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24-man HRF upgrade completed at NHC

JFD is delighted to announce the completion of an extension to its National Hyperbaric Centre in Aberdeen which enhances the Hyperbaric Reception Facility (HRF) capacity from 18 to 24-man. Alongside JFD’s internal hyperbaric medical expertise, this ensures the National Hyperbaric Centre remains one of the most capable fixed HRFs in the world.

JFD advances state-of-the-art submarine rescue system build

JFD is significantly progressing with the build of its new advanced state-of-the-art 3rd Generation submarine rescue systems, ready for delivery to its customer in 2018. The 3rd Generation SRS has been developed by JFD to maximise the chances of successfully rescuing the crew of a distressed submarine (DISSUB) and is the culmination of over 30 years of rescue system operation and development, representing an optimum combination of capability and flexibility.

JFD Divex watch found at bottom of Indian Ocean!

One of our Divex branded watches was recently found 175ft (53m) underwater on HMS Hermes, a sunken British warship off the East Coast of Sri Lanka.

JFD demonstrates NATO Sub Rescue System during Dynamic Monarch

JFD has recently taken part in a major international submarine rescue exercise, Dynamic Monarch ‘17, which required it to demonstrate the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) capability, as well as provide training on various elements of the system.

COBRA passes trials to 450msw

JFD is delighted to confirm that its new COBRA (Compact Bailout Rebreathing Apparatus) system has passed further trials rating it safe for use at depths up to 450msw.

Pelican Summer 2017 released

The James Fisher and Sons Summer 2017 newsletter the Pelican, is released!

Specialist hyperbaric welding trials completed at JFD’s NHC

JFD recently facilitated a dry hyperbaric welding trial for Subsea 7 within its National Hyperbaric Centre in Aberdeen. Ten diver welders were accommodated for 13 days at a depth of 43msw within the saturation diving system in order to prove their welding techniques prior to fulfilling an offshore contract.

James Fisher Engineering & Technology Open Day

James Fisher will be hosting a multi-industry open day to showcase engineering and technology solutions and to encourage cross-sector knowledge sharing, on 5 July 2017

Divulged Summer 2017 newsletter

JFD issues their summer 2017 edition of the Divulged newsletter.