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  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    James Fisher and Sons plc has launched James Fisher Subsea Excavation, the new trading name and brand of the sole dedicated mass flow excavation (MFE) service provider worldwide. The launch follows a period of growth and development in James Fisher’s MFE business over the last 15 months that commenced with the combination of the assets and […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Vessels

    James Fisher Marine Services’s (JFMS) multi-purpose wind farm support vessel, Dart Fisher, has been formally named by the vessel’s Godmother Maria McCaffery MBE, CEO of RenewableUK at a dedication service held at Griffon Hoverwork, Southampton. The service, attended by key customers, partners and The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Southampton, Councillor Sue Blatchford was delivered […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Vessels

    James Fisher Marine Services is organizing the official naming ceremony of the Dart Fisher, its latest vessel, on February 18 in Southampton.  The ceremony will be held at Griffon Hoverwork Ltd’s yard. Prior to the ceremony, there will be guided tours of the yard, which will finish at the Dart Fisher for the ceremony. The Dart Fisher is the […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    James Fisher and Sons plc has purchased assets and intellectual property rights of X-Subsea UK Holdings Limited (X-Subsea) for a total consideration of £14.8m. Headquartered in Aberdeen, X-Subsea went into administration on 27 April 2015 following the collapse of its Norwegian parent company Reef Subsea AS. X-Subsea was an operator of specialised excavation, trenching and dredging equipment, […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS), part of James Fisher and Sons plc, announces the signing of a strategic agreement with Balfour Beatty to become the exclusive integrated marine service provider for its OFTO asset portfolio in offshore wind farms around the UK. The agreement will see James Fisher provide a fully managed service for the […]

  • 4 August 2014

    Energy industry service company Fisher Offshore, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has underlined its commitment to continued growth with the appointment of a new managing director. Jack Davidson has been promoted from the role of operations director to lead the business as it prepares for the next phase of an ambitious strategy. With […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) and Oil Management and Services GmbH (OMS) have signed an exclusive cooperation agreement to jointly deliver full oil lifecycle services, including gearbox and hydraulic oil change, to the European offshore renewables industry. Bruno Martinsen, owner of OMS, said: “This cooperation agreement will enable us to jointly provide turnkey oil management solutions to offshore […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Vessels

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS), part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has announced the completed refurbishment and upgrade of its offshore support vessel, the Dart Fisher.

  • 14 July 2014

    James Fisher – the UK’s marine services provider, announces the formation of a new venture with Aberdeen based company KDM Marine – James Fisher Mass Flow Excavation – to jointly offer their market-leading subsea excavation capability and resources to the offshore industry in a single entity. JFMFE combines the specialist subsea excavation, de-burial and trenching […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    James Fisher and Sons plc (“James Fisher”) today announces the sale to Hadley Shipping (Ro-Ro) Limited of its 25% shareholding in Foreland Holdings Limited (“Foreland”) for an initial consideration of £11.4m with potential additional consideration on the sale of two vessels owned by Foreland. Foreland was established in 2001 as a Private Finance Initiative to […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Technology

    James Fisher Offshore Ltd has reached an agreement with KPMG in Scotland to acquire a number of subsea assets free from encumbrances from Specialist Subsea Services Limited. The investment will facilitate James Fisher groups’ provision of a fully integrated subsea service offering, including: Air, nitrox and saturation diving systems and equipment Diving services Inspection class […]

  • 22 March 2017

    James Fisher and Sons is acquiring the entire share capital of Rotos 360, a provider of inspection, repair and reconditioning solutions for offshore wind turbine rotor blades.

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    James Fisher and Sons plc has announced the acquisition of the entire share capital of Hughes Marine Engineering Limited, the holding company of Hughes Sub Surface Engineering Limited (HSSE). Hughes Sub Surface provides commercial diving and civil engineering services to underwater projects in the marine renewables, power generation, oil and gas, and inshore civil engineering […]

  • 12 June 2015

    James Fisher Marine Services has set up an office in the five-storey OrbisEnergy. The company chose the Lowestoft centre to build relationships with offshore wind developers based there to raise the profile of its services and its offshore support vessel, Dart Fisher. In its new office, the company – part of the James Fisher Group – […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    James Fisher and Sons has reported a revenue that climbed 9% in 2017 compared to the previous year, exceeding GBP 500 million for the first time. With an underlying operating profit of GBP 55.8 million, the company marked a 10% increase from GBP 50.8 million posted for 2016. Three out of four James Fisher’s business divisions saw a boost in their profits, with the Marine Support division – which serves the offshore renewables sector – leading with an increase of 17%.

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    James Fisher has announced the acquisition of the entire share capital of EDS HV, the UK-based high voltage engineering company which recently signed a contract with the offshore wind giant Ørsted for its UK offshore wind farms.

  • 16 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    James Fisher and Sons plc has secured a number of contract awards in the offshore renewable energy sector with a combined value of circa GBP 30 million. James Fisher has been awarded phase 2 of the unexploded ordinance work and boulder clearance, as well as met mast decommissioning at the East Anglia One offshore wind […]

  • 16 April 2014

    RES Offshore has secured the first charter of James Fisher Marine Services’ latest vessel SMV1, soon to be named Dart Fisher, as it sails to the Dogger Bank site, writes the Grimsby Telegraph. Last year in August, RES secured an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services contract with Forewind for two met masts in the Dogger […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Jobs & Recruitment

    James Fisher and Sons’ £25m contract for Galloper offshore wind farm will create about 110 new jobs, mostly in the Lowestoft area, at a construction support base for the £1.5bn project, and everyone recruited so far lives within 20 miles of Lowestoft, James Fisher and Sons’ business development director, Martin Dronfield, said. Supply chain companies in Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth […]

  • 21 November 2016

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS), part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been awarded a guard vessel contract for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, which will run for 18 months during the construction of the 400MW project. “With a threat to offshore wind farms being the unguarded wanderings of private and commercial vessels around […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    James Fisher Marine Services Ltd (JFMS), and Fendercare Marine, both subsidiaries of James Fisher and Sons plc (JFS) – the UK’s leading marine services provider, yesterday held an open day to demonstrate the capability of their shoreside support base and the offshore support vessel, the Dart Fisher.  The Dart Fisher, which was berthed in the […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    James Fisher and Sons is making business moves to cushion the potential blow of the global pandemic crisis in the near future. The Group has taken steps to reduce costs, optimise cash flow, and to protect liquidity.

  • 6 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    James Fisher Renewables, in partnership with Chemical Corporation, launched an innovative oil transfer system for the direct extraction and refill of offshore wind gearbox oils directly from a conventional access vessel. The Ship-to-Turbine (STT) system employs proven vacuum, preheating and filtration technology to transfer the oil from a self contained deck mounted unit, through umbilical […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has secured a contract to carry out unexploded ordnance (UXO) removal and boulder clearance at the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm. JFMS is in charge of investigating and clearing locations at the 145km2 offshore site where earlier surveys have identified potential obstructions to construction. The works, set to begin in spring, […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    James Fisher and Sons has named Eoghan O’Lionaird as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from 1 September. O’Lionaird will take over the position on 1 October when Nick Henry, who has been CEO for the last fifteen years, will step down from the board. Henry will remain with the company until 31 March 2020 […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind has taken one of the leading roles in James Fisher & Sons’ results for the first half of 2018, as the group’s Marine Support business division marked revenue growth of 21% – the highest of all James Fisher divisions – mainly powered by activities in the UK offshore wind market.