International surveying firm Intertek on Monday acquired Malta-based quality and quantity cargo inspection services provider Aldo Abela Surveys (AAS).
“The acquisition of AAS will expand our quality inspections footprint in the Mediterranean region and will further strengthen Intertek Caleb Brett as the leader in providing total quality assurance to the cargo industry worldwide,” notes Andre Lacroix, CEO of Intertek.
“We are very pleased to welcome AAS and its highly trained people to Intertek and look forward to seizing the compelling structural opportunities in the industry together.”
AAS's service portfolio includes professional and independent inspection services covering custody transfer of liquid cargoes, bunker surveys, loading and unloading operations and bulk cargo inspections.
The company also provides assurance solutions for cargo damage, blending operations, ship-to-ship transfers, sampling and tank cleanliness certification.
The acquisition of AAS places Intertek in a unique positioned to provide a total quality assurance services to its cargo customers in the Mediterranean region and globally, it says.
Published: 13 March, 2018
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