At Fremantle Commercial Diving our philosophy is simple; we invest in our people and our equipment, we listen to our clients and we aim to deliver outstanding, cost effective results every time.
In order to achieve this we focus on the following key objectives:
- Maintaining a workforce of dedicated, long term employees
- Minimising reliance on hire equipment
- Maintaining an extensive inventory of high quality supporting equipment
- Minimising reliance on sub-contractors
- Maintaining outstanding HSECQ systems
- Investing in innovation and continual improvement
Our marketing claims are backed by real people, quality equipment and solid management systems. We deliver high quality client reports with meaningful graphics and we welcome client engagement and audits. We are always happy to explain or work methods, applicable legislative requirements and what implications these have for our clients. If you are looking for a truly professional diving service make Fremantle Commercial Diving your first choice.
Ben began his commercial diving career in 2000 in the pearling industry before completing a bachelor of marine science with honours at the University of Tasmania. After graduation Ben worked at Huon Aquaculture in Tasmania for 4 years before returning to commercial diving in 2006 in the Northern Territory and Western Australia. Ben relocated to South America in 2007 working in Chile and Panama on inshore and offshore fish farms, managing vessel and diving operations in remote and challenging conditions. Ben re-joined FCD in January 2013 bringing a wealth of experience in the marine contracting field with him.
Antony began his diving in career in 2001, commencing at Tassal Salmon after completing a bachelor of marine science at the University of Tasmania. Returning to Western Australia in 2003, Antony worked for several large diving companies, gaining significant experience in shipping, maintenance and construction. Antony joined Fremantle Commercial Diving in 2006, and as a Diver, Supervisor and later Operations Manager, gained an extensive knowledge of potable water services throughout the state. With his passion for job planning and safety, Antony expanded the business into new areas of technical and specialised diving while maintaining an unparalleled commitment to safety across all areas of the business. Becoming Contracts Manager, Director and later Managing Director, Antony’s vast knowledge of several specialist fields of diving assists clients in planning a diverse range of projects.
A marine electrician by trade, Dean began his diving career at Fremantle Commercial Diving in 2007. His commitment to achieving results with planning, logistics and problem solving saw him rapidly rise to the level of diving supervisor, before being promoted to Operations Manager in 2012. Dean holds a wealth of knowledge in specialist diving fields such as penetration and potable diving. In addition to his qualification as a Marine Electrician, Dean is also an ADAS Pt. 3 Diver, Pt. 2 Dive Supervisor, certified NDT diver, commercial skipper, and dive medic technician.
HSEC – CONTRACTS SPECIALIST
Steve spent 25 years in the Iron Ore mining industry predominantly in the area of Emergency response, the last 15 years of this in the position of Supt, Security & Emergency Management. During this time, Steve was responsible for regional planning, contract management and a member of the Crisis & Emergency Management Team. Over this period, he has gained valuable first-hand experience on many aspects of the mining industry. Steve joined FCD in July 2016 to assist in an alignment to industry project and with his experience has since taken on additional roles in HSE support, Contract Management and Field Leadership including Emergency response training.