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IMES International – Inspection, Monitoring & Testing

As part of the Seanamic Group, IMES International offers a comprehensive and independent inspection, monitoring and testing service for critical mechanical handling assets and lifting equipment.

Working with clients to address their specific needs, IMES International provides integrity assurance for critical assets throughout their lifetime. These services are frequently used in the Oil & Gas Energy, Renewable, Defence, Marine & Industrial market sectors.

IMES International have a number of locations with offices in major UK ports including Aberdeen, Glasgow, Rosyth, Sheffield, Portsmouth & Plymouth where they can offer the following;

Lifting & Inspection Service

IMES International can provide inspection, test, repair & monitoring of fixed and loose lifting equipment to ensure every aspect of your Lifting operation complies with statutory LOLER regulations and key inspection criteria.

Where appropriate, they incorporate Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) & Rope Access techniques to carry out inspections.

Wire Rope Integrity Management

Using the leading Viper technology, IMES International can detect and measure internal & external faults and clean & lubricate wire ropes to maximise their lifetime. As well as statutory LOLER visual inspections required for wire ropes, they also recommend enhanced examinations using Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) to ensure continued, reliable safety performance.

Subsea Electrical & Optical Integrity Testing

IMES International Subsea Electrical Test System (SETS) has been designed to test subsea power and controls umbilicals during installation & pre-commissioning. The ROV deployed system tests Insulation & Continuity Resistance in depths of up to 3,000m. Elements of the subsea architecture can be isolated & individually tested which allows each test to be documented in real-time.

Load Monitoring

Load Monitoring & Measurement Systems are designed by IMES International to accurately monitor the condition of cranes and other load bearing structures. These systems provide data to asset owners on integrity, life expectancy and prospective repairs.

Engineering & Design Consultancy

The Engineering & Design Consultancy offered by IMES International provides complete assurance that the integrity of your lifting assets is professionally managed throughout their lifetime. This can include regular health checks, detailed integrity assessments & life extension studies for critical assets.

With over 30 years’ experience in their field, IMES International has undertaken work for the Merchant, Royal Fleet Auxiliary & Royal Navy Ships, Submarines, Offshore Oil & Gas Installations & vessels, Onshore industrial facilities and Renewable, pipe-laying & Dive support vessels.

IMES International is part of the Seanamic Group which provides integrated systems to the offshore energy, defence, seismic & oceanographic industries. The products & services are specifically designed to interlink giving the client a simple, efficient & cost-effective solution. IMES International work with other Group companies, Caley Ocean Systems, Umbilicals International & Flexlife (where possible) to provide the client with a single integrated solution.

To find out more about IMES International, the Seanamic Group & other Group companies, please visit the following;

Call: (0)1224 705 777 (Aberdeen) Call: (0)2392 699856 (Portsmouth)

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