R.J. DEL PAN & CO., INC. was incorporated in the Philippines
in 1949, by Rafael J. Del Pan, the Port Engineer for the Manila
port rehabilitation after World War II. The firm was established
to offer services as marine and cargo surveyors and consulting
and supervising engineers. In 1949, a branch office was set up
in Cebu. In 1954, a branch was also set up in Iloilo and in Bacolod.
In 1954, the Cebu branch was incorporated as a subsidiary company
and in 1963, R.J. Del Pan Sureng, Inc. was established in Bacolod
with Iloilo as its branch office. R.J. Del Pan Mindanao Surveyors,
Inc. was incorporated in 1971 with Davao as its head office. In
March 1977, R.J. Del Pan (Cebu) Inc. established a field office
in Iligan. Aside from local offices, a subsidiary company, R.J.
Del Pan (Hong Kong) Ltd.was also established in Hong Kong in 1963.
R.J. Del Pan & Co., Inc. maintains an office in Singapore
and has correspondents and agreements with other established and
reliable surveying firms in ASIA, EUROPE, U.S.A. and at all major
R.J. DEL PAN & CO., INC. was organized as an independent
third party consulting and surveying company. The Company and
its subsidiaries and associates are completely independent and
owned by individual stockholders without any connection of the
firms or entities, which may constitute a conflict of interest.
The primary functions of DELPAN companies are in the field of
marine and ship surveys, cargo and commodity surveys, consulting
engineering, inspection and testing of all commodities and materials.
All offices are staffed with qualified Mechanical Engineers, Marine
Engineers, experienced Marine and Cargo Surveyors and competent
R.J. DEL PAN & CO., INC. maintains ISO 9001-2000 Certification
of its quality management system with Certificate Number CIP/1172/98/09/109
with Certification International.
From headquarters in Manila all business activities are coordinated
with Area managers throughout the Philippines and at oversea offices.
Utilizing DEL PAN correspondents at the request of clients.
The Marine Survey and Consulting Engineering activity undertaken
by the DEL PAN Group covers all types of vessels and floating
craft, pier and terminal facilities, bulk liquid storage tanks,
machinery and equipment and appraisals. The primary Commodities/Products
surveyed/inspected by the DEL PAN Group are as follows: Sugar
& Molasses, Copra & By-products, Coconut Oil, Palm Oil
& Oilseed Products, Tallow & Animal By-products, Cement,
Coal, Ores & Concentrates, Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Crude
oil, Lube Oil & Additives, Wheat & Grains, Soybeans, Feeds,
General Cargo, Freight Containers, Machinery & Plant, Steel
Products, Fertilizers, Plywood & Lumber, Refrigerated Cargo,
Garments, Electronic Products, Handicrafts, Foodstuffs and Other
Consumer Goods. Weigh Scale Calibrations and Hydrographic Surveys
are undertaken in aid of maritime commerce.