Company Profile

Naias-Labs is the trademark of an internationally recognized fully independent company that specializes in testing quality of traded petroleum products. Lab results and quality certificates issued by Naias-Labs are well accepted by most Ship Registries, P&I clubs, petroleum trading companies, inspection agencies, refineries & shipping companies, around the world.

Naias Scientific Analytical Laboratories s.a. is an independent private company, incorporated in 1991 by international experts on hydrocarbons & shipping. The company has been registered and established in Greece with the vision to cover the increasing demand of petroleum industry for expert laboratory testing services in Eastern Mediterranean.

 

Today, the main objective of company`s management team is the creation of  an international network capable to provide a wide spectrum of highly professional services in petroleum cargo assurance and fuel management, including oil cargo inspection & surveys, laboratory testing & quality certification of petroleum products, condition monitoring of marine lubricants, environmental measurements, metalographic examinations & claims` support, both locally and internationally.

The company operates a proprietary 6 stories building, suitably located in the new global shipping hub port of Piraeus and neighboring to the three greek refineries of Aspropirgos, Elefsis & Agioi Theodoroi. The modern building facility, also houses the analytical laboratories, storage area, and company offices.

The laboratory floors are equiped with state of the art scientific instruments and devices covering a wide range of petroleum and environmental tests, as for example:
  • Elemental Analysis by Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectroscopy,
  • X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy,
  • Gas Chromatography,
  • Ultra Low Sulphur analysis
  • Gasoline analysis
  • Potentiometric & Coulometric Titration
  • Jet Fuel -Thermal Oxidation Stability
  • Elemental Analysis by C/H/N Analyzer
  • Bomb Calorimetry
  • Lubricity
  • Viscosity
  • Density
  • Carbon Residue
  • Microbiological analysis
  • Stability & Compatibility

as well as the corresponding scientific/technical know-how.

The scientific and technical team provide expertise in areas such as:

  • Chemistry
  • Refining Production,
  • Chemical/Naval/Mechanical Engineering,
  • International Maritime & Contract Law
  • Laboratory Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Cargo Survey / Inspections