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EM&I have an article published in Subsea World Brazil Magazine which discusses the challenge of underwater inspection, repair and maintenance of floating offshore installations. Click here to read the... Read more

EM&I (Australia) Pty Ltd recently received a new certificate to the International Standard, ISO 45001:2018, following a conversion audit conducted by DNV GL Asia Pacific. This new standard replaces the outdated British Standard, OHSAS 18001, as the International Standard for Health and Safety Management Systems and forms part of the... Read more

EM&I has a article published in Tanker Operator magazine entitled ‘Laser Scanning Could Replace Man Entry’ The article discusses how EM&I is developing automated methods to inspect tanks on offshore vessels using laser scanning, so there is no need for people to enter tanks. Click here to read the... Read more

EM&I have received approval from DNV GL in Aberdeen for their DNV GL-CP-0484 Approval of Service Suppliers Process for “A03 In Water Surveys (ROV)” and “A16 Remote Inspection Techniques (Camera)”. The approval system for both processes involved supplying a lot of evidence for their review which was followed by both... Read more

No Need for Diving

August 20th, 2020

Typical FSRU integrity challenges include inspection and maintenance of hull and mooring systems locations where water clarity, strong currents, and environmental concerns from leaks or removal of hull marine growth for inspection purposes are present. Using divers can lead to safety risks and increased costs, so remotely operated vehicle (ROV)... Read more

OFFSHORE PLATFORMS of the future will need to be designed to accommodate robotic, remote, and digital technologies and operate with a minimum number of Persons on Board (POB). Use of robots will avoid the need to put people into high-risk environments, while remote transmission of data will allow decisions on... Read more

EM&I have had an article published in Digital Energy Journal Magazine entitled ‘EM&I Laser Scanning for FPSO Tank Inspections’. The article outlines EM&I’s automated methods to inspect tanks on FPSOs without using people inside the tank. Click here to read the... Read more

EM&I have been granted a patent for ODIN® Diverless UWILD (Under Water Inspection In Lieu of Drydocking) from ARIPO (African Regional Intellectual Property Organization) for Africa. This patent covers Ghana, Liberia, and Mozambique. There is a further ODIN patent pending for other regions of Africa. This technology has been successfully... Read more

HITS Goes Remote!

May 27th, 2020

The HITS JIP, one of the most successful gatherings in the FPSO Research Forum, has been meeting twice a year, face to face across the globe for more than six years….until last week. With members keen to keep up the momentous progress made over the years, the HITS 6 meeting... Read more

EM&I to the rescue!

May 21st, 2020

EM&I’s Regional Operations Manager for Africa, Francis Lacey and his team finally managed to get the team that were stuck in Equatorial Guinea, back home safely to South Africa following completion of an ODIN® UWILD project on an FPSO. The team demobilised from the FPSO on 24th March 2020 and... Read more