What we do

Formed in 1989, Duke Austin & Co is now a major provider of independent OCIMF (Oil Companies International Marine Forum) inspectors offering a quality assured service at all levels of marine risk assessment, including the vetting of oil, chemical and gas tankers.

Long established as a market leader, we have a wide-ranging technical and commercial experience within the field of marine petro-chemical transportation, and can offer clients a level of independent experience, skills and integrity.

Our market leading and innovative “state-of-the-art” management system ensures that clients can rely on all requests having a full audit trail throughout every stage.

We are highly respected throughout the global marine industry by oil majors, charterers, ship managers, and marine staff; our strong reputation ensures we can consistently offer the experience, independence and integrity demanded at all levels.

Our clients base range from Major oil companies, independent terminals and Charterers, we serve all levels of expertise in the marine vetting community, and have an OCIMF accredited team, working to the following industry standards:

  • SIRE (Ship Inspections)
  • BIRE (Barge Inspections)
  • TMSA (Audits under Tanker Management & Self-Assessment)
  • MTIS (Marine Terminal Information System)
  • OVID (Off-shore vessels)
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