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IMES gets SET for OSEA 2016 04 Nov 2016

IMES International will be at Subsea Asia / OSEA 2016 in Singapore, 29 Nov – 2 Dec, on the Scottish Development International booth BT5-01 – visit us to learn about reducing field commissioning times using our real-time, subsea electrical test system (SETS).

IMES Ltd Acquisition Strengthens Seanamic Group’s Surface to Seabed Services 11 Aug 2016

Surface to seabed company, Seanamic Group, has acquired the business and trading assets of IMES Ltd, an inspection and monitoring engineering solutions company, headquartered in Aberdeen. Bringing IMES Ltd within the Seanamic Group...

IMES HQ has moved! 06 Jun 2016

IMES Ltd has moved to a new building in Aberdeen

IMES records over 48 months LTI free 02 Jun 2016

IMES continues to perform to the highest safety standards, having recorded over 48 months – 1460 days- LTI (Lost Time Incident) free !

IMES execute complete package of load testing requirements 26 May 2016

IMES recently managed a complete package of load testing for a client, which encompassed load testing SDA and mudmat units in various configurations, including a mudmat load test of 63.5 tonne and an SDA horizontal pull test in our 250 tonne test bed.

IMES execute complete package of load testing requirements

IMES contract win for Torque and Measurement System 20 Apr 2016

IMES further strengthen its position as a world leader in specialist measurement, monitoring and integrity with a major contract for its new ‘in shaft’ gearbox torque and speed measurement systems.

IMES win Bibby Offshore contract 25 Mar 2016

Subsea services specialist Bibby Offshore has awarded a frame agreement for rigging equipment inspection and wire rope management to leading marine and subsea business IMES, following a lengthy and competitive tender process.

IMES design and supply new weighing balance and slack rope monitoring systems 23 Mar 2016

IMES have recently designed and supplied several new weighing balance and slack rope monitoring systems improving the accuracy, availability and safety of a clients existing Container Cranes at a UK port facility.

IMES design and supply new weighing balance and slack rope monitoring systems

IMES complete 275 tonne KENZ crane load test 23 Mar 2016

IMES have recently completed a 275t load test of a KENZ crane onboard a Dive Support Vessel in Terneuzen, Holland. For this particular test IMES created a method statement without utilising a spreader beam which would normally be required for such a large capacity load test.

IMES complete 275 tonne KENZ crane load test

IMES makes key appointment to defence division 17 Feb 2016

IMES, which provides inspection, monitoring and engineering solutions to the global energy, defence and industrial markets, has appointed Derek Foster to the role of Strategic Growth Executive.

IMES makes key appointment to defence division

IMES holds Aberdeen and Rosyth events 25 Jan 2016

IMES is set to showcase an innovative system that reduces time and costs in a key area of inspection work. The non-destructive testing (NDT) solution for checking certain types of bolts for corrosion or cracking – without removing them – will be the centrepiece of a series of technology events in Aberdeen and Rosyth.

£750,000 of new business for IMES 16 Nov 2015

IMES has secured new contracts worth £750,000 with clients in the oil and gas industry. The business has been awarded a three-year contract for the provision of lifting inspection services on behalf of leading offshore survey company Fugro, covering four vessels. In addition, IMES has been awarded a three-year contract by subsea inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) company Harkand.

£750,000 of new business for IMES

IMES to lift business at major industry conference 05 Nov 2015

IMES will exhibit at the UK’s largest lifting conference, taking place in Liverpool next month. The company will showcase its range of products at LiftEx exhibition and conference, which is being hosted at Liverpool Conference Centre on Wednesday and Thursday November 11-12.

IMES to lift business at major industry conference

IMES completes tall ships project for sailing charity 16 Sep 2015

IMES has announced a partnership with the Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) following the completion of lifting inspection services on board the charity’s pair of spectacular tall ships. Staff from the company’s Portsmouth office revamped the lifting equipment management system on the JST’s two vessels, Lord Nelson and Tenacious, and examined and tested the hundreds of items on board each ship.

IMES completes tall ships project for sailing charity

North-east engineering student receives top honour from IMES 21 Aug 2015

A north-east university student has been recognised by IMES for the quality of his work as part of a final year project. John Mowat, who is currently completing an MEng in Mechanical and Offshore Engineering at the Robert Gordon University (RGU), was presented with the IMES Mechanical Engineering Project Prize at an end-of-semester prize giving ceremony. IMES is a long-time sponsor of the award which is given to a 4th year Mechanical Engineering student with a project related to fields of non-destructive testing, reliability based inspection and equipment/asset integrity. A former pupil at Turriff Academy, John (21) from Rothienorman was nominated for the award by university staff in recognition of his project entitled “Tensile Failure Analysis of Structural Mechanics using Acoustic Emission” for which he was awarded a Grade A. John, who will begin the final year of his degree at RGU in September, is expected to pass his course with Distinction. He said: “It’s a terrific honour to have received this award, which was an unexpected surprise. I would like to thank both IMES and also my lecturers at RGU for their support which has helped me prepare for my career after graduation.” Rod Buchan, executive chairman at IMES Group, said: “The company is a long-time supporter of developing the next generation of engineering talent here in the north-east. John clearly demonstrated his excellent level of technical knowledge with this first-class project and his award is well deserved.” Dr. Jennifer McConnachie, course leader in Mechanical Engineering at RGU, said: “We’re pleased to recognise John with this award for his excellent performance not only on this specific project, but throughout his time at university so far. We wish him all the best in his future career. “We would also like to thank IMES for its continued support in celebrating the achievements of our mechanical engineering students and we look forward to further developing this relationship.”

