James Fisher's news archive

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25/06/2020
Showing our appreciation on Day of the Seafarer

Today (25 June) we are celebrating Day of the Seafarer and we would like to show our continued appreciation to our seafarers for the contributions they make in moving essential goods and supplies around the world.

23/06/2020
Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day

For James Fisher and Sons plc, International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) is a great cause for celebration to highlight the remarkable women we employ across our group companies in various industries.

08/06/2020
How James Fisher and Sons plc is supporting World Oceans Day

James Fisher and Sons plc IS committed as a business to actively reducing plastic pollution. Across the group, we continue to work towards our sustainability objectives surrounding the different markets in which we operate

18/05/2020
Promoting kindness during Mental Health Awareness Week

This week (18-24 May) is Mental Health Awareness Week, and James Fisher is highlighting the importance of talking openly about mental health.

12/05/2020
Subsea cable installation providers Prysmian Group adopts Mermaid® software

Designed by James Fisher Marine Services, the software is in constant development and is vital to reducing the weather risk on marine operations.

16/03/2020
JFD acquires Fathom Systems to expand product capability offering

JFD announces the acquisition of Fathom Systems, a leading provider of diver communications, gas analysis, diver monitoring and integrated diving control systems for Diving Support Vessels (DSVs).

06/02/2020
JFD continues its investment programme in the Indian economy

JFD has delivered a new £1million contract to supply two sets of life-saving equipment to the Indian Navy, to further enhance the safety of submariners.

28/01/2020
JFD named finalist in the HSE Innovation category for the Offshore Achievement Awards 2020

JFD is proud to announce that it has been named as a finalist in the Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Innovation category for the Offshore Achievement Awards 2020.

16/12/2019
CorPower Ocean adopts James Fisher software to optimise installation of its wave device.

CorPower Ocean becomes the latest renewables operator to adopt Mermaid® to assess weather risk and accurately plan its construction and operation and maintenance activities.

13/12/2019
JFD named as a finalist at the Subsea UK Awards 2020

JFD is proud to announce that it has been named as a finalist in the Subsea Company of the Year category at the Subsea UK Awards 2020.

13/12/2019
JFD Australia’s submarine rescue system triumphs in international exercise

JFD has set new global benchmarks for international submarine rescue following the completion of rigorous exercises off the coast of Western Australia.

05/12/2019
JFD signs exclusive partnership with Innovation Maritime

JFD announce a new partnership with Innovation Maritime, a non-profit innovation organisation developing marine solutions through applied research, technical assistance and information dissemination.

16/10/2019
Rotos 360 completes wind turbine repair for Vattenfall

Rotos 360 completes wind turbine repair for Vattenfall.

10/10/2019
Raising awareness of suicide prevention on World Mental Health Day

Today we are supporting World Mental Health Day.

02/09/2019
Scotload launches international delivery for online customers

Load monitoring specialists Scotload – part of James Fisher and Sons plc – has launched global shipping through its online store

02/09/2019
James Fisher Prolec safeguards Medway operations with extended warranty

Medway Internal Drainage Board invests in warranty for its entire fleet of flail mowers

02/09/2019
JFD successfully delivers world’s first 500m rated saturation diving products

JFD has successfully delivered the world’s first saturation diving products rated to a depth of 500m

26/08/2019
JFD acquires closed bell diving system to re-establish leading global saturation diving training capability

JFD acquires closed bell diving system to re-establish leading global saturation diving training capability

19/08/2019
JFD signs strategic partnership with Y-40 to provide pressurised submarine escape training in world’s deepest pool

JFD has formed a strategic partnership with Y-40, owner and operator of the world’s deepest pool (42.15m), to facilitate submarine escape training as required by navies worldwide.

14/08/2019
JFD acquires Ortega Submersibles to further enhance its advanced swimmer delivery vehicle offering

JFD has announced its acquisition of all the assets, IP and designs rights of Ortega Submersibles BV, the Netherlands-based submersible boat designer and manufacturer.
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