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Would you work like this?

29 Jun 2015 01:34 PM | John Roat in Front Page Articles

Bad Supervision of Diversn & Tenders

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11 Jun 2015 01:00 AM | John Joly in Front Page Articles

Last night I watched a network news show lament the scraped knees of soccer players "forced" to play on artificial turf. DIVERS need to get some air time!

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Competence in Spotlight at IMCA Meeting

06 Jun 2015 11:19 AM | Carlos Zarate in Front Page Articles

A series of presentations and discussions session on the all-important topic of competence will be held following the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Central & North America Section Meeting on 18 June at the Houston Marriott...

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Air Nitrox System Strengthens Osiris Diving Cap...

02 Jun 2015 03:22 PM | Carlos Zarate in Front Page Articles

Osiris, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, announced receipt of its new Bauer Enriched Air Nitrox diving system. Significantly increasing its diving capability, Osiris’s strategy of continuous improvement means it can now deliver integrated Nitrox d...

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ADCI Request for Comments

20 May 2015 09:21 PM | John Roat in Front Page Articles

ADCI Request for Comments
The Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) invites industry stakeholders to review and comment on the International Consensus Standards for Commercial Diving and Underwater Operations Edition 6.1.

Your comments will be considered for incorporation into the International Consensus Standards for Commercial Diving and Underwater Operations Edition 6.2.

The public comment period, beginning on May 20, 2015, will remain open for a duration of 90 days, ending on August 17, 2015.

Please click here to comment and review the revisions made between Editions 6 and 6.1.

The Gap Analysis between Editions 6 and 6.1 and the survey can also be found at underwatermagazine.com.

The ADCI welcomes your comments and values your input.

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Anonymous postings to USCG-1998-3786-0116

19 Mar 2015 11:04 AM | The Divers Association in Front Page Articles

For those of you afraid that if you comment it will be used against you: Anonymous comments works to date two have been posted. See this example: http://www.regulatio...-1998-3786-0125

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Questions Answered!

02 Mar 2015 10:53 PM | John Roat in Front Page Articles

My questions to regulation.gov and Coast Guard

Many members of The Divers Association Int., I am a board member of this organization are afraid to post their comments on Docket No. USCG-1998-3786. The Coast Guard has listed/referenced The Association of Diving Contractors Int., throughout the proposed regulation. Weather the fear is just perceived or real they do not want this organization to see their names on anything that might go against what the ADCI has proposed to the Coast Guard.
1) Please explain who has access to where Anonymous postings come from?

2) If I post them as: Posting for a Third Party; will their individual comment have any weight, be considered, and will it be up for public view?

This is important to our members as they believe that I will pass on comments, even those that go against my own position and I do want to keep that trust?

Their Reply:

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John Roat Comments to U S Coast Guard!

28 Feb 2015 02:26 PM | John Roat in Front Page Articles

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All individual comments I post to the Coast Guard on 46 CFR Parts 8 and 197 will be posted here as well. As I make more comments I will add them to this post. Below are three specific questions the Coast Guard ask for comment on. I believe that question 3 is the most important so I responded to that one first SEE ATTACHED:

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