UK-based Stewart Group, the international inspection and analysis, group, has increased its European capacity with the opening of a new inspection site in the heart of Nordenham Port, Germany. The move ensures that Stewart Group can provide fast, effective and high-quality onsite services at a number of key German ports.
The new 24-hour site is an addition to Stewart Group’s existing Hamburg laboratory, and is fully equipped to provide full service solutions for solid fuel and concentrate materials, including moisture and weight determination, screen sizing, crushing and final sample preparation.
   Each of these operations are staffed by experienced surveyors, who are experts in the inspection of a wide variety of solid fuels, ferro-alloys, concentrate and orematerials.
   Stewart Group has extensive services available in Germany, with multiple sites offering full services relating to
precious metals, base metals, ores, concentrates, ferro-alloys and solid fuels.
   Additional services include; ,marine inspection, discharge and loading supervision and stockpile sampling.
Chris Walker, managing director of the Inspection & Analysis division comments: “This addition to our German network is part of our continued commitment to increase our global coverage and our ability to provide the highest quality of services in the locations where our customers have the greatest demand.
   We are well positioned to effectively service all North German ports and the solid fuel markets they support.
“This dedicated 24-hour facility will allow us to quickly prepare samples at the customer’s request and report directly
from our onsite office.”
   The facility is located at the Rhenus Midgard Terminal in Nordenham, and will also provide inspection, sampling and
sample preparation services to the port of Wilhelmshaven.