Exmar has awarded EM&I an ODIN® contract for the diverless UWILD inspections on the Kissama accommodation barge operating offshore Cabinda, Angola.

Exmar are a key client because they are world leaders in the accommodation barge and FSRU (Re-gasification vessels) which is a growing market.

EM&I special projects director Graham Cross said: "This is another milestone for our business and includes a first for ODIN on a Bureau Veritas (BV) Classed vessel."

CEO Danny Constantinis commented: "I am delighted that Exmar have entrusted us with this project and I am confident that we will win long-term work with Exmar once we demonstrate the significant cost savings and other benefits our technology and services deliver."