Commerical Diving Services, ask Andark

Andark’s roots started in Commercial Diving and we still offer hull scrubs and search and recovery locally, and will undertake Commercial Diving Projects anywhere.
Andark Commercial Diving Division is one of the South’s leading specialist diving contractors,  providing a range of underwater services – including underwater diving inspections, underwater diving video, underwater construction, underwater cutting & welding, small boat salvage, hull cleaning to retrieving lost items.

Background and History

Andark’s Commercial Diving division began operating more than 34 years ago. Although much of our work has been along the South Coast, we operate throughout the rest of the UK and Europe, (and elsewhere – the Yemen has featured among our more distant contracts).

A member of the Association of Diving Contractors (ADC)we use experienced divers, usually in 5-man dive teams, ensuring both safety and compliance with Health and Safety requirements.

Clients

Our clients have included many of the world’s leading construction and shipping companies, thousands of individual yacht and boat owners, TV and film companies (set construction and safety support), the coastguard and the police.

Our commercial services

Civil Engineering
  • Underwater cutting and welding
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic tools
  • Concrete breakout and replacement
  • General construction
  • Drilling and fixing
  • Dredging and airlifting
  • Hydrojet cleaning
  • Shuttering
Inspection services
  • Underwater cutting and welding
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic tools
  • Concrete breakout and replacement
  • General construction
  • Drilling and fixing
  • Dredging and airlifting
  • Hydrojet cleaning
  • Shuttering
Ship Services
  • Propeller polishing and maintenance
  • Hull cleaning
  • CCTV and still photography
  • Hull aperture blanking
  • Visual inspections
Scientific Services
  • Video and still photography
  • Product design and development
  • Testing
  • On-site pool
  • Report preparation and presentation
  • In-water research
Leisure Boating Industry Services
  • Hull scrubs and propeller cleaning
  • Anode replacement
  • Skin fitting blanking
  • Sterngear removal and replacement
  • Damage inspection
  • Mooring inspection and repair
  • Pre-lift surveys and salvage
  • Retrieval of personal items
Training Services
  • Underwater escape training for aviators
  • Recreational diver training

Hull Scrubs

The following charges are for a four man dive team working in the river Hamble areaand based on the work taking approximately one hour – as work allows.

Size of BoatCharge - SailCharge - Motor
Up to 40ft£150.00£170.00
40-47ft£170.00£190.00
48-56ft£200.00£230.00
57ft +Price on application-

Prices charged are ex VAT.

  • To fit anodes with a hull scrub add £35.00
  • To fit anodes alone £160.00
  • To clear rope/obstruction from prop £150

For work on boats berthed in other areas please ask for a quote.

HAMBLE BASED BOATS ONLY – ALL OTHERS POA

Emergencies – 24-hour callout service:

Tel. 01489 581755

If a diver is required, whether or not the service you need is on the list below – contact us – we can help.