Company Profile

NAIAS is a private fuels, lubricant and water testing company as well as a cargo inspection services provider, headquartered in Piraeus Greece, serving the international maritime industry and the petroleum industry for the past 30 years.
The services of NAIAS are accredited under ISO- 9001/ISO -17025, ISO -17020, OHSAS 18001, ISO- 14001 awarded by the American Bureau of Shipping(ABS), Bureau Veritas (BV) and QCERT. All NAIAS inspectors are IFIA certified.

NAIAS is committed to the provision of testing and inspection services of the highest quality standards. The entire company team is characterized by the highest level of professionalism and is supported by an extended in-house lnformation Technology(IT) structure which is also enabling the efficient and rapid communication with our client base.
Serving internationally more the 1.800 ocean going vessels, with quality testing ervices, NAIAS is a leader in scientific and technical competence, in the fields of fuels and lubricant testing, with over 1 million analytical results per year, especially in view of the strict environmental compliance regulations, applied to the shipping industry.
NAIAS cargo inspectors, in the course of their services, they operate, if required, on board ocean cargo vessels and also provide, under long term contract, cargo inspections, for loading and discharge, at three major refineries in Greece,(EL.PE. in Aspropirgos, Eleusis, and Thessalonica) logging over 1.000 surveys in one year. The cargoes, include crude oil, products, LPG, chemicals, dry cargo.
NAIAS services include quality testing service outlets in Singapore and Houston.

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