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Established in 1986 by the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF), SFF Services (SFFSL) along with subsidiary Marine Environmental Solution (MES) provided offshore marine industries with a range of vessel and personnel services. Over 550 different fishing vessels have undertaken work (>105,000 days at sea) through SFFSL since start of the millennium.

The Group’s vessels operate primarily in UKCS Scottish and NCS Norwegian water. Offshore personnel environmental support services are provided across the UKCS and also internationally.


Services include:

  • Guard/Fisheries Liaison Vessels – to provide interim protection for subsea infrastructure
  • Debris clearance via the Drag.Net initiative
  • Over-trawlability verification trawl sweeps
  • Seabed rectification
  • Oil spill response
  • Technology deployment (AUV, ROV and Drone)
  • Survey Support Vessels – for seismic survey activity
  • Ornithology surveys


Offshore Personnel services include:

  • Fisheries Liaison Officers (FLO)
  • Marine Mammal Observers (MMO)
  • Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) operatives and associated PAM equipment
  • Acoustic Deterrent Device (ADD) operatives and associated ADD equipment
  • Marine/Fisheries Consultancy


SFFSL Group is certified as meeting ISO9001, IS014001 and ISO45001 standards by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Ltd. SFFSL is FPAL Verified, Achilles Qualified and is involved in the work of the Marine Safety Forum through the long-term membership of the SFF.

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