As a respected inspection and certification body, our independent assessments carry significant weight which is essential for resolving disputes, making us your perfect risk management partner.
Intertek is a global operator with a reputation for delivering quality and value. It follows that we are in a strong position to offer robust risk management provision which is widely used by major trading houses to protect their interests worldwide. As a respected inspection and certification body, our independent assessments carry significant weight which is essential for resolving disputes, making us your perfect risk management partner.
We offer the full range of risk management services for cargo shipping including Full Outturn Guarantee (FOG), Charterers’ Liability Cover, Stock Monitoring and Combined Cover which includes FOG, and a complete range of inspection services designed to reduce the risks associated with shipping by monitoring the quality and quantity of your cargo from source to destination.
Services can be tailored to your needs and include pre-shipment inspection, loading and discharge supervision, cargo weighing supervision, draft surveys, cargo quality and quantity inspection, and tank and hold cleanliness inspection and calibration.
Any time you transport goods it introduces the possibility of damage, loss and theft, which can be costly for traders dealing in large volumes or high-value stock. Our Full Outturn Guarantee (FOG) enables the supervised inspection of your goods between loading and discharge and offers reimbursement in the event of shortfalls in consignment weight.
The terms of chartering a vessel can be complex and extensive, with cargo problems, theft and crew welfare being just a few of the issues that businesses need to consider. Our Charterers’ Liability Cover can encompass eventualities such as vessel loss or damage, as well as marine liabilities not included in standard insurance policies.
Loss, damage, theft and inaccurate records are all risks associated with moving goods for sale or storage. Reliable stock monitoring ensures that your products are safe and intact at all stages of distribution. Our expertise safeguards businesses operating across different locations where there are variable standards of stock reporting.
Finding the right combination of insurance when transporting goods across the globe can be difficult. Business operations can be vulnerable to cargo damage, humidity, theft and even civil unrest.
Obtaining Combined Cover from Intertek, with our global presence and expertise, will ensure that your insurance is tailored exactly to your needs.
Fumigation involves protecting agricultural cargoes against pests i.e. insect related risks and damage. Intertek can perform fumigation of goods placed in silos, in containers, or in bulk vessels (J-system fumigation).
Fumigation operations are performed according to the highest standards of quality and safety and are only ever undertaken by licensed professionals. In view of the strict licence requirements for this service, fumigation is currently only offered in selected countries.
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