Welcome to Gulf Stream Diving and Salvage

Commercial Diving Services for All of Your Project Needs



  • Derrick/Lay Barge Support

  • Platform and Anode Retrofit

  • Salvage

  • Underwater Burning / Welding

  • Drilling Rig Support

  • Platform Inspections - Level I, II, III and Video Inspection

  • Pipeline Burial, Repair, Construction, Plug, and Abandonment

  • Platform Removal

  • Platform P & A Support

  • Underwater Photography and Video


  • Bow Thruster Change Out

  • Sleeve Installation

  • Wheel, Shaft & Bearing Change Out

  • Sea-Valve Change Out

  • Fabrication of Blanks

  • Keel Cooler Replacements

  • Anode Installations

  • Hull Cleaning

  • Sea-Chest Cleaning

  • Keel Cooler Cleaning

  • Preliminary U.S.C.G. Hull Survey

  • Initial & 30 Month U.S.C.G. Hull Surveys

  • Underwater Coating Applications

  • Dredging & Bottom Surveys

  • Log Removal

  • Ultrasonic Thickness Testing

  • Coffer Cell Inspections


  • Inland and River Salvage

  • Chemical and Power Plants

  • Paper Mills

  • Zebra Mussel Removal

  • Traveling Water Screen Inspection and Repair

  • Intake System Installation, Service, and Maintenance

  • TWS and Trash Rack Refurbishment

  • Sediment Removal-Hydraulic Dredging

  • Concrete and Masonry Repairs

  • Underwater Inspection, Photography, and Video


  • Inland and River Salvage

  • Chemical and Power Plants

  • Paper Mills

  • Zebra Mussel Removal

  • Dock and Piling Inspection

  • Travelling Water Screen Inspection and Repair

  • TWS and Trash Rack Refurbishment

  • Sediment Removal-Hydraulic Dredging

  • Concrete and Masonry Repairs

  • Underwater Photography, and Video


Call us for a quote: 504-394-4868


    Strategically located in Belle Chasse, Louisiana we have ready access to most area waterways. In addition, we have experience diving in the Gulf of Mexico and the surrounding waterways, as well as many other parts of the country. If your project is not local, that’s okay. We will travel to wherever you need us to be. Our call-out times are some of the shortest in the industry. It’s all part of our commitment to customer satisfaction.



    Gulf Stream Diving and Salvage will provide quality diving services at competitive rates. We are one of the fastest-growing dive service companies in the Gulf Coast region. We are large enough to handle all of your underwater intervention needs, yet small enough to provide tailored solutions and individualized service.


    We take pride in knowing our customers personally. Our company understands the demands and needs of the various industries that utilize our services. We will work one-on-one with you to ensure that all project expectations are met.


    Our team has over 60 years of dive experience and can customize a project solution that fits your time-frame, budget, and need. No matter what the job is, Gulf Stream Diving and Salvage will get it done professionally, efficiently, and with minimal or no interruption to your operations.

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    Gulf Stream Diving and Salvage has an outstanding Safety and Training program. We are dedicated to keeping our divers, as well as our customers’ workers, safe and accident-free. We utilize ISNetworld, PEC training, Veriforce, and OQSG reporting. In addition, we have our own comprehensive safety management system to maintain our personnel’s safety and training.

    Our safety manager is diligent in evaluating and improving our programs to meet the latest requirements. Through communication with workers and customers, we hear firsthand about potential hazards and ways to improve our processes. Overall, this contributes to a quality dive service.

    As an added value to customers, here is our safety training matrix, separated by craft. Safety is at the forefront of all of job planning and execution. Safety Training Matrix


DMS Hustler

50x26 Self Propelled Spud Barge
10,000 lb. Crane W/50’ Boom
32’ Hydraulic Spuds (New)
Twin Screw (Detroit 671’s)
30kW Generator
500 gal. Potable Water
3.5’ Draft

Fully Maintained Crew Quarters
All Deck & Running Lights
New Radio & GPS

The barge can easily be equipped with an array of underwater and/or top side burning or cutting equipment, welding equipment, hydraulic equipment.


More equipment and vessels to be listed soon!



Managers and Department Leaders

Jon Gibson


Email:  Jon@gulfstreamds.com

Jewell Guillot

Administrative Manager

Email:  Jewell@gulfstreamds.com

Jack Cox


Phone: 281-222-1622

Email:  Jack@gulfstreamds.com

Elvis Thompson


Email:  Elvis@gulfstreamds.com

Stacy Benandi


Email:  Stacy@gulfstreamds.com

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To apply for a job with Gulf Stream Diving and Salvage, please send a cover letter together with your C.V. to: Jewell@gulfstreamds.com

Get a quote: 504-394-4868
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