The Russian Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology (Rostekhregulirovaniye) accredited SGS Vostok Limited, the Russian subsidiary of SGS Group, to perform metrological expertise of project, design and process documentation.

The accreditation scope of SGS Vostok Limited covers machinery, chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas industries as well as sea shipping and applies to the following documentation:

  • Project and design documentation for processes, devices and measuring instruments
  • Terms of reference and technical specifications for process equipment and measuring instruments
  • LNG tanks’ shipping documents

Metrological expertise consists in verification of conformity for the above mentioned documentation to the Federal Laws “On Technical Regulation” and “On Assurance of Measurements Uniformity”, GOST standards, RMG (Recommendations on Inter-State Standardization), SanPiN (sanitary regulations), SNiP (construction regulations), TU (technical specifications) and other legal requirements regulating measurements uniformity in Russia.

"Our company’s accreditation for metrological expertise performance enables us to most fully satisfy the needs of our clients implementing investment projects in Russia," commented Vladimir Ovcharov, Head of Product Certification in SGS Vostok Limited.

"Firstly, the timely executed metrological expertise for technical specifications and project documentation minimizes the risk of non-compliance at the moment of commissioning, when correcting the initial project, going through type approval, verification and calibration procedures implies significant financial losses for the investor.

"Besides, metrological expertise of project and process documentation enables us to advise the investor on most rational and optimal selection of measurement devices and methods as well as on the scope of state supervision so as to avoid excess testing expenditures within type approval procedure.

"In the framework of metrological expertise we also may study the possibility for Russian authorities to recognize the primary calibration by foreign manufacturer.

"It is notable that we carry out the above mentioned works in close cooperation with the leading Russian metrological institutes and with metrologists of concerned enterprises."


Vladimir Ovcharov
Product Certification Manager

SGS Vostok Limited
t: +7 (495) 775 44 55

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