Category: Corporate

Alisa Preston Joins Global as Director of Marine Technology

Alisa Preston, P. Eng., has joined Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. as Director of Marine Technology. In this role, she will be leading the growth of Global’s underwater technology resources, supporting their existing business lines while creating new opportunities. Preston will be responsible for advancing the development of sustainable and innovative marine technology and ROV …

2020: Challenges, Adaptability & Success

2020 has been a difficult year for people and businesses in the US and worldwide, and Global has had its share of challenges. Our marketing team sat down for a remote Q&A session with Devon Grennan, President of Global, to get his thoughts on how the year went, and what 2021 might hold. Q: What …

Meet the MER Family

It’s been a year and a half since Global joined the MER family of companies, which has allowed us to broaden our geographic reach and expand our capabilities. By now, you’re probably familiar with all of Global’s service lines – commercial diving, marine construction, marine casualty response and environmental services – so we thought we’d …

Chad Kasin Receives Global’s Yoke Award

Each year, Global takes a moment to recognize a single Global employee who best represents the Global spirit by their willingness to “shoulder the load”. We are pleased to announce the 2019 Yoke Award winner is Chad Kasin, California Region General Manager. “Usually we shake hands, give a pat on the back and raise a …

Abandoned: A Call To Action

Devon Grennan, President of Global Diving & Salvage and American Salvage Association Executive Committee Member, wrote an article for ASA Soundings Winter 2019 Issue focusing on the ever-growing concern over Commercial Abandoned and Derelict Vessels (CADVs), and a call to action to address the issue at a national level. Below is an excerpt from the …

13th Annual Global Golf Tournament Benefits Children’s Hospital

It was another successful year for Global’s Annual Golf Tournament! The final tally is in, and with the help of our players and sponsors, we raised $44,000 for Seattle Children’s Hospital this year.  That brings Global’s donations to more than $450,000 dollars for the charity over the last 13 years.  These donations go to help this …

Current Shifts in the Salvage Industry

Earlier this year, Global used a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) to rig a 35’ steel-hull tug for recovery after she sank in 230 feet of water in the Northumberland Channel near Nanaimo, BC in 2014. Once at the surface, the tug was dewatered and defueled; after inspection by the Canadian Coast Guard she was authorized …

Kyle Watson Promoted to Director of Casualty Response

Global is pleased to announce that Kyle Watson has accepted the position of Director of Casualty Response, the lead executive position for the Casualty Response Group at Global. Mr. Watson has been serving as the interim Director since mid-December, overseeing a number of large-scale projects, working with clients, and developing Global’s strategy for emergency response. …

US Coast Guard Highlights Teamwork During Hurricane Response

When Hurricane Michael struck the Florida Coast late last fall, the US Coast Guard responded, coordinating efforts with FEMA and other state and federal agencies, and streamlining recovery tasks by creating one Unified Command. Global and Moran Environmental Recovery are proud to have played a vital role in this large scale response. In the latest …

Global Acquired by Moran Environmental Recovery (MER)

Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. (Global) announces their acquisition by Moran Environmental Recovery, LLC (MER), headquartered in Randolph, MA. Founded in 1979, Global has positioned itself as an international leader in marine construction, commercial diving, environmental services, and marine casualty response. Global has six locations in the western part of the U.S. and services clients …