ABS, Gold Tank Inspection and SGS - Global Partnership

New Partnership Formed

Effective January 1st, 2017
Gold Tank Inspection Service (GTIS) became a Container Certification Partner with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for the purpose of 2.5 and 5-yr periodical tests. GTIS previously partnered with Lloyd's Register (LR) for 6 years and Germanischer Lloyds (GL) for 9 years.

Founded in 1862, ABS is a leading international classification society devoted to promoting the security of life and property and preserving the natural environment through the development and verification of standards for the design, construction and operational maintenance of marine and offshore assets.

ABS has a full suite of accreditations relative to the new construction and periodic inspection of tank containers, including US DOT, IMDG, RID/ADR, Customs/TIR, etc. ABS' certificates are fully accepted around the Globe. For more information, please go to: http://ww2.eagle.org/en/what-we-offer/marine/containerships/container-certification.html

GTIS has also entered into a strategic partnership with the Societe Generale de Surveillance (SGS) to offer statutory and non-statutory tank container surveys across the globe in a seamless fashion to all our combined customers.

SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company with more than 85,000 employees over a network of more than 1,800 offices and laboratories around the world.