OK, so you messed up on your first dive of your holiday, didn't listen to the pain in your ears, and now you've got middle ear barotrauma. Your ears feel "full" (they are: with blood and mucus) and you can't hear too well. But you feel fine, and equalising is no longer a problem. Can [...]
Regardless of whether you are interested in, or are already experienced in this niche area, technical diving requires rigorous discipline and skill. To fully appreciate the beauty of technical diving, it is essential to keep in mind several considerations that are easily discounted. Here are some tips that could help you achieve a safe and [...]
The Industrial Award 2017, which is conferred by Huber Verlag für Neue Medien, has honoured the Seareq ENOS-Beacon ETX in the "Electrical Engineering" category. Since 2005, the ENOS-System has been used around the world, leading to countless successful rescues of divers in need. After surfacing, the diver simply activates their ENOS-Beacon, which relays an alert [...]

John Lippmann tells us more about Divers Alert Network (DAN) Asia-Pacific It started as a 24-hour emergency hotline in 1980 at Duke University Medical Centre in the United States. This hotline was meant for the treatment of underwater diving accidents by providing information to injured divers and the medical personnel who cared for them. Then […]