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14 June 2012

It has been announced today that Fendercare Marine and Strainstall, members of James Fisher and Sons plc, in conjunction with Maritime International have launched two new exciting products – the Eco-Fender™ range and the Vessel Motion Monitoring System™, both specifically targeted to assist in the safe transfer of personnel during offshore wind farm operations.  Vessel […]

7 January 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has opened a new regional base in Taipei in support of Taiwan’s offshore wind projects.

26 November 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has extended its Balance of Plant (BoP) work scope for the London Array offshore wind farm to provide subsea services, including inspection of the substation and all 175 Siemens turbines.

26 September 2018 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE), part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has completed three projects at offshore wind farms in European waters.

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.

2 August 2018 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

High voltage engineering specialist, EDS HV Group, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has completed installation, termination and testing work at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm.

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%.

13 February 2018 Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS), part of James Fisher and Sons plc, is to supply E.ON with its offshore wind management system (OWMS).

15 January 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

High voltage engineering specialist, EDS HV Group (EDS), part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been awarded a contract to complete cable termination and testing work at the Hohe See offshore wind farm by cable manufacturer Zhongtian Technology Submarine Cable (ZTT).

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.

30 March 2017 Business & Finance

After James Fisher and Sons took over Hughes Sub Surface Engineering Limited (HSSE) last year and Rotos 360 in March, the company’s unit dedicated to marine renewables, James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS), has acquired Insight Marine Projects – a specialist survey company headquartered in Cornwall.

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.

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 […]

15 November 2016 Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels

Sharing technologies and solutions between the growing offshore wind industry and the space, defence and oil & gas sectors will be the theme of an event at OrbisEnergy, Lowestoft. Lessons learned in the more mature industries to help the developing offshore wind business across the UK will be aired by experts at the event which will […]

23 August 2016 Technology

James Fisher Subsea Excavation, part of James Fisher and Sons, has launched what the company describes as the world’s most powerful mass flow excavation tool, the SP12000. The hydraulically-driven SP12000 produces more than 6 tonnes of thrust at full power and a volume output of 12,000 litres of water per second,the company says, making it ideal for […]

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 […]

3 June 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

Aberdeen-based SeaEnergy has gone into administration and sold its Return to Scene (R2S) business to James Fisher & Sons plc for GBP 1.9 million. KPMG’s Geoff Jacobs,  Blair Nimmo and Tony Friar were appointed as joint administrators of the offshore energy services provider on June 2. SeaEnergy is the holding company of the SeaEnergy group of […]

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 […]

25 February 2016

James Fisher and Sons plc has been awarded a contract by Galloper Wind Farm Limited (GWFL) for the 336MW offshore wind farm, located some 27km off the coast of Suffolk, UK. Under the contract, worth in excess of £25 million, James Fisher will be responsible for marine services and support during the construction phase of the Galloper offshore […]

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 […]

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 […]

6 May 2015 Business & Finance

James Fisher will acquire the entire share capital of Mojo Maritime Limited (MML), the company said this morning. The initial consideration is £3.2m in cash, plus potential future consideration of £0.3m if the earnings before interest and taxation are £0.65m or greater for the year ending 31 December 2015. Founded in Falmouth ten years ago by Richard […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]