Inspectorate is a multinational group with capabilities in an extensive range of commodities, providing independent inspection, sampling and testing services 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. Our network of laboratories, strategically located in key trading locations around the world, provide precision analytical testing to both internationally recognised standards and customer-specific methodologies. These expert testing & inspection services are provided across a broad range of industries, including Agriculture, Chemicals, Marine, Metals, Mining and Oil & Gas.
Established in 1885, Inspectorate’s experience is one of its greatest assets and comes from the consolidation of a number of industry leading companies over the past 127 years.
Inspectorate was acquired by Bureau Veritas in 2010 as part of its successful global commodities strategy. The Inspectorate brand is currently in transition full integration to Bureau Veritas can be expected in 2015.
Fishing deal with China would settle maritime dispute Philippines
A joint fishing agreement reportedly being discussed between China and the Philippines is deemed a significant step forward in the relations between the two countries after an old maritime sovereignty dispute.