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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.

JFD Australia prepares for Black Carillon 2020

As the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) prepares to exercise its submarine escape and rescue capability in Black Carillon 2020, so too is its prime capability partner, JFD Australia which is mobilizing its people and assets to participate.

James Fisher Everard bids farewell to the Galway Fisher

James Fisher Everard (JFE) has finalised the sale of the Galway Fisher, after a successful 23 years of service across her trading routes in north-west Europe.

Observing World Maritime Day with James Fisher Shipping Services

James Fisher Shipping Services (JFSS) reflects on its proactive approach to improving safety and sustainability in the shipping industry.

JFD delivers full scale mock-up of Submarine Rescue Vehicle (SRV) for the Republic of Korea Navy

The mock-up is part of a multi-million-pound contract for the design and build of an advanced SRV, awarded to JFD by South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME).

Highlighting James Fisher’s green initiatives for UK Recycle Week

James Fisher is highlighting how the group continues to focus on reducing its contributions to general waste by implementing a number of recycling initiatives which resonate with its operating companies.

R2S excels at Scotland’s largest offshore wind test and demonstration facility

Digital twin solution R2S proves its offshore wind credentials through a Vattenfall and ORE Catapult collaboration at the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).

JFD winner of offshore achievement award

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, is pleased to announce that its Compact Bailout Rebreathing Apparatus (COBRA) has won the Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Innovation category at the Offshore Achievement Awards 2020.

JFD produces and delivers 100th COBRA system

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has announced the production and delivery of its 100th Compact Bailout Rebreathing Apparatus (COBRA) system.

We're celebrating National Marine Week

National Marine Week was developed by The Wildlife Trusts to celebrate our marine wildlife through a variety of sea related events.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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).

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.