherapy Chairman Dr Richard Cullen has seen his work recognised in the form of the Veterans’ Foundation Award at the Heropreneurs Awards – an honour that comes with a £10,000 donation for the scuba-rehabilitation charity he helped to found. Read more...

Dive-team removes oil from Prinz Eugen

In what the US Navy describes as an unprecedented underwater operation, a salvage team has removed more than 850,000 litres of fuel oil from the famous World War Two shipwreck the Prinz Eugen, in Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Read more...