Mexico

The Mexican Ship Uribe 121 to be Exploded and Sunk in Rosarito

February 1, 2012
www.bajatimes.com

The date has not been set, but the ship, Uribe 121, still in Colima, will be towed to Ensenada. Once there, it will be cleaned, the paint will be removed, holes for divers to swim through will be created, and all dangerous poles and other objects will be removed, so that the ship becomes ‘environmentally sound’ and safe.

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Reef association gets a boost from Progress Energy

Feb 24, 2011
www.starfl.com

The Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association was presented Friday, Feb. 11 with a $1,000 check from Bobby Pickels with Progress Energy.

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Underwater Museum to Protect Coral Reefs

October 3, 2009
www.ipsnews.net

Four sculptures in human forms, made of concrete, will be submerged in November in the Mexican Caribbean

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SS Catalina is seaworthy no more

Los Angeles Times
January 6, 2009

The once-proud steamship, which ferried millions of passengers to the island town of Avalon, is being cut for scrap after sitting for years in Ensenada harbor.

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British Sculptor Contracted for Underwater Project in Mexico

www.divenews.com
December 24, 2008

British underwater sculptor Jason de Caires Taylor has had contracts agreed for a new ambitious underwater project in Mexico, placed within the National Marine Park of Cancun, Isla Mujeres and Nisuc.

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56,000 Ton Artificial Reef

October 24, 2008
This Is Cozumel

Francine Cousteau, president of the Cousteau Society and widow of undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau, visited the island as its "godmother".

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