SUPERYACHT SUCCESS FOR MARINEGUARD AND FALCON

23rd March 2021

Another superyacht security contract win for MarineGuard, the global yacht security company, sees them order a further Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater robotic vehicle as part of their security resource package. As superyachts become more technologically sophisticated, MarineGuard see the Falcon’s intelligent future-flexible control technology, playing an increasing role in the growing world of superyacht security. …

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Black Carillon 2020

23rd March 2021

JFD the world leader in submarine escape and rescue, is proud to have provided the proven, trusted and reliable submarine rescue capability to the Royal Australian Navy for more than a decade It is Australia and the world’s “safe pair of hands”. Committed to equipping and sustaining Australia’s Defence Force and with its undisputed experience …

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JFD establishes JFD North America to provide underwater capabilities to the USA and Americas

15th March 2021

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defense markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has announced the establishment of its office in the United States – JFD North America. JFD North America has been established to provide JFD’s world leading sub-surface engineering, technology, and special operations capability to …

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TURKEY GETS FALCON FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE

8th March 2021

The rapid detection of hazardous substances in Turkey’s offshore water is made possible with a Saab Seaeye Falcon operated by MOST Maritime and Environmental Services. Easy to handle, the Falcon can be rapidly deployed for hydrocarbon leak detection. MOST Maritime’s emergency response team chose the remotely operated vehicle for its speedy deployment complete with cameras …

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A New Zealand couple spent $14,000 creating a submarine-themed tiny home out of an old grain silo, hot tub, and spare parts

24th February 2021

Measuring 33 feet long and 16 feet high, the tiny home is made entirely from upcycled materials. The tiny house is approximately 33 feet long. Courtesy Keith Lovelock The idea to build the unusual tiny home came to Keith Lovelock, a retired radio technician, in 2016 when he was sitting in a yellow cafe. Six …

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JFD wins at the Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2020!

9th February 2021

We are delighted to announce that we have been named as joint winner in the Healthcare & Medical – COVID response category at the Collaborate to Innovate awards for InVicto™ ventilator. InVicto™ was created in response to the UK government’s ventilator challenge in 2020, we are very proud of this innovative product and being listed …

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Forum Builds Advanced Submarine Rescue Vehicle

3rd February 2021

Credit: Forum Energy Technologies ROV manufacturer Forum Energy Technologies has completed the construction of what it says is a highly advanced submarine rescue vehicle (SRV), which may be utilized to extract submariners from distress situations. According to Forum, the LR-class SRV is capable of rescuing up to 17 people at a time and operate at …

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JFD shortlisted as finalist in the Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2020

29th January 2021

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 …

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Watch This Wild Ride Through the Guts of a Secret Submarine

29th January 2021

A new video shows a camera-equipped drone doing a high-speed run through a Dutch Navy submarine. This is a Walrus-class submarine. The video is part of a recruiting effort designed to scrounge up more submariners for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s four submarines. One of the most secretive places in any military worldwide is aboard a submarine. Any peek into …

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Forum manufactures technologically advanced submarine rescue vehicle

29th January 2021

Forum Energy Technologies today announced it has completed manufacturing a highly advanced submarine rescue vehicle (SRV) including cutting edge technologies, which may be utilized to extract submariners from distress situations. The latest LR-class SRV has successfully completed harbour trials Forum’s latest SRV joins a small group of rescue systems in use around the globe. The …

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