Eurofins is a leading international group of laboratories with over 12,000 employees across 170 sites in 32 countries. Eurofins has decades of experience in the provision of survey and inspection services in the maritme and harbour business previously performed under the names "Dr. Fintelmann und Dr. Meyer GmbH" and "Dr. Schmitt und Dr. Fintelmann". Survey and inspection activities are performed under the authority of a trade chemist, publicly appointed and sworn by the Chamber of Commerce Hamburg and recognised by the official authorities. From sampling and inspection to accredited on-site and laboratory analysis we provide a wide range of services aimed at shipping companies, shipping agencies, importers, terminals, insurers and shipyards. All our services are available 24 hours a day and we aim to provide complete solutions tailored to our customers needs. In order to achieve and maintain high standards of health and safety in your work environment, effective cargo survey and quality control is essential to enable you to focus on your core business and achieve commercial success.
Amongst others Eurofins´ survey and inspection service consists of: container inspection, measurement of containers suspected of containing toxic air pollutants, e.g. volatile organic compounds (VOC) and fumigants, full hazard assessments, survey of dangerous goods and consultancy. Also, the control and supervision of loading and discharge operations, sampling of goods and raw materials (including chemical and dangerous cargoes), inspection of ships tanks including gas free certification according to GGBVOHH and inspection for tank cleanliness, radiation measurements and physical and chemical analysis of products.