Oceans of Opportunity

Since 2008, this Blog has been a communications priority providing shorts, op-eds, and bramblings that communicate our evolution to ‘a new life in the sea’.

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Tricks of the Trade | Plastic Wrap

Among the joys of the life aquatic are the need for on the fly innovation. Divers often joke about ‘zip ties and duct tape’. In 2009, a tug boat was taking on water through a shaft seal. Coastal Diving responded by wrapping the shaft and cutlass bearing with plastic wrap. When the shaft seal was pulled, the plastic wrap created a temporary seal for repairs. Innovation at its best!