MMC Diving Services

"Since 1964"

24 hour Emergency Line: 01983 864 330

  • We aim to provide the very best service available. We love what we do and this is transparent in our work and your results.

    MMC has a range of hydraulic, pneumatic tools and burning, welding equipment available. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

  • Our equipment is maintained to a very high standard in our own workshops and is subject to our stringent in-house, planned maintenance procedures carried out by our skilled technicians.

    All maintenance, logs, inventories and certificates are networked, uploaded and viewable on every site.

  • We develop lasting relationships by exceeding expectations. We operate as both main contractors and as specialist sub-contractors and would be pleased to discuss or tender for any marine civil engineering related projects that you are involved with.


    MMC are specialist providers of access engineering solutions including rescue, rope access and confined space works. The combination of these services allows MMC to offer innovative solutions to various challenging tasks, often in hazardous and difficult working conditions.

    We believe that it is our commitment to safety and innovation, as well as our multi-skilled personnel.

  • We strive at all times to maintain our excellent safety record and our goal for all projects is to have no incidents or accidents to our personnel, co-workers or the public at large, protecting not just ourselves but the reputation of our clients.

  • We have a 55 foot barge, accommodation for a full dive team and welfare facilities on board which include a galley, office, shower and heads with a purpose built drying room. One hull is a workshop with storage space.

    Self sufficient with a 52 kva 3 phase generator and available to rent. Please contact us for further information.

  • We would welcome clients to visit our facilities to reassure themselves of our capabilities and to appreciate our total commitment to their requirements.

  • Drilling, cutting, burning, welding and breaking equipment, inspection, testing and surveying equipment, Cardox rock, concrete material breaking and blasting system, maintenance, construction and demolition, support vessels, boats and barges, grouting and concreting, breakout and replacement, thickness NDT, tanks and ships, interpretive report writing on any survey or inspection.

  • Although we provide services to most marine industries our core activities and specialist skills are concentrated in six key sectors:

    • Renewable energy
    • Submarine cables
    • Marine civil engineering
    • Water and waste water
    • Defence, construction and demolition
  • We operate as both main contractors and as specialist sub-contractors and would be pleased to discuss or tender for any marine civil engineering related projects that you are involved with.


Pneumatic diver Launch and Recovery System

MMC's Pneumatic diver Launch and Recovery System was designed to get Commercial Divers and subsea equipment in and out of the water quickly and safely while having a small footprint for easy transportation and minimal deck space when positioned on a ship or wharf.

Designed to meet IMCA DO18 and DO23 certification.

Pneumatic diver Launch and Recovery System


  • Base dimensions: 4 x 2m
  • Weight: 3.2 tons
  • Height (resting position): 7ft
  • Height (extended): 12ft
  • Wire length: 150m
  • Two completely independent Ingersoll Rand double braked pneumatic winches
  • Hydraulically operated rams for extending and resting the A-frame
  • Each LARS has two pneumatic winches - one for basket and one for guide wire clump weight (main winch and guide winch)
  • Basket and guide weight, including emergency breathing apparatus for 2 divers
  • 2 brakes - non-rotating internal disc brake and automatic hand brake
  • 300kg clump weight

A full certification package is supplied for the unit, in accordance with all the current legislative standards.

We have two single basket LARS’s (Launch and Recovery Systems) available to rent, please contact us for availability and price.

Pneumatic diver Launch and Recovery System

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