EM&I International asset integrity specialist Group received an order from a significant Japanese FPSO operator for an FPSO based offshore New Zealand.
The order initially for tank inspection during which time EM&I’s ‘NoMan’ robotic tank inspections that keep away from confined house entry and working at height whereas increasing tank availability and achieving a 90% reduction within the man-hours usually required.
The supplier of asset integrity, inspection and restore & maintenance services to the oil, fuel and energy industries, stated in a press launch that if the tank inspection reveals a requirement for repairs, EM&I will be invited to undertake these.
“The contract goals include development of a long term MSA (Master Service Agreement) to include topsides and different specialist companies such as ODIN (driverless UWILDs), ANALYSE (pressure system methods that reduce scope safely by 50%), ExPert (non-intrusive Ex gear inspection, HullGuard (driverless ICCP techniques) & LORIS (driverless mooring and riser inspection system),” it mentioned.
EM&I’s long term expertise in HITS (Hull Inspection Techniques and Strategies) JIP (Joint IndustryProject) has led the best way in each robotic & digital improvement together with diver-much less hull and valve surveys and repairs, it claimed.
Commenting on this latest contract, Pat Lawless (CEO) of the EM&I Group – the international asset integrity specialists – stated: “We’re delighted to be entrusted with one other important contract offshore New Zealand with a significant FPSO operator who has acknowledged the advantages of our methods and our long track file of delivering an excellent service.”