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ABOUT US

  We are there, in Africa, where you need us most – 365 days / 24 hours.  

 Afri-inspect is part of A-inspect International Limited which is a private company not affiliated or connected with any other group. Our independence, and therefore our impartiality, is important to us and we do not seek to have long term contracts with any government organisations, financial institution, or any party that may have conflicting interests with our role as an independent assessor. Our findings are always based on information derived by applying industry standards and our technical opinions are completely unbiased.  

Whatever your commodity, whatever your potential commercial risk, Afri-inspect is here to give you peace of mind. From Algeria to Zimbabwe we will be there as your eyes and ears on the spot. With Afri-inspect you can rest assured that whatever takes place you will be the first to know. With Afri-inspect you will be secure in the knowledge that quantity and quality determination will be precise and in accordance with the relevant industry standard. 

Based in the United Kingdom, insured for Professional Indemnity in London, and an active member of APCS, Afri-inspect has impeccable credentials. 

With more than 40 years in the inspection and testing industry, and 30 years associated with Africa, Graham Dorrington (CEO) provides his extensive and diverse knowledge in the inspection of commodities and loss control. 

Starting his career in 1994 with SGS Cameroon, Jackson Njoka (Managing Director) developed skills in petroleum and gas inspections before moving to Houston, Texas. With more than 25 years of experience Jackson is a world class loss control advisor related to a diverse range of commodities and their custody transfer.
 
Throughout Africa our managers and surveyors are chosen, not only for their ability in the field of quantity and quality inspection, but for their record of integrity and reliability.  

Afri-inspect is a trading name of A-inspect International Limited.

OUR SERVICES

Oil and Gases Inspection

   Afri-inspect is your first choice for the verification and certification of all crude oils, petroleum products, and gases. Our services include:  

  • Shore and Ship Quantity & Quality verification  
  • STS (Ship to Ship) verification of quantities transferred  
  • Bunker fuel delivery surveys  
  • Stock control of Oil & Gas storage terminals  
  • Sampling and sample despatch in accordance with IATA regulations  
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Metal and Mineral Inspection  

   Afri-inspect provides a comprehensive range of inspection services on all metal and mineral ores at warehouses, ports, and mining sites. In addition we also inspect metal rods, bars, plate, and cables as well as scrap metal shipments.  

  • Sizing, sampling, and sample preparation   
  • Sample despatch for quality assessment  
  • Weight and loading control   
  • Damage assessment    
  • Contamination assessment  
  • Verification of dimensions, packaging, and markings  
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Dry bulk and Container Inspection  

   A vast range of bulk commodities is inspected by Afri-inspect. This includes the supervision and verification of loading or discharging of ships at port, warehouse controls, container stuffing and unstuffing, stock controls, etc.  Some of the commodities we can inspect are:  

  • Cement and aggregates   
  • Timber  
  • Scrap metals   
  • Vehicles   
  • Sugar, Rice, Pulses and Grains 
  • Fertilizers  
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Tank Calibration Services   

   Afri-inspect can provide expert calibration or re-calibration of storage tanks; be they vertical or horizontal, cylindrical or spherical. Our staff are all fully trained in the physical and optical methods of tank strapping.  

  • Confidence in inventories    
  • Reliable custody transfer verification  
  • Reliable Loss Control  
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OUR LOCATIONS

Europe

  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Ireland

Africa - North

  • Egypt
  • Libya
  • Tunisia
  • Morocco

Africa - West

  • Togo / Benin
  • Nigeria
  • Cameroon
  • Gabon
  • Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)
  • Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Africa - East

  • Djibouti
  • Kenya
  • Tanzania

WHY AFRI-INSPECT?

   De-risk with total INDEPENDENCE. 
Afri-inspect is part of A-inspect International Limited which is a private company not affiliated or connected with any other group. Our independence, and therefore our impartiality, is important to us and we do not seek to have long term contracts with any government organisations, financial institution, or any party that may have conflicting interests with our role as an independent assessor. Our findings are always based on information derived by applying industry standards and our technical opinions are completely unbiased. 

De-risk with our COMPETENCE. 
The principal directors each have more than 25 years experience of the inspection industry in Africa. Both Graham Dorrington and Jackson Njoka are 'hands on' people and are totally involved in the day-to-day operations of the Company. Furthermore, all our surveyors are hand-picked by us and, being ex-inspectors, we have very high standards. We insist, all our surveyors are APCS qualified members. 

De-risk with RELIABILITY you can trust. 
At all times we are here for you. We operate as highly motivated teams that aim to please. We know that the next job will be based on what we do on the current job. Our communications are monitored around the clock. 

Our INTEGRITY reduces your risk. 
We have a zero tolerance policy on anything that will impact on our reputation as Independent Inspectors. It's as simple as that. 

Two Tanker ships side by side at a port in South Africa
Afri-inspect inspector carrying out calibration test onboard an FPSO vessel
A floating production storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) off the coast of South Africa
Oil refinery in South Africa

Key Benefits

  • Complete Independence and total Confidentiality,
  • Independent verification of Quantity,
  • Independent verification of Quality,  
  • Inspections are carried out in accordance with accepted International Standards as well as mutually agreed requirements of our principals, 
  • We are members of the Association of Petroleum Cargo Surveyors (APCS),
  • All our petroleum surveyors are qualified Members of APCS,  
  • We maintain the highest possible standards with regards to Ethics, Discrimination, Ecological concerns, and personal Development.     
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ETHICS

   Afri-inspect is committed to protecting employees, representatives, clients, partners, vendors and the company from illegal or damaging actions by individuals, either knowingly or unknowingly. When Afri-inspect addresses issues proactively and uses correct judgment, it sets us apart from our competitors. Afri-inspect will not tolerate any wrongdoing or impropriety at any time.
Afri-inspect will always take the appropriate measures to act quickly in correcting the issue if our ethical code is broken.  
Afri-inspect does not and, shall not, discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, the provision of inspection and testing services, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of other services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, our clients, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. 

WHY AFRI-INSPECT?