Maritime consultancy firm Brookes Bell is opening a fuel testing facility in Liverpool
Brookes Bell said construction of the new high-end laboratory has just begun and it is scheduled to be operational by the end of October subject to delays caused by the global pandemic.
The company said it will help it deliver comprehensive metallurgy, fuel testing, paint analysis and non-destructive testing facilities.
Brookes Bell has appointed Jenny Davies, an experienced analyst, as fuel services technical lead to establish and manage the new facility. Ms Davies will manage the establishment of the new fuel testing services, which includes advising on new equipment, drafting all management procedures and securing necessary industry accreditations, including the ISO17025 standard.
The company said she has worked for over 15 years in environmental testing, developing methods for persistent organic pollutants and specialises in analysing environmental forensics by mass spectrometry.
Brookes Bell director of UK, marine engineer Brendan Cuffe said “Our new fuel testing facility will be equipped with the latest industry equipment to offer a full range of technical services, enhancing our existing range and enabling us to develop new offerings across new industries.
“This is an exciting development and will enable us to transform our business services and scope moving forward. Jenny will be joined by a newly hired fuel technician at the end of this month, and together they form the beginning of a team with enormous potential.”
Commenting on her new role Ms Davies said “The new laboratory is equipped with the very latest equipment enabling us to apply new technologies and to operate to a far higher industry standard. This really is an exciting opportunity for all of us, to deliver bespoke solutions to meet customer requirements and to develop an exceptional industry-leading facility”.
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