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Maritime Crane Equipment & Rigging Inspections

Since 1978

Kempco Inspection Services, Inc. is an accredited inspections agency by the U.S. Department of Labor for Maritime crane equipment and rigging inspections. Kempco is a trusted provider of true third-party Crane Inspections for over 45 years, delivering comprehensive evaluations and crane inspections that set the industry standard. Our services extend across Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Nationwide.

We specialize in conducting thorough inspections on various types of lifting equipment, including Mobile, Gantry, Tower, Pedestal, Jib, and Overhead Cranes/Hoists, as well as Winches, Rigging, Aerial Lifts, Forklifts, Earthmoving, and various other types of equipment. Our team of  competent inspectors will help keep compliance with the governing bodies of our customers’ material handling and lifting equipment, adhering to any standards or corporate policies and procedures.

OSHA_OIGOur inspection process is meticulous and encompasses visual and operating examinations, load testing, and non-destructive testing methods. We pride ourselves on adhering to a wide range of standards and laws, including but not limited to OSHA 1926 and 1910 ANSI/ASME standards . Additionally, our accreditation by OSHA 29CFR Part 1919 enables us to provide shore base Maritime Annual and Quadrennial crane, equipment and rigging gear for cranes used in loading and offloading inspections.

At Kempco Inspection Services, Inc., we are dedicated to delivering the highest level of quality and compliance in crane inspections. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our meticulous processes and adherence to industry standards.

Kempco Inspection Services Inc.

3rd Generation Family BusinessKempco was founded in 1978 by Bob Kemp and is now a 3rd generation family business. Deep-rooted in family values, commitment to quality, and ongoing dedication to serving our customers is a testament to the enduring strength and sustainability of the industry through integrity and safety.

We are accredited in Maritime OSHA Title 29, Part 1919, Shore-Based Material Handling Devices, Loose Gear and Wire Rope Testing, and Non-Destructive Examinations.

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US Department Of Labor

Kempco Inspection Services, Inc. is an accredited inspections agency by the U.S. Department of Labor for Maritime crane equipment and rigging inspections.

Our Mission

Kempco Inspection Services, Inc. is on a mission to support the growth and success of our clients. We achieve this by ensuring the integrity and safety of their cranes and equipment through precise inspections, fostering a culture of safety and trust across the industry. Committed to the highest quality standards in safety, Kempco strives to provide peace of mind to our clients worldwide.

Inspection Records

We maintain and provide copies of annual inspection records. Our proactive approach includes sending reminder letters before the inspection expiration date, ensuring our clients stay on top of their inspection schedules. Each inspection includes a crane sticker, detailed inspection checklist and certificate. Our dedicated support team is available to address queries and provide information tailored to your company’s needs. Learn More


We take pride in the strategic positioning of our team of competent and qualified inspectors, strategically located to offer comprehensive services. With inspectors stationed in Houston and throughout Southern Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana, we guarantee swift and efficient coverage across these vital regions. This strategic placement enables us to deliver timely and top-notch inspections, customized to meet the specific needs of our clients in these areas. Our unwavering commitment to excellence is reflected in the expertise and accessibility of our inspectors, catering to clients through out the Gulf Coast region and Nation Wide.

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Our Trusted Partners

Kempco works with a variety of associations and councils to maintain the highest standards in our inspections. This gives you the trust you are looking for when searching for a qualified, experienced crane inspector.

Kempco Inspection Services

Since 1978 W T

Kempco Inspection Services, Inc.

4747 Gulf Freeway
Houston, TX 77023


(713) 926-6033

Hours of Operation

24 Hours, 7 Days a Week

Inspector Base Locations:
  • Southern Texas,
  • Oklahoma and
  • Louisiana
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