ASNT Region 19


                          ASNT Middle East Region 19

Eight active ASNT sections and counting ...

  • Saudi Arabian Section
  • UAE Section 
  • Kuwait Section
  • Turk Section
  • Qatar Section
  • Section Algiers
  • Oman Section
  • India Section

                                                                                          Excerpt ASNT's 75th Anniversary book:
                 "From VISION to Mission" - ASNT 1941 to 2016.

ASNT Region 19 started here at the chartering of the Saudi Arabian Section at the 1999 ASNT Spring Symposium in Orlando, Florida. 

Center front row, founding Saudi Arabian Section Chairman Marwan Basrawi on the left & Vice Chairman Danny Keck on the right.


to the home page of the Middle East Region 19 of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), creating a safer world by serving the Nondestructive Testing (NDT) professions and promoting NDT technologies through publishing, certification, research and conferencing.

What's New:

Regional Director Basrawi meets with the Chinese Society of Nondestructive Testing in Shanghai, China - July 4, 2018.

Regional Director Basrawi's address at the Far East NDT conference & exhibition in Xiamen, China - July 6, 2018.

Regional Director Basrawi meets with the ASNT Oman Section Board of Directors
May 13, 2018
Muscat, Oman

Regional Director Basrawi meets with the ASNT Kuwait Section members. 

May 9, 2018 Technical Dinner Meeting

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Regional Director Basrawi meets with the ASNT Saudi Arabian Section Board of Directors, where Region 19 started.

April 22, 2018

Dammam, Saudi Arabia

The ASNT UAE Section held it’s second Technical Dinner Meeting of 2018 at the Crowne Plaza – Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. 24 members were in attendance. It was sponsored by Sensima Inspection of Switzerland. CEO Dr. Bernard Revaz gave an impressive presentation about continuous monitoring of cracks with Eddy Currents: Application for the Offshore Industry, using an innovative sensor for monitoring the appearance and growth of cracks on metallic structures developed by Sensima Inspection and AIMsight.

Marwan Basrawi, Director of ASNT’s Middle East Region, will attend FENDT 2018, and he will make a speech about NDT in the Middle East. 

Correspondingly ahead of the already famous EXPO 2020 Dubai, the ASNT UAE Section has begun organizing for all industries the first regional Gulf Nondestructive Testing Expo - GNDT EXPO 2018 in Dubai, UAE, September 25-27, 2018, with one full day of preconference training on September 24. Keep checking this event's website at for more information and updates.

ASNT UAE Section held its first Technical Dinner Meeting of 2018 on January 20, 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. 37 members participated in this meeting sponsored by Eddyfi Technologies. 

ASNT Kuwait Section held a technical dinner meeting on October 4, 2017, which Regional Director also attended to update the members about ASNT's progress.


ASNT Turk Section held an all day symposium at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara on September 27, 2017, which Regional Director Basrawi also attended. Featured at this symposiums were two presentations about Digital Radiography by Troy-Met and JME about its portable High Energy Betatron and Midi Pipeline Crawler X-Ray System. A section board meeting was held immediately thereafter.                                                                                                     

Announcing with pleasure that three of our eight sections in ASNT Region 19 have achieved the

2017 ASNT President's Award.

Saudi Arabian Section: GOLD
India Section: BRONZE

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