JFD Wins DSRV Contract from Republic of Korea Navy
The subsea operations and manufacturing company JFD, a part of James Fisher and Sons, has received a multi-million dollar contract for the design and build of an advanced Deep Search and Rescue Vehicle (DSRV).The DSRV will be delivered as a part of a submarine rescue capability being provided to the Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN).The contract, awarded by South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME), will ensure the provision of an advanced and highly…
Strainstall's CWS Earns EU Type Approval
Strainstall, a provider of container weighing systems and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has achieved full Automatic Weighing Instruments EU-type approval from the National Measurements and Regulatory Office (NMRO) for its innovative Container Weight System (CWS). Strainstall’s CWS EU-type approval enables complete compliance to the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) amendment for the verification of container weights, which came into force July 1, 2016.
JFD Debuts Bailout Rebreather System to Safeguard Divers Lives
JFD, the leading global subsea operations and engineering company, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has today announced the launch of its new Compact Bailout Rebreathing Apparatus (COBRA) for commercial divers, as a direct response to the urgent need for significant improvements in safety in the saturation diving industry. The system significantly extends the duration of the supply of emergency breathing gas, delivering 45 minutes of emergency life support at a depth of 120 meters. A conventional open-circuit 300 bar twinset bailout system will deliver only seven minutes at that depth.
Fisher Offshore Appoints Davidson Operations Director
Energy industry service company Fisher Offshore, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has underlined its commitment to continued growth with the appointment of a new managing director. Jack Davidson has been promoted from the role of operations director to lead the business as it prepares for the next phase of an ambitious strategy. With extensive experience in the oil and gas sector, he has played an important part in driving Fisher Offshore forward and implementing an integrated service offering since joining the company in 2012.
Fendercare Marine Receives BV Certification
Fendercare Marine’s diving services has announced that they have recently been awarded Bureau Veritas approval to carry out in-water surveys. “Receiving this approval confirms our commitment to safe and sustainable procedures” comment Bob Macmillan Fendercare’s Diving Services Director. “it is a vote of confidence in the best practices that we adopt and supports our intention to become a high quality service provider world wide”. This approval is one of a list of many certifications that Fendercare’s diving division holds…