SGS is the world’s leading inspection,verification, testing and certification company. Recognized as the global
benchmark for quality and integrity, they employ over 90 000 people and operate a network of more than 2 000 offices
and laboratories worldwide. SGS is constantly looking beyond their customers and society’s expectations in order to
deliver market leading services wherever they are needed.
In addition to what is covered by the IHM agreement, as the leader in environmental testing solutions for the maritime industry, SGS Global Marine Services also offers the world’s fleet an array of field services, laboratory analyses, and consulting services to help customers navigate the increasingly regulated seas. They operate in nearly every major port around the globe, offering water testing to help customers comply with standards set forth in the U.S. EPA Vessel General Permit 2013 & the Marine Labour Convention 2006 and air emissions testing to help customers adapt to the changing regulations for sulphur emissions. SGS’ entrepreneurial spirit has guided them to invent and develop a sampling device to meet the upcoming D2 Standard of the IMO Ballast Water Convention, positioning SGS at the forefront of our industry.