QACE presented ClassNK with their Certificate of Compliance, after their Individual Recommendation meeting on 5th November 2015.
QACE is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted as a finalist for the Lloyd’s List 2015 Safety Award.
The award will go to an organisation with an exceptional commitment to improving safety standard within the shipping industry.
The award ceremony will take place in London on 1st October 2015.
2015 has been an eventful year for QACE; so much so we thought we’d share this with you:
January: QACE welcomes its new team members with the appointment of QACE Assessors Tim Ho, Mike Jennings & Captain Hartmut Nickel, together with Administration Officer, Alima Kamara.
January: QACE publishes its new Quality Management System policies and procedure available at qace.co
February: QACE posts its new ISO 9001:2008 certification.
February: QACE provides the first of annual inputs to the development of the marine quality IACS QSCS standard.
May: QACE completes EU assessment compliance actions early.
May: QACE presents at the GREENSeas event in Athens.
May: QACE successfully establishes Tri-Party Agreements with the Recognised Organisations and Accredited Certification Bodies establishing control of the audit and assessment process.
Klaus Grensemann, gave his feedback on the role of QACE towards sustainable shipping during the 2015 GREEN4SEA Forum.
The presentation can be seen here https://youtu.be/EnmrWanCUWY
Certification is also a verification of the newly established Quality Management System (QMS) policies and processes QACE QMS
• A highly effective risk-based RO assessment program … ✓
• Completed actions to achieve full compliance with Regulation 391 2009 …✓
• Completed cycle of RO Individual Recommendations … ✓
• Collective Recommendations verified as effective … ✓
• QACE and IACS establish formal relationship …✓
At a dinner after the QACE Annual General Meeting in November, the QACE Board of Directors and Members had the opportunity to thank the retiring Observers .The QACE Executive Secretary, Des Gutteridge, praised Jim Garlige and Colin Spencer for their commitment, professionalism and unstinting service to the industry. “Thanks are not enough”.
Jim, Maria Kriniskya (Russian Register) and Colin.