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ISO/IEC 17025:2005

April 11, 2019

ISO/IEC 17025:2005 specifies the general requirements for the competence to carry out tests and/or calibrations, including sampling. It covers testing and calibration performed using standard methods, non-standard methods, and laboratory-developed methods.   It is applicable to all organizations performing tests and/or calibrations. These include, for example, first-, second- and...

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Why Cargo Tank Atmosphere Evaluation is Done on Tanker Ships?

May 9, 2017

Merchant ships are categorized on the basis of the cargo they carry. The two basic pool of cargo ships are – 1. dry ships, comprising of container ships, general cargo ships, bulk carrier ships etc., and 2. tanker ships or wet ships such as oil tanker, chemical tanker, gas...

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What is an Inert Gas or IG System on Ships?

April 15, 2016

Oil tankers carry oil of different grades and quality, having property to produce flammable vapors and gases when loaded for transportation. Even with no cargo on board, there can be harmful flammable gases present in the hold. When the vapor produced by an oil cargo is mixed with certain...

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