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Marine safety from SGS – protect your ship, your crew and the environment by ensuring the performance of your marine safety equipment.

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Well-functioning marine safety equipment is essential for ensuring the safety of a ship and its crew, and for protecting the environment. This equipment must be properly serviced and maintained, so that when it is needed, it performs as it should. We will help you to ensure that all of the safety equipment you have on board is safe, reliable and meets statutory requirements.

Why choose marine safety from SGS?

Proper maintenance of your marine safety equipment will ensure that it performs when needed, with minimal operational impact from planned outages.

Our independent inspections are carried out in accordance with all applicable national and international guidelines, standards and regulations.

We are accredited for conducting conformity assessments, as well as statutory and voluntary inspections around the world. We conduct professional statutory and voluntary inspections of:

  • Process handling systems
    • Fixed CO2 installations
    • Fixed foam installations
    • Fixed dry powder systems
    • Water mist and sprinkler systems
  • Product handling devices
    • Fire extinguishers (2 kg/l-12 kg/l)
    • Inflatable life jackets
    • Breathing apparatus
    • Emergency escape breathing devices (EEBDs)

We also inspect:

  • Deep fat fryer systems (galley)
  • Smoke detection systems for cargo holds
  • Non-portable fire extinguishers (20 kg/l-160 kg/l)
  • Immersion suits
  • Firemen’s outfits
  • Chemical gas tight suits
  • Lifeboat air systems
  • Medical oxygen resuscitators/cylinders
  • Air compressors
  • Air cylinders for breathing apparatus
  • Air cylinders for EEBDs
  • Safety harnesses
  • Pilot ladders

In addition, we provide marine instrumentation services for:

  • Pressure detectors
  • Temperature detectors
  • Oil/water level interface detectors
  • Gas detectors

Trusted marine safety services from a leading provider

As the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, SGS has over 140 years of experience working in the maritime industry.

Contact us today to find out more.