Nuclear Diving

Since its foundation in 2021, DIKO Subsea has developed its diving activities and organized its team with hyperbaric experts having rich experiences and excellent management skills of different operations in the ionizing environments.

Strict procedures have been set up in particular for the protection and decontamination of the diver executing the required operations so as to keep the security of the diver along with the integrity of their equipment, at a lowest level of irradiation.

Experienced Hyperbaric Experts

DIKO Subsea’s nuclear diving department can operate in the highest-risk environments and implement a sophisticated set of standards for safety, reliability and cost-effectiveness which the industry has come to expect for nuclear power operations such as maintenance, decontamination and inspection of Equipment Important for Safety (“EIPS”).

Our skill, innovation, expertise and adaptability ensure that operations will be performed correctly during the whole operating process of a nuclear power plant but also gives DIKO Subsea a heads-up on problem solving and will certainly avoid unnecessary downtime and minimize required outages for its clients.
Strict procedures and protocols have been established by DIKO Subsea for the protection and decontamination of divers to ensure their safety and the integrity of the equipment, always keeping all of them at the lowest irradiation levels.

Our nuclear diving department’s technical expertise is a guarantee of DIKO Subsea´s proper performance of complex engineering, inspection and maintenance operations within nuclear power sector.

Members of our nuclear diving department are also familiar with Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002, ATEX Workplace Directive and the ATEX Equipment Directive, being highly qualified to perform high-risk operations in petrochemical plants and explosive atmospheres (environments with flammable gases or vapors for instance).
Our teams are formed by at least 4 class II and/or III divers with A credit, under regular employment, trained and specialized in performing technical tasks in ionizing radiation environments. For operations performed in South Korea, working hours are set in compliance with South Korean regulations as follows: 5 to 8 hours per day, 5 consecutive days and no more than 52 hours per week.