TODAY SMART NEWS - MARch 2010
Acergy Havila, described as
the worlds most advanced
Diving vessel, has Imenco
diving control technology.
The first hot tap tee-clamp was put to test at Imenco, Haugesund four years ago. Odd Einar Lindøe (in front)
and Arne Kinn are Imenco’s key collaborators in the development of the Retrofit Tee Clamp for Åsgard, as
they were for Tampen Link tee clamps.
for Siri and DONG
When cracks were discov-
Diverless hot Tap
clamps for Åsgard
ered at Siri oilfield, opera-
tor Dong needed a smart
solutions. Imenco had the
answer. Page 5
Imenco has been awarded a 4 million USD contract from Statoil Petroleum AS for delivery of
three off 20 x 12 inch Retrofit Tee clamps for Diverless hot Tap operation of 20 inch subsea
pipeline at the Åsgard field in the North Sea.
The manufacturing contract is subcontracted tions, but is very much like the one we made
to Aibel AS. The first RT Clamp will be manu- in 2006, says Arne Kinn and Odd Einar Lindøe,
factured as a prototype clamp used for inte- Imenco’s two key collaborators in the develop-
gration testing, while the other two will be ment of the Retrofit Tee Clamp for the Tam-
permanent clamps used for installation on an pen Link.
Åsgard 20 inch flowline in conjunction with Tampen Link is the name of the project that
In houston the planned subsea compression plant. supplies the UK with gas from the Statfjord/
to stay - We are very pleased to be awarded this con- Gullfaks area. The Åsgard project will be de-
Imenco’s message after tract. Four years ago we developed and per- signed for 220 Bar pressure with a flow tem-
opening office in Houston formed qualification of a similar prototype for perature of 80 degrees centigrade. Imenco will
is clear. - We are here to Statoil for the Tampen Link Hot Tap project. perform the engineering and testing work,
stay, says Al Cohen The clamps for Åsgard will be designed for a and the manufacturing of the clamps will be
Page 10 higher pressure and temperature specifica- at Aibel’s workshop in Haugesund.
Imenco tightening its grasp on foreign markets
D uring the last two years, Imenco has
established four offices, the first
two of which in Bergen and Stavanger,
The next Imenco office abroad is most
likely to be in Brazil. In Asia, we have em-
ployed a number of agents as our repre-
Workshop 2010, to be organized in Haug-
esund on March 10th and 11th, will to some
of the agents be their first meeting with
the last two in Houston and Aberdeen. sentatives in the Far East. their Imenco colleagues in Norway.
With our customers operating all over
the world, our internationalization and Being represented in China, Korea, Ma- I am pleased to note that so many of our
localization send a clear crystal message laysia, Vietnam, Australia, Argentina and agents have time to participate at the
that we would like to pay close attention Singapore, we are present in that part workshop. Getting to know key Imenco
to our customers global market. of the world in which we believe our fu- personnel and establishing connections
ture markets are likely to be found. The with people who are going to support
It was natural for us to establish our growth of Chinese economy, along with them, our agents and foreign offices will
first two foreign offices in Houston and the country’s demand for energy, makes have every possibility to succeed.
Aberdeen. Houston is the undisputed en- China the very locomotive of this devel-
ergy capital of the world, and gateway to opment, not only on their own continent
America’s offshore activities. but worldwide.
So far, the North Sea has been our major For our agents to succeed on their mar- Managing Director
market, so it is strategically correct for kets, it is imperative that Imenco offer Geir Egil Østebøvik
us to be located in Bergen, Stavanger appropriate training, product informa-
and Aberdeen. tions, support and feedback. Agent
Imenco with focus on china
-For the past two years, Imenco has recognize our products. They are aware professional visitors attend CIPPE at
participated at the china International of our strong position in the oil and gas 65,000 exhibit area at New China Inter-
Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology industry. We have delivered numerous national Exhibition Center .
and Equipment exhibition (cIPPE). Helicopter Refueling Systems to our Far
East market. Also we have recieved many
We are invigorated to be there again for inquiries about our Subsea Camera Sys-
another successful exhibition in March tem, Saturation Diving System, and Spe-
of this year. The response from the cialized Engineering Solutions. We are
market is very positive and promising. determined to exceed our customer ex-
Increasing demand for reliable, depend- pectations. Says Bjørn Brunborg, Direc-
able and innovative products of Imenco tor of International Sales & Marketing at
is abseloutely undeniable. Imenco.
