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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 October 2012

    Offshore Marine Academy trainee has been awarded JTL Apprentice of the Year. James Grant joined Offshore Marine Academy in September 2010 having already started his studies towards an apprenticeship in Electro Technical Science and was able to continue and subsequently complete the programme during his time with OMA. Support to enable him to achieve this […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      PMSS America, Inc., the 100% owned US subsidiary of the leading renewable energy consulting firm PMSS, today announced another senior professional to their US headquarters in New York City. James Doane joins the expanding PMSS US team as a Senior Engineer to support the growing demand for PMSS’ offshore wind consulting services in this […]

  • 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.

  • 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 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 […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      James Smith, former Chairman of Shell UK, has been appointed Chairman of the Carbon Trust. James brings over thirty years of experience in the energy industry, the last seven as Chairman of Shell UK. He was appointed to the Carbon Trust board in September 2010. The appointment is with immediate effect. James Smith replaces […]

  • 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 – […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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%.

  • 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.

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    James Fisher Marine Services Ltd (JFMS), part of James Fisher and Sons plc – the UK’s marine services provider, has announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with Mammoet Salvage B.V, a division of Mammoet. This provides an opportunity for combined capability and expertise, providing enhanced customer-driven service in the marine salvage and decommissioning markets […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced the appointment of James Leeson to the role of Head of Commercial, Humber. The move follows a number of significant developments for ABP’s Humber operations, including the announcement that Siemens and ABP will be investing more than £300 million in wind turbine manufacturing facilities at the Port of Hull, […]

  • 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.

  • 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, […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.