Inspectorate Launch New Oil & Gas Testing Facility in Hamburg

Mar. 31 2016

HAMBURG (MARCH 31, 2016) – Inspectorate, global leaders in testing and inspection for the oil and gas industry, announced today the opening of a new testing facility in Hamburg, Germany, specialising primarily in the in the testing of diesel, gasoil and marine fuel oil.

Strategically located in a new complex in the centre of the Hamburg Harbor, the 24/7 laboratory and inspection office will provide support services for major shipping companies, traders and energy suppliers needing real time data for oil and gas quality in Germany. 

The facility has testing capabilities for Automotive Diesel (EN590), Gasoil / Heating oil (DIN 51603), Marine fuel oil and Gasoil (ISO 8217), ICE Gasoil, NexBTL/GTL, base oil and lube oil. Increased capability including the analysis of liquid chemicals is already scheduled for Q3, 2016.  

Senior technicians from Inspectorate’s flagship laboratories in Antwerp, Rotterdam and Amsterdam will initially operate and continuously support the Hamburg facility, ensuring fast sample turn-around times and value adding technical advice for customers

“The ability to rely on the industries’ benchmark systems and resources from our established, state-of-the-art laboratories greatly helps to deliver high-quality services in a new location from day one,” said Peter Van Dinter, Project Manager, Inspectorate.

A dedicated team of highly trained Marine surveyors will be available to provide for any local needs for sampling and quantity inspection.

“The Hamburg laboratory further consolidates Inspectorate’s already extensive network of testing and inspection facilities and reinforces our commitment to supporting customers in the region,” said Dave Groen, General Manager, Inspectorate ARAH.

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For more information:

Inspectorate BV – Hamburg Office & Laboratory
Hamburg Harbor
Jaffestrasse 12, 21109 Hamburg
Tel:  +49 176 3717 9026