Jan Endresen (right) at CIPPE 2009 discussing
Our continous presence accentuates our CIPPE is the largest oil and gas ex- IMENCO products with a potential client. Due
dedication, commitment, and undevided hibition in Asia, and ranked fourth to the response IMENCO is back in Beijing for
attention to Chinese market. Customers worldwide.1,200 exhibitors and 40,000 the third time.
The official inauguration of the production plant in Grinde will take place on 16th of March 2010.
Official opening in Grinde
customers, other business associates The mayor of Tysvær municipal, Harald Haugesund in 1979. Today Imenco has
and neighbours will be invited to the A. Stakkestad will undertake the official 90 employees, and offices in Haugesund,
official inauguration of Imenco’s pro- grand opening of the production plant. Bergen Stavanger, Aberdeen and Hou-
duction facilities in Grinde on 16th of Imenco’s CEO, Geir Egil Østebøvik will ston.
March 2010. present a brief summary of the com- The turnover last year was NOK 300
pany’s history since the foundation in millions.
New workshop at Killingøy Base
Based on marked demand, a new Imenco
workshop for service and repair is
established at Killingøy.
The workshop is offering different
workmanship for the maritime industry
and the deep sea quay close to the
workshop make the location favourable
for ship repair, maintenance and
The workshop has a fully equipped
machine shop for carrying out mechanical
and hydraulic work, including maintenance
and repair of diving systems, O2 cleaning,
pressure testing, and other repair work for
the offshore and maritime industry. CEO
at Imenco, Geir Egil Østebøvik has great
expectations to the new work shop. The
location at Killingøy is ideal for shipping
arrival, and with skilled workman craft
within mechanical, hydraulic service and
repair - we will fill a gap in the market says
Geir Egil. Christian Andreou (Right) and Andreas Kvale in the workshop at Killingøy.
TODAY Editor: Bjørn Å. Brunborg | email@example.com | Publishing house: DHR Reklamebyrå as | Journalist: Odd-Atle Urvik
Imenco refueling package
for “Deepsea Atlantic”
DSME (Daewoo) in Korea has awarded
Imenco the contract to deliver a com-
plete helicopter refueling package for a
new GVA 7500 platform. Buyer is Odfjell
The platform, named “Deepsea Atlan-
tic”, is a sixth generation deepwater
semisubmersible platform. It is designed
for operations in harsh environments
and water depths up to 3,000 meters.
A loading capacity of 7,500 meter in all
operating conditions ensures efficiency.
Full winterization may be provided for
improved working conditions in arctic
”Deepsea Atlantic” is designed for en-
vironmentally sensitive areas, and the
utmost focus has been put on obtaining
zero discharges, low emissions and elec-
trical solutions, to reduce onboard oil The new sixth generation oilrig ”Deepsea Atlantic” will have å complete helicopter refuelling
volumes and associated pollution risks. system made by Imenco
Separate drain systems are installed in
the machinery area, drilling area and all package with our Test- and Recycle Unit. in “Deepsea Atlantic” will be very pleased
outside clean deck areas. No drain water The personnel on board are now able to with our system. We have received very
is discharged without passing a cleaning do all sampling in a closed system, and positive response and feedback from
system which ensures acceptable oil con- recycle the jet fuel back to storage tank. similar installations we have done in the
tent. Closed systems means there is no spill, past. The platform is now operating a
After arrival in Norway, Imenco was and no exposure of fuel to the environ- long term contract with Statoil, Norway.
