Intertek ShipCare: An innovative service solution for the global marine industry

The shipping industry faces challenging times in 2012. High bunker fuel prices and tightening regulations, coupled with the ever-present risk of engine damage and environmental fines, put relentless pressure on the business.

Intertek ShipCare provides valuable bunker fuel and lubricant quality, monitoring, testing and inspection services, providing clients with professional and dependable engine and power-train asset protection assurance.

ShipCare marine fuel and lubricant services:

  • Bunker Fuel Quality Testing
  • Bunker Fuel Quantity Measurement (BQS)
  • Lubricant Analysis (Oil Condition Monitoring)

Global Service:

ShipCare has three bunker strategic fuel testing Coordination Centers in Singapore, the UK and the USA. The main bunker fuel testing laboratories are located at Darlington (UK), Deer Park (Houston), and Jurong Island (Singapore). Intertek Shanghai also tests samples taken from bunkers in China.

ShipCare: Speed, Service, Quality, Reliability, and Expertise

Since 1993 Intertek (Heritage Lintec) has offered a fully managed bunker fuel testing service to ship owners and managers. Indeed, through the Lintec legacy, Intertek has deep experience and a solid reputation in the industry.

ShipCare offers key advantages, including a DHL global partnership and our unique Priority Advantage Desk (PAD) – – to expedite rapid shipment of client marine fuel samples to the bunker testing laboratories. ShipCare saves clients time by providing fuel quality test data rapidly, helping minimize risks of damage to valuable ship assets.

Intertek ShipCare advantages:

  • Bunker fuel screening for the presence of chemicals which cause damage to ship’s engines and components.
  • Staffing with experienced coordination and business development personnel, providing rapid response and follow-up.
  • Global management, logistics, invoicing and reporting of bunker testing and bunker quantity surveys are in Darlington UK, giving clients consistent and reliable service no matter where they are located.

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