Our Service Offerings

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Specialty Diving Services received its pedigree in Commercial Diving operations in support of the heavy construction industry where we continue to shine.

Heavy Construction Experts

SDS has worked for some of the largest heavy construction companies in the United States. We enjoy prequalified status with agencies and owners for a wide range of services, such as:

  • Commercial Diving
  • Marine Construction
  • Submarine Cable Installation
  • Heavy Timber Construction
  • Substructure Rehabilitation
  • Foundation Installation
  • Millwright Services
  • Steel Fabrication

Experienced Project Managers

Our project managers and estimators have the expertise to provide fixed-price proposals, which minimize risk for our clients on marine projects that might otherwise be estimated on a cost-plus basis. Crucial to our estimating process are:

  • Safety
  • Scheduling
  • Execution
  • Performance
  • Professionalism
  • Honesty

Diverse Array of Services

SDS is an Industry Leader in the following Marine Services.

  • Surface supplied air
  • Gas diving services

Diving in support of construction operations

  • Rehabilitation
  • New construction


  • inspections
  • maintenance functions
  • power plant services
  • removal and recovery operations
  • sewer and water work
  • Bridges
  • Pipelines
  • Platforms
  • Off-shore installations
  • Cofferdam construction
  • Steel, Timber and Concrete pile installation
  • Load testing
  • PDA and WEAP analysis

As Clients become more involved in total project management to accelerate schedule and build out, the trend is to choose DB contracts. In collaboration with in house engineers and management or partnered engineering firms, SDS has conducted many DB contracts and has been doing so with clients since 1990. SDS has a solid track record in this area.

SDS has partnered with multiple engineering firms on several projects. Projects range from design build to standard public and private bids.

  • Design build installations
  • Repairs and new installations for host of clients
  • Maintenance contracts
  • Consultation services for submarine cable operations

Our deep-water waterfront is available to clients for large fabrications, project staging or stevedoring services.

  • 550’ of bulkhead
  • 2 + acres
  • Fenced in for security
  • Rail siding
  • Abuts the local airport

SDS owns 5 acres in Quonset Business Park with 26,000 sq. ft. of building. We fabricate 95% of our own work in house. Our facilities and talented in-house personnel enable us to be competitive in heavy steel, stainless and aluminum fabrications.

  • 90 ton ironworker
  • numerous welding stations
  • material handling capabilities

SDS management personnel and principles actively participate in the consulting market through Atlantic Consulting Service, LLC.

Specifically, in the areas of:

  • Feasibility analysis for under water operations and constructibility
  • Realistic Budgetary estimates for Owners/Engineers/ Owners Representatives
  • Specification Determination and evaluation including product and material criteria.
  • Scheduling marine operations
  • Environmental impact feasibility or operations of under water and marine based projects.
  • Regional and local impacts to construction cost and applicability

Some of Our Consulting Clients:
Kiewit Construction Company
Atkinson Construction Company
JB Fay Construction Company
RH White Construction Company
City of Springfield MA
City of Danvers MA
BORCO Bahamas
Drones Club
Hart Engineering Corporation
National Grid
Senesco Marine LLC
Manafort Brothers Const. Co.

Crane Service
Our fleet of cranes has capacity from 21 to 230 tons. Crane rentals are available bare or with operators.

Millwright services

Tug Service & Towing

  • Near coastal towing
  • Truckable push-boat
  • Small boats for rental or charter.

Crane Barge Support
SDS’s crane barges are set up for marine construction operations and brown water and blue water operations.

Barge Rentals

  • Crane barges
  • Material barges
  • Series S Flexifloat fleet consisting of:
    • 20 and 40 sections
    • spud wells
    • spuds
    • hydraulic winches
    • rake ends
    • ramp ends etc.
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