Phoenix Receive ABS Class A Wet Welding Approval


Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix) announces it has received American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) approval of a Class A wet underwater fillet Welding Procedure Specification for ASTM A 131 and Group II steels of the American Welding Society D1.1 structural welding code.

Wet Welding CertificationWith this procedure, Phoenix can now perform permanent underwater weld repairs to Classed vessels and structures.

Diving Program Manager for Phoenix, Lance Shupe, commented on this achievement, “At Phoenix, we are constantly seeking new ways to provide added value to our clients. With 40+ certified welding procedures already in place, this latest certification reinforces our ability to consistently work well with the various classifying societies to bring to our clients pre-qualified procedures that help reduce client diving costs.” Pat Keenan, Phoenix President, added “I would like to thank Lance and his team of welder-divers for their hard work, commitment, and due diligence in obtaining this approval. He continued, “In order to remain competitive, we must continually strive to expand upon our service lines with an unrelenting emphasis on efficiency and safety. This latest achievement strengthens our position as a leading provider of underwater solutions worldwide.”

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