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WFN Strategies Achieves ISO 9001 Certification

cable system implementation company WFN Strategies has, after two years of development, successfully achieved accredited certification to the ISO 9001 international standard for quality management.   ISO 9001 is a quality management standard that was developed by the International Organization for Standardization – an association of governmental and nongovernmental organizations from many countries. The ISO 9001 standard is utilized to certify quality management systems that focus on continuous improvement, customer satisfaction and the active involvement of both management and employees

Trelleborg Achieves O&G Certification in Brazil

and in response to our customers’ seeking suppliers with the accreditation,” Soares said. “A challenging standard to meet, our state-of-the-art new facility took two years to gain certification.”    ISO standards are developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization. The certification for the manufacturing facility in Macae covers, design, manufacturing, and installation of polymer-based products or metal composites, mechanical and thermal protection of flexible pipes, umbilical’s, cables and pipes used in the oil and gas industry.  

BIRNS Completes ISO 9001:2008 Recertification Audit

, announced that its Quality Management System (QMS) recently had its successful ISO 9001:2008 Recertification audit carried out by certification body and classification society DNV-GL.   ISO 9001:2008 is a globally recognized standard for QMS implementation from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).   During the audit, BIRNS' QMS was thoroughly reviewed across all applicable company departments and all standard elements to ensure proper implementation, procedure compliance and proof of continuous process improvements, as required by the Standard.   

RINA Tackles Ocean Noise Pollution

recently published MEPC Circ. 833 “Guidelines For The Reduction Of Underwater Noise From Commercial Shipping To Address Adverse Impacts On Marine Life” which sets out advice on design and operational solutions that may be adopted to reduce underwater radiated noise. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has developed the (ISO/PAS) 17208-1 – Acoustics – Quantities and procedures for description and measurement of underwater sound from ships – Part 1: General requirements for measurements in deep water and ISO/DIS 16554 – Ship and marine technology

Representatives of the ISO’s Technical Committee on Arctic Operations attended meetings in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.  (Photo credit: Lisa L. Piercey)

The Quest for Arctic O&G Standards

;s, Newfoundland and Labrador in early October 2013 to further the creation of standards for resource development in the Arctic. The countries represented included Canada, U.K., France, Italy, Norway, Netherlands, and Russian Federation. It was the third annual meeting of the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO’s) Technical Committee on Arctic Operations (ISO TC 67 SC8) which focused on advancements in standards with regard to (1) ice management (led by Canada), (2) escape, evacuation and rescue (Russia), (3) environmental monitoring (Russia), (4) working environment

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Makai Receives ISO Certification

Makai Ocean Engineering received ISO 9001:2008 certification which is the internationally recognized quality management standard that helps monitor and optimize an organization’s overall performance. The certification standards published by the International Organization for Standardization provide a rigorous system for measuring and evaluating quality management systems (QMS) by an accredited, independent agency with periodic audits to ensure ongoing compliance to the QMS standards. ISO 9001 certified organizations are distinguished by the quality of their products, services and processes.

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