SAMAP Date change

17th January 2019

The dates of the 2019 Submarine Air Monitoring and Purification (SAMAP) Conference has been changed to: registration on Sunday 3rd November conference  Monday 4 – Wed 6th November

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Forum Unveils New eROV

9th January 2019

(Photo: Forum Subsea Technologies) Forum Subsea Technologies’ recently launched XLe Spirit is the first observation-class electric remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to utilize Forum’s Integrated Control Engine (ICE) to bring greater functionality commonly only found in larger work-class vehicles. According to the manufacturer, the advanced control electronics pod fitted to all Forum XLe observation class vehicles …

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BAE Systems submarine academy opens in Barrow-in-Furness

7th January 2019

The Submarine Academy for Skills and Knowledge at the BAE Systems Barrow-in-Furness site in Cumbria will provide around 2,500 people a month – including 600 apprentices from across industry and the Ministry of Defence – with skills and training to benefit the work carried out on the Dreadnought and Astute submarine programmes.   To see …

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

19th December 2018

JFD, the world leadi ng underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully delivered the second of two Third Generation submarine rescue systems to the Indian Navy. The delivery of the second system represents a significant milestone in the provision of a comprehensive …

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SAMAP 19 Registration now open

8th December 2018

Since 1994 the Submarine Air Monitoring and Air Purification (SAMAP) has been an important forum for all submarine operating nations. Take advantage of the ‘earlybird’ registration rate and book before 1 April 2019. Follow ` to book accommodation and register your place on the delegation. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Contact info@sonistics.com

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NATO SMERWG 19 Industry Reception to be held in Crete

6th December 2018

The 2019 NATO SMERWG Industry Reception will be held on Wednesday 26th June 2019 at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Centre (NMIOTC) in Crete, Greece. For further information contact Miss Charlie Harrison. Email: charlie@sonistics.com  

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JFD and the Royal Australian Navy successfully complete landmark submarine rescue exercise

5th December 2018

  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 the “Black Carillon” 2018 submarine rescue exercise with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), further demonstrating its commitment to driving the highest standards in submarine rescue safety. Black Carillon 2018 …

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2018 RN MCM Industry Symposium a success

1st December 2018

Sonistics co-ordinated the first Industry Symposium to be held as part of the RN MCM conference and the format worked well. Many thanks to the following companies for supporting this event: Atlas Elektronik, BMT, Hydroid, JFD Global,QinetiQ, Saab and Tales UK. The event ended in a curry buffet and free bar which enabled everyone to …

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JFD successfully completes milestone transportability trials for third generation submarine rescue system

28th November 2018

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 air transportability trials for the first of two Third Generation submarine rescue systems being delivered to the Indian Navy. The completion of the trials represents a significant milestone in the …

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Experts discuss the fate of the San Juan in the New York Times

25th November 2018

Interviews were carried out with Neil Hopkins of Sonistics Ltd and Stewart Little of Submarine Rescue Consultancy.  See the full article here: Experts Discuss Fate of San Juan

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