asked to upgrade the helicopter refueling ment. We believe that the crew on board
AFGUARD® contribution to aviation safety
Imenco is proud to introduce FAUDI’s lat- We have AFGUARD® in stock. as specified by the Energy Insti-
est and most innovative product, now Hazardous areas Certifica- tute. This area code covers in-
joining the array of well proven FAUDI tion. stallations handling flammable
Aviation fuel filtration elements -The After undergoing test and fluids, and is a well-established
AFGUARD® - water sensor. The technol- development phases, the and internationally accepted
ogy reflects the next generation of avia- AFGUARD® has gone into se- publication. It provides meth-
tion fuel filtration and monitoring, and rial production and is being odologies for hazardous areas
is an important contribution to aviation implemented at large fuel classification around equip-
safety, while meeting the demands of handling plants. We know ment for storing or handling
advanced progress. Some of the innova- that it will successfully show flammable fluids in the produc-
tive features are: -Intrinsically safe - Dual what the future of aviation tion, distribution and retail
channel scattered light turbidity sensor fuelling needs. Topping off sector and should be applied
-Continuous monitoring of aviation fuel our research is the fact that by process safety practition-
flow -Detection/monitoring the perform- we received the hazardous ers involved in hazardous areas
ance of filter/water separators & moni- area certification for zone 0/1 and zone classification. Our AFGUARD® displays
tors -Reduction of faulty areas in avia- 2, qualifying it for use in all hazardous the sensor technology which will replace
tion fuel filtration areas worldwide. This most important other means of chemical detection in the
AFGUARD® uses a light scattering/light certification shows that AFGUARD® ful- future, because it works with much bet-
blocking method which gives very low fills the requirements according to the El ter accuracy and is most cost effective in
maintenance and long durability. Model Code Safe Practice Part 15 (El 15) its applications.
The monitoring system with eight cameras to monitor cracks at 60 meters deep at the Siri-plattform. This was Imenco’s smart solution to solve
Smart camera solution to DONG
In connection with the yearly ROV in- ered in a subsea pressure bottle, which
spection of the Dong Siri platform last also supplies power and individual light
autumn, cracks were discovered in the signal to each camera. The bottle con-
tank under the platform at 60m depth. verts the signals into digital (IP), and
contact with Imenco was established, a transfers them to the surface by fiber
few phone calls, and Jan Wulsberg, head optic through an Ethernet hub. Topside,
of electronics at Imenco, was on his way the signals go through a switch to a PC Imenco’s
to copenhagen and Dong’s headquar- with software with recording specially man on
top of the
ter. made for Dong. Before the main cam-
era construction was made, Imenco de- Wulfsberg.
To solve the situation, a specific project signed a prototype and performed a sub-
center was established counting people sea installation with assistance from a Contact information:
from different disciplines. The objec- ROV. The test was a success. As a result, Jan Wulfsberg
tives for the project team were to obtain DONG issued a PO, and the main camera E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
a rapid solution and to establish a system system was delivered 11 days later. Phone: +47 52 86 41 00
that could monitor the cracks and poten- Imenco personnel assisted the installa-
tial future developments. Imenco’s solu- tion at Dong Siri, which was successfully This is a typical project where Imenco
tion was to monitor the cracks by using completed, without any complications can apply all its knowledge within subsea
8 cameras with integrated lights, type whatsoever. Imenco supplied the cam- camera & surveillance, combined with 30
Imenco mini L, each mounted on a tripod era, cables, subsea pressure bottle, fiber years experience in subsea intervention,
with magnet. optic cables, topside receiver, PC and says Jan Wulsberg, Manager for Imenco
The signal from the cameras was gath- software. Electro/Electronics.
Open Day, Imenco UK Ltd. Aberdeen
On Thursday March 25th Imenco Ltd Ab- Wire anchors etc. We will be open from
erdeen is going to keep open house, invit- 12 noon till 6 pm, and will be serving food
ing existing and new customers to their and drinks.
new premises at the Enterprice Centre, - We are looking forward to being able
Science and Energy Park, Bridge of Don. to receive our customers in our new of-
The building is situated right across the fice, with our CEO Geir Egil Østebøvik
road from the exhibition hall in which present, together with other representa-
Offshore Europe takes place. tives of the group management, says
The reason why we do this is to market George Flaconer of Imenco UK Ltd to Im-
Imenco in Aberdeen, exhibiting a repre- enco Today.
