NASSCO has earned the designation as the first private shipyard in the U.S. to receive ISO 14001 certification for its comprehensive Environmental Management System and environmental protection policies. The certification process was conducted by ABS.
ISO 14001 is a voluntary international standard that establishes the requirements for a company's Environmental Management System (EMS). Elements include environmental policy, planning, operational controls and internal auditing. The certification is also comprised of continual improvement in environmental performance and employee environmental awareness.