Inspection News


Applus RTD to showcase new pipeline inspection tool

Sep 30, 2014

Applus RTD will showcase its RTD DTI Trekscan pipeline inspection tool at the International Pipeline Conference (IPC) in Calgary, 29 September – 3 October at booth #125. The RTD DTI Trekscan product is being led by Applus RTD’s global product line manager…

Woodside selects Lloyds for inspection

Sep 17, 2014

Woodside Petroleum has awarded Lloyd’s Register Energy a three-year global inspection contract to help ensure components and equipment Woodside procures globally meet quality expectations. Woodside is the largest independent oil and gas company in Australia…

Subsea 7 AIV completes trials

Aug 13, 2014

Subsea 7’s Autonomous Inspection Vehicle (AIV) has successfully completed its first test mission in the UK North Sea for Shell, the firm announced today (13 August).   A series of field trials were undertaken from Subsea 7 vessel the…

Seatronics partners with Digital Edge Subsea for video inspection

Jul 30, 2014

Seatronics, an Acteon company, has signed a worldwide contract with Digital Edge Subsea Ltd. for Digital Edge Subsea’s complete range of digital video inspection systems. Seatronics will be equipped with Digital Edge Subsea systems for…

UMG secures Blue Water Energy investment

Jul 16, 2014

United Arab Emirates-based subsea and offshore solution firm Unique Maritime Group (UMG) has secured investment from London-based private equity investor Blue Water Energy. The new partnership will allow UMG to accelerate its growth plans through additions to its rental fleet…

Wood Group Mustang's pipeline business receives ISO 9001:2008 certification

Jun 25, 2014

Wood Group Mustang’s Pipeline Business Unit has received ISO 9001 certification for its quality management system. Certification was awarded following a rigorous audit by ABS Quality Evaluations, the certification auditing agency. About 1200…

CAN Group racks up contract renewals

Jun 13, 2014

CAN Group announced today that it has secured two major contract renewals, totalling approximately £200million. Along with an increase in business, the two contracts will lead to the safe-guarding of 150 jobs. The Aberdeen headquartered…

Cortez Subsea nets Caribbean inspection contract

Apr 03, 2014

Rapidly-growing subsea services and technology products company Cortez Subsea has secured a six-figure contract with BHP Billiton Trinidad for inspection services in Trinidad and Tobago. A dedicated team of eight personnel from the Aberdeen-based company will begin the work in June 2014…

Subsea inspection camera

Nov 11, 2013

Norway-based Imenco AS brought its new products including its Lizard Shark pan and tilt camera at the Norway pavilion at Offshore Europe 2013. The Lizard Shark, designed for use in subsea inspection and tooling technology, combines a 10x…

C-MAR wins FMEA contract

Jun 10, 2013

C-MAR Group announced that it won a contract to carry out Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA) surveys and trials on Maridive Group vessels for the next five years. Expected to be worth in excess of $500,000, the agreement covers 16 Maridive…

Asset integrity and life extension: Key themes at SNS

Apr 15, 2013

Elaine Maslin reports on the Southern North Sea 2013 Conference, organized by East of England Group With a large fleet of often unmanned and aging platforms, operators in the predominantly gas producing Southern North Sea (SNS) are having to face asset integrity issues head on…

IVB opens Abu Dhabi office

Apr 10, 2013

Growth by specialist East of England company Inspection Verification Bureau Ltd (IVB) has prompted it to open a new office in Abu Dhabi and set up a joint enterprise in Kuwait. Around 75% of the Great Yarmouth company's verification, inspection…

Recognition for IMR vessel Seven Viking

Apr 03, 2013

The IMR vessel ‘Seven Viking’ has been nominated as ‘Ship of the Year 2013’ by the maritime magazine ‘Skipsrevyen’.   ‘Seven Viking’ has been working for Statoil in the North Sea since February, and carries out a multitude of tasks including inspection…

Modus creates AUV division

Mar 26, 2013

Modus Seabed Intervention continues to demonstrate its commitment to be at the forefront of subsea technologies with the creation of a new Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) division.The North East England-based company has begun an investment programme into a planned fleet of AUV units…

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