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07/02/2019
JFD wins at 2019 Subsea Expo awards

JFD wins the Innovation for safety award at the 2019 Subsea Expo Awards for its revolutionary bailout rebreather COBRA.

29/01/2019
JFD launches first flexible rebreather capability for military combat divers

JFD, the world-leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has announced the launch of its Shadow/B defence rebreather, providing the market with a back-mounted rebreather capability, from their established product line, for the first time. Combined with a conversion kit that allows divers to convert from a front-mounted to a back-mounted rebreather, the launch of the Shadow/B represents the latest in a long line of technological developments designed to enhance safety in military combat diving.

24/01/2019
JFD wins Korean DSRV 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 multi-million pound contract for the design and build of an advanced Deep Search and Rescue Vehicle (DSRV), as part of a comprehensive 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 capable submarine rescue vehicle to the South Korean Navy that will ensure the highest standards in safety for submariners.

20/12/2018
Divulged Winter 2018 newsletter

JFD issues their winter 2018 edition of the Divulged newsletter.

19/12/2018
Second submarine rescue system delivered to India

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully delivered the second of two Third Generation submarine rescue systems to the Indian Navy. The delivery of the second system represents a significant milestone in the provision of a comprehensive submarine rescue capability that will enhance safety for submariners.

19/12/2018
Christmas shutdown dates 2018

JFD Christmas shutdown dates 2018

05/12/2018
JFD completes Black Carillon 2018

Outstanding success in Australian submarine rescue tests

27/11/2018
JFD completes air transport trials for third gen submarine rescue system

JFD has successfully completed air transportability trials for the first of two Third Generation submarine rescue systems being delivered to the Indian Navy. The completion of the trials represents a significant milestone in the delivery of a comprehensive submarine rescue capability to the Indian Navy that will enhance safety for submariners.

12/11/2018
JFD successfully completes hyperbaric mating trials

JFD, the world-leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully completed mating trails with their Lloyd’s classed portable Hyperbaric Rescue Facility (HRF) with Boskalis DSV BOKA Atlantis. The mating trials with the HRF and two Self-propelled Hyperbaric Lifeboats (SPHLs) were completed, as planned, in a period of 11 hours with no complications, representing a significant advancement for hyperbaric rescue.
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