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22/12/2021
Christmas shut down dates 2021

Office shut down information for 2021.

07/12/2021
JFD appoints Managing Director for Asia

JFD is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Sunil V. Uchil as Managing Director Asia. This promotion will not only strengthen relationships and enhance support for JFD’s existing clients in the region, but will also enable JFD to build long term and sustainable growth within these key market areas.

22/11/2021
JFD Australia announces new managing director

JFD Australia announces new managing director in a further strengthening of its local commitment

11/08/2021
Minister for International Trade visits JFD

JFD was delighted to host a visit from Ranil Jayawardena, UK Minister for International Trade, at its office in Glasgow on Tuesday 20 July.

05/07/2021
JFD awarded MOD capability support contract

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, in excess of £20million, by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to be the provider of a novel capability support contract for the Astute class submarine.

21/06/2021
Successful NSRS Silverlink Local In-Water Training

JFD, the world-leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully completed another mobilisation of the entire NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) Intervention system in Glasgow, Scotland. Conducted in March, against the backdrop of COVID-19, this latest Silverlink Local In-Water Training (SL LIWT 21) exercise, illustrates JFD’s resolve to overcome challenges.

15/06/2021
JFD developing comms upgrade for NSRS

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has developed a fibre optic video and voice communications network upgrade to the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) and is waiting to conduct sea trials of the system. For the first time, the system will provide visual communications between the submarine rescue vehicle, the dive supervisor and the bridge commander, all from the vessel deck. This offering combines the heritage of JFD with the fibre optic technology from Fathom Systems (part of JFD), a leading provider of diver communications, for the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD).

19/05/2021
A decade of Australian submarine rescue system exercises

JFD Australia - the trusted, proven and reliable supplier of the submarine rescue system to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) for more than 12 years - is pleased to acknowledge a decade of successful participation in the yearly Black Carillon submarine rescue exercises off the coast of Western Australia.

06/05/2021
JFD world-first simultaneous build of submarine rescue vehicles

JFD, the world-leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been progressing the build of three submarine rescue vehicles (SRVs) simultaneously; a world-first in submarine rescue.
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