UST Cathodic Protection Repair and Testing

May 28, 2019
By Brian Schefke

If you’re an owner or operator of an underground storage tank (UST) in Washington, you’re no doubt aware of the requirement to test your tank’s cathodic protection (CP) system every three years to ensure that it’s functioning properly.

You may not, however, be aware of the required testing cycle should you need to refit or repair your CP system. According …

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Becoming a Greener Distillery

April 12, 2019
By Jenny Ma

Owning a distillery can produce significant carbon emissions and waste. From coal-generated electricity and plastic cups to airline travel and freight shipments, nearly everything used to run a distillery can negatively impact the environment. Fortunately, for every decision you make for your distillery, there is a greener alternative.

Distiller’s Magazine has a great article about how to create a more

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Regulatory Database Ensures Vessel Documentation Compliance

March 28, 2019
By Erik Test

Freer Consulting recently took over the management of a “Regulatory Database” for a key maritime transportation client. This database tracks the expiration of important licenses and certifications for the company’s vessels. The maritime regulatory ecosystem is vast, with diverse state, Federal, and international authorities requiring certificates that expire on different dates and can have different renewal intervals. Non-compliance with these …

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ABS Group Registered Consultants List

February 27, 2019
By Jenny Ma

Freer Consulting recently made the list of Registered Consultants by the ABS Group, a trusted technical services provider focused on safety, risk, and integrity management. The ABS Quality Evaluations (ABS QE), a subsidiary of the ABS Group, is a world-leading certification body that offers companies management systems certification, verification, assessment and training.

If you would like to know how Freer …

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UST Leak Detection with Statistical Inventory Reconciliation

February 13, 2019
By Brian Schefke

If you’re the owner of an underground storage tank (UST), you’re no doubt aware that federal and state laws require you to have a method of leak detection to ensure that oils or hazardous materials are not released into the surrounding environment. Many UST owners equip their tanks with a system of electronic sensors to detect leaks. Such a system …

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