How it works

A Being approved as a type A inspection body, Marine Oil Surveys provides services provided in the fields of hard coal, coke, ferro alloys, ores, inspection of storage facilities, transshipment equipment, gauging, draught survey and loading compartment inspection, are conducted according to ISO/IEC 17020 accreditation. (RvA Registration number: I 308, Type A for full scope details).

B Services provided in the fields of fuels, concentrates, noble alloys, biomass, fertilizers, ferrous/ non-ferrous scrap and agricultural products are conducted under ISO 9001 certification (Approval Certificate No: RQA667674 for full scope details)

The Marine Oil Surveys Group ensures that all chemical analysis are performed according to ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation having its own state-of-the-art laboratories, operating as RCI Analytical Services and which are to-date strategically located in the Netherlands, Ukraine and Mongolia.


Who We Are?

In order to live up to the high standards of the global commodity market, Marine Oil Surveys Group understands the international value chain from A to Z offering a team of specialists with more than 40 years of experience and knowhow. 

What We Do?

 Inspection and quality control  Quantity determination
Sampling Tally control
Moisture determination Size distribution
Re-weighing of rare earth minerals Supervision of loading and discharge operations
Re-conditioning and re-packing (also damaged / contaminated goods Hold inspection
Draft survey Barge gauging
Sampling of the cargo Quality inspection
Sample preparation

Size distribution

Terminal inspections

Stockpile inspections

Testing during loading of moisture and screens

Deep temperature control and infrared temperature control

Supervision of loading, transhipment and unloading operations

Quality inspection

Quantity inspection

Radioactivity testing

Inspection hazardous / dangerous materials

Supervision of loading / transshipment / discharge

Pre-shipment inspection

Cargo damage inspection


Lashing – Securing services

Cleanliness inspections

Hose testing

Flow moisture point

Density testing

Radioactivity testing

High precision weighing

Re – weighing of rare earth metals

Re – conditioning and Re – packing (also damaged/contaminated goods)

Technical support on Coal, Anthracite, Petroleum-Coke and Coke products

Volumetric stockpile surveys

Pre – shipment inspections on stockpiles

Pre – shipment inspections of storage areas

Operating of exploration and mine site laboratories

Storage and stowage inspection

Monitoring and Supervision cargo handling

Tallying and stockpile control

Load / stow and securing surveys for project cargoes

Volumetric stockpile surveys

On-hire / off-hire surveys

Vessel hatch / hold inspection

Draft survey

Ships bunker gauging and sampling