Commercial Diving

Our commercial diving division is able to support complex, remote, large scale diving programs.

Pacific Marine Group was started in 1986 as a small commercial diving company based in Bowen, Qld. Now, over 25 years later, our commercial diving division has evolved into a leader in the commercial diving field in Australia, able to support complex, remote, large scale diving programs.

Commercial diving in the modern workplace is a highly regulated and therefore highly controlled activity. We operate under well documented Safety, Quality, and Project Management Systems as required by most Government and Private Industry clients. Pacific Marine Group was one of the first diving companies in Australia to gain ISO9001 Quality accreditation, and carries full WorkCover insurance for all employees (a useful comparison to make with smaller scale dive companies), as well as $20M Public Liability Insurance, and all necessary Contract Works and Equipment insurances.


Pacific Marine Group performs all dive work in accordance with AS/NZS 2299.1:2007 Standard for Occupational Diving, and all dive personnel are trained to ADAS Part 2 or higher
levels, in accordance with AS 2815. All offshore diving operations are completed in accordance with our IMCA (International Marine Contractors Association) accreditation.

In-Water Inspection Certifications

We carry in water inspection certifications from all major shipping class societies including Det Norske Veritas, Nippon Kaiji Kyokai, Lloyds Register, Germanischer Lloyd, American
Bureau of Shipping, and Bureau Veritas. We also carry GBRMPA permits to allow propeller polishing off Hay Point / Dalrymple Bay. All dive projects are supported by Pacific Marine Group’s experienced team of Project Managers, Marine Crew, Fabricators, Fitters and Technicians.

Typical works carried out include:

  • Underwater construction
  • Class society In Water Inspections
  • Underwater cutting and welding
  • Large scale underwater inspection campaigns for offshore and onshore facilities – wharves / jetties / export facilities / offshore platforms
  • Non-Destructive Testing
  • Contaminated water diving
  • Seabed surveys
  • Propeller polishing
  • Oilfield / Offshore Inspection / Maintenance
  • SPM maintenance, floating hose changeouts
  • Ship repairs
  • Pipeline inspections and repairs
  • Salvage
  • Geotechnical drilling/sampling
  • Marine Research


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