Vietnam's shipyard giant gains LRQA OHSAS certification

PetroVietnam Marine Shipyard Company (PV Shipyard), was recently certified for OHSAS 18001:2007 byLRQA Vietnam.

PV Shipyard provides fabrication, repair and modification services for the drilling rigs and platforms, tankers, drill ships for the oil and gas industries in and around Southeast Asia.

During the certification ceremony, LRQA Vietnam Operations Manager Chiang-Shan Chen said, "PetroVietnam Marine Shipyard is a business unit operating in a specific industrial sector that needs to fully comply to the environment regulations. In addition, the company aims at giving utmost importance to employee health & safety. Hence, all systems at PV Shipyard are established and implemented effectively in accordance with OHSAS 18001 requirements.”"

PV Shipyard is also LRQA certified to ISO 9001:2008.

During the ceremony PV Shipyard also signed and agreed that LRQA would deliver assessment, certification and associated training of the ISO 14001 environmental management standard.  PV Shipyard considers this agreement with LRQA Vietnam as the next important step to fulfil its commitments to a greener future – "No harm to people, no property damage and no adverse impact on the environment.

Image: LRQA Vietnam Operations Manager, Chen Chiang-Shan, (R) hands over the OHSAS 18001:2007 certificate to PV Shipyard General Director, Phan Tu Giang (L)