Mwani Qatar’s IMS receives ISO certification
10 Aug 2017 - 1:12
Qatar Ports Management Company-Mwani Qatar announced that its Integrated Management System (IMS) has been awarded with internationally acclaimed certifications after passing an external audit conducted by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA).
By effectively integrating three previously certified systems under one integrated platform, Mwani Qatar’s IMS achieved ISO 9001:2008 for Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2004 for Environmental Management System and OHSAS 18001:2007 for Occupational Health and Safety Management System.
The certification was presented to the Mwani Qatar’s Chief Support Services Officer Mohammed Al Maadeed during a ceremony held in the company’s headquarters on Tuesday, August 8, 2017.
Commenting on this achievement, Mohammed Al Maadeed, Mwani Qatar’s Chief Support Services Officer said: These certificates are an endorsement of the Mwani Qatar’s quality management approach and its commitment to the highest standards and world-class best practices aimed at enhancing quality of the services provided.
The IMS is a combination of three international standards – ISO 9001 Quality Management System, ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System. In the run up to the certification, Mwani Qatar has been subjected to a stringent assessment which confirmed the commitment of all the standards required for each certification, Al Maadeed noted.
The company’s Integrated Management System achieved the desired objectives in a short period thanks to the efforts of the teams and the internal expertise. Mwani Qatar will continue its efforts and work hardly to maintain its leadership position, he added.
The implementation of this integrated approach will enable to improve customer services and meet their needs better. It will also contribute to achieve the institutional excellence of services and developing internal capabilities and competencies in accordance with the planned development strategy under the directives of the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Mwani Qatar’s Chief Support Services Officer said.
The Integrated Management System (IMS) certificate was awarded by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) and supported by COMS Vantage Consulting. LRQA is a world leading independent provider of Business Assurance services including certification, validation, verification and training across a broad spectrum of standards and schemes. It is recognised by over 50 accreditation bodies and delivers services to clients in more than 120 countries. COMS Vantage provides consultancy, training and auditing in management systems since 1994 with a portfolio of over 700 institutions and companies from around the globe.