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Creating change in honour of Baby Loss Awareness Week

In an effort to drive forward a movement of change across the Group, James Fisher has implemented a bereavement policy, which specifically incorporates and makes provisions for those who experience pregnancy loss, to support its bereaved employees.

World Maritime Day 2021: In honour of James Fisher’s frontline workers

To offer two different perspectives on the hardships of working in the shipping industry during the COVID-19 pandemic, we spoke to fleet personnel manager, Will Kelly, and STS superintendent, Toni Vidan.

Minister for international trade visits JFD

JFD was delighted to host a visit from Ranil Jayawardena, UK Minister for International Trade, at its office in Glasgow on Tuesday 20 July.

Accelerating marine digital transition with major new software release

James Fisher Mimic (JFM) launches significant upgrade to condition monitoring technology for global maritime and marine defence sectors.

Mimic Condition Monitoring System is selected for UK Ministry of Defence

James Fisher Mimic’s (JFM) Condition Monitoring System selected by Ministry of Defence (MoD) to maintain the UK Royal Navy’s future Type 26 Frigate fleet.

Meet one of James Fisher’s engineering heroes

This International Women in Engineering Day (23 June), Tankships’ managing director, Krystyna Tsochlas, shares her experiences and challenges of working in a typically male-dominated environment, and offers advice for all aspiring female engineers.

James Fisher Renewables welcomes new Rotos 360 Operations Manager

Rotos 360, part of James Fisher Renewables, is pleased to announce Chris Rawnsley has joined the company as Operations Manager.

JFD celebrates a decade of successful ocean exercises for Australia’s world-class submarine rescue system

JFD Australia is pleased to acknowledge a decade of successful participation in the yearly Black Carillon submarine rescue exercises off the coast of Western Australia.

JFD conducts world-first simultaneous build of three submarine rescue vehicles

Due for delivery in 2021 and 2022, the SRVs are based on JFD’s third generation submarine rescue vehicles; tailored to customer specification. These SRVs will join the fleet of five of JFD SRVs in operation worldwide.

Appointment of new Chief Financial Officer

James Fisher and Sons plc announces Duncan Kennedy will join the Board as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director on 4 May 2021.

Graduates join James Fisher through the internship programme

After coordinating an internship programme across the company, James Fisher and Sons plc provides recent university graduates with employment in their chosen fields of study.

Marking two years of James Fisher Asset Information Services

In celebration of James Fisher Asset Information Services’ (JF AIS) second birthday, we spoke with Sean Huff, group digital director, to discuss the digitalisation company’s achievements to date.

James Fisher Offshore named Northern Star 2021 Business Awards winners

James Fisher Offshore has won this year’s ‘Going Global’ Northern Star Business award from the Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC).

Celebrating women’s achievements at James Fisher

This International Women’s Day (8 March) James Fisher is proud to celebrate our inspirational females across the company who are raising their hands in support of this year’s theme.

Cambodia’s maiden Apsara oil field comes on stream with assistance from James Fisher Offshore Terminal Services

After a two-decade quest, Cambodia achieved its long-held ambition at the end of December 2020 to begin petroleum production. The first oil from the Apsara Field, some 160km off the coast of Cambodia in the Gulf of Thailand and operated by KrisEnergy, flowed on December 28th.

JFD celebrates a double award win for InVictoTM

JFD wins the COVID-19 Pandemic Initiatives Award at the 2020 IMCA Awards and Healthcare & Medical - COVID response category at the Collaborate to Innovate Awards with its InVictoTM ventilator.

James Fisher Offshore adopts new structure to meet its customers’ evolving requirements

JFO has divided its UK team into specialised divisions to meet the contrasting requirements of its two key markets: the decommissioning sector and the life of field industry.

Celebrating International Women and Girls in Science Day

Today (11 February) is International Women and Girls in Science Day and we’re focusing on some of the females working in science-specific roles.

Happy holidays from everyone at James Fisher!

This Christmas we asked out colleagues and their families to design a festive card. We printed many of the stand-out entries, but felt they were so good we should share them with you all!

Celebrating UK Wind Week 2020

This week, we’ve been celebrating the ongoing efforts across the James Fisher group to support the offshore, onshore, and floating wind sectors as they strive to create a more sustainable net zero future.