In January 2014, CTI announced they now offer service providing Hazardous Materials surveys, Asbestos surveys and lab analysis for the marine industry with their new partnerPOLY NDT Pte Ltd. in Singapore.
POLY NDT Pte Ltd was established in 1975 to provide independent third party, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) services to the marine industry. POLY is the only maritime NDT company approved to carry out ultrasonic ship hull inspection and other NDT services for all the classification societiesincluding Lloyds, ABS, NK, BV, DNV, GL, BKI, RINA, IRS & KR.
POLY is one of the few NDT companies qualified to do work on board US Navy ships and have carried out inspection in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia and the Middle East for different high-end clients includingShell, Exxon and Singapore Petroleum.
POLY has been cooperating with Centre Testing International Co. Ltd. for over four years to develop the investigation and lab service according to the requirements from the Hong Kong International Convention on the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships,2009 and the EU Ship Recycling Regulation ,2013.
Centre Testing International Co. Ltd. (CTI) is an internationally recognized lab and Certification of Compliance company.CTI have many accreditations including Lloyds Register, Germanischer Lloyd and UKAS. It is a publicly listed company employing over 3,000 people worldwide with revenues of over $100m. CTI marine is a true ship specialist with the marine division being managed by former Senior DNV surveyors, Government Marine Safety Surveyors, Senior Marine Technical managers and Chief Engineers.
CTI is the only UKAS accredited inspection body to perform asbestos surveys on ships. It hasa highly qualified motivated marine technical team that has performed over 200 ship surveys in the last 3 years.The combination of POLY and CTI can provide the client a global network with offices in London, Atlanta, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore.