Axiom have had a busy few years and below is a gallery of some recent projects (click the thumbnails to find out more)
FABRIC MAINTENANCE CAMPAIGN – INSPECTION SUPPORT
ConocoPhillips, North Sea Axiom Offshore Services staff have been supporting the 2012/13 Fabric Maintenance campaign on the Judy Platform, operated by ConocoPhillips. The requirement was for a two person rope access team, with back to backs, one of whom needed to be an IRATA III Rope Access Supervisor, with both qualified to PCN II standard [...]
CLYDEPORTS HUNTERSTON TERMINAL – STACKER CRANE INSPECTION
These photographs were taken at ClydePorts Hunterston Terminal in February and show Eddy Current Inspection techniques in use on the Stacker Cranes. As can be seen, the weather proved the usual mixed bag for the time of year – also as usual, the project was completed safely and on time. Due to the round the [...]
Cranes, Drilling Derricks and Drilling Packages – AXIOM LIFTING SERVICES
Axiom Lifting Services continues to develop under the watchful eye of manager Rick Sims. Rigging personnel are now active on six long running rotations in the North Sea and, back in the office, support in the form of lift plan compilation has been provided for offshore projects on Murchison (CNR International) and Tern Alpha (TAQA [...]
Wind and Wave – RENEWABLES
Fred Olsen Windcarrier, OpenHydro and Advanced Wind Solutions Axiom inspection and blacktrades teams have also been active in the renewable energy sector, with recent projects carried out for: Fred Olsen Windcarrier Supply of 6G coded welders and PCN II 3.9 Weld Inspector / QC Engineer to carry out repairs to met mast foundations. The [...]
Marine Classification Society (LLOYDS EMEA) VESSEL SURVEYS
Axiom provide a specialist vessel survey service for local ship repair and marine engineering company Garvel Clyde Ltd. To date this year we have completed Ultrasonic (UT) hull thickness measurement surveys on Caledonian MacBrayne vessels ‘Isle of Arran’ (below), ‘Clansman’, ‘Loch Portain’ and ‘Caledonian Isles’. We pride ourselves on offering an integrated service to the [...]
Flare Stack Inspection Total E&P (UK) Ltd; Eddy Current Testing of welds without removal of TSA coating
The ability to conduct non-destructive testing (NDT) through conductive or non-conductive coatings can save a lot of time on-site and avoids the unnecessary removal (and subsequent reapplication) of the protective coating. Axiom NDT personnel were at the forefront during the early development of ultrasonic and eddy current testing and this innovative approach continues today with [...]
RIGGING AND LIFTING – DRILLING DERRICKS, PACKAGES AND SHUTDOWN PERSONNEL
Building on our experience within the offshore drilling environment, Axiom Offshore Services teams have been engaged in a wide range of rigging and construction tasks throughout the North Sea in 2012. Highlights have included removal and replacement of torque tubes and topdrive systems, crown cluster maintenance and replacement, supply of personnel for platform shutdowns and [...]
Laser Scanning & Asset Integrity – Drilling Packages
CNR International / TAQA Bratani Partnering with StarNet Geomatics in 2011/12 has enabled the development of a ‘state of the art’ inspection and asset integrity surveillance tool. High definition point cloud data, overlaid with colour photography, and integrated with Axiom inspection reports, is hosted on a secure online portal – StarNet I-site. I-site [...]
STRUCTURAL INSPECTION CAMPAIGNS
TOTAL E&P (UK) LTD / KCA DEUTAG LTD Axiom inspection teams have recently completed a range of inspection campaigns, across all Total North Sea assets culminating in the flare stack inspection on Elgin. Other workscopes have included: Structural topside inspection on Elgin and Franklin Derrick inspection and DROPS survey on Alwyn High Pressure Piping [...]
Derrick Survey Brent Delta
Derrick Survey (API4G), Pipe Work Corrosion Assessment, Hoisting and Handling Equipment Inspection and Load Testing / Lifting Gear Examination.
North Alwyn Drilling Shut Down
API 4G/DROPS Derrick Survey and electrical remedials Production or drilling shut downs are highly expensive and ideally all contractors involved in annual maintenance …
Robin Rigg Wind Farm
Advanced Wind Solutions Limited are a specialist company providing Client Representative, Quality Assurance and Support Services to the wind industry.
Derrick Lighting Refurbishment
Axiom took over this complex program of works after problems with an earlier vendor. Working through the depths of winter in the North Sea is never easy, but our close knit team of electricians exceeded client expectations
Structural inspection of cranes
Axiom undertake annual structural surveys of jetty and unloader cranes for Clyde Port.
M8, Helix Pedestrian Bridge
Axiom conducted vendor inspections on the Helix bridge over the M8 for Scot Wilson.
Clyde Arc Bridge (Glasgow)
Axiom provided all site NDT services for the construction of the main arch structure during this high profile project
M74 Completion Project – Glasgow
Axiom have been closely involved with the M74 completion project.
Fire Damaged Wind Turbine (Yorkshire)
This wind turbine was damaged by fire and subsequently disassembled to allow investigation into the possible cause of the fire and an assessment of structural damage.