Diving news, press releases and media | DAN Europe
Instructor Trainer Workshop
L'équipe de DAN Education a le plaisir d'annoncer le prochain cours de formateur d'instructeurs qui aura lieu en Belgique, du 7 au 10 mars 2024.
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First Graduates of BSc in Diving Safety Management Celebrate Milestone

Valletta, Malta, 3 January 2024 - After six years of inception and three years since its official launch, the pioneering Bachelor of Science in Diving Safety Management proudly presented its inaugural graduates.

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Diving Emergencies: new service allows free calls over the internet

We have introduced a new service allowing DAN Europe Members to call the emergency hotline also via the Internet.

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Explore the New Alert Diver Magazine: Your Dive Safety and Adventure Guide

Introducing the all-new Alert Diver magazine, designed to make it easier and more enjoyable to explore expert content focused on divers' health and safety.

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Lucky at 40: Swiss diver wins DAN Europe contest

In the year DAN Europe celebrates four decades assisting divers, we launched a contest among all Members turning 40, just like us.

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Instructor Trainer Workshop
Il Team DAN Training è lieto di annunciare il prossimo corso Instructor Trainer che si svolgerà a Roseto degli Abruzzi, sede di DAN Europe Foundation, dal 30 Novembre al 3 Dicembre 2023.
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What’s Your Favourite Dive Site? Tell the World!

To celebrate DAN Europe’s 40th Anniversary, we’ve created a simple tool to help you share your love of diving! Isn’t that what it's all about?

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DAN Training - Nuova normativa Antincendio e Corsi DAN Europe

7 Aprile 2023 - Il Decreto Ministeriale 02/09/2021 in materia di formazione antincendio ha modificato radicalmente le caratteristiche necessarie per operare come formatore antincendio, imponendo precisi prerequisiti di accesso degli aspiranti formatori.

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Introducing New Exciting Features for DAN Educators

We are thrilled to announce some exciting new features to our services.

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EUF Lavanchy Award Presented to Alessandro Marroni

Düsseldorf, 21st January 2023 - Mark Caney, the President of the EUF (European Underwater Federation), awarded Professor Alessandro Marroni with the 2023 EUF Lavanchy Award at the BOOT 2023 show.

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Celebrating 40 Years of Divers Alert Network Europe.

Inspired by the past, projected into the future. We look forward to working with Members, diving organisations, and the community, to keep making diving safer in the next 40 years.

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Meet the winners of the Sustainable Tour 2022 competition

During the second edition of DAN Europe's Sustainable Tour, our team travelled around UK and Ireland to raise awareness among the diving community about the threat of Ocean Acidification.

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Restart a Heart Day, 16 October 2022

You can save a life!
Every 16th of October, national resuscitation councils across Europe hold various national events to champion the goals of Restart a Heart Day. It’s the right time to learn more about CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and the use of AED (Automated External Defibrillator). Organised by the European Resuscitation Council (ERC), the event intends to raise awareness about cardiac arrest and help people to learn CPR, providing them life-saving skills and the confidence to use them.

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Emergencies in Cyprus: a note from the insurer

The following is a statement from our insurance subsidiary, IDA Insurance Limited, addressed to all those DAN Europe Members (resident and tourist divers, dive professionals, and dive businesses) visiting or operating in Cyprus.

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New National Emergency Hotline for UK resident Members

June 9th 2022 - DAN (Divers Alert Network) Europe is thrilled to announce the start of a new partnership with the Midlands Diving Chamber. DAN Europe members with declared residency in the UK can now rely on a new National Emergency Hotline number: 07931 472 602.

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10 minuti sott’acqua per il cambiamento climatico: all’Elba il progetto Climate Change Days coinvolge i diver nella ricerca scientifica

In occasione della Giornata Mondiale degli Oceani, l’8 giugno l’isola d’Elba diventerà la base operativa di sub da tutta Europa, coinvolti in un progetto di scienza collaborativa per raccogliere dati sulle variazioni ambientali nel Mediterraneo.

