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  • In late March, Centre Testing International Pinbiao (Shanghai) Co. Ltd, trading as CTI Marine Services successfully passed the extension to scope for Surveying of vessels for the purposes of satisfyingthe International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and EU requirements in generating AsbestosCondition Reports and certificates to assist in the compilation of the requirements of theFrench regulations - AFNOR NF X46-101.Read more...
  • LISCR has confirmed that CTI China 【Centre Testing International Pinbiao (Shanghai) Co. Ltd】 meets the provisions in MEPC Resolution 269(68) for the development of the Inventory of Hazardous Materials. CTI is therefore authorized to conduct visual and/or sampling checks and testing of hazardous materials and preparing the inventory of hazardous materials on board Liberian registered ships.Read more...
  • Singapore – February 24rd 2020: CTI POLY, trading as CTI Marine Services has received recommendation letters from two important clients - CMA CGM and PIONEER MARINE, specking highly of CTI’s professionalism and credibility.Read more...
  • Ships and marine structures such as oil rigs eventually reach a stage where they are uneconomical to operate due to age and increasing cost and difficulty of maintenance.Read more...
  • Singapore – January 23rd 2020: CTI POLY, trading as CTI Marine Services (www.cti-ship.com) has entered into an exclusive contracting for IHM (Inventory of Hazardous Materials) services with a leading European headquartered public-listed offshore drilling Company.Read more...
  • The European Union (EU) Ship Recycling Regulation (EUSRR) was adopted in 2013 and dictates that non-EU vessels calling at EU ports must carry an authorized Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) and Statement of Compliance (SoC) from31 December 2020. It is self-evident that 2019 was a busy and important year. Looking back over the past year, CTI Marine Services made a foresighted plan and finally made a great achievement in many aspects. Read more...
  • The Hong Kong International Convention for the safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships, known as the Hong Kong Convention for short, was adopted in 2009 on the understanding it would enter into force two years from the date of its ratification by at least 15 countries, representing at least 40% of world merchant shipping by gross tonnage, with the ratifying countries having the proven capability in the past 10 years to recycle on an average 3% of their total gross tonnage Read more...
  • Singapore - January 2nd 2020; Poly NDT Pte Ltd, now branding as “CTI Marine Services” and part of “CTI Group” has become a member of the Singapore Shipping Association.Read more...
  • Centre Testing International Pinbiao (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as CTI) have successfully completed an asbestos insulation removal project for heating pipes in underground tunnel in Beijing in August 2019. CTI conducted the asbestos removal in accordance with the industrial best practice which takes the reference of UK legislations and asbestos clearance guide procedure.Read more...
  • A webinar on what ship operators need to have in place to ensure compliance with upcoming Inventory Hazardous Materials is now available to the industry. Operational, technical, regulatory and commercial considerations were candidly assessed by a panel drawn from the world’s of testing, flag and vessel ownership. Discussions centred on what every vessel operator needs to know and do by 2020 and took in visual sampling and check plans; the ABCs of ​smooth and timely IHM implementation; the ​ongoing and hidden costs every operator needs to know​ as well as compliance, sanctions and the likely attitude of Port State Control.Read more...
  • The RMI has partnered with CTI Marine Services to carry out these onboard inspections and lab analysis and prepare the IHM, a partnership that will allow owners/operators to complete the process in a streamlined and seamless manner. The RMI also allows owners/operators to use other recognized third-party IHM experts for this work. The RMI will review the IHM prepared by CTI or any other recognized IHM expert and upon verification by the RMI, will issue the SoC.Read more...
  • The latest maritime news that has surfaced from India earlier this week, as reported by the Press Information Bureau (Government of India), the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the proposal for enactment of the “Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019” and accession to the Hong Kong International Convention for Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009.Read more...