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Fendercare Marine Australia granted NATA accreditation

Oilfield Technology,

Fendercare Marine Australia has announced the NATA accreditation of its Henderson base has been granted for the following areas:

  • Magnetic particle testing.
  • Mechanical testing.
  • Electromagnetic examination of materials.
  • Visual assessment of materials, during service life, for defined service applications.
  • Lifting gear, tensioning and staying systems.
  • Force measurements and weighing.

National Association of Testing Authorities

The National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia (NATA) provides a foundation for confidence in Australia's calibration, testing, and inspection activities. NATA technical auditing (accreditation) also underpins the certification of a range of products and services. NATA adds value to thousands of such services in business, industry and government, both in Australia and internationally.

‘Safe and sustainable procedures’ important when supplying to the energy industry

"Receiving this accreditation confirms our commitment to safe and sustainable procedures," commented Stuart Rennie, Fendercare Marine Australia Rope and Rigging Supervisor. "It is a vote of confidence in the best practices that we adopt and further supports our position as a key supplier to the energy industry."

The Fendercare Marine Lifting and Testing Services division incorporates a wire and synthetic rope supply and testing centre. The wide range of facilities include a 600 t and 300 t wire rope swaging machine, full onsite NDT/MPI inspection and certification service and a 300 t proof load testing machine. The Henderson base also recently received accreditation for several of its Lifting Services from NATA.

Fendercare Marine in Australia

In 2010, Fendercare Marine opened its first base in Australia and created its Lifting and Testing Services Division in 2013 to further support its position as one of Australia’s leading suppliers to the offshore oil and gas industry.

Adapted from press release by Cecilia Rehn

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