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  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) has been accredited within the Unified National System of Accreditation as a certification body for quality management systems within the GOST R Certification System. The Federal Accreditation Service (Rosakkreditatsiya) Commission has taken a decision on the RS accreditation basing on the expert examination results of the RS documents and […]

  • 16 March 2016

    Aberdeen-based Ashtead Technology has received accreditation by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for its calibration laboratory. UKAS assesses a laboratory’s calibration and measurement capability to produce precise and accurate test results by inspecting the technical competence of staff, the validity of the test methods, and equipment used through a vigorous audit and validation process. Allan Pirie, […]

  • 1 July 2008

    LRQA (Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance) has achieved official accreditation from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for BS 25999-2, the certification standard for business continuity management. The standard demonstrates an organisation’s capability to manage business critical risks such that it can continue to run effectively following disruption, whether natural, man-made, criminal or terror-based. Five certification […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emissions verification company Verifavia has surpassed the 1,000 mark for ships and Monitoring Plans (MPs) under assessment for compliance with the European Union’s Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification (EU MRV) regulation. This is a significant milestone for the company, which became the first globally accredited verifier to receive dual accreditation under ISO 14065 standard and Regulation […]

  • 17 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Leading international oilfield services company Expro  announces that its fluids laboratory in Den Helder, Holland, has been awarded ISO/IEC 17025, the prestigious accreditation for the determination of mineral oil in water. The laboratory is the only one in the region of North Holland to receive this level of accreditation. This achievement is evidence of Expro’s […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    France-based classification society Bureau Veritas has gained accreditation to carry out assessments and verifications for compliance with the European Union’s Maritime Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (EU MRV) regulation. The regulation, part of the EU’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, requires operators to monitor and report on CO2 emissions based on ship fuel consumption. It […]

  • 23 April 2015

    The German Accreditation Body (DAkkS) has renewed the accreditation of Deutsche WindGuard for inspection of wind turbines. Every five years, an accreditation must be renewed based on a fundamental re-examination by the DAkkS. “We see ourselves confirmed in our work,” said Jan Wallasch, Deutsche WindGuard. “Our reports are accepted without problems by all licensing authorities and insurers.” As part of […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The global certification company for renewable energy services DNV GL has been re-accredited by the German accreditation body Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH (DAkkS). This allows DNV GL to conduct conformity assessment of wind turbines and their components, wind farm projects and their assets, small, medium and large wind turbines, on- and offshore technology, ocean energy converters and […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Houston-based classification society ABS has received accreditation by Greece’s National Accreditation Body, the Hellenic Accreditation System (ESYD), to perform assessments for European Union (EU) Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) compliance. ABS is now the first classification society to be accredited to perform EU MRV assessments, according to ABS Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki. In recent […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has been accredited for EU MRV Monitoring Reporting and Verification services by Dutch Accreditation Council (Raad voor Accreditatie RvA).  As explained, this accreditation enables IRClass to undertake the assessment of monitoring plans and verification of emissions reports (CO2) as an independent verifier for any ship, anywhere in the […]

  • 17 September 2014

    Bureau Veritas Certification, part of the group Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection, and certification, has announced it has successfully been accredited to undertake Project Certification of offshore wind projects against the international standards IEC 61400. This most recent accreditation is part of Bureau Veritas’ on-going strategy to offer the wind industry a […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    DNV GL, a certification body for renewable energy services, has been re-accredited by the German accreditation body Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH (DAkkS). This allows DNV GL to conduct conformity assessment of ocean energy converters and related services and technologies, wind turbines and their components, wind farm projects and their assets, small, medium and large wind turbines. […]

  • 17 September 2014

    Bureau Veritas Certification, part of the group Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection, and certification, has announced it has successfully been accredited to undertake Project Certification of offshore wind projects against the international standards IEC 61400. This most recent accreditation is part of Bureau Veritas’ on-going strategy to offer the wind industry a […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Environment

    The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has awarded the UK’s first accreditation for the identification and enumeration of birds from aerial photographs to APEM Ltd. The results of the analysis provide information on bird populations, which can form an integral part of environmental monitoring or impact assessment processes such as the citing of wind farms. […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Briggs Environmental Services have recently joined the International Spill Accreditation Association (ISAA). The company are now members of accredited Spill Response Organisations (SROs) throughout Northern and the Republic of Ireland, Briggs wrote in a press release. The assessment, conducted by ISAA, awarded Briggs Level 3 grades in the five oil spill response categories: • Freshwater […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Classification society DNV GL has received the accreditation from German accreditation body DAkkS to verify compliance with the EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (EU MRV) regulation. The regulation requires operators to monitor and report CO2 emissions based on ship fuel consumption. It applies to all merchant ships of 5,000 gross tons or above calling at […]

  • 27 July 2009

    Dana Gain, Carnival Cruise Lines’ business development director for Western Ontario, recently became the first employee in the cruise industry to earn a Cruise Counsellor Scholar (ECCS) designation from the Cruise Lines International Association, the marketing and travel agent training arm for the North American cruise industry. The ECCS designation is CLIA’s highest travel agent […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The salvage team has confirmed that the Concordia refloating operation is set to go ahead starting on Monday, July 14. As was the case for parbuckling, start of the operation is subject to authorization from the Observatory and also depends on the weather forecast over the next few days. Therefore, final confirmation of the start of […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) training course offered by NYK Shipmanagement Pte. Ltd. (NYKSM), an NYK Group company based in Singapore, has been accredited by Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (Class NK), making NYKSM the first company to obtain ClassNK’s certification in the field of maritime technology training. The gradual enforcement of ECDIS installation […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will open application process for its DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme on May 01, 2019. “The aims of the scheme are to improve the consistency and conduct of DP trials throughout our industry; and to set a recognized level of knowledge for DP practitioners responsible for developing, witnessing and reporting of […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Qatargas’ Chief Executive Officer Tuesday recognised the Qatargas employees, who have been instrumental in Qatargas becoming the first company in Qatar to achieve accreditation for its professional engineers development programme, from the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and Institution of Engineering Technology (IET). At a ceremony hosted at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Doha, seven […]

  • 13 June 2017

    8.2 Consulting’s inspection portfolio regarding wind turbine generators and conformity checks along grid connection certification activities have been accredited as inspection body by DAkkS (German Accreditation Body) according to DIN ISO/IEC 17020.