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Deputy Prime Minister Visits JFD Centre Of Diving Innovation in Aberdeen

Deputy Prime Minister Visits JFD Centre Of Diving Innovation in Aberdeen

Posted by Grahamne Muir

JFD, the leading global subsea operations and engineering company, has today hosted Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at its state-of-the-art facility in Aberdeen. The Deputy Prime Minister visited the site to witness the latest developments in innovative diving equipment and technology.

JFD’s facility in Aberdeen is the global hub for the design, manufacture and supply of Divex-brand diving equipment for the international market. It includes a 40,000 litre Dive Test Tank, O2 clean workshops, a breathing laboratory housing a 600msw breathing simulator, a magnetometer range and a machining centre. During his visit the Deputy Prime Minister witnessed demonstrations of the latest advances in diving technology including a production version of the COBRA bailout rebreather. COBRA will be available to customers later this year.

“We were very pleased to host the Deputy Prime Minster at our facility today,” said Mike Howarth, Managing Director, JFD.

“His visit allowed us to demonstrate the capabilities and skills of our highly trained and dedicated team working here in Aberdeen. The ability to draw on these skills and expertise allows JFD to deliver the highest possible standards in capability, safety and quality, whilst also nurturing and environment committed to innovation.”

Join Us At Lad

Join Us At Lad

Posted by Grahamne Muir

  • 9th April 2015
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JFD, (Divex & James Fisher Defence) will be exhibiting at LAAD in Rio de Janeiro on 14 – 17 April.

We will be showcasing our capabilities in Special Operations, Submarine Escape & Rescue, Mine Countermeasures and Saturation Diving Equipment. Exhibition details can be found here.

You’ll find us on stand #P.17b.

For more information, or to contact one of the team, please email Debbie on

We look forward to seeing you in Brazil!

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