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Testing & Inspection

Advanced technical knowledge and experience that enables service delivery to the highest standards of competence and quality.


We have a long history of contributing to the establishment of industry standards and best practice. We offer comprehensive Test & Inspection services, both onshore and offshore, so you can be assured your operations meet international compliance regulations.

Statutory Inspections

Trained under GWO standards, our engineers are qualified to carry out statutory/LOLER inspections servicing Offshore Wind, Marine and Oil & Gas sectors.

Inspections include:

  • Fall arrest systems
  • Palfinger boom cranes
  • Rescue davit arms
  • Fixed structure & portable ladders
  • Fire extinguishers
  • PAT testing
  • Various lifting equipment.

Lifting Equipment and Accessories Inspection

Our LEEA qualified inspection engineers can undertake a wide range of LOLER inspections on fixed and loose lifting equipment.

Inspection services include:

  • Non-Destructive Testing (PCN & ASNT in MPI, DPI, UT & ECT)
  • Proof load testing
  • Deck mounted crane inspections
  • Vessel mobilisation & demobilisation supervision
  • Mooring bollard inspections
  • Permanent site engineers
  • Technical support.

Servicing of Lifting Equipment

We complete 12 monthly services and 6 monthly inspections on lifting equipment, including:

  • Wire rope
  • Chain blocks
  • Lever Hoists
  • Chain slings
  • Beam trolleys.

Inspection of electrical equipment

We complete certified annual inspection of electrical equipment, including certificates.

We offer you an extra advantage: we can include both yearly lifting inspections as well as yearly electrical inspection if required. These can be conducted in accordance with the relevant national or international standard, such as DNV 2.7-2 or Z-015.

BHA/Drilling tool inspection

We offer BHA and drilling tubular inspections: NDT, VT, refacing & dimensional inspections. Our inspections conform to NS2, DS1 & API RP7 or client specific procedures.


Our expertise encompasses the inspection of lifeboat release & retrieval systems and winches.


We conduct recertification of tanks and tank trucks. This can be either 5-year periodic inspection or 2,5 year periodic inspection, witnessed by recognised certification agencies.

We can also provide leak-test of tanks after repair or demount of bottom valve and spark-test if required when performing recertification of tanks that have inner lining (rubber lining).

Certificate Management

After required inspections, we will upload all required documentation/certificates to our Overvuportal (Overvu lifting equipment) for easy access.

This enables you to access certificates and have full overview of your own equipment and status for next inspection date. All customers receive a personal login and password to access the site.

Key Services include

Certification Storage:- OverVu can store certification for a wide range of assets and equipment, including offshore containers, lifting equipment and tools

Compliance Visibility:- A user friendly traffic light system allows users to see the compliance status of all assets based on the number of days to recertification

Recertification Alerts:- Automated alerts generated through OverVu advise users up to 60 days before certifications are due for renewal

Asset Tracking:- In addition to storing compliance data, OverVu can allow users to locate their equipment and assets throughout the supply chain, making it easier to coordinate the recertification activities

Technical Support Services

Swire Energy Services has created a range of personnel development sessions. Our courses are part of our collaborative approach to sharing knowledge and best practice whilst maintaining a strong focus on safety, driving efficiencies, increasing competitive advantage and long term business performance. Fully tailored to meet your needs, the courses can be run at your facilities, or at one of our global bases.

Key Services include

Container & Tank Storage and Handling:- Focusing on safety and efficiency, we can offer a variety of courses including forklift operations, loading and unloading, guidance and storage in relation to offshore containers and tanks

Fluid Management:- Strict regulations govern the handling and use of fluids and Swire Energy Services can provide a range of courses on chemical, aviation, electrical safety and emergency response procedures so our customers can be assured that they are operating safely and in accordance with industry standards

Dropped Object Awareness & Prevention:- Dropped objects can be extremely dangerous and we offer best practice training courses on how to recognise and prevent key risks

Inspection & Maintenance:- Swire Energy Services can offer basic inspection and maintenance courses to allow our customers to manage their assets more efficiently and ensure they are always operating to the highest standard

Safety:- Safety is of paramount importance to Swire Energy Services and we have developed an industry leading safety programme which we use internally and with our customers to empower personnel with the knowledge of how to identify and eliminate operational hazards in the workplace

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