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SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 85,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 1,800 offices and laboratories around the world. Operating in nearly every major port around the globe, SGS Global Marine Services offers the world's fleet an array of field services, laboratory analysis, and consulting services to help customers navigate the increasingly regulated seas. As the leader in environmental testing solutions for the maritime industry, we offer laboratory testing to meet commissioning and monitoring requirements outlined in US EPA Vessel General Permit 2013, Marine Labor Convention 2006, and IMO regulations. Our entrepreneurial spirit has guided us to invent and develop a sampling device to meet the upcoming D2 Standard of the IMO Ballast Water Convention, positioning SGS at the forefront of our industry. We seek to be epitomized by our passion, integrity, entrepreneurialism and our innovative spirit. These values guide us in all that we do and are the bedrock upon which our organization is built.