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Apex Diving and Marine Services is a full service commercial diving and marine construction contractor. We are committed to exceeding our customer’s expectations and providing the safest, most reliable, dedicated technical personnel and services in the industry. 




At Apex Diving and Marine Services we offer an innovative approach to meeting the needs of our clients. Our marine consulting and engineering support services are a valuable aid to any underwater construction, inspection, or repair project.  When our clients turn to us for diving consultation we are able to add a level of accountability that offers the highest quality, efficiency, safety, and reliability. The aim is to save time and provide the most cost-effective project.

Our inspection services offer a “Root Cause Analysis” that utilizes the most modern technologies in the industry. A combined 40 years of “hands-on” problem solving equips our agile team to design innovative techniques and custom products that are replacing obsolete solutions.
We provide the oil and gas industry and other clients with a wide range of underwater inspection and non-destructive testing services, including drilling rig, ship surveys, and offshore platform inspections. 

Iports, harbors, wharf, wharfs, marina installations, marina, marinas, dock repair, dock repairs, deck, desks, deck design, deck repair, dock protection plans, deck leveling, dock repairs, dock maintenance, dock, deck refurbishing, deck refurbishment, dock consultation, piles cleaning, piles wrapping, pile driving, dock repairs, pile cleaning and maintenance, pile wrap protection, hardware corrosion, corrosion protection, pile Jacketing, seawall repairs, on site evaluations, corrosion control, emergency support structure replacement, welding services, emergency storm inspections, heavy storm protection, Hydroelectric facility, nuclear facility, quay wall installations, quay wall repairs, diamond wire sawing, geo mat installations, fender installations and repairs, underwater welding, underwater cutting, salvage, scour remediation, mat Installations, anode Installations, cathodic protection, pipeline burial pipeline location, bathymetric surveys, ROV services, ROV inspections, underwater demolition, aqueducts, bridges, piers, culverts, tunnel boring machine (TBM), telecommunication and power cable support, piling installations, repairs, inspections, maintenance of ports, marinas, harbors and waterfront facilities, core lock installation and maintenance, dams, ships husbandry, vessel support, bathymetric surveys, production support, construction support, facility inspection, structure inspections, fender Installations, Pile Installations, downed platform recovery, pipeline abandonment, riser removal,  Pipeline removal,  Pipeline recovery, site clearances, vessels, debris ordinance, bridges alternating current field measurement (ACFM), ultrasonic testing (UT), magnetic particle inspection (MPI), visual inspection, flooded member Inspection, non-destructive testing (NDT), underwater CCTV video inspections, photographic inspections, (IRM), SERF, Salvage operations, pipeline installations, scour remediation, mat placement, dredging, pipeline burial, hot-tapping, ROV support, clamp installation, pigging, flange installations, welding, cutting, well intervention, abandonment,  decommissioning, tie-ins inspections, diamond wire cutting, side scan sonar, multi-bean inspections, Rig move surveys, sea bed surveys, ordinance verification, technical report writing, ultrasonic testing, magnetic particle testing, level II, III & IV platform inspections, non-destructive testing, underwater video, underwater photography, Inspection reports, site surveys, underwater grit blasting, rig move survey, site clearance verification, our platform/pipeline capabilities include, installation, maintenance, construction, site clearance, site salvage, clamp installation, pipeline integrity testing, well intervention, well abandonment and decommissioning, jetting services, tie-ins pipeline abandonment, platform inspections, pipeline inspections, drilling support, production support.'m a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.


Apex Diving and Marine Services has the experience, dedication and capabilities to undertake underwater civils and construction operations in their entirety and to deliver the end project on budget and on time, every time. We bring together the resources to handle challenging projects with our project management, engineering, and fabrication abilities—anytime, anywhere. We're able to create custom solutions, from design and fabrication to implementation.


Our Marine Construction division primarily serves customers in the civil construction and engineering markets, including government, military and private sector needs. In addition to underwater construction, we work on other highly technical projects and tasks requiring customized underwater solutions. Our marine construction experience, with our expertise gives us capabilities that are unparalleled in the industry.



