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Inspection Services in Saudi Terminals KSA

Dry Cargo inspections, Bunker Inspection/Loading and bunkering/Discharge survey, Quality and Quantity survey is the acute requisite on all of the Saudi Arabian port terminals including Jubail Commercial Port, Yanbu Port, King Fahd Industrial Port Yanbu, Yanbu Commercial Port, Hutchison Ports Dammam, Tanajib Marine port, Jeddah Islamic port (SAJED), SADMM port, Dhiba Sea port (SADHU), Ju’ammah Crude and LPG Terminal (SAJUB), Ras Tanura (SARTA), Ras Al Khfji (SARAR), Jizan Port (SAJIZ) etc.

Many inspection companies residing and accommodating vessels and commodities in their own manners. Some of them really very good and some lack in standards however, there are still outstanding companies those offer competitive pricing and up to date certified inspectors with state of the art inspection services. Among all of the these companies, not all of them offering both inspection and laboratory testing solutions under their own roof but mostly subcontracting with further parties. This actually leads to conflict among parties, delay in operations and inappropriate results.

AccreditedTestLabs.com helps you out in this aspect as well with the provision of laboratories fully capable and certified to carryout inspection and laboratory testing as well under one roof. so there is no problems, delays or chances of conflict between or among parties.

So, write us in full confidence and we shall be on your services within no time with IFIA certified company and full adept and highly trained certified surveyors.

يعتبر التفتيش على البضائع الجافة ، واستقصاء / تفريغ السفن ، وإجراء عمليات الفحص والتفريغ / الإمداد بالوقود ، ومسح الجودة والكمية من المتطلبات الأساسية لجميع محطات الموانئ في المملكة العربية السعودية بما في ذلك ميناء الجبيل التجاري وميناء ينبع وميناء الملك فهد الصناعي ينبع وميناء ينبع التجاري وموانئ هوتشيسون الدمام ، ميناء طنجة البحري ، ميناء جدة الإسلامي (SAJED) ، ميناء SADMM ، ميناء ذيبة البحري (SADHU) ، محطة جمامه للنفط الخام وغاز البترول المسال (SAJUB) ، رأس تنورة (SARTA) ، رأس الخفجي (SARAR) ، ميناء جيزان ( سجيز) الخ

العديد من شركات التفتيش التي تقيم وتستوعب السفن والسلع بأسلوبها الخاص. بعضها جيد جدًا والبعض الآخر يفتقر إلى المعايير ، ومع ذلك ، لا تزال هناك شركات بارزة تقدم أسعارًا تنافسية ومفتشين معتمدين محدثين مع أحدث خدمات الفحص. من بين كل هذه الشركات ، لا تقدم جميعها حلول الفحص والاختبار المختبري تحت سقفها الخاص ، ولكن معظمها يتعاقد من الباطن مع أطراف أخرى. هذا يؤدي في الواقع إلى الصراع بين الأطراف ، والتأخير في العمليات والنتائج غير المناسبة.

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IMO D1 and D2 Standards Ballast Deballast Survey

Ballasting and Deballasting is the term used to stabilize ships in the water, especially when ship is discharged from all heavy load, it becomes light in weight hence unbalanced to float smoothly on the surface. So ballasting is taking water into the tanks of the ship to meet the standard load for balancing and same manner when the ship needs loading, deballasting is required or may be this process required in certain circumstances as well when the ship sails.

As per International Maritime Organization (IMO) there are two standards for ballast water management:

D1 Standard – Ballast Water Exchange (BWE)

First standard is the D1 standard which refers to Ballast Water Exchange (BWE). For BWE, efficiency of at least 95% volumetric exchange of ballast water is required. Efficiency is considered as 95% standard when the ship uses to have pumping-through method and where it pumps three times. This entire operation has to be done while ship conducts 200 nautical miles operations from the shore/land, and the water should meet the standard of min 200 meters deep. It is better to go as far as from the land to undertake BWE operation however, minimum 50 nautical miles could also be considered however, under no conditions water depth should not be less than 200 meters. One more thing to remember is, to contact the port state administrators to confirm Ballast Water Exchange requirements within local waters.

