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It gives us great pleasure to announce that CWM SURVEY & INSPECTION FZE has become ISO 17020 accredited.

With hard work and dedication the quality team was able to achieve this wonderful result. Congratulations to our Dubai team.

ISO 17020 CERT

The accredited scope of CWM Survey & Inspection FZE is as follows:





Preshipment inspection in the Fields of:

a) Waste Paper

b) Scrap Metals

c) Metals

d) Minerals

As per the following contracts:

a) Contract between KSO Indonesia and CWM

b) Term of Reference Import Verification Program in the loading country for waste of non-hazardous and non-toxic materials

c) Area: Europe, Africa and Middle East

1. Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc.

2. Regulation of the Minister of Trade Number 39/M-DAG/PER/9/209 dated 2nd September 2009


CWM signed a contract with the well-respected Iranian inspection company, Bekhrad International Inspection Services (BIS).


This means that the international team of the CWM group is now entitled to perform PSI on shipments with destination Iran.  Exclusively in the countries Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, Spain, Austria, Switzerland and France.

For more information or quotations, please do not hesitate to contact us at  or click the contact button at


CWM Survey & Inspection Africa Pty. Ltd, located in Durban is proud to announce that an agreement was signed between CWM and South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) for approving shippers using method 2 to verify the gross mass of packed and sealed containers in compliance with SOLAS Chapter VI, part A, regulation 2, (as amended) and (MSC1/CIRC1475).

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New CWM office in Dubai, UAE

CWM are delighted to announce the opening of CWM Survey & Inspection FZE in the United Arab Emirates. Fred Penning, CEO of the CWM group is not only proud with this next step in globalization but also very grateful for the excellent team of experts added to the ever expanding team of CWM.

Below on the right, Fred Penning, CEO of the CWM group together with Saul Keens, director of CWM and TCIS Dubai.



Founded in 1970, CWM Survey & Inspection has established itself as one of Europe’s leading surveying and inspection companies, offering service and assistance to companies all over the globe. They are currently inspecting a variety of grades including Paper and Packaging / Plastic grades, Scrap metals, minerals, project cargo, and many more. With over 45 years of experience dealing with a variety of cargo’s CWM have everything in place to enable exporters to ship their goods with confidence and assurance all material meets environmental and industrial guidelines.

For additional information or quotations, please contact us at or through our head office: or