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CARGO CONTAINER INSPECTION

Business Challenge

With an ongoing global demand of goods, containers have been one of the largest and fastest growing cargo categories in many of the ports worldwide. These containers carry anything from equipment and machinery parts to children’s toys and clothing to perishable goods. Due to this increase in the production of containers there is a greater need of reliable inspections.


Determining whether a container is unsuitable for cargo can greatly reduce the risk of liability for firms exporting goods. Companies seek shop inspectors who have the experience and qualifications to verify the structural integrity of containers.


Solution

Bureau Veritas is a pioneer in freight container certification and provides for all types of intermodal equipment. Bureau Veritas offers a full range of equipment inspection and management services, minimizing costs and maximizing utilization during the container life cycle.  Certifications include factory approval, design approval, specification review, prototype tests, conformity with international regulations, and approval of thermal machinery. Additional certifications include:

  • Mill certification - compromising of certification of components and supplier
  • Welder certification
  • Qualification of welding procedures
  • Certification of construction on the basis of international agreements
What are the key benefits?
  • Avoiding risks linked to the quality and safety problems with supplies;
  • Reassuring of independent assessments;
  • Providing cost effective verification of suppliers.


Why Choose Bureau Veritas?

Recognition
Founded in 1828, Bureau Veritas is the worldwide leader specialized in QHSE & SA services. Certified to ISO 9001 for all of its activities throughout the world, the company has earned a large number of accreditations and notifications.

Knowledge and Expertise
Our qualified teams are familiar with inspecting all kinds of fabricated steel components: various types, sizes and complexities.

Network
With more than 48,000 employees in 1,300 offices and laboratories covering 140 countries, Bureau Veritas is able to act quickly on its clients' behalf anywhere in the world.

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

  • What activities are involved in container certification?

    Container certification activities include factory approval, design approval and specification reviews, prototype test attendance, approval delivery in conformity with international regulations, mass-produced container certifications and batch testing during mass production. Statutory and non statutory activities include on-hire and off-hire inspections, owner's acceptance inspections, 2.5 and 5 years periodic inspection for tank containers, and In-service inspections.

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