We Do Our Best Work Under Pressure.

At Standard Diving & Marine Contractors, we understand that each client is unique. Our diversified dive team, our experience, and our inventory of equipment ensures that we have what it takes to meet your individual needs.

Based out of the Old Navy Yard in Charleston, SC, Standard Diving & Marine Contractors has been serving the southeastern United States for over 28 years. In a business built largely on reputation, Standard Diving and Marine Contractor’s longevity speaks for itself. Our crew is widely experienced and we have the state-of-the-art equipment, the manpower, and the mobility to complete your specific project. Inland or offshore, we have what it takes to get the job done.

Ships Husbandry, Pipeline, Power Generation, Infrastructure, Salvage, Potable Water Tank Inspection…

We do it all below the water line.

Our Services

Ships Husbandry

Standard Diving & Marine Contractors In-water services can dramatically reduce your drydock costs

Subaqueous Pipeline

Standard Diving & Marine Contractors Induced Tone Line Tracers are one of the most economical and efficient information gathering systems available to the inland underwater pipeline inspector

Power Plant

FERC Inspections, Intake Bay Clean outs, Facilities Repair, Traveling Water Screens, Water-side Inspections


Repair, Renewal, Inspection. Our capabilities include Video/Photographic Inspection, Bridge Inspections, Marine Construction, Pile Encapsulation

Fire Suppression & Potable Water Tanks

We offer underwater visual and video inspections of potable water reservoirs & storage facilities (in full compliance with NFPA 25 and ANSI/AWWA 6652-92 standards).


Slip Clearing, Wreck Survey & Demolition, In-house Inventory of Salvage bags

What our Clients are Saying