SSI new Advanced Wreck Diving Certification

SSI is happy to announce the release of a new Advanced Wreck Diving certification. The Advanced Wreck Diving program provides divers with the training necessary to independently plan and conduct limited penetration, no-decompression dives within the daylight zone, to a maximum depth or linear distance of 40 meters/130 feet, and using specialized overhead environment equipment […]

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TechDeco The new app on the block, and it is good!

Are you looking for a decompression planner app for Android? Look no farther! Disclaimer: This is only for Android and I don’t know the developer. The user interface (UI) is quite simple but effective, this includes the display and how the user interact with the input and output information. Everything needs to be manage through […]

SSI Water Safety Assistant, Pool Lifeguard, Inland Open Water Lifeguard or Beach Lifeguard or qualify as Lifeguard Instructor

SSI is proud to announce that the German Association for Pool and Swimming Operations officially confirmed on March 01, 2019 that SSI Lifeguard Instructors are qualified to certify the “rescue proficiency” to personnel under regulation 94.05. The German Association for Pool and Swimming Operations sets the regulations and standards for all public pools in Germany. […]

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CCR program development for the rVO units, this in accordance with The Rebreather Training Council (RTC). RTC is the body representing training agencies providing courses for divers using rebreathers. The RTC has just published its first training standard which indicates the minimum requirements for a level of training. This first standard is named the RTC Rebreather […]

Then and Now: How learning to dive has changed

Do you want to learn Scuba Diving, read this first: Today’s instructors are teaching in a different academic environment than past years. More than 25 years ago the diving community was led by oils companies, a handful of few small civil communities and Navy. The oil companies invested a lot in researched, in developing technical […]

UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage

Understanding the importance of underwater archaeology

Understanding the importance of underwater archaeology: An abstract The sea level has influenced humans since the beginning. The action associated with the rise of body water (glacial- interglacial climatic cycle) changed the paleography of the continental shelf which means that one-time marine environments now can be populate it by human (even for prehistoric human occupation). […]