310, 2019

Former SFF Services employee turns Author

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John C Buchan, a former Director of Marine Operations at SFF Services, recently published a book, Spared by Grace, sharing the story of his miraculous survival and recovery from a very serious road traffic accident.   John’s inspiring true story is available at: the CLC Bookshops, Aberdeen; the Faith Mission Bookshop, Peterhead; and on Amazon UK.

2608, 2019

Offshore wind and fishing, welcoming Taiwan’s NCKU

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The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) and SFF Services Limited (SFFSL) were pleased to jointly host delegates from National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan. NCKU will assist during the planning and development stages at the request of primary developers in Taiwan’s emerging offshore wind industry, and is currently researching interaction and coexistence issues between the offshore […]

2407, 2019

Strong start for SFF Services environmental solutions start-up

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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 […]

2207, 2019

SFFSL to provide vessel support for seismic project

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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 […]

107, 2019

SFF Services welcomes Andrew Third as Industry Advisor

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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 […]

3105, 2019

SFF Services to take environmental services worldwide

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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 […]

2703, 2019

Turning the plastic tide

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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 […]

309, 2018

SFFSL visit to MSEIS

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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 […]

3108, 2018

Successful trip to ONS2018 in Stavanger

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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 […]

2908, 2018

SFF’s decommissioning policy lays out key principles

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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, […]