UNDERWATER MARINE CONTRACTORS IS A SOLUTIONS COMPANY,
ABOVE AND BELOW THE WATERLINE
AND IT DOESN'T NEED TO BE WATER
Who We Are
Underwater Marine Contractors is a fully insured, ADCI member commercial dive company based in Cleveland, Ohio and was founded in 1981 by its former president, Robert Humphrey. His broad base of experience has given Underwater Marine Contractors the problem solving capability that our clients have depended on for years. Robert's determination and dedication has helped the company establish itself as a full service diving contractor in the marine construction industry.
Today, the company carries out its diving operations with several crews of efficient and skilled divers. The combination of experience, ingenuity, specialized techniques, and proprietary equipment saves project time for our clients. With a 100% safety record and over forty years of diving experience, Underwater Marine contractors is operated and managed by its current owner, Bart Schasfoort.
Underwater Marine Contractors is large enough to handle major jobs, and small enough to give the due attention to detail on any project. Underwater Marine Contractors is a longstanding member of the Association of Diving Contractors International, and all of our divers are ADCI Certified and continuously trained to the highest standards of safety and performance.
With our wide range of abilities and diverse background, Underwater Marine Contractors is becoming a standard to follow, not only in the Great Lakes region, but also across the United States. You can rely on our problem solving capabilities, in-house design and rendering services, and our ability to carry out diving operations in extreme environments to help you accomplish your underwater and marine projects from the design phase on to execution and future maintenance.
What We Do
Over 40 years of experience in public and private industry has given UMC comprehensive experience with industrial equipment and plant operations. Our prompt and cost effective service is one reason plant managers, consulting engineers, municipal officers, federal and state agencies, and construction firms select UMC for their projects.
Inspections represent a significant share of our business. Over the years, Underwater Marine Contractors personnel have completed visual, tactile, photographic, and video documentation of vessels and structures for consulting engineers, federal and state agencies, construction firms, shipping companies, nuclear and fossil fuel plants, sewage treatment facilities, municipal water plants, oil and gas companies, steel mills, and chemical plants.
MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS
Underwater Marine Contractors has extensive experience in the maintenance and repair of intakes and outfalls, traveling water screens, trash racks, pump wells, forebays, cooling towers, water towers, dams, oily waste systems, oxidation tanks, scale pits, thickeners, hot and cold wells, and beyond.
IN-HOUSE DESIGN AND FABRICATION
Underwater Marine Contractors offers in-house design and 3D CAD rendering services that help bring your projects to life. These renderings have proven essential in identifying and eliminating potential problems and complications in the design phase rather than in the field. We can simplify project logistics by handling the construction and fabrication of projects as well.
COMPLEX DIVE SOLUTIONS
Underwater Marine Contractors is prepared to meet the challenge of any hazardous environment you can imagine: hot, cold, deep, structure penetrative, hazardous materials, high pH, confined space—you name it, we can dive it safely. Complex environments require complex solutions, and Underwater Marine Contractors has a long history of thinking outside the box to provide unique solutions to unique challenges.
From the pre-construction survey and consulting services to the actual fabrication and build, we provide customers with the services needed to complete their marine construction projects. We been involved in a wide range of different types of construction projects both above and below the waterline including marina maintenance, sheet pile repair, Army Corps of Engineers projects, bulkhead installation, and beyond. We have the equipment and experience to tackle any project.
SEARCH, SALVAGE, AND RECOVERY
We have extensive experience in the search, salvage, and recovery process of vessels, aircraft, lost cargo, tunnel boring machines, and more. From small boat salvage to extensive coordinated search and recovery missions, our inventory of support vessels and equipment can tackle projects of any scope.
Safely demolishing and removing submerged structures presents unique challenges that Underwater Marine Contractors has experience navigating. Whether the job calls for the exothermic cutting of steel, cutting of timbers, removal of concrete, or explosive demolition of structures, you can be sure we have you covered.
For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: 216-883-6683 or fill out the following form:
9535 Clinton Rd
Cleveland, OH 44144
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