George Falconer with open house at Imenco sentative selection of our products, such
UK Ltd in Aberdeen as cameras, ROV Shackle, Latch, Guide
The Bergen team: From left: Martin Tveitnes, Knut Eknes, Svein Moldskred, Jean-Maurice Paput, Arnstein Arnesen and Stein Andre Wolden.
Riser Pull-in system to Petrobas
Imenco's engineering team at the branch - Delivery will take place in the end of Solutions. The 73 blocks and sheaves
office in Bergen are about to complete June. The Riser Pull in System has been a are parts of Aker Pusnes riser pull-in sys-
the engineering work for the fairleads challenging project, and we have learned tem™.
for the Riser pull-in system for Petro- a lot, since this is our first contract for P-55 will be built in Turkey, to be installed
bras Rig P-55. Production of 73 blocks the Brazilian continental shelf. in the giant Roncador field 130 km north-
is taking place on several workshops in - It is “tailor made”, and we benefit from east of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. The
Norway and Poland Imenco’s 40 years experience with lifting combined oil and gas field is one of 55
technology. It is our hope that the de- in the Campos Basin. The water depth
- As the contract was signed, it was the livery of this system Petrobras Rig P-55 at Roncador is approx 1,800m, and the
biggest one in Imenco’s history, and so will give us new contracts when similar semi-submersible rig will have a produc-
far our team has used approximately smart solutions is required on other rigs tion capacity of 180 thousand barrels/
10.000 engineering hours, says Manager and FPSO’s, says Tveitnes. day and a compression capacity of 6 mil-
Martin Tveitnes at Imenco’s office in Ber- The contract is close to US$ 4 millions, lion cubic meters/day of natural gas.
gen to Imenco Today. and Imenco is a subcontractor for Aker
Growth in Bergen
It is only two years since Imenco opened
a branch office in Bergen, but since then
the number of employees has grown
from three to six. However, General Man-
ager Martin Tveitnes foresees that the
staff might double from 6 to 12 during
the present year.
- We have not been affected by the fi-
nancial crisis, if the number of inquiries
and contracts we receive are anything
to go by. The situation is rather the op-
posite; we need more personnel. We’re
on the look-out for civil engineers and
engineers, particularly engineers with
experience within project management,
Imenco Bergen need more personnel. Tveitnes says to Imenco Today.
Project managers, Rune Bringedal (right) and Jan Erik Hustveit were pleased with the succsessful autdit. Units for helicopter refuelling systems
under production are lined up in the production hall.
Good feedback from Bristow
–It is always nice to get positive feed- Bristow auditors reported they were re- North Sea, the standards mentioned in
back, but when it comes from the audi- ceived in a very professional manner. OLF Helideck Manual and CAP 437 were
tors of one of the worlds leading heli- followed. The fuelling systems were also
copter companies, it makes us proud. Well prepared inspected once a year according to OLF.
Project Manager Rune Bringedal and - The company was well prepared for the No “non conformities” were found dur-
Jan Erik hustvedt at Imenco production audit and had allocated relevant person- ing the inspection, the auditors report-
plant in Grinde knows that a positive nel to guide the auditor through their ed.
audition report from Bristow helicop- Company. The company has solid experi-
ters means a lot. ence in both building and inspecting off- heavily expantion
shore fuelling stations. They have expe- Imenco holds an ISO 9001 approval and
For helicopter companies safety is the rienced a good growth in the market and an ATEX approval. They have expanded
most important issue, and when they seem to have good economic bases for heavily the last 5 years into several dif-
are pleased with the way Imenco manu- their enterprise. The company is deliver- ferent areas. The part that makes and in-
facture the aviation refuelling systems, ing systems all over the world especially spects offshore fuelling stations consist
Bringedal and Hustvedt and their col- to the Far East (Singapore, Korea) and to of approximately 12 persons and is also
leagues have every reason to be proud. the United States. They are also repre- supported by other departments in the
The Bristow audit was performed in sented in some of these countries either production phase.
accordance with Bristow internal audit by own offices or local representatives. Imenco’s production unit has moved
program and an agreement with the The Company had systems in place both into brand new facilities at Grinde. The
company Imenco AS. The audit was done for training, building fuelling stations, facility had plenty of space with all dif-
according to the standards outlined in testing and servicing/inspecting the in- ferent tooling systems and stands lined
OLF Helideck Manual and CAP 437. The stallations. They were also interested up after each other in clean and dry en-
following items were audited: in keeping a close relationship with the vironments. There was also test facilities
helicopter operators to ensure conform- where a full scale function test could be
• Quality System ity to standards. done in-house before the installation
• Training of personnel was sent to the customer.
