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22/02/2021
JFD wins at the 2020 IMCA Awards

JFD has won the COVID-19 Pandemic Initiatives Award at the 2020 IMCA awards for their InVicto™ ventilator.

05/02/2021
JFD wins at the Collaborate to Innovate Awards

JFD announced as named joint winner in the Healthcare & Medical - COVID response category for InVicto at the Collaborate to Innovate awards.

29/01/2021
JFD finalist in the Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2020

We are delighted to have made the shortlist for the Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2020, a celebration of the very best in UK collaborations & innovations in engineering over the past year. JFD has been shortlisted in the Healthcare & Medical category for our InVicto™ ventilator. Created in response to the UK government’s ventilator challenge in 2020, we are very proud of this innovative product and our shortlisting in this category is a testament to the product.

10/12/2020
Christmas shutdown dates 2020

JFD Christmas shutdown dates across all sites for 2020

28/10/2020
JFD Australia gets ready 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.

02/10/2020
JFD awarded Royal Navy contract for life-support diving equipment

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been awarded a contract for the management and availability of the Royal Navy’s in-service life-support diving equipment, to help safeguard the lives of divers worldwide.

30/09/2020
JFD awarded extension of NSRS contract

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has announced that it has been awarded an extension to its contract for the provision of the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD). The initial five-year contract has been extended to 2023, demonstrating the faith in JFD’s ability to operate and maintain the system, and encompasses all aspects of NSRS operations and through-life-support.

24/09/2020
JFD delivers full scale mock-up of Submarine Rescue Vehicle

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has delivered a full-scale mock-up of its Search and Rescue Vehicle (SRV) for the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN). 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). It aims to ensure the highest standards in safety for submariners, confirming the capability of components ahead of the contract’s completion.

17/08/2020
JFD wins HSE Innovation Award at the Offshore Achievement Awards

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. The award celebrates an outstanding HSE technology, process or system, developed for the offshore oil and gas or renewables industry, and underlines JFD’s commitment to providing safe and effective capabilities for divers working in the world’s most challenging underwater environments.
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