This September, Phoenix International Holdings, Inc celebrates two decades as a provider of underwater solutions worldwide. Formed in 1997 with six underwater operations experts dedicated to the waterborne repair of U.S. Navy ships, the company has evolved into an international underwater solutions provider with a staff of almost 250 personnel and multiple service lines including offshore oil and gas IRM, ship repair, engineering, submarine rescue and deep ocean search, survey and recovery operations.
An employee owned ISO 9001-2008 Management System certified company with headquarters in Largo, Md., Phoenix operates out of seven regional office facilities on the East, Gulf and West Coasts of the U.S. catering to both military and commercial clients. The company also has prepositioned diving equipment packages in Freeport Bahamas, Bahrain and Japan for international support, as well as a joint venture for its atmospheric diving system in Australia.
Mike Kutzleb, Phoenix CEO, said, “Watching the company flourish and prosper has been an incredible journey filled with remarkable opportunities and challenges. We started this company with a vision rooted in the philosophy of quality, efficiency, and a passion for what we do, and those values and beliefs remain to this day.”
Phoenix President, Pat Keenan, added, “Continuing to improve upon our core competencies to offer our clients innovative underwater solutions delivered by dedicated and experienced employees will propel us forward as we venture into the next 20 years. We are humbled by the trust our clients have bestowed on us and we will continue our commitment to offer safe, reliable and cost-effective underwater technologies and solutions worldwide.”