1969

THE BIRTH OF AN ICON
The path of MIB as pioneer of emergency release systems and quick connectors was paved after an environmental accident during a hydrocarbon transfer in one terminal in Italy, which focused the attention of the international oil & gas terminal operators towards the need for safety systems.

1972

THE WORLD’S FIRST EVER LNG SAFETY SYSTEMS
Installed on the first large scale LNG terminal - Shell's Lumet Export Berth in Brunei.

1978

FIRST EVER ENERGISED EMERGENCY RELEASE SYSTEM
40+ years of successful operation at the Montoir de Bretagne LNG import terminal in France.

1982

OFFSHORE TANKER LOADING SYSTEMS
MIB led the way with various tanker loading connectors at the outset of the UK North Sea Oil fields and moving ahead into India, Mexico, East Coast Canada and elsewhere.
These also included the first dedicated 7-off tanker fleet owned by Exxon, operating at their 'zero-spill' Santa Ynez terminal offshore California.


1984

PASSIVE SAFETY AND ANTI-POLLUTION SOLUTIONS
Marine Breakaway Coupling: the passive solution to protect marine hose strings at SPM offshore terminals as well as FSU, & FPSO installations

1988

FIRST HIGH PRESSURE FLEXIBLE RISER SAFETY SYSTEMS
The supply of Connectors and Valving systems for the World's first high pressure flexible risers for Petrobras offshore Brazil. Included single and multiple flowline/umbilical systems.

1990

PIONEERING THE OFFSHORE OIL&GAS MARKET
The development of a diverse range of connectors and safety systems meets the stringent demands of the offshore industry for oil and gas projects around the world, including west Africa, UK & Norwegian North Sea, China, Australia and beyond.

2000

MIB CONQUERED THE WORLD
More than 4000 operational installations in almost every corner of the world.

2008

MIB JOINED IVG GROUP
A new marriage to widen the group boundaries in the oil and gas market

2012

FIRST LNG SHIP TO SHIP SYSTEM SUPPLIED
MIB breaks into the FSRU large-scale LNG STS market with turnkey solutions.

2019

MIB CELEBRATES ITS 50th ANNIVERSARY