Inspectorate, a Bureau Veritas Group company, has opened a new testing facility in Karimun, Indonesia, specializing primarily in the in the testing of jet A1, gasoline, diesel and fuel oil.
Strategically located in between the international maritime shipping traffic – 7.5 nautical miles from Straits of Malacca and 25 nautical miles from Singapore, the laboratory and inspection office will provide support services for major shipping companies, traders and energy suppliers requiring real time data for oil and gas quality in the Asia Pacific.
Senior staff from Inspectorate’s Regional Technical Centre in Singapore will provide continuous support and assistance to the Indonesian facility, ensuring fast sample turn-around times, accuracy 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 Ravi Parameswaran, regional technical manager – Asia, Inspectorate.
“The Indonesian laboratory further consolidates Inspectorate’s already extensive network of testing and inspection facilities and reinforces our commitment to supporting customers in this important region,” said Amit Ghosh, vice president – Asia, Inspectorate.