Inspection Leadership Category

All inspection leadership related pages and news from Marine Technical Limits – specialists in FPSO Integrity and Repair Management solutions.

Terra Nova Life Extension Turnaround

Marine Technical Limits (MTL) is currently supporting its client Suncor and its Terra Nova FPSO as it undergoes a Life Extension Turnaround (LET) project in Navantia’s shipyard, Ferrol, Spain.  The vessel underwent a 2,000 nautical mile trans-Atlantic crossing in mid-December and arrived in the Northwest corner of Spain before the end of 2021. The visit will …

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Safe System of Work on FPSO deck to provide ventilation and power distribution

FPSO Tank Ventilation – Air Change Rate

While building regulations worldwide are quite prescriptive when considering the volume of ventilation required for different spaces, there is a distinct lack of guidance for the ventilation of confined spaces, in terms of air changes per hour or even what constitutes “adequate ventilation.” To a layperson or to a professional in the field this just …

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Astronaut undertaking space walk on the International Space Station

The confined space entry paradox

There is no environment more hostile to life than space. Why then, do NASA continue to train and send people into space? Quite simply, because there are many jobs that cannot be done remotely. Perhaps the highest risk of these activities, extravehicular activities (EVAs), happen regularly. This year alone, 12 EVAs have been executed to …

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Dramatic repair

END2END SERVICE – THE WAY OF WORKING

In the current economic climate, and with a reduction in the price of oil, the energy sector is having to consider how it works with third party organisations. More efficiency, cost effectiveness and lean work scopes will be the new way of working. Luckily for our clients we have been innovating, thinking differently and driving …

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MTL SOFTWARE ENABLES CLIENTS TO BETTER UNDERSTAND RISK

The oil and gas sector is a resilient industry. We have had times where oil price has dropped well below what was expected and we have picked ourselves back up. Currently, we are living in the reality of low oil price and the Covid-19 pandemic which has had a huge impact on our economy and …

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MTL ANNOUNCES £400K INVESTMENT AND SIX NEW EMPLOYEES

ON WAY TO £4.8MILL TURNOVER FPSO and marine vessel integrity and repair management company, Marine Technical Limits (MTL), has announced the appointment of six new recruits as part of a £400,000 investment in the organisation. It comes as the firm, which now employs 44 people, targets turnover of £4.8million this year. The Kintore-based company, which …

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MTL Develops New System of Work in a World First

FPSO and marine integrity management specialists, Marine Technical Limits (MTL) has designed and developed a software platform which will significantly change the way inspection work is carried out and recorded. MTL, which is based in Kintore, Aberdeenshire, has developed a solution within its PYXIS software system which digitally defines inspection workplans allowing tablet based inspection …

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