surface diving

surface diving

n.
The sport or activity of diving below the surface of the water while swimming without an artificial breathing apparatus.

surface dive n. & v.
surface diver n.
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Last week, the Austrian tourist Schachinger Kerstin, 20 years old, has left Egypt from Marsa Alam airport to Austria to receive medical care after being bitten by a shark during swimming and surface diving in deep waters, according a previous statement from the Ministry of Environment.
The fully International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) compliant, ABS classed, 104 m long, DP2 DSV features a newly upgraded 15-man saturation diving system with a three-man bell along with a new 165' surface diving system.
"The Swordfish with its new surface diving system, the upgraded saturation diving system, dual 70 and 150 Te active heave compensated (AHC) cranes, heavy duty work-class XLS ROV and its own dedicated SPHL and HRF will be the most advanced DSV in this region and enable us to tackle the most challenging IRM and light construction projects for any operator."
They approached Unique for surface diving systems and so the concept development for the Daughter Craft began in May 2014.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 4, 2014-Cal Dive sells its US surface diving fleet for USD18.5m cash and 19.9% equity interest in buying company
A marine contractor, Cal Dive International Inc (NYSE:DVR) declared today the sale of its US Gulf of Mexico shallow water surface diving fleet to a private company for USD18.5m cash and a 19.9% minority interest in the company.
He said: "I was just having a bit of fun down on Redcar beach doing surface diving, jumping from the sand into the sea.
"I was surface diving into the sea at Redcar and I didn't judge the waves right and hit my head on the sand," he explained.
"I was surface diving into the sea at Redcar and I did not judge the waves right and hit my head on the sand," he said.

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