Types of Inspection Services

Shop Audits

The purpose of this service is to survey Client’s suppliers or sub-suppliers to ensure that they meet contractual requirements in terms of HSE, technical capability and quality assurance/quality control. This can be performed either prior to or after placing Purchase Orders.

In-process Inspection

Performed during an industrial process in order to ensure that the Client’s requirements are fully met by the Supplier in a selected design and fabrication phase.

Witnessed and/or Performance Tests

Tests performed on complete equipment/products, witnessed by JSHQS inspectors according to contractual requirements, and particularly to Inspection and Test Plans (Quality Control Plans). Inspector’s presence ensures that the tested equipment fully complies with Client’s
requirements and that the tests have been performed in an objective manner, with respect to applicable standards/ codes/procedures and by use of appropriate testing methods and instruments.

Review of Project Quality Documents

Manufacturing Record Book (MRB), or Quality Dossier, is a collection of documents certifying quality control and contains all applicable quality information regarding a product, such as the certificate of compliance, mill certifications and component test certificates. Through review of Project Quality Documents Inspector ensures that all relevant quality documents are complete and adequate.

Pre-shipment Inspection

Inspection of quantity, labelling, packing and marking of various goods prior to their delivery to certify their compliance with contractual requirements.

Supervision of Loading

This inspection is usually applicable to materials/ equipment being transported by ocean vessels and factors such as size, weight or fragility which may cause problems during their loading and stowage.


Expediting is aimed on removing constraints to timely delivery relative to contractual delivery requirements. Clients are informed of possible delays and expediting actions are taken for resolution.

Expediting is applied to the following stages of a project: engineering, procurement, fabrication and delivery.


For quality related matters with regard to storing, handling and transportation of cargo, material and product testing and industrial technology.