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Thames Safety Boat Services

Safety boat operator on the Thames tidal waterway. Our rescue and safety boats operate across all category waters of the tidal Thames from the estuary to the Thames navigation.

Our safety boats are licensed under the PLA - Port Of London Authority and are skippered by some of the most skilled and experienced marine personnel on the Thames. Our skippers include current serving and ex Thames river boat firemen, commercial divers and RNLI. Contact us today for a competitive quote.

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Values And Principles Of A Leading Underwater Services Company

Customers

Our clients voice will be made heard throughout our company.We will focus all of our energy towards satisfying the needs of our customers in an efficient and effective manner.

 

Skilled Staff

Our highly skilled and experienced staff are our most valued asset. It is the work of our trained employees that is the hub of our business. We will involve staff on all levels in the continuous improvement of our quality services.

 

Health And Safety

The Health and Safety Policy of UK Diving Services is to undertake everything reasonably practicable to prevent injury and ill health to all employees and others affected by our operations.

 

Environment

We recognize that we all share this Earth and thus UK Diving Services is committed to using environmentally safe (green) products, recycling and energy conserving equipment whenever possible. UK Diving Services is fully committed to researching new procedures, chemicals and products that will add weight and move our environmental mission forward.

 

Equipment, Methods & Supplies

We will use the best available engineering, construction, cleaning and finishing supplies, equipment and methods. New products and ideas will be incorporated on a continuous basis to help maximize the value of the services to our clients.

 

Integrity

 We promise to do what we say.

We promise stand by all of our work.

We promise not  to compromise our commitment to:

The environment

The ethical conduct of our business

The policies and rules our clients have in place at any work site.

UK Law
 

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COMPANY NEWS

Underwater Inspection Of Bridge Structures In Scotland

Our specialist diving services has recently provided numerous underwater surveys on several bridge structures within Scotland. The surveys included scour investigation and structural damage inspection of masonry stone and concrete bridge structures and culverts. Various structures exhibited undermining of the pier and abutment walls and recommendations for urgent repair remedial works including grouting and grout bags as well as rock armour rip rap placement.

Our Underwater Surveyors Survey A Nine Arch Masonry Bridge Structure With 3D Sonar

Our dive service supported by 3D sonar as pictured below is an advanced sonar imagery system allowing engineers to use an accurate working model in CAD as a point cloud .xyz file. The acoustic sonar produces high resolution images where underwater voids, undermining, scour and structural section loss can be identified in zero visibility water conditions

Scour Protection As Part Of Bridge Repair Programme

Our dive service recently provided a full principle inspection of a seven span masonry stone arch bridge. The report concluded scour present and immediate remedial works were undertaken by placing of scour pack grout filled bags and raising the river bed with granite rock armour scour protection.

 

 

Northamptonshire Council Engage Our Diving Services For Principle Bridge Inspections

Our inspection diving teams have been engaged by Northamptonshire council for the purpose of surveying several multi-arch stone bridge structures. The scope of works includes both GI and PI inspections including the placing of scour protection and pointing as part of the specified remedial works.

Diving Surveyors Provide Dive Surveys On Bridge And Marine Structures Nationwide

Our dive teams have recently undertaken numerous underwater video and sonar surveys on structures across the UK on behalf of Transport Scotland and the MOD. The structures varied from Bridges, Jetties, docks, moorings and river walls.

UKDS Contracted To Atkins On Behalf Of Severn Trent Water

UK Diving Services have been commissioned by ATKINS to undertake numerous bridge inspections and sonar surveys on behalf of Severn Trent Water. The inspections include a variety of structures and bridges spanning small stream like waterways to large muti-span structures spanning 30 meter deep reservoirs. The works include diving and confined space access to flooded bearing chambers as part of principle inspections of both the submerged and exposed components of the bridge structures

UK Diving Services Deliver Principle Bridge Inspections For Angus Council

Once again Angus council have contracted UK Diving Services as their primary choice to undertake their culvert and bridge inspections. The surveys included multiple small stone arched bridges to box culvert structures. Full HSE dive teams were utilised to inspect the below water elements of each structure as per scope of works

Thames Safety Boat Services By UK Diving Services

UKDS are providing safety boat hire services on the tidal river Thames. Our safety boats are licensed under the PLA and offer rapid rescue support to contractors working over, on or near the water. All our crews are experienced skippers with backgrounds from the military and emergency services.

UKDS Now Provide Hovercraft Rescue Safety And Access Services

Our hovercraft are commercial spec and covered under the hovercraft code of practice. We offer hovercraft hire and rental services to companies and contractors seeking to charter safe alternatives to conventional work vessels.

Our hovercraft provide rapid support to work crews and operatives working in areas where tidal water levels drop and pose a risk due to soft mud or sudden flooding. We can also provide support on fast flowing rivers where conventional safety boats cannot operate.

UKDS Win Underwater Bridge Inspection Contract On Behalf Of Glasgow County Council

UKDS have undertaken several underwater surveys on bridges within Glasgow. The surveys included underwater video and sonar recorded in BCI format

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Rescue And Safety Boat Rental Services For London

London Rescue Boat Services For Workforces And General Public

Titanium UK are a leading provider of rescue boat services in London and across the UK's coastal and inshore waterways. We specialise in protecting workforces across the capital as they work over, near or on the water. Our rescue boats and water safety management system provides the optimum solution for companies and organisations who are obligated to protect their operatives as they undertake their work in high risk marine environments.

Our London rescue boat services are also available for hire to organisations who regularly provide waterside events for the general public. In these circumstances we can deliver tailor made water safety packages which includes waterside assessments and preventative measures for the safety of large crowds gathering by water.

Guidance On UK Rescue Boat Legislation

Titanium UK's London rescue boat services are amongst the best available in the UK. All our crews and vessels are licensed under the MCA - Maritime And Coastguard Agency.  With each job careful consideration is taken to the conditions within which the safety boat is to operate ie tidal, non tidal, water flows, local marine traffic, hazardous areas etc...the list goes on. Once we assess these conditions appropriately qualified crew and safety boat type will be decided.

Titanium UK work closely with the PLA Port Of London Authority.

 

Our London safety and rescue boat services are available for the following:

Bridge Construction

Waterside Engineering Projects

Water Safety Cover

Waterside Scaffolding Projects

Crowd Control Near Water

Public Waterside Events

Workforce Protection

Water Rescue

 

Our London rescue boats are available across the following London regions:

North London

South London

East London

West London

London Suberbs

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