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QUALITY SOLUTIONS FOR UNDERWATER INFRASTRUCTURE ASSURANCE

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SERVICES

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TECHNICAL CONSULTING

We draw from over 25 years experience in commercial diving and ROV work to offer client-based solutions to subsea projects in the most challenging environments, inputs for project risk assessments and procedure development, as well as project execution compliance monitoring and project close-out.

ROV INTERVENTION

Our mini ROV's are equipped with a comprehensive tooling suite and are capable of dives to 1000 feet water depth for quick, thorough site assessment and inspection using high-definition video and multibeam imaging sonar. Our crawler ROV's are equipped with suction heads for silt removal and can be tooled for various tasks.

COMMERCIAL DIVING SERVICES

IUS provides Surface Supplied Air diving services to 100 feet water depth using our mobile 2-diver system. All diving operations are planned and executed in compliance with all regulatory requirements and in compliance with current diving industry best practices from ADCI and IMCA.

 
 
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ABOUT

Integrated Underwater Services specializes in Commercial Diving services, ROV inspection of marine and underwater civil infrastructure and public works projects in the Pacific Northwest, as well as technical consulting and client representation for diving and ROV projects.

IUS founder Troy Gessner has worked in the diving and subsea construction industry for over 25 years as a diver, supervisor, project manager, client representative and subject matter expert for clients around the world on diving, ROV and deepwater installation projects. Troy brings his experience and uncompromising focus on quality and safety to Integrated Underwater Services to help managers of underwater and floating assets find and implement safe, cost-effective solutions to maintenance, inspection and repair requirements in Washington State and beyond.

IUS draws on industry resources and expertise from around the world to ensure safe, efficient solutions for underwater infrastructure challenges. 

1995

Year Entered Diving Industry

206+

Projects Completed

10

Countries Worked In

8

Consulting Clients Served

 

PROJECTS

2021: Ilwaco Indian Creek Dam Intake Remediation Project: IUS was contracted in January 2021 by the City of Ilwaco to perform ROV inspection of the city's fresh water intake system at the Indian Creek Dam facility. Our ROV identified several issues with the original installation and IUS was contracted to provide diving services to perform repairs. We returned in May 2021 with our mobile dive system and dive team to complete re-mooring the intake pipework, sealing off the lower intake assembly and replacing the original fiberglass intake screen with a robust stainless steel assembly. Most importantly, our project was completed safely, on time and exceeded the client's expectations.

2020: IUS performed ROV inspection of potable water reservoirs in many municipalities in Washington State including Reardan, Grotto, Whitworth, Glenhaven Lakes and Bellingham. Our ROV inspections are quicker and more efficient than divers and have the added benefit of keeping divers out of hazardous confined spaces with challenging rescue.

 

2019: Troy Gessner was Project Manager for the Orlan platform water intake remediation project, Sakahlin Island, Russian Federation. A 36" platform water intake had been blocked internally with sand and required clearing and a method devised to re-install the intake screen that had been removed by heavy winter sea ice. The piping run was 12 meters with multiple internal elbows. and transitions. We devised a method to clean the pipe internally using a self-propelled water jet device monitored externally by divers and inside the platform by ROV simultaneously . We also designed a robust wet welded ROV-friendly retainer system to allow for future diverless remediation if required. The project was completed with 0 incidents and ahead of schedule, allowing the platform to return to production ahead of the planned shutdown.

2017: Technical consultant for the FAXP pipeline expansion project in Qatar, Persian Gulf. Audited the diving contractor, several DPDSV's and 2 saturation diving systems for the project.

2016: Lead diving technical representative for a major oil and gas operator in the Gulf of Mexico for the Julia project. This project used surface supplied air divers working from a Floating Production Unit to tie in 12" risers to existing pipework on the platform's pontoons in 110 feet water depth. Divers worked through a 100 foot air gap diving while the platform was in production. Troy represented the operator at project risk assessments, audited the diving contractor and diving system and worked the duration of the project to monitor contractor compliance to ensure safe, timely project completion.

 

CONSULTING CLIENTS

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CONTACT

Inquiries

For any inquiries, questions or information, please call: (509) 251-0892 or fill out the following form

Head Office

7074 Portal Way, Suite 110

Ferndale, WA 98248

USA

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Employment

To apply for a job with Integrated Underwater Services,, please send a cover letter together with your C.V. to: troy@iusdiving.com 

IUS is an Organizational Member of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials

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IUS is an Associate Member of Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society

Washington State Contractors License #INTEGUS798C2 

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