• Training Records Qualified vendors The audit was performed by Audit Team
• Inspection System The company is listed as qualified ven- Leader Per Skalleberg from Bristow
• Inspector Qualifications dors of offshore fuelling systems and in-
• Inspection Records spections in HCA (Helideck Certification
• Production Standards Agency). When delivering systems used
• Facilities for the Norwegian and UK sector of the
– Acergy havila, most
advanced DSV in the world
- “Acergy havila” will probably be the now are completed, and the final tests diving bells built for operation down to
most advanced diving support vessel in are being conducted. GDV 163 will accom- 400m depth. Imenco supplies for this
the world. The diving system is designed modate 18 divers. vessel are more extensive, amongst oth-
to accommodate 24 divers, and the ship Imenco have also delivered the diving er including automatic surveillance of
will be delivered next year, says Project system for GDV 164. However, the ship diving chambers. The vessel is built to be
Manager Moss Mustafa to Imenco To- was sold without the system installed able to operate under tough conditions
day. on board. anywhere in the world.
What makes “Acergy Havila” the state- Through last year’s acquisition of Nor-
The 120 meter long hull has been built in of-the-art Diving Support Vessel (DSV) is wegian Universal Technology AS, Im-
Turkey, and towed to Norway where she the high quality, and the computerized enco has become a leading supplier of
will be completed at Havyard in Leirvik in control system. complete diving systems for customers
Sogn. The last months have been busy in - That gives safer operations, and all worldwide. Imenco is cooperating with
the production facilities in Grinde as div- relevant information is registered, says German corporation Dräger about the
ing control systems for three diving ves- Mr. Mustafa. supply of these systems.
sels has been in production at the same ”Acergy Havila” is equipped with two
- The 24-man, twin bell saturation div-
ing system will be certified for Norwe-
gian regulations, and will utilize the
latest technology. The ship will offer a
very high standard of accommodation
for a crew of 120. The design will reflect
Acergy’s 30-year experience within div-
ing operations in harsh environments.
Imenco (NUT) is proud to be involved in
such a state-of-the art diving system,
says Production Manager Einar Løvfall
to Imenco Today.
Within a few weeks GDV 163, the first
of the three diving support vessels with
Imenco (NUT) diving system on board, system under
will be delivered from Bergen Yards. production at
Moss Mustafa says all installations Imenco
Agents Workshop in haugesund 2010
On 10-11 March, Imenco is organizing
the “Agents Workshop 2010” in haug-
esund. As a result of the international
focussing of Imenco, the number of
agents has increased considerably.
This strategy now needs to be followed
up in terms of training and education. In
order to enable our cooperating partners
worldwide to do a good job, they need an
understanding of the Imenco concept,
says Bjørn Brunborg, who is responsible
for marketing and following up agents
and offices abroad.
- We are planning an active workshop
with visits to Imenco Workshop at Grinde
as well as the Imenco HQ in Haugesund.
There will be a lot of product informa-
tion, but it is also important to meet Agents and foreign representatives at Agents Workshop in Haugesund. From left: Mr. Firdaus
and get acquainted with the agents and Azhar, Malaysia, Mr. Soo Bong, Choi, Korea, Mr. Wenlin Wang, USA, Mr. Al Cohen, USA, Mr. Seung
their market situation. We will be gath- Woo, Tak, Korea, Mr. Stuart McConnell, UK and Mr. Edwin Yang, Singapore.
ering Imenco’s sales agents in Asia, the
US and Europe, allowing them to meet
personnel in charge of diverse products In addition to its offices in Haugesund, nam and Singapore, says Bjørn Brun-
areas such as Diving Systems, Helicopter Grinde, Bergen and Stavanger, Imenco borg, referring to a map on www/imenco.
refuelling Systems, Subsea products, has offices in Houston and Aberdeen. no for a complete overview of the places
Lifting and Handling and Surveillance Moreover, Imenco is represented through in which Imenco is represented.
