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07 February, 2020

Inchcape Marine Survey and Inspection Open Office in Townsville

Inchcape Marine Survey and Inspection are delighted to announce the opening of the Townsville Office on the 31st January 2020.

The Port of Townsville, located around 1300 kilometres north of Brisbane, is Northern Australia’s largest general cargo and container port.  The Townsville Port is also Australia’s leading exporter of zinc, lead, sugar, fertiliser and molasses.

Townsville is the international freight gateway for the largest population centre in Northern Australia and the port also serves as a strategic Navy call; also equipped with dedicated cruise ship facilities.

Trade is forecast to treble over the next 30 years, with an ambitious program of upgrades and new builds in the pipeline to accommodate this growth to cement the Townsville Port’s place as a premier trade and logistics hub and Northern Australia’s Transport Link to the world.

Our primary service capabilities will be:

  • Draft Survey
  • On hire Bunker and Condition
  • Forensic Bunker Survey
  • Fitness to load bulk sugar
  • Hold Inspection and cleaning schedule for sensitive cargoes
  • Gas Free Certification - Fertilizer vessels and tankers
  • Sulphuric Acid load and discharge, quantity
  • Fertilizer Inspection, sampling and testing (quality)
  • The range of services will inevitably increase as our operation matures.

Our group ability to offer combined services:

  • Survey and Inspection
  • Sampling and Analysis
  • Agency and Representation
  • Market Intelligence

Makes us the ‘one stop shop’ for all customer requirements, irrespective of interest, in North Queensland.