D2 Standard – Ballast Water Performance

D2 standard refers to performance of the ballast water and this is all about chemistry and the laboratory testing where we need to get report for D2- Ballast Water Performance Testing from accredited lab. Purpose of D2 standard is to stipulate the level of acceptance of organism that could be found in the discharge ballast water.

  • The viable organisms fewer than 10 greater than or equal to 50 micrometers in minimum dimension per cubic meter;
  • The viable organisms fewer than 10 less than 50 micrometers in minimum dimension and greater than or equal to ten micrometers in minimum dimension per milliliter.

Additionally, a ballast water discharge of indicator microbes, as a health standard, shall not exceed the following specified concentrations:

  • Toxicogenic Vibrio cholerae (O1 and O139) with less than one colony-forming unit (cfu) per 100 milliliters or less than 1 cfu per 1 gram (wet weight) zooplankton samples;
  • Escherichia coli less than 250 cfu per 100 milliliters;
  • Intestinal Enterococci less than 100 cfu per 100 milliliters

If you require our services, please visit our page Ballasting and Deballasting Inspection Services or you require ballast water analysis, please visit our page Ballast Water Testing for all the specifications.

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Bunker Survey Standard Operating Procedure SOP

Bunker Survey /Draftt Survey Standard Operating Procedure SOP (Guidelines)

Bunker Inspection Standard Operating Procedure Checklist.

The main purpose of SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) is to provide a step by step guide to conduct bunkering operation with highly ensured safety precautions. Simultaneously its purpose is to provide a certified statement of the quantity and quality of the oil delivered and to draw attention to matters which may be relevant to the protection of the client’s interest.

Bunkering operation lets the bunker owner/captain/producers know the quality, quantity and safety measures applied into the oil cargo and vessel itself.

Here is a checklist to conduct bunkering operation.

Surveyor’s Responsibility in General

To discharge number of responsibilities to the above described purpose, the surveyor must be focused towards applying and recording each and every moment and reporting it to persons concerned.

Here is a complete list referring to this SOP:

1.Bunker Survey Practical Procedures

2.Essential Equipment for bunkering Survey

  • Surveyor Procedures
  • Time Sheet
  • Checks on Receiving Vessel
    • Acknowledgment to Pre-Survey
    • Draught, Trim and List
    • Vessel’s Information
    • Chief Engineer Witnessing for Bunker Tanker
    • Vessel’s Calibration Tables
    • Onboard Quantity Measurement
    • Gauging Criteria
    • Free Water Check
    • Temperature Check
  • Checks on Bunker Tanker
    • Pre-Survey Acknowledgement
    • Draught, Trim, List
    • Bunker Requisition Form
    • Bunker Tanker Calibration Table
    • Onboard Quantity Measurement
    • Gauging Criteria
    • Free Water Check
    • Temperature Check
    • Stock Movement Report
    • Flow Meter
    • Tank Measurement/Calculation
    • Delivery Procedure
  • Post Delivery Procedure
    • Bunker Tanker
      • Tank Measurement
      • Tank Gauging Witnessing
      • Determination of Delivered Quantity
  • Receiving Vessel
    • Tank Measurement
    • Determination of Received Quantity

3. Sampling

  • Sample Location
  • Checking and Verification of Sampling Equipment
  • Sampling Procedure

4. Disputes

5. Reporting Requirements

  • Precautions and Limitations

Cargo and Vessel Inspection in Saudi Arabia

Our Saudi Lab along-with its ISO certification, is accredited to IFIA certifications as well and holds firm dexterity in the field of all types of inspection services. These services include but not limited to Quality inspection, Quantity Inspection, Vessel Survey, On-Shore Survey, Off-Shore Survey, Bunker Survey, Deballasting monitoring etc.

Our Inspectors are qualified and well adept through hands on vast experiences in surveying both commodities and the vessels. Our valuable clients enjoy both inspection and laboratory services under one roof since our lab is accredited by SAC and certified to ISO 9001-2015/ISO 17025 standards.

So feel free to write us for any present, upcoming or urgent inspection requisites and we shall be pleased to serve.

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