JFD conducts world-first simultaneous build of three submarine rescue vehicles

7th May 2021

JFD, the world-leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been progressing the build of three submarine rescue vehicles (SRVs) simultaneously; a world-first in submarine rescue. Due for delivery in 2021 and 2022, the SRVs are based on JFD’s third generation submarine rescue …

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Thrust Marine join SMERAS Community

7th May 2021

Sonistics are delighted to welcome Thrust Marine into the SMERAS Community and look forward to meeting up at the next opportunity during a SMERWG Industry Reception.

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Latest on KRI Nanggala 402

27th April 2021

Commentary: Indonesia submarine tragedy exposes painful realities of international rescue operations  

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KRI Nanggala 402 declared sunk with no hope of rescuing its 53 crew members as oxygen deadline passes

24th April 2021

  Rescue teams searching for missing Indonesian naval submarine KRI Nanggala 402 have recovered debris, indicating that the vessel with a crew of 53 has sunk, a military chief said. Admiral Yudo Margono, the chief of staff, said rescuers found several items from KRI Nanggala 402, including parts of a torpedo straightener, a grease bottle …

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Race to find missing navy vessel as authorities warn oxygen in KRI Nanggala-402 will run out within 24 hours

23rd April 2021

Guardian staff and agencies Fri 23 Apr 2021 01.11 BST   Indonesia’s president has ordered an all-out effort to find The missing submarine in a race against time to save the 53 crew, whose oxygen supply was only expected to last another 24 hours. As the US military said on Thursday that it was joining …

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KRI Nanggala-402

22nd April 2021

April 22, 20219:47 AM BST ReutersStanley Widianto The sailors aboard a missing Indonesian submarine have enough oxygen to last until Saturday, aboard a vessel that had been in good condition, the country’s defence chiefs said on Thursday, as the search for the submarine continued. There were no signs of the KRI Nanggala-402, with 53 crew …

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Search is on for missing Indonesian submarine

21st April 2021

Search for missing Indonesian submarine reveals oil spill Indonesian rescuers searching for a submarine that went missing with 53 people on board found an oil spill on Wednesday near where the vessel dived, authorities said. The 44-year-old submarine, KRI Nanggala-402, was conducting a torpedo drill in waters north of the island of Bali but failed …

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WATER POWERED SABERTOOTH CUTS CO2

20th April 2021

Converted energy from waves powering a Saab Seaeye Sabertooth autonomous vehicle operating in seabed residency mode is a major renewable energy breakthrough. Significant savings in support vessel costs and CO2 emissions will result. Hawaii Wave Energy Test Site (WETS). Pioneering the concept is C-Power’s SeaRAY Autonomous Offshore Power System (AOPS), which provides offshore power, energy …

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JFD – Welcome to the 2021 Edition 1, of Divulged!

15th April 2021

Inside this issue: 10 years of Black Carillon! Over a decade providing Australia’s submarine rescue service 500m Saturation Diving System. A world first and significant technical triumph! NSRS contract extension awarded. JFD continue to operate NATO’s submarine rescue service   2021 Edition 1 – online version CLICK HERE  

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TAIWAN WIND FARMS CHOOSE COUGAR

15th April 2021

Especially suited for the offshore wind energy market, the Saab Seaeye Cougar XT Compact robotic vehicle has been chosen for Taiwan’s huge offshore wind farm development. Taiwan is currently actively developing offshore wind energy to meet the goal of 5.7GW. Taiwan’s Metal Industries Research and Development Centre (MIRDC) will train ROV pilots to assist in …

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