Full quality testing and BQS (Bunker Quantity Survey), BIS (Bunker Investigative Survey) On Hire Off Hire bunker inspection services are available for all Marine Bunker Fuels, DM (Distillate Marine) and RM (Residual Marine). The fuels are tested to national and international industry and regulatory standards including ASTM and ISO 8217:2017 specifications.

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Inspection Service

  • More than 30 years of Experience in fuel & inspection and testing
  • IFIA Certified inspectors
  • AmSpec employee’s (not subcontractors) in Global Bunker locations
  • Understanding of guidelines as issued via MARPOL Annex VI and CIMAC
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Global reporting format to ensure consistency for the customer

Marine Bunker Fuel Laboratory Testing

  • ISO17025 Accredited
  • ISO 8217:2017 Fuel Testing Capabilities in over 20 locations

Marine Bunker Fuel Specialized Testing

The following testing can be performed at AmSpec’s state of the art Technical Center Laboratories:


New York New Orleans Antwerp
Philadelphia Belle Chase Rotterdam
Los Angeles Houston Texas City


Reserve Stability Testing

  • ASTM D7157 Rofa (S Value)
  • ASTM D7060 Zematra (P Ratio)
  • Toluene Equivalence
  • Xylene Equivalence
  • P-Value (SMS 1600)

SARA Testing

  • IP469

Gas Chromatography Chemicals Species Testing

  • ASTM D7845
  • In House Test Methods