Corrosion is a perennial problem experienced at all kinds of manufacturing facilities. High rate of corrosion increases the chances of equipment failure, asset degradation, delays, shutdowns, accidents and incidents that could result in loss of life, profits and reputation.

OCS maintains assets and enhances their operating lives by leveraging cutting-edge technology, word-class equipment, certified personnel and third party inspection procedures. Our team of NACE-certified inspectors ensures the highest standards on all jobs.

As a total integrated solutions provider, we offer comprehensive corrosion management solutions for platforms/ rigs onshore and offshore. We offer customized and comprehensive auditing, inspection, planning, execution and project management services.

Integrated Service Contractor for Total Corrosion Management

At OCS we strategically and collaboratively partner with clients to:

  • Reduce total system cost through TCM and delivering value
  • Provide integrated service provider model for all corrosion protection related activities
  • Adherence to quality, health, safety, environment, (QHSE) standards of the client
  • Work as per the client specification
  • Comply to client maintenance schedule
  • Enhance the client’s BRAND image

Services We Offer:

As an Integrated Service Contractor (ISC) for TCM, OCS will undertake:

  • Total corrosion inspection - Analyzing corrosion risk and generating customized approach for life extension of assets
  • Performing pre-inspection and generating a pre-inspection report
  • Prioritization and budgeting
  • Deployment / training / replacing "painters" team
  • Investing in the equipment/ training needs
  • Manpower management
  • Inventory management - Standardized corrosion management program to achieve reduction of inventory up to 30%
  • Reporting

Surface Preparation by:

  • Ultra high pressure blasting unit offshore and onshore
  • Grit blasting onshore and offshore
  • Scaffolding services, wherever required
  • Safety tools allmet in ex areas
  • Cold cutting of pipes in ex areas
  • Mechanized scaffold in areas where manual scaffold is not a possibility

Different types of areas covered:

  • Accommodation block
  • Frame boom
  • Ballast tank inspection and coating
  • Outer ship hull
  • Overboard scaffolding
  • Rig hull
  • Under helideck
  • Cantilever

Components of TCM

  • Fabric Maintenance
    • On-board paint maintenance
    • Limit usage of paint
    • Risk based corrosion management - handrails, decks, staircase, ladders, rooms, etc.
    • Use of innovative technology
  • Specific Coating Projects
    • “Class” determined projects
    • Difficult access areas like ballast and preload tanks, drilling modules, helideck, flares, pressurized lines, etc.
    • Use of innovative equipment, access systems

Benefits of Implementing TCM

Corrosion Management Solutions

Process of Implementing TCM

Corrosion Inspection:

OCS has expertise and advanced NDT technologies and systems to detect corrosion before it actually manifest or become problematic to the structural integrity.

Prioritization and Budgeting:

OCS identifies and drafts scope, plan, and budget requirement for the maintenance activities that can be monitored and controlled in a systematic manner.  

The process typically includes:

  • Preparation of detailed corrosion audit report
  • SWOT analysis
  • Identifying different forms of corrosion
  • Categorization of areas according to corrosive zones
  • Plan and budget structured maintenance
  • Schedule and execute

Deployment of trained Man Power:

Trained and certified man-power provided, QA/ QC/ HSE advantage, coating personnel are certified to NORSOK M50.

Project Management:

OCS project team has a proactive approach to ensure that the entire coating project are completed in time bound manner with highest standard of quality and safety and within allocated budget. Our teams are actively engaged from the initial planning stage to final execution to ensure that applied system should last for desired service life and avoid any downtime or accidents due to corrosion.

In-house training and competence assessment:

OCS provides extensive training to inspection, supervision and application team. The training programme typically covers:

  • Basics of corrosion
  • Role of coating in corrosion mitigation
  • Surface preparation and application strategy
  • Inspection and audit methodology