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Showing pelican articles with the tag: 'Company news.'

Under the Surface with:

Ashley Mawby, Asia Pacific regional director, discusses Fendercare Marine.

Under the surface with: Justin St George

As Strainstall expands its Singapore operations, we meet its latest recruit.

All-new excellence under the sea

It's been a busy year for James Fisher with asset acquisitions and the formation of James Fisher Subsea.

Mojo Maritime merger

James Fisher further strengthens its offshore renewables capabilities with the acquisition of Mojo Maritime Ltd.

The graduation game

The search is on to find great young talent for the future.

Running high

Success at the London marathon for Fendercare and Strainstall.

And the winner is: JFN!

James Fisher Nuclear beat 900 other companies and has confirmed its place at the forefront of the industry by scooping three accolades at the 2014 Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) Supply. Chain Awards.

A partnership out of Africa

Subtech Group joins James Fisher!

Merchant Navy medal for John Grant

Special recognition was given to John Grant for his 35 years working for James Fisher and commitment to his role training officer cadets.

Hats of to Hatti - JFN Engineering

JFN engineering apprentice, Hatti Sonley has been nominated as a finalist in the Nuclear Supply Chain Apprentice Award, and is now in the running for this year’s National Apprentice Awards.

Young talent shines bright

This month marks the end of the first year of apprenticeship for Ryan Peacey, 17, Ben Marshall, 18 and Craig Morgan, 23 who were lucky enough to be selected to work with the Strainstall team at Cowes.

Digging deep

James Fisher and Sons plc (JFS) and KDM Marine have joined forces to create James Fisher Mass Flow Excavation Ltd (JFMFE).

Under the surface with: Ian Moore

Introducing Ian Moore, 47, business development manager at James Fisher Nuclear’s NDT division.

Testconsult joins James Fisher group

Market-leading provider of material, pavement and foundation testing services Testconsult, is the latest addition to the James Fisher family.

Strainstall Saudi subsidiary

Following a run of successful contract wins totalling some £1.3m, Strainstall Monitoring is setting up a wholly owned subsidiary in Saudi Arabia, one of the fastest growing construction markets in the world.

Mimic’s twofold triumph

Mimic, the condition-based monitoring software and services arm of the James Fisher group, has just been awarded two great new contracts.

View from the helm

Introducing Mike Howarth, the new managing director of Divex and James Fisher Defence.

Andy Brunton MBE

Andy Brunton has been defence business development manager at Divex since late 2010, having previously worked for the company as an ISS Technician.

US debut for acclaimed remote handling system

James Fisher Nuclear (JFN) presented two papers at this year’s prestigious annual Waste Management Conference, hosted in March at Phoenix, Arizona.

Fisher’s expansion continues

The global reach and ambition of the James Fisher Group has been underlined by the opening of four new facilities over recent months – in the United Arab Emirates, Colorado, USA, as well as closer to home in Manchester and Glasgow.

Strainstall growth success in SE Asia

When Jasper Lee joined Strainstall in 2012 as general manager of the south-east Asia branch, Strainstall SEA, he set out to re-focus the organisation on a vibrant ‘can-do’ mind-set – a strategy that is helping deliver impressive results.

Mary Rose revisits Barrow

A living link with the company’s heritage visited Fisher House in Barrow in November 2013.

Strainstall sponsors marathon endeavour

The prevention of childhood cancer is a subject close to the heart of James Fisher’s Nicola Morrow.

ScanTech gears up for growth in well test support

ScanTech Offshore is making a significant investment in the expansion of a manufacturing base and workforce to support customer requirements as well as satisfy increased demand in the global well testing market sector.

Osiris - strength in depth

The acquisition of Osiris Marine Services by James Fisher has brought additional subsea engineering, diving and ROV capabilities, as well as lending further expertise and value to the group’s activities in the offshore renewables sector.

Fendercare celebrates 25 year anniversary

Fendercare Marine celebrated its 25th year in 2013, marking a quarter century of growth and commercial success.

Getting in the swing for a good cause

A good time was had by all when James Fisher Nuclear (JFN) employees took to the green and hosted a charity golf day in aid of Alice’s Escapes; a Cumbria based charity dedicated to providing free holidays for families with a seriously ill child.

The Rowlands family visit Number 10

Fendercare Marine’s marketing executive Paul Rowlands and his family were invited to a reception at Number 10 after raising £50,000 for charity.

