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NoMan® Wins Again!

August 15th, 2018

EM&I have recently completed a successful NoMan® trial for one of the Super Majors in the North Sea earlier this month. The increasing number of clients that are using or trialling our remote inspection technology in the North Sea and further afield shows that we are very much on the... Read more

EM&I Awarded US Patent

August 7th, 2018

EM&I have just been awarded a prestigious patent by the United States Patent & Trademark Office for their ODIN® diverless UWILD (Under Water Inspection in Lieu of Drydocking) technology, which is used for both hull and valve inspections & repair. This technology has already been used on a number of... Read more

EM&I’s ODIN® access ports for valve inspections and repairs have rapidly become the preferred method of carrying out this activity, as divers are not required, and all the work can be carried out while the vessel is on station, on hire, and in operation. The access ports – for specialised... Read more

Mooring chains are a critical item on Floating Assets, with much emphasis being placed on their integrity by class societies and regulators following several failures in recent years. Inspecting them has conventionally required divers to clean, inspect and measure the links, with all the associated costs and risk of putting... Read more

EM&I have worked on over 175 installations including FPSOs, drill ships, semi-submersibles, jack ups, LNG and fixed assets throughout the world. In every case, new technologies have been introduced which have been welcomed by clients, many of whom have awarded EM&I with 10/10 FPAL (client assessment system) ratings as a... Read more

The EM&I NoMan® remote camera technology has now been used to complete all the annual cargo tank inspections on an FPSO in the North Sea. Following a successful trial last year, when a 2-man team inspected 4 cargo oil tanks in 2 days to the satisfaction of the class surveyor,... Read more

EM&I has had a very interesting feature article written by Danny Constantinis – Executive Chairman, published in Offshore Magazine entitled ‘Digitisation, cutting costs, improving productivity of offshore inspection’. In the article, Danny discusses how the dramatic changes in oil prices have had a profound effect on the way our industry... Read more

EM&I’s involvement in the HITS JIP has resulted in an interesting news publication in E&P Magazine entitled ‘FPSO Experts Achieve Progress Through Cooperation’ The article mentions how Inspection advances are being investigated to identify ways to improve hull underwater inspection. Headed up by EM&I in the U.K. and including partners... Read more

EM&I’s ‘NoMan’ remote camera technology was recently used for tank inspections on an FPSO in the North Sea. Just two men in two days completed the work of a five man rope access inspection team, to the complete satisfaction of the both the client and class society, without entering the cargo oil tanks.... Read more

Top Marks for EM&I

June 27th, 2018

EM&I have just achieved ‘top marks’ (10/10) from a major client in an FPAL (client assessment) report for their annual Piping & Pressure Vessel inspections on an FPSO offshore Malaysia. The offshore team of three highly qualified Malaysian technicians led by an experienced Team Leader, supported up by onshore facilities... Read more