Quality Systems Approved Certification
Occupational Health And Safety Certification
Environmental Systems Approved Certification
Jas Anz Certification

Commercial Diving Services ® - CDS®

Inshore Commercial Diving Services

We provide an extensive range of quality inland and subsea commercial diving services (SCD®) performed by certified commercial divers and qualified trade professionals. Our services revolve around water be it underwater, in water, on water or above water and include underwater inspections, subsea construction diving, maintenance and detailed reporting. CDS® industries include ships, marine engineering, inland diving, infrastructure and civil facilities for government, councils, corporate and private entities. We operate throughout Australia and the South Pacific with our core service locations in Sydney, Wollongong and Newcastle. Our teams and vast array of specialised equipment are always ready for rapid deployment plus available 24/7 for emergencies.

Commercial Marine Equipment Hire

Our company has over 500 plant items many of which are unique, specialised and task specific. We have a professional fleet of transportable vessels suitable for a wide range of tasks including dive boats, work punts and transport boats which can include mounted equipment such as elevated work platforms. A variety of modular barge sizes offer numerous configurations plus options for mounted equipment onboard. We stock and supply silt curtains, oil booms and air lift bags for industry, emergencies and salvage. Crews and support are also available with equipment hire. Do not hesitate to call us and discuss your individual requirements or use our online enquiry form.

Excellence and Safety Since 1955

Commercial Diving Services ® Pty Ltd is an Australian owned commercial diving company built upon three generations of inland and subsea commercial divers (SCD®). Our company encompasses certified commercial divers, marine engineering experts, qualified trade specialists and professional office support staff. Continually striving for excellence and safety we maintain Quality, OH&S and Environmental accreditation. From our industry pioneering foundations in Australia to over 65 years of ongoing experience with an impeccable safety record we are the leading inshore diving company in Australia and the South Pacific. Read more about our company and operating procedures.

Certified Commercial Divers

Our teams of commercial divers are highly certified to Australian standards with accreditation recognised around the world. We have vast experience in all aspects of technical diving including subsea commercial diving (SCD®), deep diving, decompression and underwater trades.  If you are interested in becoming a commercial diver you can learn more about how to get started in the industry and what to expect working as a commercially certified diver. Neil Johnson (our founder) was a pioneer in the Australian commercial diving industry and with second generation (Keith Johnson) and third generation (Tim Johnson) we continue to innovate globally. View our profiles and history in the underwater world.

The CDS brand is excited to announce the launch of its latest service 'CDS CRANES’ with the addition of our new TIDD 25t articulating crane.
Specialised ROV drone division of Commercial Diving Services offering rapidly deployable underwater services nationally.

Our Clients Include

NSW Roads and Maritime
NSW Transport
Water NSW
Hunter Water
NSW Ports
Port of Newcastle
Quattro Ports
Shell Australia
Origin Energy
John Holland
Fulton Hogan
Carnival Australia
Holland America Line