Thursday, November 19, 2015

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Aberdeen-based IMES has secured new contracts worth £750,000 with clients in the oil and gas industry.

A leading marine and subsea business, IMES provides inspection, monitoring and engineering solutions to the global energy, defence and industrial markets.

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 maintenance (IRM) company Harkand. It will provide lifting inspection, wire rope inspection and non-destructive testing (NDT) services for a total of three vessels in Aberdeen and other UK ports.

Jason Smith, chief operating officer at IMES, said: ‘Despite the present challenging economic conditions, we are remaining upbeat about the year ahead. These latest strategic contract awards put us in a strong position to achieve our vision of becoming the leading subsea and marine company in our chosen sector and we are looking forward to further developing these relationships.

‘We are delighted to have received these important contract awards in recognition of the capabilities of our team as well as the company’s reputation for providing an unrivalled level of service.’

Ewan Giles, business development manager at IMES, said: ‘We firmly believe that the company’s commitment to providing excellent customer service has been a major factor in our ability to attract and retain leading oil and gas businesses.

‘With both of these latest contract awards, we had a solid working relationship with the client where we had previously demonstrated our knowledge and expertise which has since resulted in winning additional projects.’

IMES is an independent specialist provider of lifting and inspection services, wire rope management, engineering and design consultancy and bespoke load measurement products, ensuring safe operation of cranes, lifting gear and other specialised structures.

The company, which employs 70 people, is headquartered at Bridge of Don, Aberdeen with additional operations in Bristol, Plymouth Portsmouth, Rosyth and Sheffield. It also has an office in the United States and agents in Singapore and Holland.

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