Exceeding Expectations

Columbia Inspection, established in 1978, is an American-developed company founded in Portland, OR.  We provide inspection and laboratory services for bulk liquid products and marine cargo in the petroleum and petrochemical industry.  For over 30 years we have protected our customers’ interests with the highest levels of liability protection far exceeding industry requirements.

CI is an approved commercial gauger and accredited laboratory by US Customs and Homeland Security and complies with ISO, API and ASTM Standards.  All of us here are dedicated to providing our clients outstanding Quality and Service the First Time – Every Time.

West Coast Locations

We operate full service offices in Seattle, Bellingham, Portland, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

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Portland, OR
ph (503) 286-9464
fax (503) 285-7831

7133 N. Lombard St
Portland, OR 97203

Seattle, WA
ph (253) 922-8781
fax (253) 922-8957

5013 Pacific Hwy E. Unit #2
Fife, WA 98424

Bellingham, WA
ph (360) 733-4002
fax (360) 733-3573

1301 Fraser St. #A2
Bellingham, WA 98229

San Francisco, CA
ph (510) 215-6380
fax (510) 215-6384

845 Marina Bay Parkway, Suite 8
Richmond, CA 94804

Los Angeles, CA
ph (310) 833-1557
fax (310) 833-1585

797 West Channel St.
San Pedro, CA 90731

Service Capabilities

Custody Transfers

Experienced in international and domestic transactions...


Quality Control Inspections

Independent quality and quantity assessment...


Petroleum Laboratory Analysis

Defensible results you can rely on...


Company News

ISO 9001:2008 Certified for Quality Management Systems

Mon Apr 29, 2013

Columbia Inspection is proud to announce our recent accomplishment of becoming ISO 9001:2008 Certified for Quality Management Systems at our Fife and Bellingham offices. 



Reach the Beach 2012

Fri Nov 30, 2012

Columbia Inspection was proud to sponser the 2012 Reach the Beach cycling event for the American Lung Association.