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UNICAL: al via il corso gratuito di subacquea scientifica sviluppato nel Progetto ScienceDiver

Promuovere lo sviluppo della subacquea scientifica è l’obiettivo del Progetto Europeo ScienceDiver. Il corso è rivolto a studenti e laureati in discipline scientifiche, ricercatori scientifici subacquei dei prossimi anni, che dovranno affrontare sfide sempre più impegnative nel panorama globale legato allo studio dei cambiamenti climatici e all’esplorazione dei fondali marini.

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Il mare “in pillole”: 60 secondi per raccontare la sfida dei cambiamenti climatici nelle Aree Marine Protette del Mediterraneo

Infinita bellezza del nostro mare ed aree marine protette, ma anche, vulnerabilità, impatti dei cambiamenti climatici, comunità locali, ricerca e possibilità di adattamento: questi i temi di una serie di brevi video destinati ai canali social, che a partire dal prossimo primo marzo 2022 saranno presentati dai progetti Interreg Med, MPA Engage e MPA Networks.

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FITNESS TO DIVE AFTER COVID - UPDATE

A new guideline for determining fitness to dive based on the type and severity of symptoms.

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DAN Europe Training presenta il nuovo Modulo BVM

DAN Europe Training è felice di annunciare la pubblicazione del nuovo modulo didattico DAN BVM (Bag-Valve-Mask), studiato per fornire le conoscenze base e le abilità pratiche necessarie per utilizzare correttamente un Sistema Pallone Autoespandibile - Maschera di Rianimazione.

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DAN Europe and Azoth Systems Announce Collaboration on Dive Data Collection

DAN Europe and Azoth System have just signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a new collaboration focusing on data collection in the field of recreational diving.

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Got You Under My Fin—Introducing the 2022 membership card from DAN Europe

It will have you singing (in) the blues

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DAN Europe and Dive Project Cornwall Announce Collaboration on Marine Conservation

DAN Europe proudly supports DIVE PROJECT CORNWALL, a programme which aims to inform hundreds of thousands of young people and millions of adults about the importance of our oceans and raise awareness of the impact that the ocean has on human life itself, and how our very own existence depends on it.

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Educational Dive Centre Opens in Malta

The International School of Diving Safety and Medicine inaugurate their new premises.

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Seiko Summer Class: nuove generazioni tra citizen science e difesa dell’ambiente marino

Un gruppo di giovanissimi studenti, un'isola dai fondali unici ed un programma innovativo che parla di citizen science e protezione ambientale. Sono questi gli elementi caratterizzanti della Seiko Summer Class, che si svolgerà dal 1° al 4 settembre 2021 sull'isola di Ustica, vera e propria capitale delle attività e scienze legate al mare. 

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Introducing the all new DAN Europe Training App

August 2nd 2021 - We're thrilled to announce that a new mobile App has just been launched by DAN Europe Training and is now ready for download. 

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Excellence in dive safety: first DAN HIRA3 certification awarded to Salvataggio Lugano (Switzerland)

Lugano, August 2nd, 2021 - The Swiss Lifesaving Society (SSS) - Lugano Section has been awarded with one of the highest recognitions in the field of underwater safety.

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2021 Health Declaration Form Sample Addressing COVID and Vaccination Issues

Before undertaking any diving activity, from try dives to dive courses and programmes, dive excursions or explorations, all divers will be asked by the diving centre to fill in some documents.

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Diving After Your COVID-19 Vaccination: Guidelines

RECOMMENDATIONS ON RESUMING ACTIVITIES INVOLVING EXPOSURE TO A HYPERBARIC ENVIRONMENT IN SUBJECTS WHO HAVE BEEN VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19.

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Scooter sub, fisiologia, ambiente: il progetto HYDRA riparte con 4 tappe in Italia

30 aprile 2021 - Quattro nuovi appuntamenti diving nella stagione 2021 per rilanciare HYDRA, il progetto by DAN, PADI e SUEX che mira a studiare gli effetti delle immersioni con l'uso di scooter subacquei (DPV, Diver Propulsion Vehicles o Veicoli di Propulsione Subacquea). 

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