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If you have any information regarding a serious diving incident that you want to report and wish to remain anonymous, please email: alert@thediversassociation.com

NOTE: This address should only be used to send information regarding an incident


Corporate Sponsors

The following companies support The Divers Association, and it's aims in improving diver safety.

Companies wishing to become Corporate Sponsors should contact info@thediversassociation.com for details.

Fisk Marine Insurance


Diving Unlimited International


Delise And Hall




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DP Incident reporting U. S. Coast Guard

1) The Coast Guard released a policy last week on voluntary DP Incident reporting (see attached). This policy letter clarifies the protocol for voluntary reporting of MODU DP incidents (as recommended in Coast Guard Federal Register Notice 77 FR 26562, “Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit Dynamic Positioning Guidance,” May 4th, 2012) and outlines how the Coast Guard would use voluntary incident reports to facilitate industry wide improvements to DP reliability by using lessons learned from voluntary reports. This policy, and the FRN (77 FR 26562) it refers to are also available at http://www.uscg.mil/hq/cg5/cg521/

For questions, please contact CDR Josh Reynolds, USCG Office of Design & Engineering Standards, Human Element and Ship Design Division (CG-ENG-1), 202-372-1355, Joshua.D.Reynolds@uscg.mil.


Commander Rob Smith, USCG
Designated Federal Officer
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC)
U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters
Office of Operating and Environmental Standards (CG-OES)
2100 2ND ST SW STOP 7126
WASHINGTON, DC 20593-7126

Down Load full Policy Here


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