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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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

    JFD has launched a safety upgrade to its Stealth rebreathers range that should reduce the potential for incidents when switching to bail-out gas during mine countermeasures and explosive ordnance disposal (MCM-EOD) operations, as well as other underwater missions. The new dual mode bite mouthpiece is said to be an industry-first technology that enables divers to […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    JFD, a part of James Fisher and Sons, has started a training programme for a team of 72 Indian Navy personnel on its new 3rd generation submarine rescue systems. The new rescue systems are due to be delivered to the Indian Navy in March 2018. Under a £193 million contract, awarded in March 2016, JFD […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    James Fisher Defence (JFD), the subsea operations and engineering company, has opened a new facility in Vaxholm, Sweden, JFD’s international base for the manufacture and maintenance of the company’s SEAL Pod range of Swimmer Delivery Vehicles (SDVs). The new facility is the headquarters of JFD Sweden and includes over 800 square meters of manufacturing space, providing the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    JFD has partnered with Innovation Maritime, a non-profit innovation organisation developing marine solutions through applied research, technical assistance and information dissemination. The partnership will further the ability of submarine operating nations to train their submariners for escape and abandonment scenarios in the most realistic environment possible. Through this new partnership, JFD will be able to […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    JFD has announced a strategic partnership with the Aquacentrum Den Helder, which combines submarine escape training, commercial diving training and recreational pools for public use within a single building. The partnership between JFD and Aquacentrum Den Helder will allow both new and existing submarine operating nations to train their submariners in escape and abandonment in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    James Fisher Defence (JFD), a global sub-sea operations and engineering company, has been awarded a four-year contract to provide Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) support services to the UK Ministry of Defence’s Salvage and Marine Operations (S&MO) team. The contract affords S&MO 24-hour, on-demand access to JFD’s Engineering Support Cell for specialist support with ROV maintenance, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    James Fisher Defence, the leading global subsea operations and engineering company, has been awarded a four-year contract to provide Remotely Operated Vehicle support services to the Ministry of Defence’s Salvage and Marine Operations team. The contract affords S&MO 24-hour, on-demand access to JFD’s Engineering Support Cell for specialist support with ROV maintenance, mobilisation, operations, provision of spares and equipment […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    JFD has recently taken part in international submarine rescue exercise, Dynamic Monarch ‘17, which required it to demonstrate the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) capability, as well as provide training on various elements of the system. JFD is responsible for maintaining NSRS in a permanent state of rescue readiness for the NATO partner nations of […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    JFD has announced a new partnership with Armelsan, a Turkey-based designer and supplier of sonar systems for the Turkish Navy. Established in 2011 with offices in Ankara and Istanbul, Armelsan delivers a variety of sonar systems including diver detection sonar, hull mounted anti-submarine warfare sonar and mine hunting sonar, as well as ROV systems for […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    JFD said it has delivered a new £1-million contract to supply two sets of life-saving equipment to the Indian Navy, to further enhance the safety of submariners. The life-saving equipment, including D-MAS HyperSat and hyperbaric ventilators, provides patient monitoring to the Indian Navy’s submarine rescue system, allowing doctors to monitor the health and well-being of […]

  • 19 September 2016

    JFD has decided to undergo a restructuring process which includes an internal reorganization with, as the company says, unavoidable impact on a number of functions. JFD, which comprises LEXMAR, JF Defence, Divex and the National Hyperbaric Centre and Defence Consulting Europe, said that the announcement comes following the company’s engagement with Brooks International consulting firm aimed at improving […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Following  deep search and rescue vehicle (DSRV) trials, JFD said it has completed the build of the first of its two new submarine rescue systems, due to be delivered to the Indian Navy in March 2018. The completion of the build will be commemorated by a ceremony hosted by JFD and attended by senior representatives […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Equipment

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    JFD said it is progressing with the build of its new 3rd generation submarine rescue systems (SRS), ready for delivery to its customer in 2018. The SRS has been developed by JFD to maximise the chances of successfully rescuing the crew of a distressed submarine (DISSUB) and is said to be the culmination of over […]