Phoenix Adds New Dive Tank to Chesapeake, VA Facility
Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. has completed a year-long project at their Chesapeake, Virginia location to refurbish and upgrade an underwater welding tank.
The 20ft deep x 10ft wide, 11,750 gallon, fully operational dive tank which has been sandblasted and painted and boasts interior and exterior modifications including a new observation window, new steps, a dive station platform, and an upgraded water filtration system.
This tank will support underwater welding training for NAVSEA procedures, commercial American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) welding certifications, and underwater testing of electrodes that will be produced and coated at the Chesapeake facility.
Commenting on the new tank, Michael Sonnenberg, GM for Phoenix’s Chesapeake, VA office, stated, “The newly refurbished tank will be a huge benefit for both our government and commercial diving client operations as we continue to further our underwater research and development initiatives.”