Following on from earlier meetings, John Harrison, chief executive of the Western Australian Fishing Industry Council (WAFIC), this week visited the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) looking to pick up pointers for the setting up of a commercial services company with which to engage with the oil industry in Australia. Over the last couple of years, [...]
SFF Services Limited (SFFSL) attended the Offshore Decommissioning Conference 2015 in St Andrews on 17-19 November. Jointly run by Decom North Sea and Oil & Gas UK, the popular event held at the Fairmont Hotel was fully booked with over 420 delegate and included talks from a wide range of industry experts and participants. SFF [...]
We are delighted to announce that DNV GL Business Assurance has certified SFF Services Limited as conforming to the OHSAS 18001 (Health and Safety) and ISO 14001 (Environmental) Management Standards, for the Provision of Marine Services to Offshore Industries. Several months preparatory work, taking place during an already busy year of Vessel and Offshore Personnel [...]
As part of an ongoing project working towards an Integrated Management System, SFF Services’ Health, Safety and Environmental Policy Statement has been updated. This statement of intent defines responsibilities and arrangements for managing and protecting the environment and occupational health, safety and welfare of those affected by the organisation’s actions. The developing HSE Management System [...]
SFF Services Limited are pleased to announce that they have been awarded an EFF (European Fisheries Fund) project which builds on previous work undertaken by Marine Scotland Science. This work set out to better understand the current situation concerning fish populations on the west coast of Scotland. The new programme involves three inshore and two [...]
SFF Services Limited (SFFSL), a commercial division of the Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF), has passed the important milestone of having utilised 500 different fishing vessels since the turn of the millennium for its operations with other offshore industries.
It has been a steady start to date for vessel operations at SFF Services. The number of member vessels engaged in 2014 is now more than 100, on 27 different client projects. As well as the provision of guard services, two separate trawl sweep projects have also taken place this year, with overtrawlability trials conducted [...]