Press releases

Divers find sunken World War II-era submarine off Phuket coast

8 September 2020, Singapore - USS Grenadier (SS-210), a submarine which was scuttled more than 75 years ago while under attack and surrounded by Japanese aircrafts and ships during World War II on... more

Ocean Art Announces the Winners of a Special “Safe Under the Sea” Underwater Photo Contest

Culver City, CA – August 24, 2020 – The prestigious Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition, organized by the Underwater Photography Guide, has announced the winners of a special Ocean Art “Safe... more

Emperor Maldives launches “ Lucky Trip “ in the Maldives

Book your ‘Best of Maldives’ diving experience during August and September 2020 with Emperor Maldives at the super low price of €890 euro / £ 809 GBP and be allocated a space on either Voyager,... more

DEMA Announces Virtual Event: DEMA Show Online

DEMA Show Online will feature both an on-going virtual education series and a four-day virtual trade show and vendor networking event.

Dive Damai is launching a “Keep the Flame Alive” package

We understand that in these challenging times we are mainly focused on daily routines and adapting to our the confinement of our homes. However, this strange reality will end soon and we will all... more

Divers Alert Network Seeks Medic

DURHAM, NC – July 22, 2020 – Divers Alert Network (DAN), the world’s foremost dive safety organization, is in search of an EMT, nurse or paramedic who is ready to help make diving safer worldwide... more

Introducing Special Discounts - In Solitude. Together.

"What is “In Solitude. Together”?
It is a representation of these trying times; the solidarity forced upon us due to these times of COVID-19, and a reminder of how together we can surmount... more

DAN Publishes Guidelines for Lifelong Medical Fitness to Dive

DURHAM, NC – July 15, 2020 – Divers Alert Network® has published a reference document to promote divers’ medical fitness to dive throughout their lives.

Emperor Divers to Restart Operations

It’s a first for Emperor Divers:
First post-lockdown liveaboard sets sail to coincide with flights returning to Egypt and the Maldives

Introducing the 2020 Blue O Two Diving Life Amateur Photography Competition

We're excited to announce the inaugural Blue O Two ‘Diving Life Photography Competition’  is now open to enter. Images always help to inspire and motivate us at Blue O Two, especially during... more

Announcing the Winners of the Seventh United Nations World Oceans Day Photo Contest

DPG is very pleased to announce the winners and finalists of the ... more

Buddy Dive announces Bonaire is gradually opening its borders to tourists

Bonaire is re-opening its borders for tourists from The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and France starting 1st of July.

NOAA launches Sanctuaries 360° VR videos

In celebration of World Ocean Month, NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries last week launched Sanctuaries 360°,... more

Mike Ball Announces Photo Competition Winner for 2019/20

Grand final winner of the 2019/20 Spoilsport onboard photo competition Tanya Piejus; congratulations go to Tanya and of course the fabulous images taken by the runners-up.

The Arenui Announces Renovations during Pandemic Travel Bans

Here at the Arenui, whilst the boat has been in dock, we have been preparing the vessel to the most ultimate standard.

DAN Answers FAQs About Returning to Diving

DURHAM, NC – May 27, 2020 – Divers Alert Network (DAN) has published answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about preparing to dive in the new normal.