News & Events

St Andrews

Briggs Sponsor First Ever East Fife Aquathlon

Briggs are delighted to sponsor the first ever East Fife Aquathlon, which is taking place in St Andrews on Sunday 12th April. The event is aimed at families and newcomers to the sport and is already proving popular in the local community, with over 60 children signed up.

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ISAA Accreditation

Briggs Environmental Add ISAA to their List of Industry Accreditations

Briggs Environmental Services are pleased to announce that they have recently joined the International Spill Accreditation Association (ISAA). The company are now members of their accredited Spill Response Organisations (SROs) throughout Northern and the Republic of Ireland.

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DECC

Revised OPEP Guidelines

The revised OPEP guidelines were released last month calling for greater stringency in the planning of emergency responses. DECC will be assessing the effectiveness of all operators’ spill response plans in light of the significant revisions, which will call for operators to reevaluate their existing plans in order to ensure they are compliant with the revised guidelines.

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UK Spill

UK Spill 2015

Briggs will be attending the UK Spill Conference, which is celebrating 10 years of UK Spill, on February 3rd. We would invite anyone attending who is interested in marine and environmental issues to come and speak to our delegates.

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Scam Alert

Recruitment Scam Alert

Briggs has recently been made aware of some potential job applicants receiving offers of employment which do not originate from Briggs, and which in some cases relate to job vacancies within the company that do not exist.

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Clearwater Forth Oil Spill Response Exercise

Clearwater Forth 2014 - Emergency Oil Spill Response Success

Briggs Environmental Services have once again successfully completed the annual Clearwater Forth Oil Spill Emergency Response simulation, which took place on 16th September 2014 at Cramond.

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Diving Trailer

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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