In November 2001, Mr. John Monticello and Mid-Ship Marine formed Marine Inspection and Logistics, LLC. (M.I.L.), one of the most professional cargo inspection and surveying companies in the United States.
Since December 2006, Mr. Ivo Dolk (leaving the Alex Stewart Assayers Group of companies as General Manager) formed a partnership with Marine Inspection and Logistics, LLC., establishing Marine Inspection and Logistics International (Rotterdam) B.V., expanding the services into North/Middle and South-Europe, Scandinavian-countries, Baltic-countries, Middle-East, S.E. Asia and Far-East.
January 1st 2010 Mr. Rob van der Palm joined MIL International (Rotterdam) B.V. as Managing Partner . Rob van der Palm was globally involved in steel scrap inspections and marine surveys for more than 24 years and besides that he was additionally involved in processing steel scrap for more than 10 years. All together his experience in steel scrap is therefore approx 34 years.
Since 2016 all the shares of Marine Inspection and Logistics International Rotterdam BV (with offices in Rotterdam, Dubai, Mumbai and Kuala Lumpur) are owned by mr. Ivo Dolk and mr. Rob van der Palm. In order to provide global services, there is a clear operational cooperation between Marine Inspection and Logistics International Rotterdam BV and Marine Inspections LLC in USA.
Besides this MIL International (Rotterdam) BV has a strong network of companies in most strategic ports worldwide , which we can subcontract on our behalf, whenever necessary.
Our main activities include the inspection of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Scrap , HBI and DRI products and Marine Survey Inspections such as Draft Surveys, On/Off Hire Surveys, Bunker Surveys, Hold/Hatch Condition Surveys.
In addition we are also involved in the surveying / inspection / sampling of other commodities such as Cement, Fluorspar, Sulphur, Soda Ash, Mineral Sands, Vermiculite, Ferro Alloys and other industrial metals & minerals. Our surveyors are also qualified to perform vessel & cargo damage surveys and bulk stockpile and commodity audits.