A group of commercial divers are scheduled to arrive in Mount Vema, Handy Deed announced. The number will increase gradually until the end of the year and early next year. More than 50 divers will form part of the first team to arrive to work in installations of equipment and structures.
The news comes after W-Contractors, the leading recruitment company of Mount Vema announced that it is recruiting Commercial Divers for Handy Deed to work in installations of equipment and structures in Vema Seamount during construction of docks, the seaport and breakwaters.
The initial works, according to W-Contractors will involve filming and photograph underwater sites, guide crane operators and make sure that any waste is safely removed. The divers will communicate with workers on the surface while underwater, using signal lines or telephones.
The news is already boosting sales of diving equipment especially in cities where most of the divers are being recruited and this trend in likely to continue as the entire operation will need supplies of diving equipment and parts almost on daily bases.
The announcement will now trigger the recruitment people needed to support the diving operations and that is the site managers, chefs, the cleaners and general maintenance staff, including security and media personnel to record every historic moment.
Handy-Deed has tried to recruit first 20 commercial divers to start its operations early this year in Cape Town - South Africa due to the country’s proximity to Mount Vema, but that attempt failed to attract any suitable candidate, so plans were then put on hold.
But this time everything is on the move, after the company decided to list W-Contractors – The leading recruitment agency of Mount Vema to find workers elsewhere and it worked. Commercial divers are applying in numbers never seen before, coming mainly from North America and Scandinavia.
The divers will also conduct tests, experiments, film and photograph structures of the different sites of the Vema Seamount Territory and its marine life for the libraries of Mount Vema, for the world to see and for better management of the marine environment.
Vema Seamount Legislation
The Statutory Laws of the Kingdom of Mount Vema
Law of the Sea Treaty (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea)
MARPOL 73/78 (International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships)
The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961
The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations 1963
The Right to Self-Determination
Many believe because our community is not a member of the United Nations and is only just over a decade old, doing business with the Kingdom of Mount Vema is not possible for foreign nationals and foreign companies seeking to take advantage of the business opportunities the floating city project is creating. Nothing could be further from the truth. The territory doesn't need a United Nations membership to function as a sovereign territory, or to exercise its inalienable right for self-determination