Planned upgrade approved for JFD’s National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) designed for reception of 24-man SPHLs.

30th November 2016

    National Hyperbaric Centre announces expansion and development plans to facilitate new generation 24-man SPHL’s Ensures NHC retains its leading position within the diving industry JFD provides a centre of excellence for hyperbaric rescue facilities, offering a comprehensive service to operators across the North Sea. JFD, the world-leading subsea operations and manufacturing company, is …

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LEOPARD RULES THE WAVES

30th November 2016

The 3000m rated Leopard is the most powerful electric underwater robotic work system in the world, making it ideal for complex and demanding tasks. In a bid to master mountainous seas the Saab Seaeye Leopard ROV system recently delivered to Japan’s Kaiyo Engineering has added an active heave compensator (AHC) to its launch and recovery …

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JFD SECURES MULTI MILLION POUND CONTRACT TO BUILD 500M SATURATION DIVING SYSTEM FOR SHANGHAI SALVAGE

23rd November 2016

  JFD awarded a multi-million pound contract to design, manufacture and install two x 12 man saturation dive systems for return customer 500m depth rating will make it one of deepest systems in the world The contract will strengthen JFD’s presence in the Chinese market   JFD, the leading global subsea operations and engineering company …

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Phoenix conducts ROV operations in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

22nd November 2016

  Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix), under the direction of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), is conducting deepwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) operations in the continuing search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370). Phoenix mobilized their 6,000 meter depth-rated Remora III ROV aboard the Chinese Rescue Salvage Bureau (RSB) vessel Dong Hai Jiu 101 …

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PANTHER IS DIVING SUPPORT VESSEL RESOURCE

22nd November 2016

Flash Tekk Engineering has chosen the Saab Seaeye Panther XT Plus ROV as a key diving support vessel resource. Flash Tekk is a major diving equipment supplier for the international offshore industry worldwide and supplies diving systems and ROVs for Ultra Deep Solutions who are leaders in making and operating ultra‐deep diving and heavy construction …

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Cougar ROV Chosen for New Supply Ship

17th November 2016

  Shipbuilding and offshore services company Timsah’s new multipurpose supply vessel, built for hire, is to be launched complete with a Saab Seaeye Cougar XTi underwater vehicle as a key onboard resource package. The A1 class 2441 ton ship is rated for towing, firefighting and offshore support and includes a helicopter pad and accommodation for …

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Phoenix conducts ROV operations during first USA offshore wind farm instillation

10th November 2016

Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix) teamed with Ocean Tech Services (OTS) to provide Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) services in support of the Block Island Wind Farm (BIWF) instillation.  The BIWF is the very first offshore wind farm in the United States.  It is a 30 megawatt, five turbine wind farm and is scheduled to be …

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Shell uses James Fisher’s platform-based ROV system

10th November 2016

James Fisher Subsea (JF Subsea), a division of James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS), has reduced inspection downtime to 2% for Shell UK, through use of asset-based remotely operated vehicles (ABROVs) on oil platform inspection programs in the North Sea. Traditionally, platform inspections are done using a dedicated remotely operated vehicle (ROV) support vessel, on which …

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Saab Signs Submarine and Surface Ship MoU with Polish Armaments Group

1st November 2016

  Defense and security company Saab announces it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ), the biggest defense company in Poland. The document foresees the development of close cooperation between Saab and PGZ in the planning and delivery of Polish naval programs, including surface ship and submarine construction for the …

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Babcock receives contract to provide submarine escape training to UK Navy

31st October 2016

Babcock has received a contract to provide submarine escape, rescue, abandonment and survival training (SMERAS) to the UK Royal Navy. The initial five-year contract includes an option to extend the award for five more years. The submarine escape training will be conducted as part of the ongoing Astute-class submarine training at HMNB Clyde naval establishment. Babcock …

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