CCTV Systems. agents in China, Korea, Malaysia, Viet-
New welding workshop in Grinde
The new welding facility at the produc-
tion plant in Grinde means more effi-
ciency and improved hES standard. The
skilled personnel have a key function in
the production of Imenco’s refuelling
systems for helicopters.
Imenco has personnel and knowhow to
do nearly all kind of welding techniques
on various materials such as steel, stain-
less steel and aluminium and also fine
The capacity of the welding workshop
is also sufficient for Imenco to offer all
kind of welding services to customers in
and outside the Haugesund area.
The new welding facilities have a cen-
tral position in Imenco’s new production
plant in Grinde, 15 km east of Hauge- Imenco’s new welding facility in Grinde have capacity to offer welding service to customers in
sund. the Haugesund area.
Imenco has focus on Houston:
–We are here to stay!
–Imenco’s strategy in the USA is crystal clear: We are here to stay. Our new houston
office is perfectly situated between Beltway 8th and 290. We have chosen a market
oriented strategy involving frequent meetings with customers. During this phase
it is important to us to communicate with our costumers, presenting our products
This is the daily task of Al Cohen, VP Busi- central position, says Brunborg.
ness Development-USA. In the course - We are proud of being active par- Al Cohen will be Imenco’s man in Houston,
of two months we are participating at ticipant at OTC, DOT, & UI this year. We and the customer’s man in Imenco
three important exhibitions, says Bjørn have clear vision set by our leadership
Brunborg, responsible for the Houston team. We are marching toward the big and long enough, we will be rewarded.
activities together with Al Cohen. picture of internationalization by com- Our point of departure is positive, and
On February 2th to 4th we participated bining direction with perspective. At we are happy to have Al Cohen direct-
at Deep Offshore Technology (DOT) at Imenco-Houston, we have a desire that ing our Houston department. He is the
the George B Brown Convention Centre feeds our passion and steels our deter- external representative of our company
in Houston, where several Oil & Gas com- mination to deliver “Smart Solutions” in Houston, and the customers’ internal
panies represented. We received a lot of to this part of the world. We have built representative in Imenco.
positive feedback from visitors. our reputation on offering reliable serv- We are also installing a professional
The subsequent week we went on to ice and dependable products for past 30 video conference system between our
New Orleans to participate at the Under- years, and in Houston we live by our leg- main office in Haugesund and our offices
water Intervention (UI) from February endary commitment, says Al Cohen, head abroad. These facilities allow our cus-
9th to 11th. In focus this time was Subsea of the Houston office. tomers in the US to talk directly to our
and diving systems; Imenco is known as At the OTC, focus will be on Aviation engineers at the head office and, if nec-
one of the companies producing satura- Fuel Systems, Diving Systems and our ad- essary, our production unit at Grinde and
tion diving systems. vanced camera systems for both subsea ingenieering office in Bergen.
However, our most important promo- and topside. Moreover, we have several Similar systems will also be available
tional campaign in the US this spring is products such as ROV shackle, Guidwire later on in Aberdeen, as we consider
our presence at the Offshore Technology anchors and latcher, already subject to a them a cost-effective asset to ourselves
Conference (OTC) in Houston on May 3th lot of attention from the market. as well as our customers.
to 6th. Last year, we were not fully satis- Brunborg describes the three US exhi- Imenco is co-located with an other
fied with our stand allocation at the OTC, bitions as excellent opportunies for the Norwegian company, Adventec Houis-
so this year we are making alterations in marketing of Imenco in North America. ton Ltd., whose head office is located at
order to get a larger stand with a more - If we do the right things frequently Stord, Norway.
