Underwater Construction Corporation (UCC) generously donated it's vessels and crew in support of the 75th annual sailing of the Queen's Cup sailboat race from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Ludington, Michigan on June 28th. The event is sponsored by the South Shore Yacht Club and is an annual, overnight sprint across Lake Michigan. The race draws more ...more
Underwater Construction Corporation (UCC) would like to thank all of our friends and customers who visited us at the HydroVision International July 23-26, 2013 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO, USA. The show was a fantastic success and we look forward to seeing you all again next ...more
Underwater Construction Corporation (UCC) would like to thank all of our friends and customers who visited us at the ASDSO (Dam Safety) Conference September 8-12, 2013 at the Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI, USA. The show was a fantastic success and we look forward to seeing you all again next ...more
Philip G. McDermott
Global Nuclear Services
Underwater Construction Corporation (UCC) is a leading global underwater service provider specializing in nuclear dive services for the past 40 years. UCC is proud to have safely completed more than 90% of the world’s nuclear dive projects in 2011. Additionally UCC will be providing support for 25 of the 30 ...more
For Immediate Release
August 15, 2012
by Phil Mcdermott
UCC’s Director of Global Nuclear Services, Philip McDermott announces that Underwater Construction Corporation (UCC) and TFT Nuclear have recently completed another innovative nuclear industry project using their Advanced Underwater Coatings System. Yielding exceptional results, this project was the third phase in support of a nuclear plants “Life Extension ...more
Underwater Construction Corporation (UCC) has begun its support of the spring 2013 Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Refueling Outage Season. UCC's Director of Global Nuclear Services, Philip G. McDermott, has announced that UCC will support an unprecedented 27 of 34 NPP outages between February and May 2013.
Drawing from more than 200 full-time field employees, UCC will ...more
Underwater Construction Corporation (UCC) completed the installation of a fish barrier net for a large hydroelectric facility located in Missouri. This net was located upstream from the dam and enclosed the powerhouse to restrict the aquatic life from entering the generating turbines of the facility.
The scale of the project required the use of equipment and material ...more
In the summer of 2011 the UCC Midwest Division completed a turnkey project for a hydroelectric facility in Wisconsin. The project work scope included the removal and replacement of the facility’s existing log boom and fish barrier net and installing a new 280 foot system designed to incorporate the barrier net in over 60’ of ...more
During the summer of 2012 UCC was contracted to perform underwater inspections on the Mackinac Bridge connecting Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsula. UCC‘s certified,
National Highway Institute, Bridge Inspection Team performed inspections on multiple piers in depths up to 140 feet.
Two of UCC’s custom dive vessels accompanied by deep dive equipment including on site mixed gas ...more