QACE presented RINA with their Certificate of Compliance, during the Individual Recommendations meeting in Genoa on 24th November 2016.
QACE presented Lloyd’s Register with their Certificate of Compliance, during the Individual Recommendations meeting in Southampton on 16th November 2016.
Christian brings a depth of knowledge and experience and is widely known in the industry, having undertaken a number of roles.
Christian began his career as a deck officer in the merchant fleet followed by 39 years of service in the Danish Maritime Authority. The last 13 years he held the position as Deputy Director General and was responsible for maritime safety, security and protection of the marine environment. In addition Christian was the representative of Denmark at a number of international, regional, multilateral and bilateral events, including IMO diplomatic conferences, Assemblies and sessions in the Maritime Safety Committee and Marine Environment Protection Committee since 1988. He was the chairman of the Maritime Safety Committee in the years 2012 – 2015.
QACE held meetings with the Accredited Certification Bodies (ACBs) during the Gdansk ‘Quality Week” in November 2016. QACE thanked the ACB’s for their auditor’s commitment to the scheme and for their vital assistance role in helping to achieve the QACE objectives. The meetings will be repeated annually and are designed to provide a two-way dialogue, provide feedback from the year and a discussion of plans for the future.
Hiroshi (Dave) Iwamoto steps down as a QACE Director having completed his final term of office. Iwamoto-san has been a QACE Director since its beginning in 2010. His varied experience and expertise, together with his sound advice has been a major factor in QACE’s success. His presence will be sorely missed. The QACE Board, Secretariat and the QACE Members wish Dave all the best in his future endeavors.
Dave’s background is with ship sales and as a General Manager with IHI Marine United Inc. (Japan Marine United Corporation), Chairman International Sub-Committee, Planning Committee, ship builders’ Association of Japan. Chairman, Committee for Expertise of Shipbuilding Specifics (CESS), a JECKU committee.
QACE presented PRS with their Certificate of Compliance, during the Individual Recommendations meeting in Gdansk, on 10th November 2016.
From 1st November 2016, QACE’s new office will be:
3rd Floor, Crown House
72 Hammersmith Road
London, W14 8TH
The office number 0203 178 2301 remains the same.
QACE presented Bureau Veritas with their Certificate of Compliance, during the Individual Recommendations meeting in Paris on 9th September 2016.
The QACE Board of Directors and Secretariat welcome Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) to QACE membership, after confirmation of their recognition by the European Union.
QACE presented the IRS Chairman and Managing Director, Arun Sharma, with the IRS QACE Certificate of Compliance during the Individual Recommendations visit to Mumbai on 24th November 2015.