Professor Clare Peddie recently took over Brian Cumming who used to produce the incident report. She opened her talk at the DOC by thanking him for his exemplary service., , ,
This safety report from the British Sub Aqua Club dates back to at least 1964, making it the oldest diving incident report in the world.Read more
A report on social media stated that the 55-year-old diver was ascending from a 91.5 mt / 300 ft solo rebreather dive in Bonaire, and was found unresponsive on the reef at 24 mt / 80 ft with the loop out of her mouth.,
Always smartly dressed in bright colours, her outfits matched her personality, a bright light and a true force of nature. Nicky Finn, AP Diving
Fiona was always like a storm blowing through in the best possible ways. Lee Ann Hires, Dive Rite
She was just a bundle of untamed energy. Lars Bosman
Egstrom passed away quietly at home in Los Angeles, on the evening of Monday 7 October 2019, surrounded by his family.
Glen was such a 'giver' and mentor to so many in our wonderful industry! Spencer Slate
A great NOGI fellow and helped support our efforts. Bob Evans
Glen Egstrom was recognised by his peers and colleagues for his many and varied contributions in our sport.,
Key personnel who have held voluntary roles with the Our World Underwater Scholarship Society were quick to pay tribute.
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The British based independent organization has stated that the practice of stamping of the letter 'V' (to indicate a visual inspection has been carried out) after the unique identifier stamp and the relevant date, should now cease.Read more
Now, according to Aaron Hunt, coordinator of the Eco Divers Reef Foundation, the project is beginning to bear fruit. “After two years of the coral nursery program, we have an 85 percent survival rate of our transplanted corals,” he said.
There were 39 people on board, of which 34 souls were lost. (33 passengers and one crew).,
This fire has been a chilling awakening for the world wide scuba diving community
Our dive community is still hurting because each of us can place ourselves on that boat and in those bunks. Dan Rodarte, Aqua Lung
At the time, SSUK stated that they would work closely with the Marine Management Organisations and other relevant authorities to ensure that ghost fishing equipment is removed safely, legally and without harm to the environment or wildlife.Read more
There has been a plethora of mis-information and wild conjecture by the mainstream media and on social media by divers. Rumours fly and add to the confusion. This should bring some clarity to this devastating incident., ,
It was a terrible tragedy, but it was extremely unusual. If you look at the safety record of liveaboard dive boats, the safety record is very good. Jonathan Bird
On Thursday 5 September the lawyers for Truth Aquatics filled a petition asking a judge to eliminate their financial liability, citing a statute from 1851., Read more