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Duke Austin Inspection Locations

Duke Austin provide quality inspections globally. This map shows where we have been active in the last two years. If you require ship inspection services please do not hesitate to contact us on +44 (0) 1584 881 555 or Our experienced scheduling team are available to deal with any enquires you have.

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Be Cyber Aware

Are you confident that you’re doing all you can to prevent a Cyber Attack on your personal data or devices. Phish and Ships September 2018

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Now Recruiting! Would you like to join an experienced team of inspectors?

We are currently seeking Vetting Inspectors based in Africa and Australia. To apply for this position you will have sailed at a senior rank i.e. Captain, Chief Officer or even Chief Engineer. Your vessel experience will preferably be with Oil, Chemical and Gas tankers. You will have experience with SIRE inspections. Please send your CV […]

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Seventh edition of the SIRE Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ7): 17 September 2018

Release of the seventh edition of the SIRE Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ7): 17 September 2018 OCIMF is pleased to announce the release of the seventh edition of the SIRE Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ7). This edition has undergone an extensive revision process which has brought the VIQ up-to-date with respect to changes in legislation and best […]

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Newsletter – Edition 12

Our new summer Newsletter has been published! Follow the link to read all the latest DACO news Duke Austin Newsletter Issue 12

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Eagle Eyed Inspector Spots Error!

  Experienced Duke Austin & Co Ltd Inspector, Dirk Van Wolferen spotted an error on board a recent inspection! Are you eagle eyed enough to spot it?  

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

VIP Visits Office

  Please join us in congratulating Business Manager, Kriss Randle on the birth of her baby boy Jacob Lawson Thomas.  Kriss and baby Jacob visited the office last week and everyone was very excited to meet the newest addition to the DACo family.   So far Kriss reports that Jacob is a very content baby […]

Friday, April 13th, 2018

December 2017 Newsletter

December 2017 News from Duke Austin & Co Ltd

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Nautical Institute News

201815 Improvised pressure test causes injury 201809 Defective lifejacket lights 201808 Illusion of safety

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Mercy Ships Update

We will travel via Monrovia, arriving at Hope Medical Centre hopefully in time for tea on Saturday.

Monday, January 15th, 2018