Strong start for SFF Services environmental solutions start-up

Marine Environmental Solutions (MES) Limited, a subsidiary of SFF Services Limited (SFFSL), has won two significant contracts for the provision of offshore personnel during seismic survey operations, keeping the fledgling company busy for the remainder of 2019.

Both contracts (the first awarded by AGS, and the second by an unnamed Client) concern the provision of Marine […]

By |July 24th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Strong start for SFF Services environmental solutions start-up

SFFSL to provide vessel support for seismic project

SFF Services Limited has been awarded a contract by AGS for the provision of vessel support during North Sea seismic survey operations.

The company will provide guard vessel, survey support vessel, and other vessel services during the project. SFFSL will also provide fisheries liaison (FLO) personnel aboard a client survey vessel.

The period of services runs from mid-June to […]

By |July 22nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on SFFSL to provide vessel support for seismic project

SFF Services welcomes Andrew Third as Industry Advisor

The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) and SFF Services Limited (SFFSL) are pleased to announce that Andrew Third will be joining as Industry Advisor.

Andrew is an experienced fisherman with 30 years at sea, who spent seven years as skipper of the Fraserburgh-registered Ocean Trust prior to joining the company.

In his new role, Andrew will advise on practical […]

By |July 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on SFF Services welcomes Andrew Third as Industry Advisor

SFF Services to take environmental services worldwide

In a move precipitated by the continued success and growth of its environmental services division, SFF Services Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation, is transferring provision of these services to newly established company Marine Environmental Solutions (MES). MES is well placed to support the offshore industries, and aims to build upon the […]

By |May 31st, 2019|News|Comments Off on SFF Services to take environmental services worldwide

Turning the plastic tide

People across the North East have been getting involved in beach clean events to help clear litter from our beaches in a series of events organised by East Grampian Coastal Partnership, a not-for-profit organisation focused on the wellbeing of the local coast from Kinnaird Head, Fraserburgh to the mouth of the River North Esk, by […]

By |March 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Turning the plastic tide

SFFSL visit to MSEIS

SFFSL’s Managing Director, Steven Alexander and Industry Advisor, Raymond Hall paid a visit to specialist PAM (Passive Acoustic Monitoring) provider MSeis in Portishead. MSeis provides PAM equipment and full technical support for the marine, seismic, energy and research industries.

Following a morning visit to the MSeis vessels, Steven and Raymond were further impressed during an afternoon tour […]

By |September 3rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on SFFSL visit to MSEIS

Successful trip to ONS2018 in Stavanger

SFFSL’s Managing Director, Steven Alexander and Industry Advisor, Raymond Hall have returned from Stavanger, Norway following a successful visit to ONS2018.

Following a number of productive meetings during the course of the conference Steven and Raymond were delighted to catch up with Eldbjørg Vaage of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), following on from the NPD’s visit to the […]

By |August 31st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Successful trip to ONS2018 in Stavanger

SFF’s decommissioning policy lays out key principles

The newly released “Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) Offshore Oil and Gas Decommissioning Policy” outlines the key industry principles in relation to decommissioning of oil and gas infrastructure in the UKCS.

Oil and Gas UK figures estimate that within the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) there are 11,000 wells, 45,000km of pipelines (including cables and umbilicals), 560 steel platforms, […]

By |August 29th, 2018|News|Comments Off on SFF’s decommissioning policy lays out key principles

Offshore Operations and Marine Mammals – Protection is Important

MMO and PAM personnel can help mitigate noise produced during offshore energy industry activities. Oil and gas, offshore wind, tidal energy, subsea cables, and decommissioning operations generate underwater noise can have a significant impact on marine mammals and their marine environments. Protection measures should be top of the agenda when planning offshore operations.
Over the […]

By |May 14th, 2018|Article, News|Comments Off on Offshore Operations and Marine Mammals – Protection is Important

SFF Services Limited welcomes visit from Norway’s Oil and Gas Authorities

Delegates from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate this week visited the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) to find out more about SFF Services Limited (SFFSL), the commercial wing of the SFF and the coexistence between fisheries and marine industries.

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (Oljedirektoratet), headquartered in Stavanger, is a governmental specialist directorate and administrative body established in 1972 […]

By |May 3rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on SFF Services Limited welcomes visit from Norway’s Oil and Gas Authorities