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  • 23 December 2019
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    JFD Australia has secured a $7.2 million contract from the Australian Government Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG). The contract is to build and pressure test ring stiffened cylinders modelling submarine-like hulls . The hull is the most structurally important part of a submarine as it allows the submarine to withstand incredible amounts of water […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    JFD, part of James Fisher and Sons, has acquired diving and recompression specialist, Cowan Manufacturing. The acquisition of the Newcastle-based business is a significant step in JFD’s plan to expand its manufacturing base in Australia. Toff Idrus, JFD Australia general manager, said: “This is an exciting day for JFD and our staff who can look […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    JFD, a part of James Fisher and Sons, has appointed Harry Dunstall as a new non-executive Australian chairman to oversee its future growth and direction in the local defence sector. Harry Dunstall, a previous acting chief executive officer of the then Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) in the Department of Defence and currently the managing director […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Project & Tenders

    James Fisher and Sons’ Perth based business, JFD Australia, has signed a four year contract extension, worth circa £35 million, to supply its  submarine escape and rescue system to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The contract will run until December 2023 with an option to further extend to November 2024. This contract extension will create […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    James Fisher Defence (JFD), part of James Fisher and Sons, has conducted a two-week submarine rescue exercises off the coast of Western Australia. The rescue tasks were conducted as a part of Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) “Black Carillon 2017” submarine escape and rescue exercise. The annual safety exercise helped deliver and install critical submarine rescue equipment to the […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    JFD said it has set new benchmarks for international submarine rescue following the completion of exercises off the coast of Western Australia. In a range of weather conditions, JFD said that its submarine rescue system demonstrated robustness and reliability in the triennial Pacific Reach, a multi-lateral series of exercises, hosted in 2019 by Australia with […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    BMT Isis will provide safety and environmental support for JFD’s five-year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence for the provision of the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS). JFD, which was formed by the merger of James Fisher Defence and Divex in 2014, has been awarded the five-year contract which includes options through to 2023 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    James Fisher Defence (‘JFD’), a division of James Fisher and Sons plc, the UK’s leading marine services provider (‘FSJ’), has been selected to undertake a comprehensive modernisation of the Swedish Navy’s Rescue Vehicle known locally as URF under a contract worth around £11m. The contract further demonstrates JFD’s leadership of the global submarine rescue market. […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    James Fisher Defence (JFD), the subsea operations and engineering company, has been awarded a contract by the Commonwealth of Australia for the long-term provision of the Royal Australia Navy’s (RAN) submarine escape and rescue capability for the next five years, plus options through to 2024. The James Fisher Submarine Rescue Service (JFSRS) has provided escape […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      James Fisher Defence (‘JFD’), a division of James Fisher and Sons plc, the UK’s leading marine services provider (‘FSJ’), has been selected to undertake a comprehensive modernisation of the Swedish Navy’s Rescue Vehicle known locally as URF under a contract worth around £11m. The contract further demonstrates JFD’s leadership of the global submarine rescue […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    DOF Subsea has carried out the first major offshore dive with JFD’s new deep diving rebreather, COBRA (Compact Bailout Rebreathing Apparatus). Earlier this year, JFD released COBRA into the market to replace conventional SCUBA bailout methods, providing divers with extended supply of breathing gas in the event of a primary supply failure. Last month COBRA […]

  • 25 September 2016

    Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (August 19 – August 25. American provider of equipment and services for the energy industry, FMC Technologies, and Norwegian oil services company, Aker Solutions, are planning additional workforce reductions, both at their subsea services businesses at Ågotnes, Norway. […]

  • 15 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (July 10 – July 16). TechnipFMC has shipped water injection umbilicals from its Newcastle manufacturing facility to Total in Africa for the Egina project. The long length umbilicals will be installed at a water depth of 1,600 meters […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    James Fisher Defence, part of James Fisher and Sons (JFS), has been awarded a £193 million ($273 million )contract by the Indian Navy for the long-term provision of its submarine escape and rescue capability. The contract entails the design and production of two complete submarine rescue systems for £83m by December 2018 and will be […]

  • 15 October 2014

    The Australian Government has released the 20 Year Australian Antarctic Strategic Plan, which provides a blueprint for Australia’s future engagement in the region and options to expand Tasmania’s role as Antarctic science and logistics hub. The report contains recommendations on a range of key issues, including: Protecting Australia’s national interests in Antarctica; Supporting and leading national and […]

  • 29 October 2015

    The Australian Government has provided the first look at Australia’s new icebreaker that will offer scientists an extended access to the Southern Ocean and Antarctica. The new, custom built icebreaker will be uniquely tailored to meet Australia’s needs. It will be faster, larger, stronger and offer increased endurance compared with the ageing Aurora Australis. The […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    James Fisher and Sons’ subsidiary JFD has been awarded approximately £35-million ($43.7 million) contract by Shanghai Salvage (SS) to supply a 24-man saturation diving system rated for diving support to depths of 500 meters. The contract is for the design and build of two independent 12 man saturation dive systems for delivery in 2019, including […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two companies have been shortlisted to build a new Antarctic icebreaker as part of the largest investment in Antarctica in Australian history. DMS Maritime Pty Ltd and P&O Maritime Services Pty Ltd have been chosen to provide a prequalified Request for Tender to replace the aging Aurora Australis. The two companies have been selected following […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    JFD said it has delivered the world’s first saturation diving products rated to a depth of 500 meters. The products have been developed as part of a saturation diving system for what JDF says is a leading offshore service provider. According to the company, the new products, which include environmental control systems, gas reclaim and […]

  • 3 January 2014

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s (AMSA) Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC Australia) can confirm that the rescue operation from the Akademik Shokalskiy in Antarctica has been completed. RCC Australia was notified at 6.15pm AEDT yesterday evening that the first group of 12 passengers had boarded the helicopter from the Xue Long at around 6pm AEDT. RCC […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    JFD said it has been awarded a multi-million pound contract for the design and build of submarine rescue equipment, including advanced Deep Search and Rescue Vehicles (DSAR), as part of a submarine rescue capability being provided to China Shipbuilding & Offshore International Co. (CSOC). JFD provides subsea rescue services, solutions products, engineering services and training […]