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Showing pelican articles with the tag: 'Transport and infrastructure.'

Christmas held in suspension

Strainstall's support to bridge operator Amey is crucial to the reopening of the Forth Road Bridge.

Prolec keeps key rail project on track

Prolec's specially engineered sensor solution is improving productivity during essential railway modifications.

Cross-selling at Crossrail

Testconsult gets further boost from Crossrail with concrete and foundation testing, as well as structural monitoring contracts.

Tapping in to JF NDT's expertise

Scottish Water has become the first utility company to take advantage of James Fisher's multi-million pound investment at its NDT site in Deeside.

BridgeWatch goes Forth

Strainstall's innovative structural monitoring system for the Forth Bridge is set to significantly reduce costs.

Best test: a mark for success

Testconsult wins two new major materials testing contracts - one for a River Mersey Bridge and the other for an Irish motorway.

The ultimate safety accolade

James Fisher's Mersey Fisher vessel reaches 11 years without a single reported incident.

In-depth understanding (for subsea baskets)

Fisher Offshore (FO) has created its own subsea basket for transporting equipment from the surface to the (subsea) worksite.

Mimic™ goes mobile

James Fisher Mimic upgrades its condition monitoring software for the ongoing digital revolution.

Deeper into the safety zone

Quick reactions allow ScanTech Offshore to deliver newly certified air compressors.

Life savers

Thrills but no spills on a RAF Search and Rescue helicopter training exercise.

Fendercare MoD success

Fendercare Marine secures contract with Ministry of Defence.

Sensor sensation

Strainstall develops cross-brand ATEX wireless solution (Zone 1 & 2).

Right on track

Prolec’s new rail maintenance system means fewer disrupted journeys for train travellers.

Helping salvage the Costa Concordia

The raising of the stricken Costa Concordia was the biggest maritime operation of its kind – and Prolec’s Digmaster system was employed on the hydraulic digger used to build the false seabed on which the vessel now rests.

Cruise line selects Mimic

A major cruise line has saved over $1.5million in annual maintenance costs, thanks to a new monitoring system developed by James Fisher Mimic.

A sense of Superiority

While the James Fisher Everard tanker ‘Superiority’ was in dry dock, Pelican caught up with the captain and crew to find out about life on board.

'King' and 'Kestrel' join the Fisher fleet

Two new state-of-the-art vessels entered service with James Fisher Everard (JFE) during 2013, reinforcing the company’s position as one of Europe’s most modern and well-equipped small tanker fleets.

Strainstall goes Forth

Strainstall has secured a prestigious contract to deliver a structural health monitoring system and service on the Forth Replacement Crossing in Scotland, highlighting the company’s reputation as an international leader in strain gauge technology.

Milford Fisher sets record for safety

The crew of the Milford Fisher recently celebrated the record-breaking achievement of covering in excess of 1,000 voyages and transporting more than six billion litres of fuel without a single lost time injury.

Fleet management

Crossrail is one of the biggest ongoing civil engineering projects in the UK, and engineers from Strainstall are involved in some vital associated work – in ensuring that the course of the ancient Fleet river remains undisturbed by its construction.

German waterways choose Prolec

Prolec’s ‘Digmaster Pro’ depth monitoring and guidance system was recently purchased by the German Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration as part of a fleet upgrade.

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.

Strainstall: 50 years of cutting edge innovation

Strainstall celebrates 50 years at the forefront of developing innovative monitoring solutions for its global customers.

Strainstall strengthens hand

Strainstall's BridgeWatch system is specially configured to work with existing sensors to expand its sophisticated structural monitoring appeal in Malaysia.

Joining the fight against illegal animal trade

Tanker charter company, JF Everard has joined a global taskforce backed by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to stem the illegal trade in endangered animals.

Preparing frigates for service

In an important and unusual commission, James Fisher Marine Services has been assisting with the upgrade and preparations for sale of three ten-year-old offshore patrol vessels that have yet to see active service

The world’s most extreme house move

Strainstall’s specialised load monitoring equipment played a crucial role in helping safely relocate the Halley research station in Antarctica.

Mimic achieves monitoring success

JF Mimic had adapted its specialist condition monitoring software for the full fleet of Stolt tankers.

New alliance for Subtech in Mozambique

Subtech Mozambique has formed an alliance with Alpha Logistics and LBH Mozambique to provide a complete logistics and services solution.

The span of achievement

JFTS' work on the iconic Queensferry Crossing in Scotland came to a triumphant end in August when the new bridge across the Forth was formally opened.

Monitoring upgrade for key French bridges

JFTS BridgeWatch is replacing existing monitoring systems on three bridges in Northern France

Bridges across the world

JFTS has announced a new strategic research collaboration working to create an innovative long-term structural monitoring and predictive modelling system for bridges across the world

Aerospace approvals take JFNDT from X-ray film to digital

JFNDT receives Prime Approval from two major aerospace manufacturers allowing use of computed radiography (CR) to process their aerospace components

Two new tankers join the fleet

James Fisher Everard has purchased two tankers, the Dee Fisher and the Corrib Fisher as part of its fleet renewal strategy.

Monitoring water erosion on bridge foundations

Strainstall working across the Indian subcontinent with a series of bridge-monitoring contracts for the Indian Railway Board (IRB).

Stabilising Saudi Arabia’s urban forest

Strainstall's wireless monitoring system makes Saudi ‘urban forest’ safe.

Testing Orpheus in the underworld

JFNDT's portable corrosion-detection device set to transform routine inspections for gas distributors across the UK.

Smart new technology for road and rail

JF Prolec has launched an exciting new product for the construction industry, which has been showcased on the M1 and M6 smart motorway projects

Reservoir reconstruction

JF NDT develops bespoke programme of surveillance work for Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

Taking the strain and staying on track

Strainstall is expanding its structural monitoring presence in the Southeast Asia and China markets with two new contracts.

Monitoring London’s bridges

Bridge damage surveillance system is installed at eight key sites across the London Underground network

Condition monitoring on Scotland’s west coast

James Fisher Mimic has secured a contract to install its condition monitoring software on 14 CalMac Ferries which will ensure early warning of any problems to the crucially important form of transport

2D testing for 3D printing technology

James Fisher NDT has been working closely with Airbus to develop a certified 2D radiographic testing service for new parts created through 3D printing technology

A helping hand for new Windermere vessel

When Windermere Lake Cruises decided to supplement its existing fleet with a modern new vessel, it picked James Fisher Shipping Services (JFSS) as a partner to oversee the entire project.

Refurbishment gives JFE vessels new lease of life

Two veteran vessels in the James Fisher fleet have been extensively refitted and refurbished as part of a bid to ensure they can continue serving customers safely and efficiently for another two years.

Under the surface with Krystyna Tsochlas: managing director, James Fisher Tankship division

We meet Krystyna Tsochlas, managing director of James Fisher Tankships, who is masterminding environmental changes for her team.

Checking movement on Bristol's iconic bridge

The bridge, designed by acclaimed Victorian engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel has been standing for 156 years – its design a much-admired feat of engineering.

Pioneering modifications set sail for a greener future

The James Fisher Tankships division is demonstrating its commitment to reduced carbon emissions with plans to add two dual-fuel tankers to the James Fisher Everard (JFE) fleet in 2022.