Auxilium Offshore sign up for NATO SMERWG

28th April 2017

Dynamic and independent company, Auxilium Offshore B.V. are the latest company to sign up as joint sponsors of the NATO SMERWG Industry Reception being held in Amsterdam in June. Auxilium offer many services including the entire process of project and operational optimisation from initiation to delivery with lifetime support. Read about this dynamic company: Auxilium …

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JFD awarded a four year framework contract by UK MOD Salvage & Marine Operations Team for the provision of subsea equipment and support

24th April 2017

JFD, the world-leading subsea operations and manufacturing company and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been awarded a four year framework contract, worth up to £10 million, by the UK MOD Salvage & Marine Operations Team for the provision of subsea equipment and support. The Salvage and Marine Operations (S&MO) Team owns and …

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MoD’s £1.4bn deal with BAE for nuclear submarine gives company extra firepower

20th April 2017

  A £1.4bn contract for the latest Astute-class attack submarine has been agreed by the Ministry of Defence and BAE Systems. The FTSE 100 defence group is leading the construction of the nuclear-powered HMS Agamemnon at its Barrow-in Furness shipyard in Cumbria. Sister vessel HMS Audacious under construction at BAE’s Cumbria shipyard Credit: CPOA Thomas …

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COUGAR CUTS COSTS IN CANADA

13th April 2017

Dominion Diving made big cost savings by customising their Saab Seaeye Cougar XT light work electric robotic vehicle and boosting its performance. The resulting Cougar XT custom version could handle a tooling package normally possible only on a much larger hydraulic system – and take on three demanding tasks in one hit. The Cougar XT …

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World first as JFD’s COBRA passes conformity assessment for CE marking making it the only approved system of its kind

12th April 2017

World first as JFD’s COBRA passes conformity assessment for CE marking making it the only approved system of its kind JFD, the world-leading subsea operations and manufacturing company and a part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully completed rigorous trials on its new COBRA (Compact Bailout Rebreathing Apparatus) system verifying its capability and …

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Visit JFD at Europoltech 2017

12th April 2017

JFD is exhibiting at Europoltech, the international fair of technology and equipment for the police and national security services taking place in Gdansk Poland, from 26-28 April.  We will be situated on the IMS-GRIFFIN stand, A46.   JFD is the world’s largest manufacturer and supplier of professional diving equipment, providing everything from personal diver equipment …

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Kongsberg Introduces cNODE Micro

6th April 2017

Kongsberg will unveil the innovative cNODE Micro system at Ocean Business this week. As the smallest member of the highly regarded cNODE series of subsea transponders, the new cNODE micro is designed to provide range accuracy better than 2 cm and is ideally suited for divers and shallow water ROVs, at depths down to 600 …

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Forum invests in MacArtney EMO range

6th April 2017

Forum Subsea Rentals, a Forum Energy Technologies business, has made new multiplexer (MUX) video and data acquisition technology available to their global rental market following significant investment in MacArtney’s EMO range. The acquisition of DOMINO-7 Mk II and NANO-MUX has been made in response to a growing demand for compact, lightweight designs which deliver enhanced …

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SCIENTISTS DISCOVER ELECTRIC LEOPARD

30th March 2017

  Marine scientists are discovering that the Leopard electric underwater robotic vehicle from Saab Seaeye is particularly suited for complex and varied research projects. These projects range from cold‐water coral studies to environmental monitoring, biodiversity research and tsunami warning systems. The 3000m rated Leopard is the most powerful electric underwater e‐robotic system in the world, …

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NATO’s advanced Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise Dynamic Manta concludes

27th March 2017

  NATO’s Submarine Warfare Exercise DYNAMIC MANTA 2017 (DYMA 17) concluded March 24 off the Sicilian coast, with ships, submarines, aircraft and personnel from 10 Allied nations converging on the Central Mediterranean Sea for Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) and Anti-Surface warfare training. Submarines under operational control of NATO Submarine Command (COMSUBNATO) joined surface ships under Standing …

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