Effective Inspections for Efficient Fitness for Service Assessment
A Fitness for Service (FFS) assessment is a
With our equipment engineering, NBIC R-Stamp capability
What We Will Cover
- Inspection requirements as outlined by API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 for various damage mechanisms
- An efficient method for gathering the appropriate data for engineering assessments to help FFS engineers perform evaluations more effectively in order to reduce costs for owners and user organizations
Evolution of Mechanical Integrity
February 7, 2019 | 10 am CST
Improving Fixed Equipment and Piping Inspection Program Effectiveness and Efficiency
March 7, 2019 | 10 am CST
Morteza K. Jafari, P.E.
Morteza K. Jafari, P.E., is Senior Director of Asset Integrity Management at ABS Group and a voting member of the ASME/API joint committee on fitness for service (API 579-1/ASME FFS-1). He is a senior registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) with over 30 years of experience in integrity management, welding engineering, mechanical engineering, fitness for service (FFS),
Jafari has provided process equipment engineering for gas storage, gathering fields, and transmission and distribution facilities. He has gained practical experience working on both domestic and international projects in field construction and manufacturing environments. Jafari is responsible for developing equipment specifications and records, equipment design and re-rate calculations, FFS, working with destructive and NDT equipment, testing/inspection and QC of parts used for infrastructure and in oil and gas fields, corrosion control of internal and external equipment, and supervision of technicians and engineers. Additionally, he prepares bids, proposals
ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries, is committed to setting standards for safety and excellence in design and construction. Focused on safe and practical application of advanced technologies and digital solutions, ABS works with industry and clients to develop accurate and cost-effective compliance, optimized performance and operational efficiency for marine and offshore assets.
About ABS Group
ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (www.abs-group.com), through its operating subsidiaries, provides data-driven risk and reliability solutions and technical services that help clients confirm the safety, integrity, quality and environmental efficiency of critical assets and operations. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1,300 professionals in over 25 countries serving the marine and offshore, oil, gas and chemical, industrial manufacturing and government sectors. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS, a leading marine