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Successful renewal of ISO certification

We are pleased to announce that we have successfully completed the audit, which resulted in re...

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Smithers acquires SSP

(Akron, Ohio, USA) July 1, 2021 -- Smithers, a leading provider of testing, consulting, inform...

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Laboratory news, December 2020

Also for this year Ssp received international recognition as a participant in the EN ISO/IEC 1...

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Alex Stewart Agriculture joint venture with SSP

Alex Stewart Agriculture joint venture with SSP

Alex Stewart Agriculture Ltd is delighted to announce the Joint Venture with Stockpile Surveying and Protection BV to expand our services and operation ports to include Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Antwerp and all ports of the Netherlands and Belgium.

Alex Stewart Agriculture brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Agriculture sector of the business and with its newly formed Gas Division of the company we can also offer Gas Free Certification on Wood Pellets, Coal Vessels and Shore Tanks

Ssp has a full team of surveyors and administration staff to fully look after your inspection needs in the Netherlands with the technical support and backup of Alex Stewart Agriculture Ltd.

Please see below some of the services we can offer in this region.


  • Pre-Shipment Inspections
  • Storage & Stowage Inspections
  • Transportable Moisture Determination
  • Hatch Hose Testing
  • Establishing Source of Water Ingress
  • Ullaging of ships tanks & quantity calculations
  • Hold Suitability for Nominated Cargo
  • Tank Cleanliness Inspection
  • Temperature Determination
  • Supervision of Discharge/Loading
  • Recording of Cargo Distribution
  • Control of Cargo Movement
  • Monitoring Cargo Handling
  • Letters of Protest
  • Finished Product Inspection
  • Store Intervention
  • Damage Cargo Inspections
  • Quality Control
  • Loss Control
  • Weight Control - Quay/Weighbridge
  • Tallying & Stockpile Control
  • Calibration of weighing Equipment
  • Weighing Supervision
  • Sampling & Quality Sample Preparation
  • Moisture Determination
  • Size Determination
  • Granulometry Testing
  • Viscosity
  • CMS
  • Crop Monitoring
  • Gas Free Certification


Alex Stewart Agriculture provide reliable pre-shipment inspection services for both quality and quant