Nearshore marine & civils

James Fisher Subtech provide extensive capability and solutions for nearshore marine and beach landing project scopes. With an enviable track record including delivery of major projects in Africa and Europe, a substantial asset base including tugs, barges, dredging, and related equipment, operated and planned by experienced crews and engineers.

JF Subtech relies on innovative engineering and extensive nearshore marine experience to design and construct fit for purpose solutions. Our engineering and project teams work closely throughout the project life cycle, maximising efficiency and delivering optimal time and cost outcomes for our clients.

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Nearshore survey

James Fisher Subtech has established a strong hydrographic survey capability which includes high-resolution multibeam surveys, single-beam bathymetry, side-scan imaging, sub-bottom profiling and magnetometer surveys.

Supplementary oceanographic and environmental measurement services available include provision of water-level gauges, current meters, CTD and SVP probes are available.

JF Subtech has a team of experienced technical personnel using specialist software to produce professional presentations, reports, plots, plans, charts and fly-throughs of project sites and processed deliverables.

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James Fisher Subtech deliver dredging services primarily focussed on near-shore projects including marina's, waterways, and port entrances for both new and existing facilities. With an in-house asset base that includes dredgers, barges, and survey vessels together with highly experienced construction professionals to ensure work scopes are executed safely, risk mitigated wherever possible, to save time and save money.

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Offering a full range of construction services including marine piling support, scour protection, confined dredging and capital dredging support, underwater demolition, underwater concreting, preparation of caisson beds and caisson placement.

With in-house resources, we have the ability to enable rapid mobilisation of experienced teams to suit project requirements using regional establishments and operational bases to deliver complex installations at short notice. Assets include tugs and barges, cranes and derricks, specialist lifting and rigging systems, winches and mooring systems, and dredging tools.

The engineering led EPC and turnkey solutions reduces project risk by providing a complete engineering, procurement and construction solution. We engineer to construct and construct to operate, thereby optimising safety, productivity and cost across every phase of a project. Expect a complete range of services including site survey, investigation, construction, inspection and maintenance support.

Additional specialist services include desalination pipeline solutions from pilot to full scale production plants.

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Further capabilities