Independent Verification Agent

Party or group independent from the manufacturer and the purchaser.

Source: API SPEC 17E, Specification for Subsea Umbilicals, Upstream Segment, Fourth Edition, October 2010. Global Standards


Independent Verification Agent

Independent party or group, selected by the manufacturer, who can verify the indicated methodologies or performance based on the technical literature, analyses, and test results and other information provided by the manufacturer. NOTE The agent is also called upon to witness some measurements and tests related to material qualification.

Source: API SPEC 17J, Specification for Unbonded Flexible Pipe, Third Edition, July 2008. Global Standards

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