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NoMan®

One of EM&I’s key international clients has been selected to provide a large FPSO based on their own advanced design which brings many advantages to the field operator. The project is one of the largest offshore gas developments in Northern Australia and initial gas production from the FPSO is expected... Read more

Subsea World - Working in confined spaces

The NoMan® system improves safety and reduces the risks and costs associated with tank preparation for human-entry and working in confined spaces. NoMan uses optical and laser systems, introduced remotely into a confined space, that scan the structure and provide detailed integrity information including deformation, coating condition, general and close... Read more

RINA

A recent article in RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects) magazine Offshore Marine Technology, discusses inspection requirements for floating offshore installations. EM&I’s NoMan system uses remotely deployed cameras and a synchronous laser system to provide full class scope tank surveys, without sending personnel into the structure. Click here to read... Read more

Not all ROVs are Equal

June 30th, 2021

Underwater services

In the first part of a two-part article in Oilfield Technology, Danny Constantinis, EM&I Group Executive Chairman, explains how the company has pioneered the use of ROVs to replace divers for inspection and maintenance work. Underwater services have become a key part of the asset integrity industry which is why... Read more

Winds of Change

EM&I’s article ‘Winds of Change’ has been published in Oilfield Technology Magazine. Wind – particularly offshore and floating wind – would appear to be one of the most promising of all the renewables. It does not take up any valuable land space or create any noise problems offshore. The future of... Read more

14 Consecutive Golds

EM&I recently received the very welcome news that we have been awarded a President’s (14 consecutive Golds) Award in the 2021 RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards. Established in 1956, The RoSPA Health & Safety Awards offer organisations a prime opportunity to benchmark safety performance year on year and ensure... Read more

ODIN® Sea Chest Patent

EM&I have now received a UK patent for the ODIN® Sea Chest Isolation Valve Replacement system. ODIN uses advanced methods to plan and carry out the UWILDs, structural, isolation valves and other required inspections and maintenance tasks without using divers. This particular ODIN® Sea Chest Patent is for the innovative... Read more

Diverless ICCP European Patent

EM&I have now been granted a European patent for the HullGuard Diverless ICCP system. EM&I developed HullGuard which is a class accepted and proven ICCP (Impressed Current Cathodic Protection) system specifically designed for FPSOs, MODUs, FSRUs and FLNG assets. HullGuard reduces the safety and commercial risk and avoids the high... Read more

NoMan® Approval by LLoyds Register

EM&I is delighted to report that Lloyds Register have now confirmed their approval of the EM&I NoMan® system for confined space inspections without human entry. NoMan® Approval is the third classification acceptance, following DNV and ABS acceptances. And is a highly important step forward because Lloyds Register is one of... Read more

ATEX (Ex) approval

EM&I has announced that its NoMan® remote camera technology has been given ATEX (Ex) approval. There are many regulatory requirements for the visual inspection of equipment and structures in areas which may contain flammable gases in order to assess their integrity. Such areas include for example confined spaces such as cargo... Read more