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EM&I Employees

EM&I – the international asset integrity management specialists – has relocated key senior staff, and appointed new staff in Malta to meet the fast-growing demand for their services in the Mediterranean region. Neil Woodcock (Director of Regional Development for Europe & Africa) has been relocated to Malta, and Robert Vella,... Read more

Diverless ODIN system

After installing hundreds of EM&I’S ‘ODIN®’ access ports on operating units, a number of major FPSO operators are now installing them in the shipyard as original equipment. ODIN ports help operators go ‘diverless’ by enabling the inspection of valves and seachests using specialised cameras which can be inserted into the... Read more

EM&I ROV Improved Performance

EM&I, asset integrity specialists, have been working with integrity class ROVs for many years, and recently conducted trials in Sweden with the ROV manufacturers to establish if more power can be delivered to the ROVs to improve their performance. More thrust will help the ‘supercharged’ ROVs cope with adverse weather... Read more

ROSPA Order of Distinction Award

EM&I has been awarded an “Order of Distinction” (15 consecutive Golds) Award in the 2022 RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards. The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards is one of the most prestigious and recognised scheme in the world, with over 2,000 entries every year and a reach of over... Read more

Ex inspection of Ex equipment integrity

EM&I has been granted a UK patent for Ex inspection of Ex equipment integrity (ExPert™), an innovative technology which assists operators in managing their Hazardous Area (Electrical) Equipment (HAE) integrity. There are numerous electrical components on oil and gas assets that operate in hazardous areas. These are safety-critical and need... Read more

Gisle Solhaug, EM&I Business Development Manager (UK & Scandinavia)ent

EM&I is pleased to welcome Gisle Solhaug to the group as he takes on the role of Business Development Manager for the UK & Scandinavia. Gisle is a Norwegian with a degree in Naval Architecture from the University of Glasgow. He has 20 years experience in ship operation, repair, new... Read more

Malta Shipyard helping make the Malta Energy Hub in the Mediterranean

With the sanctions on Russian oil and gas, most European countries are having to reorganise their supply chains. However, any country with access to a coastline could switch to FSRUs moored on jetties or offshore and supplied with LNG from anywhere in the world. Gas has already been found in... Read more

new em&i facilities in brazil

A quarter of the world’s FPSOs operate in Brazil with a 50% increase expected by 2027. EM&I have been operating in Brazil for ten years and continue to invest in what is one of the most important markets for EM&I and our advanced robotic technology. These investments in local personnel... Read more

During a scheduled UWILD on a deep-water FPSO in Africa, a leak was found through the hull from an internal hull storage tank. The hull was therefore severely compromised, and a fast-fix solution was urgently required. Within one week, EM&I — utilising their superior ROV services — were able to: investigate the leak and... Read more

IARA, EM&I's 1st Brazilian ROV

IARA is the first of several Brazil-based EM&I Integrity Class ROVs. She successfully completed her first full UWILD and discharge line plugging campaign on the 28th of February 2022 on an FPSO in Brazil and is already working on a long list of new underwater projects. Her sister ROV, Calypso,... Read more