NEWS

01.12.2022

KIRBY MORGAN TECHNICIAN TRAINING COURSE 2022/23 – COVID19 TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions our company has been unable to arrange Kirby Morgan technician training in mainland China. In order to try to meet the needs of our customers, we will hold two group training sessions in Hong Kong on December 13th to 15th and on January 10th to 12th.

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18.11.2022

2022 FIFTH INTERNATIONAL UNDERWATER OPERATIONS & OFFSHORE INDUSTRY EXPO, XIAMEN 18-20 NOVEMBER, 2022

After a two year hiatus the International Underwater Operations & Offshore Industry Expo 2022 – organised by the China Diving & Salvage Contractors Association – took place in Xiamen, Fujian Province, from 18th to 20th November, 2022.

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30.06.2022

Speech by Colin Bosher at Kirby Morgan – United Sterling Guangzhou Diving School Student Excellence Awards 2022

Mr. Lin Mingjin, Principal, Mr. Chen Yuanda, Secretary, Officers Mr. Zhang Jianxiong and Mr. Tian Kunwen, Deputy Officer of Training and Recruitment, Mr. Yi Guoqing, teachers and students thank you for taking part in the Year 2022 presentation of the Kirby Morgan – United Sterling Student Excellence Awards. This is the ninth year that they have been held.

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06.06.2022

‘TRUE DIVING PIONEER’ BOB KIRBY DIES

Bob Kirby, co-founder of US company Kirby Morgan, which came up with a succession of lighter, more comfortable and practical helmets and full-face masks for commercial divers, died at his home in California on 1 June.

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21.03.2022

Advisory Notice on the extension of KMDSI Technician certifications due to COVID-19

To all KMDSI Technicians, Dealer Instructors & Technician Instructors (Schools) regarding Dive Lab Technician extensions due to COVID-19.

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16.07.2021

Blue Abyss to bring world's biggest and deepest pool to Cornwall with multi-million pound project

The world’s biggest and deepest pool for testing the latest underwater technology, helping advance subsea robotics and even training astronauts is being planned in Cornwall, UK.

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18.06.2021

KIRBY MORGAN UNITED STERLING STUDENT EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2021

The 2021 Kirby Morgan United Sterling Student Excellence Awards ceremony took place at the Guangzhou Diving School on 18th June. There were three awards. Congratulations to Ma Xinping for winning the ¥10,000 prize, Wu Zhenwei the ¥5,000 prize and Zeng Zhihao the ¥2,000 prize. Owing to travel restrictions caused by Covid19, Colin Bosher's speech was delivered again for the second year via WeChat. In his speech Colin said that he looked forward to when he would be able to travel to the award ceremony in person and shake hands "firmly" with the leaders, teachers and students.

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17.11.2020

COBRA Safety Notice

To all COBRA Commercial Rebreather users: A diving operator has recently reported an incident where a COBRA set was found to be extensively flooded. During a routine drill, a diver activated the COBRA set and ingested a quantity of water. The diver deactivated the COBRA set and returned to the bell safely. A JFD Safety Notice follows.

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