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  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Harkand Atlantis has successfully completed mating trials at the National Hyperbaric Centre in Aberdeen for the Self Propelled Hyperbaric Lifeboat (SPHL). In the event of an emergency scenario, where Divers are required to be evacuated to the Self Propelled Hyperbaric Lifeboat (SPHL), a suitable method of rescue is required that facilitates decompression of the Divers […]

  • 14 February 2020

    JFD has expanded its Hyperbaric Rescue Facility (HRF) rental capacity in Singapore with a 12-man portable HRF. The HRF will be available from April 2020 onwards, the company informed through social media. The HRF will supplement the existing JFD offering, consisting of a fixed HRF at National Hyperbaric Centre in Aberdeen and a portable 18-man […]

  • 20 November 2017

    JFD, a part of James Fisher and Sons, has completed an extension to its National Hyperbaric Centre in Aberdeen which enhances the Hyperbaric Reception Facility (HRF) capacity from 18 to 24-man. JFD announced in November 2016 an investment to extend and upgrade the facility which would take the system from 18-man to 24-man capacity to […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A group of divers have completed specialist coded welding trials at a leading North-east oil and gas industry support and training facility to prepare them for work in the Norwegian sector. The Aberdeen-based National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC), is the world’s foremost hyperbaric welding trials and training complex, and 42 divers from a major oil and […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Optime Subsea Services has signed a contract with an undisclosed US-based customer to supply a new hyperbaric testing system (HTS) that simulates hydrostatic pressures found at water depths up to 14,000 meters. The 20,000 psi hyperbaric pressure vessel will be manufactured at Optime Subsea Services headquarters at Notodden, Norway. The contract was awarded after a […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    JFD has recently accepted the delivery of a portable 18-man hyperbaric rescue facility (HRF) to expand its offer to offshore operators in the UK. JFD’s National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) houses the only land-based saturation diving complex in the UK, and the addition of the portable HRF means JFD can extend this support across all UK waters. […]

  • 29 July 2019

    Unique Group has launched its in-house designed and manufactured multiplace hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) chamber. The manufacture of the Uni-Heal 2200 hyperbaric oxygen treatment facility has drawn upon over 25 years of Unique Group’s cross-sector experience in the manufacturing of decompression chambers, medical treatment equipment and life support equipment. Sahil Gandhi, COO Unique Group, said: […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    A North-east hyperbaric and UKAS testing facility has won a prestigious contract to test a piece of life saving equipment for the diving industry. The National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC), based in Aberdeen, has recently taken on the testing of The Sea Marshall, a piece of equipment used by divers worldwide for alerting and locating a […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    James Fisher and Sons acquired the National Hyperbaric Centre, based in Aberdeen, Scotland.   The initial consideration is £3.5m in cash plus a potential £1.0m earn out based on specific future contracts undertaken post completion and prior to 31 March 2016, James Fisher informed. NHC operates hyperbaric testing chambers used for testing equipment for the […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Hyperbaric Reception Facilities (HRF) are used to provide a permanent onshore environment for the safe decompression of saturation divers who need to be evacuated from a saturation diving vessel. Previously the use of HRFs by the commercial diving industry has been considered an optional item to have as long as an actual Hyperbaric Evacuation System (HES) […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Optime Subsea has signed a contract with German Nautilus Marine Service GmbH for the delivery of a new hyperbaric testing system. The 19,000-psi hyperbaric pressure vessel will be manufactured by Optime Subsea in Notodden, Norway, located in the Norwegian subsea oil and gas cluster known as “Subsea Valley”. The hyperbaric testing chamber will have a […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    National Hyperbaric Centre welcomed Jim Creighton as Operations Manager at their facility in Aberdeen. Jim has over 25 years’ experience within the diving industry, most recently as UK Business Unit Diving Manager at Technip. Jim will become an integral member of the Hyperbaric Rescue team at NHC, organising and overseeing Hyperbaric Reception operations from a […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    JFD has completed mating trails with their Lloyd’s classed portable Hyperbaric Rescue Facility (HRF) with Boskalis DSV BOKA Atlantis. The mating trials with the HRF and two self-propelled hyperbaric lifeboats (SPHLs) were completed, as planned, in a period of 11 hours with no complications – representing a significant advancement for hyperbaric rescue, the company said. […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Australian Thrust Maritime will provide Malaysian SapuraAcergy and their diving associated entity SapuraKencana Allied Marine with a remote hyperbaric recovery and reception capability for its latest gas project offshore Myanmar. SapuraAcergy will use Thrust Maritime’s technology to ensure the safe recovery of saturation divers in the event of a diving catastrophe on the Badamyar Low Compression […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) has acquired a containerized hyperbaric chamber in order to increase the safety of the underwater activities of the research facility. The hyperbaric chamber is part of the equipment strategy included in the PLOCAN roadmap in order to answer to the operational needs of the infrastructure, which will […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The PLOCAN consortium has acquired a containerized hyperbaric chamber in order to increase the safety of the underwater activities in the surroundings of the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands, as well as in other locations where the chamber could be easily moved as it is containerized. The hyperbaric chamber is part of the equipment […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    NUI, the Bergen-based Norwegian independent hyperbaric research and test facility, has agreed to purchase two very large hyperbaric pressure chamber systems, with a working pressure of 700 bar and 1 000 bar from Optime Subsea. The hyperbaric chambers delivered by Optime Subsea comes with an inner diameter of 1 100mm (43in), a height of 3 […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    JFD, part of James Fisher and Sons, recently facilitated a dry hyperbaric welding trial for Subsea 7 within its saturation diving complex in Aberdeen. Ten diver welders were welcomed to JFD’s National Hyperbaric Centre in May and were accommodated for 13 days at a depth of 43msw within the saturation diving system in order to […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    JFD has expanded its National Hyperbaric Centre’s (NHC) fixed hyperbaric reception facility (HRF) from an 18-man to a 24-man system. In response to larger diving support vessels coming into operation in the North Sea, the expansion will ensure NHC will be able to support and facilitate the arrival of the 24-man self propelled hyperbaric lifeboats (SPHLs). Giovanni […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The Naval Sea System Command’s Office of the Director of Ocean Engineering Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) recently began developing a prototype hyperbaric aluminum welding capability that will permit underwater welds to the U.S. Navy’s aluminum- hulled ships. The hyperbaric aluminum welding capability is being developed to support anticipated repair tasks in the Independence […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    QinetiQ, who lead the world in the provision of Submarine Escape, Rescue, Abandonment & Survival (SMERAS) Support Services and Diving & Life Support Services, has re-commissioned its Hyperbaric Trials Unit (HTU) following an extensive refit. The HTU joins an array of specialist equipment that forms the recently opened Diving and Hyperbaric Test Centre based in […]

  • 4 May 2015

    National Hyperbaric Centre’s Global Training Manager, Richard Watson, carried out a bespoke Chamber Operator course for Undine Marine Industries (UMI) Corporation in South Korea. UMI is involved in design, maintenance and the operation of Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers and requires staff to be fully competent within this field. A 5-day course was organised at UMI Corporation’s facility in […]