London-based Inchcape Shipping Services on Tuesday (21 January) said it has received a bunker surveying company license from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) effective February 2020.
“As an established and trusted partner in the Singapore region, the Inchcape Marine Survey and Inspection team will directly deliver Bunker Survey activities, including supporting our Bunker Optimisation product which delivers to customers a bundled solution combining bunker agency, survey and launch costs into a simplified solution to our customers, delivering cost savings, standardised reporting and an industry leading corporate compliance focus,” it said in a statement.
“Our experienced marine survey team in Singapore are licensed to undertake Bunker Surveys, and other supporting survey requirements, providing additional value to customers in the region.
“Our local Singapore team are part of the Inchcape Global Marine Survey and Inspection team, delivering solutions to our customers through their local knowledge and expertise, supported by a global network offering industry best practices and technology.”
Photo credit: Inchcape Shipping Services
Published: 23 January, 2020
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