Prolec recognized for engineering innovation and efficiency

Prolec achieved considerable recognition at the inaugural Plantworx Awards for Innovation, a new event to celebrate the best new products in the UK construction equipment industry.

RMSpumptools heads to the hills for charity

Since its inception in 1996 the Caledonian Challenge has become one of the biggest events in the charity sports calendar. More than 15,000 people have taken part and helped to raise a staggering £12 million for charity.

New fleet director for JF Everard

With career experience that ranges from nuclear submarines to merchant shipping, Neil Burns brings a strong and impressively varied CV to his new role as fleet director for James Fisher Everard.

Pedal power

James Fisher group finance director Stuart Kilpatrick has signed up for an unusual charity challenge this summer – pedalling through the night along a course that takes in some of London’s most famous landmarks.

James Fisher acquires Divex

James Fisher and Sons plc has strengthened its global presence in the marine engineering industry through the purchase of Divex Ltd, a leading supplier of diving equipment to the offshore oil industry and related sectors.

Russian success

Recently Divex landed a significant contract in Russia, to supply a deep saturation diving system to the Russian admiralty.

James Fisher Defence pedals for charity

On Sunday September 9th, a twelve person team from James Fisher Defence took part in the ‘Pedal for Scotland’ charity cycle ride, covering the 47 mile route between the cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Prestigious award for James Fisher Trainee

This year, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s prestigious Cadet of the Year award has gone to Lizzie Dykes of James Fisher.

The Sir John Fisher Foundation

The Sir John Fisher Foundation is a charitable trust established in 1980 by Sir John Fisher and his wife Lady Maria Fisher, aimed at supporting good causes in the area surrounding the company’s headquarters in Barrow-in-Furness.

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.

A Day in the life: Claire Hudson

Fendercare group marketing manager

Tim Harris retires as Chairman

Tim Harris retired as chairman of the Company, and was succeeded by Charles Rice on 1st August.

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.

James Fisher gets pedalling

A team from JF Subsea and Fendercare embarked on an impressive 70 mile charity bike ride in aid of the Big C charity.

Fundraising at new heights

Fundraising taken to new heights to raise money and awareness for CLAN, a cancer support charity.

Raising money is a stroll for JFMS

A team from JFMS and Galloper Offshore Wind Farm participated in a coastal walk in order to raise money for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

Season's greetings from the Pelican team

Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year!

Young painters of the world

James Fisher Shipping Services has launched an international children's painting competition.

Under the surface with: Simon Sanderson

We meet Simon Sanderson from ROTOS 360 the wind turbine specialist company which has just joined the James Fisher group.

Art under pressure

JFD makes creative use of the National Hyperbaric Centre for an innovative project.

Young maritime scientist in the making

Subtech is expanding its bursary provision to support young women studying for maritime careers.

Fresh water for Western Ghana

Fendercare Marine Ghana is helping to provide safer drinking water for local communities.

Celebrating 170 years

2017 marks the 170th anniversary for the James Fisher group.

Under the surface with: Fabiana Teixeira

Under the surface with: General manager with ScanTech Offshore South America.

Frank torques himself into the record books

Strainstall’s business development manager, Frank Rose, set a new world speed record – putting Frank in the record books.

Mojo Maritime’s ‘Bees Brothers’ rally for the bees

A James Fisher employee is driving 4000 miles to West Africa and across the Sahara Desert in an old car to raise money for charity.

Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year!

We wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year!

Shipping success

James Fisher Everard Logistics controller Jessie Pyatt has successfully completed her Institute of Chartered Ship Brokers exams.

Top teamwork by the 'Meldrum Mechs'

JFO has been helping to inspire young people considering a future in the marine and offshore industry.

Crawling, climbing, scrambling...

JFMS was headline sponsor for the 2018 East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) ‘Only the Brave’ charity mud race.

Under the surface with: Ryan Murphy

We meet Ryan Murphy, asset manager with EDS High Voltage Engineering which recently joined the James Fisher group

Meldrum Mechs ranked 'highest newcomers' in electric car race

A team of budding young engineers from Meldrum Academy is delighted to be placed 8th for the build of their electric racing car supported by JFO

Mind marathon man raises funds

In April, JF Everard operations director, Richard Dowding successfully ran the Brighton marathon in 4 hrs 14 minutes

Under the surface with: Dr Jennie Kevis-Stirling

We meet Dr Jennie Kevis-Stirling, key account manager with James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS)

Dream jobs for 2018 graduate intake

This year’s graduate recruits have now joined the the James Fisher group

Top Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers exam marks for Melodie

JF Everard commercial manager, Melodie Dewitte has received two awards for achieving the highest possible marks in her Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) exams

Celebrating 35 years of service on land and at sea with JFMS

JFMS is celebrating the long service of senior tenders and proposals manager Tony D’Arcy-Masters

Under the surface with: Catriona Johnston

We meet Catriona Johnston, Global Accounts Manager with Return To Scene who is tasked with expanding R2S regionally across the Americas and beyond.

