WPT Power Corporation announced that it has become certified to the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems standards and guidelines. WPT has achieved the ISO 9001:2008 accreditation from Det Norske Veritas (DNV). ISO 9001 is accepted worldwide as the inclusive standard that defines quality. To become certified as ISO 9001:2008 compliant, WPT Power Corporation underwent an evaluation process that included quality management system development, a management documentation review, pre-audit, initial assessment and clearance of non-conformances, all of which work to identify corrective actions that eliminate non-conformance to the quality management standard. The process culminated in a comprehensive registration audit by DNV. After correction and closure of all non-conformances, WPT Power Corporation received the ISO 9001:2008 certificate of registration on March 22, 2010. www.wptpower.com
puraDYN Filter Technologies Inc., the global bypass oil filtration system provider, has received ISO 9001:2000 certification from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ISO 9001:2000 is a series of internationally-accepted, multi-part quality management systems for industry-wide standardization applied to manufacturing and service organizations. Jim Gaynor, Director of Manufacturing and Operations, said
Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc., has received ISO 9001 Certification from ABS. The certification was awarded after a series of rigorous quality-control audits, and verification that Thrustmaster is compliant with all phases of the ISO 9001 Quality Control processes and procedures. “We have been working towards ISO certification for well over a year,” said Gene Little, Thrustmaster quality manager. “We revised many of our existing policies and procedures
Caledonian Geotech has received a hat-trick of prestigious industry accreditations. Following a detailed audit conducted by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), the company was awarded accreditation according to the ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 operating standards. The ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 standards testify to the company’s strong quality and environmental management performance, while OHSAS 18001 is the internationally-recognized assessment awarded to companies who take stringent steps
Rickmers-Linie GmbH & Cie KG, Hamburg, which specializes in worldwide ocean transportation of break bulk, heavy lifts and project cargoes has successfully undergone the process of recertification according to the latest ISO Standards ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2009 and OHSAS 18001:2007. The certificates for the integrated quality management system, which encompasses the three segments Quality, Occupational Health and Safety as well as the Environment, are again valid for three years
UK maritime intelligence provider Dryad Maritime has achieved ISO certification to ISO 9001:2008, covering the provision of vessel management intelligence and maritime security advice. ISO 9001:2008 is accepted as the worldwide standard for a quality management system. It is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the commitment by top management, a systematic, process approach to the way it does business and the seeking of continual improvement
Premuda, founded in 1907, and the first Italian shipping company to be publicly listed on the stock exchange, has achieved certification to the rigorous international quality and environmental standards of ISO 9001-2000 and ISO 14001-1996. The Genoa based operator of tankers, bulk carriers and an offshore production unit has also achieved certification to the voluntary Safety, Quality and Environmental (SQE) management standards of ABS, one of the world’s leading classification societies
GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd. awarded ISO 9001:2008 Management System Standard certification by DNV. The ISO 9001:2008 certificate awarded by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) recognises GAC Bunker Fuels’ best management practices in the trading and brokerage of marine fuels and lubricants across its global operational sites. It demonstrates the company’s full compliance with the requirements of this international best practice standard, which considers a range of measures
Neptune announced that Graham Storey has joined its team representing Asian and South East Asian clients. Graham has shipping industry experience in Singapore and will be working closely with Neptune’s representatives in Japan and Asia. Additionally, Neptune has moved its ISO 9001:2008 certification to LRQA, who certified the company to ISO PAS 28007 in January this year.
Applied Weather Technology, Inc. (AWT), a StormGeo Company, announced it has earned approval of certification to international Quality Management System Standard ISO 9001:2008 by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA). AWT’s documented quality management system is now certified by LRQA for the scope: Provision of Ship Route Advisory Services, Maritime Weather Forecasts, Ship Performance Analysis and Design, Development and Sales of Related Software.
Chant Engineering announced that business partner DLM has introduced a new product for the International Shipping Industry: the Twistlock Load Cell and Container Load Monitoring System. To increase the safety of cargo ships at sea
Ardent, formed just over a year ago as a merger of A.P. Moller-Maersk’s Svitzer Salvage and Crowley’s Titan Salvage, has been issued the ISO 9001:2015 Certification for its Quality Management System for Preparedness, Emergency Response, Wreck Removal, Decommissioning
Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (DSO) has become the latest Damen ship repair yard to receive ISO 9001:2008 certification, demonstrating that the yard fulfils the requirements of the defined management system standards to consistently provide a high quality service that meets all customer
In line with the growing interest in green recycling, RINA Services recently awarded its first ISO 30000:2009 certificate and HKC Statement of Compliance (SoC) in Alang, India to Shubh Arya Steel, on 28th April 2016. Shubh Arya Steel, a ship recycling yard in Alang
Willard Marine, Inc.was awarded a contract by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to produce a 20’08” rigid hull inflatable boat for the Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC) to facilitate their fisheries and marine mammal research in the Pacific region
IRClass Systems and Solutions Pvt Ltd (promoted by Indian Register of Shipping), has acquired cryogenic vessel inspection firm Safess Quality Management Pvt Ltd (SQML) and its subsidiary, Arun Abhiyantey Pvt. Ltd. (AA). SQML was founded in 1993 and has offices in Mumbai, Bangalore
Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist in worldwide liner services for heavy lifts and project cargoes, has successfully completed audits by DNV GL which took place between 3 and 5 November. As a consequence the company, which belongs to Rickmers Group
On 23 November 2015, Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar celebrated its first 5 years of operation. With 40 vessels delivered or under construction, the yard has proven its capability to support Qatar’s national strategy for economic diversification.
Port and Shipping Minister Arjuna Ranathunga said he plans to bring the Colombo Port to be among the top 20 global container ports. He said every possible step has been taken to facilitate all employees and staff of the institution to perform their fullest duty towards Sri Lanka Ports
Willard Marine, Inc., a global leader in the manufacture of mission-proven boats, has received an order to produce a 33-foot, fiberglass harbor patrol boat for the Oceanside Police Department in California based on the iconic “Crystaliner” boat design.
Willard Marine, Inc., recently delivered a SOLAS 670 rescue boat to the U.S. Army to serve aboard the USACE Dredge McFarland in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Outfitted with a Volvo Penta D3 220hp inboard engine paired with a Hamilton Jet HJ2274 water jet
In the wake of new regulations, Wilhelmsen Ships Services (WSS) says bulk owners and operators must pay as much attention to the products used to clean their cargo holds as the holds themselves. WSS is urging firms to heed details included in the revised MARPOL Annex V Resolution MEPC
Workboats, ships and megayachts rely on large and extra-large rudder bearings. Having a vessel in dry dock for days or weeks while waiting for an oversized bearing is costly and frustrating, said Vesconite, whose machined Vesconite and Vesconite Superclad replacements—up to 10' in diameter
New whale watching vessel receives Volvo Penta power system from Pacific Power Group; the Salish Sea Dream to be powered with greater reliability, lower noise and fuel consumption Pacific Power Group (PPG) is powering a new custom-built vessel for whale watching with Volvo Penta
On February 29, 2016 Tandemloc was officially designated ISO 9001:2008 certified in the “Design, Development, Manufacture, Inspection, Testing and Distribution of Below-the-Hook Lifting and Rigging Devices; Tie Down Assemblies; ISO Shipping Container Connectors