Poly NDT Pte Ltd, a member of CTI Marine Services has become the first Singapore company to obtain certification from classification society DNV GL a certified provider of Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) services, becoming one of only a handful of companies worldwide that are able to offer IHM in compliance with the Hong Kong International Convention for the safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, The new European Ship Recycling Regulation (EUSRR) and the Guidelines for the Development of the Inventory of Hazardous Materials.
Mr John Ren Director of CTI Marine Services said: “We are delighted to obtain the certification from DNV GL to be the first supplier in Singapore for the preparation of IHM. It is a testimony to the skill o of the Hazmat experts we have. With DNV GL’s support and guidance, we are confident that we can continue to meet the highest criteria set by the shipping industry.”
“The Hong Kong Convention, EU Regulations and the IHM guidelines are important steps taken by the industry to become more environmentally friendly. Therefore training and certification of HazMat experts are a vital part for DNV GL to contribute towards achieving the environmental goals of the industry. We are pleased that we now have a strong partnership with Poly NDT,” said Mr Gerhard Aulbert, Global Head of Ship Recycling, DNV GL Maritime.
As a DNV GL certified HazMat supplier, Poly NDT now has even greater knowledge and competence in the field of hazardous materials found onboard vessels.
CTI (Centre Testing International Co. Ltd.) is an internationally recognized lab, inspection and Certification of Compliance company. It is a publicly listed company employing over 5,000 people worldwide. CTI Marine Services, a business arm of CTI is a true marine occupational safety and environmental specialist with the marine division being managed from UK and operated worldwide. CTI marine history can go back 40 years to 1975 when its Singapore office (POLY NDT) first started up.
(Quoted from DNVGL,more details referred to www.cti-ship.com)