JFD successfully completes third generation submarine rescue system trials for the Indian Navy

13th May 2019

JFD successfully delivered the second of two Third Generation submarine rescue systems to the Indian Navy in December 2018 and final Sea Acceptance Trials (SATs) have been completed. Under a £193m contract signed in March 2016, JFD was contracted to provide two complete Third Generation fly-away submarine rescue systems to the Indian Navy. The contract included Deep Search and Rescue …

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JFD successfully completes critical subsea mating exercises for the second submarine rescue system delivered to the Indian Navy

9th May 2019

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets, and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully completed critical subsea mating exercises, marking a key milestone in the sea acceptance trials of the various assets comprising the second of the two Third Generation Submarine Rescue Flyaway Systems delivered …

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BMT Subsea Technology for Equinor

9th May 2019

Global engineering company BMT announced a partnership with Sonardyne to deliver to Subsea 7 its proven ‘Riser Monitoring System’ (RMS). The subsea integrity monitoring solution has been adopted by the world’s largest spar platform, Aasta Hansteen. The Aasta Hansteen Spar platform is operated and owned by Equinor ASA, the Norwegian multinational energy company. Located 300 …

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Sad news of the death of John Selby, SOS Group (Hyperlite)

3rd May 2019

It is with much sadness that we inform all those in the SMERAS community of the death of John Selby.  Sonistics has worked with John and his wife Jane since 2006 and have many happy memories of time spend in discussion over a glass of wine. These images were taken during the NATO Underwater Diving …

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JFD successfully completes third generation submarine rescue system trials for the Indian Navy

2nd May 2019

JFD successfully delivered the second of two Third Generation submarine rescue systems to the Indian Navy in December 2018 and final Sea Acceptance Trials (SATs) have been completed. Under a £193m contract signed in March 2016, JFD was contracted to provide two complete Third Generation fly-away submarine rescue systems to the Indian Navy. The contract included Deep Search and Rescue …

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19 key companies sign up for NATO SMERWG Industry Reception 2019

18th April 2019

Sonistics and 18 other companies will be supporting this year’s NATO SMERWG.  Click here for details.

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NATO UDWG Industry Reception 19 Hosts Announced

30th March 2019

The 2019 NATO UDWG Industry Reception will be held in Toulon, France on 12 June.  15 relevant and interesting companies will be enjoying meeting delegates of the NATO UDWG meeting and discussing the latest in diving technology. A new company to participate this year is Paralenz, the Danish company who was instrumental in the Thai …

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Black Carillon 2018 – VIDEO RELEASED

7th March 2019

The latest Royal Australian Navy annual submarine rescue exercise, with its long standing submarine rescue enterprise partner, JFD. Conducted the end of 2018 the exercise, in at times challenging weather conditions, the exercise demonstrated the world-class capability of the fully-integrated system that JFD provides to the Australian Government.  This system includes a submarine rescue vehicle, …

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New Submarine Rescue Service

6th March 2019

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) will receive a new sovereign air transportable Submarine Rescue Service capability under a contract with Phoenix International (Australia). Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said the service will be based in Western Australia and support both the Collins Class submarine force and the Attack Class submarines for the …

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SAMAP 19 Information change

6th March 2019

Early Bird Registration date extented:  

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