North-east engineering student receives top honour from IMES

IMES records over 36 months LTI (Lost Time Incident) free 03 Aug 2015

IMES continues to push the boundaries, having recorded over 36 months LTI (Lost Time Incident) free! Working across the marine, offshore and defence industries, our customers demand an impeccable safety record, which IMES - through its management systems, industry-recognised accreditations and working closely with our people - has demonstrated is possible.

IMES records over 36 months LTI (Lost Time Incident) free

IMES Group launches new offshore safety business 29 Jul 2015

IMES Group expects to create an initial 10 jobs with the launch of a new business designed to enhance offshore safety and integrity. The Aberdeen-based company has made a six-figure investment in its Marine Safety Systems (MSS) division with six jobs already created and a further four to follow by the end of the year. IMES has appointed respected industry figure, Colin Cunningham, to head up the new MSS business as operations director. With more than 35 years’ oil and gas experience, Colin brings a wealth of industry knowledge having most recently worked as global director of launch and recovery systems at Survitec Group.

IMES Group launches new offshore safety business

New joint venture between Modulift and IMES set to raise the lifting bar even higher 02 Jul 2015

Lifting industry specialists Modulift and IMES have formed a joint venture to offer an integrated management service to clients internationally. The two companies – leading players in their respective niche markets in the sector – have combined to create the new customisable package which will focus exclusively on “below the hook” operations.

New joint venture between Modulift and IMES set to raise the lifting bar even higher

Leading industry recognition through Achilles Verify for IMES 18 Jun 2015

IMES has been formally recognised for the high level of systems and applications in relation to its inspection, monitoring and engineering solutions services to the oil and gas and utilities industries.

Leading industry recognition through Achilles Verify for IMES

IMES will be attending Seawork International 2015, visit us at stand C221 25 May 2015

Seawork International is the largest and fastest growing international commercial marine and workboat exhibition and conference held in a European working port environment.

IMES will be attending Seawork International 2015, visit us at stand C221

IMES Ltd attending the Offshore Technology Conference 04 May 2015

IMES are pleased to announce that we are promoting our load monitoring equipment at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2015.

IMES Ltd attending the Offshore Technology Conference

IMES now UVDB registered 16 Apr 2015

IMES is now registered on UVDB (Supplier management community for the UK Utilities industry).

IMES now UVDB registered

New Viper Mini MkII 14 Apr 2015

IMES are pleased to introduce the NEW Viper Mini MkII wire rope lubricator to the market!

New Viper Mini MkII

IMES launches new Portsmouth office 12 Mar 2015

IMES has moved to state-of-the-art premises in Portsmouth as the company targets further strategic growth.

IMES launches new Portsmouth office

NEW IMES Website 26 Jan 2015

IMES, which has six UK operations and one in the US, has launched a new website to better highlight its expertise, solutions and services to industry.

Business development manager 
appointed as IMES targets further growth 14 Nov 2014

IMES has appointed a new business development manager as the company targets further strategic growth.

Business development manager 
appointed as IMES targets further growth

IMES raises more than £2,000 for children’s charity 14 Nov 2014

Employees at IMES have stepped up to raise money for a North of Scotland children’s charity.

IMES raises more than £2,000 for children’s charity

Wire rope inspection assessment for global brand highlights IMES expertise 14 Nov 2014

IMES has successfully completed a complex wire rope inspection assessment for a global business where it helped resolve a major issue with warehouse lifting operations.

Wire rope inspection assessment for  global brand highlights IMES expertise

Increased opportunities for former armed services personnel, says IMES manager 13 Nov 2014

A former Royal Marine has swapped 25 years of military life for a career overseeing 
multi-million pound projects for clients in the oil and gas industry.

Increased opportunities for former  armed services personnel, says IMES manager

Satellite Measurement System Contract Nets £350,000 23 Sep 2014

SATELLITE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM CONTRACT NETS £350,000

Satellite Measurement System Contract Nets £350,000

Turnover up 14% as IMES 
Group targets further growth 28 Aug 2014

IMES Group has increased year-on-year turnover by 14% and is targeting further growth in the next 12 months.

Turnover up 14% as IMES 
Group targets further growth

IMES support helps Banchory Academy pupils raise £17,000 for national charities 28 Aug 2014

IMES, a leading independent provider of global engineering and lifting inspection services, has helped a north-east school raise £17,000 for two national charities.

IMES support helps Banchory Academy  pupils raise £17,000 for national charities

£1.4m port projects success for IMES 18 Aug 2014

Engineering and inspection business IMES has completed a succession of UK port and dockyard projects worth in the region of £1.4m.

£1.4m port projects success for IMES

North-east student receives top marks from engineering and inspection business IMES 22 Jul 2014

A north-east university student has been recognised by engineering and inspection business IMES for the quality of his work as part of a final year project.

North-east student receives top marks from engineering and inspection business IMES

IMES receives leading industry accreditation 01 Jun 2014

IMES, a leading marine and subsea company, has been formally recognised for the high level of its crane and lifting independent inspection services.

IMES receives  leading industry accreditation