Welcome to the Summer 2012 edition of the James Fisher corporate newsletter - the Pelican.

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Summer 2012

Renewable energy

Offshore wind safety

Two James Fisher companies have teamed up with Maritime International to produce two new exciting products that are designed to assist in the safe transfer of personnel to and from offshore wind farm installations.

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Transport and infrastructure

MT Cumbrian Fisher heads for the Falklands

Under contract to the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) the MT Cumbrian Fisher, one of James Fisher Everard’s 18 strong fleet of double-hulled tankers, is en route to the Falkland Islands with a cargo of diesel and jet kerosene.

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Nuclear

ROVs help nuclear decommissioning

James Fisher Nuclear is helping Sellafield Ltd and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority to investigate the first generation Magnox fuel storage pond with a view to its eventual decommissioning.

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Oil and gas

Providing support to Shell’s FLNG Prelude

Shell is to build the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas facility (FLNG), holding the potential to unlock vital energy resources offshore, without the need to lay pipelines and build processing plants on land – and Fendercare has been awarded a contract to supply much needed mooring and monitoring equipment for this important new vessel.

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Nuclear

Olympic success

James Fisher Inspection and Measurement services (JFIMS) have successfully delivered radiological detection monitors to the Olympic Delivery Authority.

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Company news

Freedom of the City for Captain Rod

Congratulations are due to Captain Rod McDonald, Fleet Inspector (Marine), of James Fisher Shipping Services who in a ceremony at London’s Guildhall, was admitted to the Freedom of the City as a Freeman of the Honourable Company of Master Mariners.

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Company news

Fundraising torchbearer

Congratulations are due to Paul Rowlands of the Fendercare Marine marketing team who was selected to be an official Olympic Torchbearer on 4th July.

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Defence

Submarine rescue exercise success

In May and June James Fisher Defence took part in Black Carillon, a Royal Australian Navy exercise to test its systems for the safe evacuation of a stranded submarine.

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Oil and gas

New product addresses key safety issue for oil & gas drilling

Scan Tech AS ‘Weak Link Bails’ – an innovation that has been proven in North Sea operations and has wide applicability to improve the safety of drilling operations throughout the international oil and gas sector – is now available throughout the James Fisher group.

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Construction

New 'Prolec Machine Engine'

The new “Prolec Machine Engine” (PME) is a modular electronic system designed to capture machine, position and load data for construction and demolition equipment, and can be configured to optimize machine safety while enabling the operator to work more efficiently and profitably.

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Ports and terminals

Strainstall Marine wins order from China’s Sinopec

State owned China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec) – which currently ranks as the country’s largest company and number five in Fortune Magazine’s published list of the top global 500 companies for 2012 – has selected Strainstall Marine to supply a complete berth management system.

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