Phil D'Amico | Director of Business Development

As a Co-founder and Managing Partner of Apex Diving and Marine Services Phil brings over 36 years of successful business leadership and experience to the management team. Throughout his career he has held many executive positions serving as Regional Sales & Marketing Director, V.P. of Marketing & Sales, General Manager, as well as CEO/Founder of several private companies. He was the Founder and Director of a private Foster Care organization and Founder/Director of a Private College and presently serving as an advisor and board director for several organizations. Phil has also conducted leadership training seminars domestically and in many countries worldwide. 

As an independent business consult, he has contributed to the inception and success of many entrepreneurial endeavors, both domestically and abroad. As one of the Founders and Managing Partners of a national construction company he developed a turnkey concept that revolutionized its construction sector. 

​His innovative business Ideas and practical management know-how impacts and influences the global vision of Apex Diving and Marine Services.


Peter Deckard | Director of Operations  

As a co-founder and managing partner of Apex Diving and Marine Services, Inc Peter brings 18 years of experience in the offshore oil and gas fields of the Gulf of Mexico. He has also collaborated on many inland diving projects nationwide. He quickly advanced from entry level positions to accepting more managerial and supervisory responsibilities. This included the California aqueduct repairs and a three year, 250 million-dollar diving project at the Crystal Springs/San Andreas reservoir. There his team installed a cutting-edge, earthquake ready, transmission upgrade.


Through these insights a need for Apex Diving & Marine Services emerged. Peter’s leadership has inspired the Apex Management team in the development of cutting-edge strategies. They provide solutions for the most critical water transmission concerns. Apex provides advance techniques for leak investigation and improved canal lining. His insights in the dredging industry have been innovative and cost effective.


Peter holds up to date certifications as a Mixed Gas Diving Supervisor, Class A Engineering License, ACDE, CPR/First Aid, Welding, NDT, Chamber Operations, CRCA, LIRCA.




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Van Nuys, CA 91405

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Hydraulic dredging goes small, and precise at sand filled marina in Newport Beach

January 19, 2020

Apex Diving and Marine Services is now providing a new type of dredging in Newport Harbor that will balance the shores in the areas for Corona del Mar's China Cove, where there is to much beach in one area and not enough a few streets away.


This new dredging services provides an effective solution that is smaller, agile and more precise. It is an alternative approach to the traditional "barge and bucket" method and offers a cost effective maintenance service approach. Only hydraulic dredging can keep your boat slips clear of serf driven sediment and precisely replenish your beach, all in one process. 

Apex Diving and Marine Services onsite at Shiroro Dam Repair - Niger State, Nigeria

September 06, 2016

Apex Diving and Marine Services plays a vital role providing diving consultation, working together with Tetra Tech, a global provider of engineering services.  In "zero visibility" condition Apex Diving and Marine Services guides the Power China Huadong Nigeria Ltd, Dive team to complete essential repairs to the Shiroro Dam in Niger State, Nigeria. These important upgrades have increased power output to 100 percent.  Good news, as the demand for hydo-electric power grows in West Africa.

Ceremony marks completion of Newport Harbor dredging

January 01, 2020

Newport Beach marina may soon expand

January 01, 2020

The old anchoring spot of Newport Beach’s floating nautical museum could soon be home to a public docking area and a private mega yacht berth if city officials approve the Irvine Co.’s marina expansion plans.

CGG Acquires Airborne Gravity and Magnetic Survey Off South Africa

January 25, 2016

CGG is set to start a multi-client airborne gravity and magnetic survey offshore South Africa.

Salvage Diving: 3 Possible Complications to Watch Out For

January 25, 2016

Commercial diving companies may need to find an insurance provider that won’t just write standard, general coverage policies, but will also know their situation specifically. Salvage divers may be called to work in varying environments, which makes preparing for the worst a necessity, especially given the high costs of damages.

Kongsberg Sells Six HUGIN AUVs

January 25, 2016

Kongsberg Maritime AS has announced the sale of six HUGIN AUV Systems.

The vehicles will be operated by SeaTrepid International of Louisiana, USA, and supported by Deep Ocean Search.

Geo Oceans Supports Pipeline Decom Project

January 24, 2016

Perth-based Geo Oceans has completed a six-week contract for 24/7 ROV support over 40 days of subsea pipeline decommissioning operations for Vale in New Caledonia.

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