Seattle-based Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. opens new office in Richmond CA.

SEATTLE, WA — Seattle based – Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. is expanding their operations in the San Francisco Bay Area by opening an office in Richmond, CA, to augment their existing Rio Vista office. The Richmond office will expand Global’s existing diving services and offer additional environmental and waterfront services which include ship husbandry, preventative booming, and fendering operations. The new location will shorten the response time for diving, ROV, and salvage services by having personnel and equipment located in the Bay Area. Kyle Watson, the operations manager, will be working hand in hand with Global’s Rio Vista office General Manager, Kevin Pehle, to ensure that the company’s standard of excellence in performance, safety, and customer service is delivered above expectations to existing and new clients in throughout the California region. “We are excited about the opportunity to further serve our clients needs in the Bay Area, and to continue to provide safe, efficient marine services in Northern Californiaâ€, says Devon Grennan, President of Global Diving & Salvage, Inc.

Kyle Watson, CMA Class of ’99, has been with Global, in their Seattle office for seven years. He currently holds a USCG 3rd Mate’s unlimited license, 40hr HAZWOPER certificate, and ICS 400 level certification. Kyle’s experience includes serving as an Officer in the USCG Reserve as well as working on and supervising a wide variety of preventative environmental services including; oil spill and casualty response, vessel salvage, derelict vessel removal, demolition, marine fendering, and other marine services.


Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. is based in Seattle, WA with offices in Rio Vista, CA (Global Inshore); Richmond, CA and Anchorage, AK (Global Offshore Divers). Founded in 1979 as a diving and marine services company, it currently specializes in deep diving capabilities up to 1,000 feet, casualty response and marine construction activities. Capabilities include saturation dive systems, mixed gas surface diving, remotely operated vehicles, marine salvage and emergency response.

Global also offers a variety of environmental services as well as engineering support for projects requiring technical underwater procedures and tooling. Global is currently involved with marine construction projects throughout the United States and is performing salvage projects in the Gulf of Mexico and worldwide. For more information visit

By Professional Mariner Staff