New records for Strainstall-sponsored speed demon, Frank Rose

Strainstall’s, Frank Rose, has broken new speed records with his James Fisher-sponsored race boat, Vintage Torque at this year’s Coniston Powerboats Records Week.

Reducing plastic waste

JFMS to produce personalised steel (refillable) water bottles for offshore personnel to cut back on the quantities of plastic taken out to wind farms.

A new minibus for Barrow special school

Sir John Fisher Foundation makes £17,500 donation to Sandside Lodge special school in Ulverston.

Under the surface with: Louise Brown

We meet Louise Brown Africa STS project manager for Fendercare Marine looking after all aspects of the ship-to-ship transfer of oil and gas in African waters.

Life-saving volunteer motor-cyclists

James Fisher Warehousing and Distribution's warehouse manager, Dave Shipley is part of a volunteer motorbike charity which transports vital blood supplies and medical equipment for hospitals.

Barrow's local fundraising mission

Staff at James Fisher’s head office in Barrow-in-Furness got together for a fundraising mission recently in support of local charities.

Kilimanjaro climb raises charity funds

More than £2000 has been raised for charity through a gruelling Mount Kilmanjaro climb.

Fundraising football fun to support Futurestars

Fendercare Marine raises over £3,300 in charity football match

Under the surface with Ralph Addison

We meet Ralph Addison who is one of JFD’s submarine rescue pilots responsible for supporting trials and training for the prestigious Indian Navy contract

Tackling the rise of ocean plastics

Subtech managing director, Gert Muller took a six-month sabbatical last year to sail across the Indian Ocean researching the impact of plastics in some of the world’s most remote areas

Running for charity

Mike Ennis, applications specialist with James Fisher NDT has been training hard for a gruelling 120km four-day ultra marathon in the Canary Islands in September to raise funds for charity

STOP PRESS: Going Continental in Brazil

James Fisher and Sons Plc announces the acquisition of 60% of the share capital of Continental Participação E Administração Ltda.

Running around in endless circles - all for charity

Willie Richards, one of Subtech's offshore experts, has embarked on an epic charity challenge.

Looking to make a splash at the water polo world championship

A young diver on the Subtech team in South Africa has been selected to play water polo for the country’s u20 team at the sport’s world championships in Kuwait in December.

Under the surface with: Heather Leadbetter

We meet Heather Leadbetter, a project engineer at James Fisher Marine Services who works on the prestigious East Anglia ONE account.

Pelican Christmas Message

A Christmas message from James Fisher CEO, Eoghan O'Lionaird.

Top of the class for Alison Rumbold

After more than 14 years with the James Fisher group, Alison Rumbold is moving on to fresh pastures and relocating to the South of England to become a primary school teacher.

Supporting team spirit

Playing in all-new full team kit supplied by ScanTech Offshore has made all the difference to the Ubangha Egu Junior (under 15’s) Football team in Port Harcout, Nigeria.

Retirement for Pumptools founder

After 13 years at the helm, Stan Foster-Rooke is stepping down as managing director of RMSpumptools and handing over to Doug Harwell.

New wheels for Futurestars

The Futurestars Charity has just taken delivery of a customised SUV and new minibus, funded mainly by Fendercare Marine, to transport teams of young footballers between league games in Ghana.

Support for the homeless

Staff at the Barrow office of James Fisher Shipping Services raised £200 last year for their local Homeless Shelter appeal along with donations of food, toiletries and essentials.

A starring role for JFD centre in the Last Breath movie

Watching the documentary, Last Breath, the eagle-eyed observer might recognise shots of JFD’s National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) in Aberdeen.

A message to all our readers

A message to all our readers about COVID-19

JFD ventilators set to tackle COVID-19 crisis

In response to the unprecedented global crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic JFD has used its experience in developing breathing apparatus to produce a new ventilator system, and is ready to supply up to 2,000 per week to help support the NHS at a time when the health service is under exceptional pressure.