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ADAS SCUBA Review

ADAS undertakes a major review of occupational SCUBA training. Many of you may now have heard about a tragic incident that occurred at an ADAS Accredited Training Establishment earlier this year, where trainee diver Mark Murphy sadly lost his life.…

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Ken Zimmerman writes about his love of collecting diving helmets The Good, the Bad and the Ugly!! My Diver’s “Mancave” Yeah, beauty is definitely in the eye of the beholder and only another collector, especially one who dives, could really…

Commercial Management of Scientific Divers

ADAS divers are meeting scientific requirements for major offshore projects. Scientific monitoring programs around commercial oil and gas developments usually require the underwater application of knowledge gained over years of university study of marine biology. However, diving conditions, legal requirements…

Imca

IMCA Update

Jane Bugler of IMCA has provided the following information regarding IMCA systems. Underwater Lifting and Rigging IMCA has an active workgroup developing guidance on underwater rigging and lifting which is intended to complement IMCA’s offshore lifting operations guidance.  The workgroup…

Cal Dive’s Barrow Island Project Completed

Three year long project comes to a close. On Wednesday 11th March Cal Dive demobilised the final vessel and dive team from the Barrow Island LNG jetty project after three years and eight months supporting construction work on the challenging…

ADAS Continues to Provide Opportunities

One of ADAS’ major purposes is the continual strive to not only improve diver safety but also to provide opportunities for ADAS card holders in Australia and internationally. This includes creating partnerships with international organisations so ADAS card holders can…

End of an Era

The Underwater Centre Freemantle (TUCF) closes its doors for the last time. James Fisher Australia Pty Ltd, have notified ADAS that they no longer wish to continue operations as an ADAS Accredited Training Establishment in Western Australia. After 19 years…

Divers Wanted for Research Work

An exciting opportunity available for research workers. Earthwatch Australia, an environmental not for profit organisation, is asking for divers to be involved in Project Manta which has been developed to study and learn more about the elusive manta ray. Participants…

New ADAS Cards

This month ADAS will introduce new and improved ADAS cards.   The new cards have been developed to provide more detail about a person’s certifications while also reducing the number of cards. The formatting of the cards has been modernised…

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