Verena dives into wastewater

Verena dives into wastewater

In order to perform maintenance on a wastewater basin, Aquafin asked for our help. The employees of the water purification station looked a bit surprised when they realised that it would be Verena who would solve the problem. Stijn and Marie put everything in place...
130 metres of welded seam under water

130 metres of welded seam under water

Our two professional women divers were excited when they heard that Submar had won the contract to lay 130 metres of welding seam on a sheet pile wall in the Port of Zeebrugge. They couldn’t get away from the yard! Marie, with her 4 years of experience as a...
Salvaging a fender in Zeebrugge

Salvaging a fender in Zeebrugge

Due to bad weather, a ship collided with a fender in the outer harbour of Zeebrugge. The fender was damaged severely, luckely the quay wasn’t touched. The rubber blocks, used as shock absorbers, were torn loose, but the safety chains held. The fender was...
A damaged nose!

A damaged nose!

During dredging, the crew noticed that dredged material was lost from the split hopper barge.  SUBMAR was asked to carry out an underwater investigation of the closing mechanism in the barge. About halfway into the hopper, we discovered damage of the closing mechanism...
Deep into a dark tunnel

Deep into a dark tunnel

For several years already, the sheet pile walls of the tunnels of the Schipdonk Canal and the Leopold Canal in Zeebrugge have been treated against corrosion. Both canals are of great importance for the water management from Flanders to France.  Both tunnels run...