Underwater Ship Repair and Husbandry

Phoenix International’s Commercial Underwater Ship Husbandry Division (CUSH) offers a full range of experience, capabilities and equipment to provide quality repairs to commercial ships, oil and gas platforms, and marine infrastructure. Whether it is a planned inspection or repair – or an unexpected emergency, our teams of highly qualified and experienced personnel are able to provide services 24/7 to aid our clients in avoiding critical downtime. Phoenix is approved by all appropriate classing agencies and is well versed in planning, coordinating and successfully carrying out waterborne inspections, maintenance and repairs worldwide. All of our work is documented in a professional, timely and concise report. We proudly offer:

Underwater Ship Repair and Husbandry

Class Approved Underwater Inspections

  • IWS/UWILD (conditions, reporting, surveyor attendance)
  • Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge (UTG)



  • Mini Pamper Vehicle Hull Cleaning System



Waterborne Repairs

  • Class approved hull, propeller and rudder repair
  • Stern tube/azipod seal replacement and repair (SKF/Simplex certified company)  Certificate
  • Tunnel & dropdown thruster repair and modification


Class Certified Topside, Dry, Hyperbaric & Wet Welding

  • AWS D3.6, AWS D1.1, AWS D1.6, NAVSEA and class approved procedures
  • 40+ welding procedures certified by: U.S. Navy, ABS, and Lloyd’s


  • Exhaust Gas Scrubbing System (EGS)
  • Class approved hull inserts
  • Surface Piercing Cofferdam
  • Box Patch



  • Lloyd’s Register
  • ABS
  • RINA
  • Class NK
  • Bureau Veritas
  • DNV-GL