Al Waha Marine Agency receives ISO 9001 certification
- United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, December 29 - 2010 at 10:12
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Al Waha Marine Agency, a subsidiary of Waha Maritime, has received the ISO 9001:2008 compliance certification from Lloyd's Register following the successful completion of the final audits for the quality management system. The organisation also received the ISO 14001: 2004 'Statement of Commitment' certification for its commitment to implementing an environmental management system. Waha Maritime is the maritime investment arm of Waha Capital, the Abu Dhabi-based diversified investment holding company.
Waha Capital CEO Salem Rashid Al Noaimi said, "Waha Capital and its subsidiaries recognise the importance of world-class quality and environmental management systems as part of our objectives of meeting international benchmark and following best practices. The ISO 9001 and the ISO 14001 'Statement of Commitment' certifications are in line with Waha Maritime's objective of building businesses that can bring long-term benefits and value to the maritime industry while delivering quality services to its clients."
Mustapha Boussaid, Director of Maritime Investments at Waha Capital said, "The certifications attest that Al Waha Marine Agency meets internationally accepted standards of quality in its management and environment procedures. We pride ourselves on our ability to establish and maintain quality and environmental stewardship programmes that meet global benchmarks."
"Through its various portfolio companies, Waha Maritime controls a fleet of 45 offshore support vessels and this award should help us expand and strengthen our offering to other oil and gas majors and contractors," added Boussaid.
The ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System compliance certificate was awarded to Al Waha Marine Agency for meeting international standards for ship management incorporating the safety and pollution requirements of IMO resolutions A 741 (18), and the ISM and ISPS Code for its fleet of anchor handling and supply tugs trading in international waters. The ISO 14001: 2004 Environmental Management System commitment certificate was awarded for the organisation's commitment to progressively implementing an environmental management system.
Joe Watson,Senior Vice President - Marine Middle East & Africa of Lloyd's Register EMEA said, "Al Waha Marine Agency's vision to pursue excellence and become a truly global organisation is reflected in their commitment to quality and safety in their operations. The ISO 9001 certification is testimony to the organisation's strong and sustained focus on business and operational excellence. Al Waha Marine Agency has also demonstrated its sensitivity to global environment issues by preparing for ISO 14001 certification through the PRISM methodology."
Lloyd's Register works around the world to assess and certify ships, systems and facilities to help improve quality and increase safety. The organisation works with ship yards, owners and operators to provide innovative, value-added solutions that help improve performance and protect the environment throughout the design, construction and operation of ships.
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