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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    National Hyperbaric Centre are currently preparing for an appearance at Oceanology International China Exhibition in September. From the 3rd – 5th of September Oceanology International China will be opening its doors to 150 Offshore Energy & Marine Industry Exhibitors giving them an opportunity to showcase their business, reach out to the Chinese market, industry professionals […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The National Hyperbaric Centre of Aberdeen has recently invested in an ‘Environmental Testing Facility’ (ETF) as it continues to develop its Testing Department. The new, large environmental test laboratory has been installed to simulate conditions down to minus 25 Degrees Centigrade for the testing of offshore equipment, and in particular, subsea oilfield apparatus. Testing Manager, […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Due to a demand from the industry, National Hyperbaric Centre is now developing a team of experienced Dive Supervisors to assist with the Client projects on a global basis. The team will be made up of Dive Supervisors with a combination of air, mixed gas and saturation experience as well as Client Representative knowledge. This […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    A specialist North-east oil and gas industry support and training facility has expanded its team following continued growth in business. The Aberdeen-based National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) has made three key appointments to its training and consultancy departments increasing the in-house team to 24 experts. The NHC, which is a privately owned company, has been operating […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The National Hyperbaric Centre training and the Divers University have organised a set of courses to be run in Santos, Brazil. Two of the most popular courses, the OGP Client Representative and Air Diving Supervisor courses, are being held at the Divers University in Santos, Brazil, this month. The partnership with the Divers University allows IMCA […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Unique System FZE, a Unique Maritime Group company which is one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers signs a joint venture with the National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) to launch a training centre and training courses in the UAE. The National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) provides expertise and services to the Subsea […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Unique System FZE, a Unique Maritime Group company which is one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers signed a joint venture with the National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) to launch a training centre and training courses in the UAE. The National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) provides expertise and services to the Subsea […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Equipment

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    JFD has signed a new agreement with Fugro to provide training courses delivered by the National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC), part of JFD, at the Fugro Academy Training Centre in Abu Dhabi. The agreement with Fugro will see JFD approved local and UK trainers delivering courses including: Client Representative, Dive System Auditing & Assurance, Dive Technician and Kirby […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    National Hyperbaric Centre’s Dive Technician course has been run by the centre for nearly three years and due to continuing popularity and demand, the centre plans to schedule more courses in additional locations worldwide. Dive Technicians carry out the vital and responsible job of servicing and maintaining diving equipment and diving systems. The NHC Dive […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A specialist North-east oil and gas industry support and training facility has launched new subsea related courses in the Middle East and South Africa as part of the company’s global expansion plans to meet growing demand from clients. The Aberdeen-based National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC), which already delivers training in Baku, Brazil, and Spain, has joined […]

  • 11 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The industry body which represents the UK’s subsea sector has appointed a new chief executive. Neil Gordon will take over the reins at Subsea UK at the beginning of July 2011. Currently general manager of the National Hyperbaric Centre in Aberdeen, Mr Gordon has over 20 years’ management and business development experience, combined with over […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) has developed an ‘Introduction to Subsea Isolations Course’ alongside a major oil & gas operator in response to concerns about the lack of training in the high-risk area of underwater isolations. During 2013, NHC conducted a study into diver safety, looking particularly at reports of diving incidents regarding unplanned pressure […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    A specialist North-East oil and gas industry support and training facility has been awarded a major contract with one of the North Sea’s largest oil & gas operators. The National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) has secured a 12-month contract with Maersk Oil North Sea UK, to provide diving and subsea engineering representation support for the operators […]