Jan Endresen and Al cohen in a meeting
with Intsok US, represented by John
hurter (in the middle)
Imenco’s internationalization is on
track, which is important in order to get
closer to our customers. John L. Hurter
at Intsok was honored for his support to
Imenco in the US market.
The Imenco team pays strict attention
to details when it comes to product de-
sign and availability, manufacturing, Jan Endresen, Imenco (left), John Hurter from INTSOC-USA (middle) and Al Cohen, Imenco
certification & support. We are a people- (right).
oriented company that listens to the Due to customer demands we now focus on developing and coaching every
voice of the customer, and uses that have offices and agents in more than 10 single team member to provide reliable
knowledge and expertise to meet cus- countries around the world. We shall products and dependable service. After
tomer expectations and exceed industry succeed in building a network in assur- all Imenco’s motto is: “Smart Solutions
standards, says Al Cohen, VP of Business ance of superb quality and outstanding and Smart People”
Development in the US. service. Our Imenco leadership team will
is employed as an
engineer at Imenco
as from 1 March
2010. A graduate
neer of Høgskolen
(College of Stord/
is 27 years old, unmarried and lives in
Kopervik, where he grew up. One of his
former employers is Østensjøs Rederi AS.
He will be working at the engineering de-
partment at Imenco HQ.
New workshop Christian Andreou is appointed
workshop manager at Killingøy. Thomas
manager at Killingøy Olsen
has been hired as a
Christian Andreou has been appointed position, and I’m anxious to see how we welding engineer.
Workshop Manager for Imenco’s work- can increase activities in the workshop. He will have the re-
shop at Haugesund offshore base at The goal is to have a modern service sponsibility for the
Kyllingøy. He will assume full responsi- workshop for hydraulics and mechan- welding workshop
bility as from April 1st. Until this date he ics within diving, ROV and other related and for following up sub-contractors.
will work closely with the present work- work scope, says CEO at Imenco, Geir Egil Thomas is 34 years, married, and has two
shop manager, Andreas Kvale. Østebøvik to Imenco Today. children. He comes to Imenco from Nemo
- I wish Christian all the best in his new Engineering, where he was responsible
for materials and welding. He was also a
welding coordinator at Nemo’s Haatech
Focus on Subsea products workshop.
and ccTV Surveillance
Kjell Ole Pedersen (59) started at Imenco Stuart
September 2009, and will in his position
focus on subsea products, especially
CCTV surveillance. He has a background has joined Imenco
from operational offshore related work, Aberdeen office,
having worked for Decca/Racal, Fugro, January 2010.
Stolt Nielsen Seaway and Statoil. His Stuart is working un-
most previous position was as a project der the guidance of
manager at Statoil Pipeline Operation George Falconer in
Department at Kårstø, where he dealt Aberdeen, and is a Mechanical Engineer.
with major offshore pipelines. Since his completion of his engineering
Kjell Ole has a long-standing onshore apprenticeship, and Technical educa-
and offshore experience (vessels and tion, Stuart has been involved in the
platforms) having been involved in a direct sales of tooling solutions within
number of pipeline projects on land, top- Kjell Ole Pedersen (59) Sivil Engineer, has the Oil & Gas equipment manufacturing,
side and subsea projects in the North Sea started at Imenco. and distribution companies. Stuart is 45
and internationally, e.g. Turkey, Azerbai- yrs of age and has interests in various
jan and Iran. His background gives him a markets, either through our branch offic- sports such as football , golf , squash, &
good knowledge which fits in nicely with es abroad, or through our agents around hill walking . With an HNC in Mechani-
Imenco’s products, and this is my best the world. Some of our clients operating cal Engineering, Stuart shall bring his
asset in my new position, says Kjell Ole. in the North Sea are also present interna- enthusiasm along with his direct sales
Given Imenco’s international strategy is tionally, but there are many new custom- capability to promote the Imenco brand
important to get access to and serve new ers whose doors we should knock on. within the UK.
WE HAVE CUSTOMERS WORLD WIDE
Canada Great Britain
North America Mezzano
Nigeria Visakapnap Vong Tau
Rio de Janeiro
SOME OF OUR COLLABORATING PARTNERS:
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