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PRESS RELEASE: JFD showcases 42 years of subsea innovation to His Majesty, King Charles III

JFD showcases their 42 year experience providing life-saving and safety-critical equipment and support to the subsea market to King Charles III.

PRESS RELEASE: JFD launches its Fourth Generation Submarine Rescue System (AGILE)

JFD is proud to unveil its ‘Agile’ Submarine Rescue System (SRS), based on 40 years’ experience, which marks a significant enhancement in available transport options, mobilisation configurations and system safety when responding to a disabled submarine (DISSUB) incident.

PRESS RELEASE: JFD Shadow Seal at SOF week ahead of delivery to US Partners Blue Tide Marine

JFD showcases new Tactical Diving Vehicle technology at SOF Week 2023 ahead of delivery to US partner Blue Tide Marine.

PRESS RELEASE: James Fisher and Sons plc announces new Head of Defence

James Fisher and Sons plc announces the appointment of Rob Hales as Head of Defence with responsibility for directing and overseeing the Group’s global defence operations and growth.

NEWS: JFD secures two nominations at the 2023 Subsea Expo Awards

JFD has been nominated for two awards at the 2023 Subsea Expo Awards, due to take place on 22 February in Aberdeen. The prestigious awards ceremony organised by the Global Underwater Hub, recognises innovators and talent from across the UK’s underwater industry.

PRESS RELEASE: JFD supports highly successful NATO submarine rescue system aircraft loading exercise with the US Air Force

JFD supported a successful NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) Flying Fish exercise in September last year.

PRESS RELEASE: JFD wins £63M ‘Third In-Service Support’ NATO submarine rescue system contract

JFD has been awarded the prestigious NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) ‘Third In-Service Support’ five-year contract worth £63M.

NEWS: Christmas Shutdown Dates 2022

JFD's Christmas shutdown dates 2022.

PRESS RELEASE: JFD achieves Deep Dive to over 600 metres in Norway during Northern Sun exercise

JFD has completed the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) exercise, Northern Sun, in Norway, including a Deep Dive to over 600 metres for recertification with Lloyds Register.