Overland Petroleum Cargo Inspection in Africa

Detect and minimise the risk of theft and loss to overland fuel and petroleum cargo shipments in Africa.

Intertek helps clients avoid or minimise the loss due to theft of fuel and other bulk liquids being transported overland in southern Africa. 

Intertek inspectors verify and monitor the quantities of fuel and other valuable liquid commodities loaded and discharged from road and rail tankers. The monitoring process includes the sealing of road and rail tankers at the load point, so that any potential losses are identified and noted at all points of custody transfer.

Overland road and rail tanker services in southern African include:

Loading point inspection:

  • Cleanliness pre-inspection prior to loading
  • Product and water measurements taken after loading
  • Road and Rail cargo calculations made
  • All hatch covers, manifolds and other accessible points are sealed after loading
  • Copies of Bill of Lading, meter certifications and other relevant documentation are obtained
  • Reporting to client of loaded information, and data management
Discharge point inspection:
  • Verification of road and rail details and loading documentation upon arrival
  • Inspection of seals against seal numbers reported at loading
  • Product and water measurements taken and compared to loading
  • Arrival quantities calculated and compared to loading data
  • Witnessing of measurements and/or off-loading meter readings before and after discharge
  • Discharge information reported to client, and data management
Loading operation services available in:
  • Durban, Island View, and neighbouring refineries
  • Johannesburg, Tarlton, Alrode, Sasolburg, Secunda
  • Mozambique, Beira, Maputo, Nacala
  • Zimbabwe, Harare, Bulawayo, Feruka, Gweru, Msasa
Discharge operations services available in:
  • Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana
Pipeline transfer and stock monitoring services:
  • Zambia, Dar es Salaam
  • Mozambique, Zimbabwe
  • South Africa, Durban, Johannesburg

 

 
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