MSI has over 20 years of experience from maintenance and repairs of marine assets world-wide. ISO certified by DNV since 2004 and with a solid safety record, MSI’s teams of coating and steel specialists are available world-wide for projects of any size.

Since 1995, MSI has ensured that over 300 vessels have been able to continue to ply their trade or produce their oil without interrupting their activities by carrying out essential repairs on voyage basis.

Originally a supplier to the shipping markets only, MSI has since 2010 become a significant supplier of steel and coating repairs to the offshore oil & gas industry as well.

Quality and Safety

As one of the first service companies, MSI became ISO 9001 certified by DNV in 2004 and the quality management program is active and supports all of activities world-wide.

The safety of the people and client assets is and will always remain priority # 1.

MSI safety record, the quality produced and the investment in continuous training of the MSI full time staff combines to produce a safe and reliable operation in often difficult working environments.

MSI’s steel repair teams have all necessary class welding permits and certifications and MSI is approved for marine repair activities by major oil companies.

A member of the Muehlhan Group of companies, MSI is able to draw on Muehlhan AG (Börse Frankfurt: M4N) companies and resources in over 20 countries world-wide. – www.muehlhan.com

MSI brings the shipyard to you

MSI’s concept is simple: WE BRING THE SHIPYARD TO YOUR VESSEL. This ensures that the FPSO can remain on location or that a ship is able to minimize off-hire and loss of revenue due to time spent in planned or unplanned dry-dockings.

Corrosion protection is a key to controlling the long term cost of marine assets. MSI specializes in Ultra High Pressure (UHP) blasting using fresh water at approx. 2000 bar pressure to thoroughly remove scale and contaminants allowing a new coating system to be applied on a spot or full area basis.

If the damage has already reached class minimum standards, the MSI teams of class certified welders are ready to crop and renew plate and piping or install SPS overlay where this is cost effective.

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MSI Teams

Attentive to safety, highly professional, hard-working, multi-skilled, trained across a number of professions: our people is our greatest asset.

With the lack of bed-space always a critical factor onboard both offshore oil & gas installations and ships, having productive teams onboard who is able to efficiently work across multi-skilled disciplines, the same crew will de-muck, clean/chemical clean, erect scaffolding, UHP blast, move steel and materials, arrange ventilation and spray paint to NORSOK/PSPC standards.

The MSI teams have experience from similar projects, are used to working independently and away from a “home” base, and come with sea-man papers and STCW for shipping work and BOSIET/HUET and offshore medical certificates for offshore oil & gas work.

The steel teams have class approved welding certificates including for flux-core welding and have wide experience with plate and pipe-repairs on station with the challenges of material handling, access and simultaneous operations which are found in this situations.

Services

MSI provides class approved and quality repairs to maintain the structural integrity of:

  • FPSO/FSO’s
  • Production platforms
  • Conventional bulkers
  • Chemical/clean/dirty tankers
  • LPG, LNG and FLNG tankers
  • Container vessels

This includes de-mucking, cleaning, scaffolding, steel repairs, blasting and painting and cold-cutting using UHP.

MSI also provides steel and coating inspectors to plan and execute scheduled maintenance and life-extension of marine assets in ship-yards world-wide.

Clients

MSI works for major oil companies, offshore contractors, rig owners, FPSO operators and shipping companies such as:

Chevron, Shell, Frontline, BW Offshore, Kleven, BP, Statoil, Nordic American Shipping, V. Ships, Anglo Eastern, BW Gas, Berge Bulk, OSG, MOL LNG, Hoegh LNG, Awilco LNG, Transpetrol, Rickmers, Teekay, Fred Olsen, Golar LNG, Stolt Nielsen, …….

We live off and value repeat business and execute each project to ensure that the client will return. Our most senior active client has returned to MSI for work on more than 40 separate vessels over a span of 18 years.