Lab Cosulich Consultants forensic, surveying and supercargo activities are backed by a state of the art laboratory, founded on 1952 and located in Genoa, at the heart of the Mediterranean sea.
Our experts lab technicians have at least 15 years of experience in a broad range of testing protocols for Chemicals, Petrochemical, Marine fuels, Mineral oils, Vegetable oils as well as waters and fire extinguishing foams.
Lab Cosulich Consultants laboratory is one of the few laboratories in Italy accredited by the Federation of Oils, Seeds & Fats association Ltd (“FOSFA”) and our company is certified by the Italian Naval Registry (“RINA”) for the Quality Management System in conformity with the international standard ISO 9001: 2015.
Our laboratory is entrusted by the most known players in the shipping industry for testing bunker samples relative to stemmings all around the globe.
Our laboratory performs several thousand bunker samples testing every year in accordance to the full grid of ISO 8217. Our turnaround time for results is within the fastest and most reliable in the industry.
Chemical and Petrochemical products
When our laboratory was founded in Genova back in 1952, the vast majority of liquid bulk cargoes loaded and discharged were vegetable oils and Chemical cargoes such as aromatics (Benzene, Toluene and Xylene) and chlorinated (Perchloro Ethilene, Tricloro ethylene).
Since then Cosulich Consultants laboratory has widened its spectrum of chemical cargoes testing to virtually all cargoes routinely transported by sea, becoming a point of reference for chemical cargoes testing in Italy and Europe.
During the past 25 years we have developed testing partnership with specialized laboratories in the field of water analyses. Today we are able to provide our clients with a wide range of testing protocols with regards to potable water, ballast water treatments systems (BWTS) and microbiological testings in accordance to ISO and ASTM specifications.
Vegetable Oils & Biofuels
Our lab is highly specialized in testing of Vegetable oils and Biofuels, with particular focus on Coconut oil, Palm Oil, Rapeseed Oil and FAMEs.
Our laboratory is one of the few laboratories in Italy and Europe to be accredited by FOSFA (Federation of Oils, Seeds & Fats associations).
Our clients are well known companies in both the shipping and food industries.