Who we are

IMES is the leading marine and subsea specialist providing inspection, monitoring and engineering solutions.  Our focus is giving clients complete confidence through an expert and specialist team, innovative product range and collaborative solutions, ensuring complete operational safety of cranes, lifting gear and other specialised structures. 

We offer clients an unbiased and professional service due to our company’s independence from any crane or lifting equipment manufacturer together with a strong service ethos, and exceptional track record.  As forward thinking and market leading specialists with a 76 strong global team and with over 30 years industry experience, our clients also take comfort in our extensive industry ISO certification as well as the unique UKAS competency accreditation.

This distinct competitive edge allows IMES to deliver five essential services, that together, deliver synergies of lifting solutions and product solutions that are second to none.

  1. Lifting and Inspection
  2. Wire Rope Inspection and Management
  3. Subsea Diagnostic Tooling
  4. Load Monitoring and Measuring Systems 
  5. Engineering and Design Consultancy

We have developed a strong industry reputation over the past 30 years, one built on quality, innovation, excellent safety track record and our ambition to exceed client’s delivery expectations worldwide.  We work closely with our clients to develop innovative products and provide expert advice to assist with operational difficulties and industry problems.

IMES has operations across the UK with offices in Aberdeen, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Rosyth and Sheffield. In addition, we have agents in Singapore, Brazil and Norway.

About IMES