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New Diving Division Awarded ISO Certifications

Briggs Marine are pleased to announce that their Diving Division, which launched in April of this year, has recently been awarded accreditation of ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 by NQA, the UK’s leading assessment, verification and certification body.

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Linesman Queen Victoria

Forth Linesman welcomes Queen Victoria passengers

Briggs were pleased to provide Forth Linesman barge as a landing pontoon to safely transfer passengers from the Queen Victoria cruise liner to the shore, during a recent trip along the River Forth.

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Andrew Hockley

Andrew takes on the Tour de Force!

Andrew Hockley, Berth Operator at Briggs Marine will undertake the 21 day 'Tour de Force' to raise money for the William Wates Memorial Trust.

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Diving

Briggs Launches New Diving Division

Briggs has continued its expansion of specialist services by launching a new in-house commercial diving division.

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Submarine Cable Installation Between Coll and Tiree

Submarine power cable installation, performed by Briggs Marine Contractors Limited, takes place between the islands of Coll and Tiree.

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Sprucelight - Isle of Barra

Briggs Marine completes successful beach landing of Barra’s wind turbine

Following the successful cable installation between Barra and Eriskay last month Briggs Marine continue to support renewable energy development on the Isle of Barra as they delivered a community wind turbine last weekend [9/11/13].

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Interconnector Cable Barra to Eriskay

Sound of Barra Subsea Cable Installation Completed

Works to lay a Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) underwater energy cable between Barra and Uist have been completed.

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Briggs Emergency Response Vehicle

Emergency Oil Spill Response Exercise - Clearwater Forth 2013

Briggs Environmental Services took part in Exercise Black Anchor, a planned emergency response oil spill simulation, in the Firth of Forth on Tuesday 2nd October at Craigdimas Rock, Aberdour.

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Solent Guardian at Gunwharf Quays

Solent Guardian naming ceremony marks fleet of CSVs complete

On Monday 16th September Briggs Marine and the UK’s Environment Agency held a naming ceremony at Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth for the last of their fleet of coastal survey vessels, the Solent Guardian.

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Subsea cable work begins

Briggs Marine began the lay of subsea cable this weekend [15 September 2013] between the isles of Barra and Eriskay, as part of their contract with Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE). This new cable installation will increase capacity on Barra.

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