From raising the sunken freighter “Hopedale”
to privately owned recreational vessels, Connors Diving
Services has the equipment, formal training and expertise
to accomplish most any size salvage operation. We have a
full range of hydraulic, pneumatic and explosive actuated
tools along with kedging gear, barges and workboats. A brief
description of some of our equipment follows:
150 Ton Lift Barge
With articulating “A” frame of 56’,
a 74000 imperial gallon capacity, LWL 91’ and 32’
breadth plus on-deck hydraulic winches, this barge provides
a powerful base for any salvage operation.
MV Divecomm III
A 47’, a 310 hp vessel is equipped with state-of-the-art
electronics, boom, hydraulic winch and accommodations
for eight and is CSI inspected. This vessel frequently
performs charter and diving activities from Cape Breton
to Yarmouth, N.S. and has operated in severe winter conditions
as far away as Argentia, Nfld.
MV North Com
This boat has a 48’ cape island style hull, equipped
with lifting “A” frame, hydraulic winch and
quick connections on-deck, accommodations for six and
inspected for Home Trade II voyages. With a 500nm range
and equipment launching capabilities, this boat is ideal
for scientific charters.
MV Mako II
A rugged 45’ cape island style vessel, equipped
with hydraulic winch and boom, this vessel is rigged as
a general-purpose workboat. The Mako II is CSI certified.
From 45’ steel barges to small work floats; we have
several platforms suitable for operating pumps and compressors
during salvage and/or dredging operations.
As Atlantic Canada’s leading sales and service facility
through our division of “Breathing Air Systems”,
we maintain air compressors for a large client base and
have compressors of all sizes available in support of
diving and salvage operations.
To meet the demands of large-scale salvage operations,
our pumps range in size from 2” to 6” and
can handle discharge volumes to meet most salvage capacity
Connors Diving Services has the capability to provide
110,000llbs (110 tons) of lift with air alone. Multiple
lift bags of varying sizes and shapes allow the necessary
adaptation needed in salvage.