Intertek Singapore awarded ISO/IEC 17020 for Cargo Inspection

September 14, 2010

Intertek, a global leader in quality and safety solutions for a wide range of industries worldwide, confirms that Intertek’s Singapore petroleum, chemical and LNG cargo inspection operations have been awarded an ISO/IEC 17020 certification by Singapore Accreditation Council. The certification for inspection services covers bunker surveys, loading & discharging supervision, and ship-to-ship transfer for crude oil, petrochemical and gas products.

Intertek provides an extensive range of inspection services for crude oil, refined petroleum and petrochemical products, gases, tank cleanliness inspection, and in-line sampling, as well as quality and quantity cargo surveys for different commodities at refineries, terminals, floating storages and on tankers.

Intertek Singapore Country Manager John Chan comments, "The ISO/IEC 17020 accreditation award is an important milestone for our Singapore inspection business, underlining Intertek’s commitment to deliver internationally recognized quality services, procedures and programmes." The scope of the accreditation covers cargo inspection classified as natural resources and refined products from crude, petroleum and petrochemical products, lubricating oil, gases and bunker surveys.

Learn more about Intertek’s global cargo inspection services:

For more than three decades Intertek Singapore has helped local industries ensure the quality and safety of their products, processes and systems, supporting clients involved with petroleum, petrochemicals, industrial gases, agricultural products, textiles and garments, electronic and electrical products, governmental contract pre-shipment inspection, industrial technical services, high-end engineering projects, and international systems certifications.

Intertek Contacts: 

Mr Roy Goh, Business Development Manager
Tel: +65 6322 8281
Email: roy.goh@intertek.com 

Media Contacts: 

Adrian Ho, Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: +65 6322 8205 (APAC)
Email: asiapacenquiries@intertek.com 

Erik Holladay, Global Marketing Director OCA
Tel: +1 713 407 3500 (USA)
Email: testingservices@intertek.com 

About Intertek: 

Intertek (ITRK.L) is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world. From auditing and inspection, to testing, quality assurance and certification, Intertek people add value to customers' products and processes, supporting their success in the global marketplace. Intertek has the expertise, resources and global reach to support customers through its network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 26,000 people in more than 100 countries. In the Asia Pacific region, Intertek has over 13,000 employees.