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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, […]

9 January 2019

James Fisher Marine Services Ltd In support of the UK’s industry-wide drive to reduce the cost of offshore wind, JFMS launched its integrated services model that offers the breadth of services within the James Fisher group, along with local SME supply chain partners, through a single interface to reduce the costs and risks linked with managing multiple suppliers in the offshore renewables industry. The company […]

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.

18 April 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has been appointed by London Array to deliver Balance of Plant (BoP) Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services covering the wind farm’s next five years of operation.

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).

17 January 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) has established James Fisher Ocean Team Ltd, a China-based joint venture with Ocean Team Asia Pacific (OTAP).

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.

7 November 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

James Fisher’s mass/controlled flow excavation (M/CFE) company James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) has completed its first project in Taiwan by deploying the Twin R2000 tool to de-bury and retrench a cable for maintenance at the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm.

20 October 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) will provide integrated marine services package for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm, developed by ScottishPower Renewables. 

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.

8 June 2017 Technology

James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) has launched a new MultiROV system designed for excavation requirements in the offshore oil & gas and renewable energy sectors.

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.

30 January 2017

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has started working at the Galloper offshore wind farm by deploying a three-man emergency response team in support of the foundation installation works at the site.

7 December 2016 Operations & Maintenance

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) and its partner Oil Management and Services (OMS) have carried out oil exchange on wind turbines at Belgian Thornton Bank offshore wind farm. The operation involved the removal and disposal of oil from three Senvion wind turbines with JFMS Ship-to-Turbine oil exchange system for direct extraction and refill of offshore […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 August 2016 Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

James Fisher Subsea has identified 37 positive unexploded ordnance (UXO) targets at the site of the proposed 111MW Nordergründe wind farm in the German part of the North Sea. The contract, with German wind farm developer, wpd, required the JF Subsea team to locate, excavate, and identify targets so any unexploded devices could be safely detonated by German […]

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 […]

11 May 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has won a contract for the design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of temporary pontoons at the Newhaven Port which will be used during the construction phase of the 400MW Rampion offshore wind farm. JFMS has worked closely with its sister company Mojo Maritime on the Rampion pontoon project. With design work […]

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 […]