The classification society DNV GL has recognised that the global tramp carrier HANSA HEAVY LIFT complies with the highest safety and quality standards through the award of the “DNV GL Excellence – 5 Stars” certificate. Matthias Ritters, Regional Manager Maritime Region Germany at DNV GL, presented the certificate to Steve Dawson, Director of Ship Management at HANSA HEAVY LIFT, in the company’s headquarters in Hamburg.
“HANSA HEAVY LIFT has made a strong commitment to implementing a comprehensive approach to safety and now has the certificate to prove it. I would also like to commend the company on operating a very future-oriented fleet which meets the highest expectations in terms of sustainability,” said Matthias Ritters.
The certificate confirms reliable ship operations and compliance with high safety, environmental and quality standards. HANSA HEAVY LIFT meets mandatory requirements, such as certification to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISM (International Safety Management) and ISPS (International Ship and Port Facility Security) as well as optional requirements, such as good Port State Control records, the Emergency Response Service (ERS), conducting practical exercises for emergency and crisis management as well as complying with the EP (Environmental Passport) class notation and having an advanced internal training scheme in place.
“We offer state-of-the-art technical solutions to meet our customer’s demanding requirements around the world. This certificate recognizes that we are committed to ensuring that HANSA HEAVY LIFT excels in providing safe and reliable operations, while minimizing our environmental footprint. This strengthens our position as one of the leaders in the heavy lift market,” said Steve Dawson during the award ceremony.
HANSA HEAVY LIFT specializes in the ocean transport of project, heavy lift and super heavy lift cargoes with focus on the offshore business. Their fleet comprises of 19 fully owned multipurpose heavy lift vessels equipped with state-of-the-art machinery including cranes with a combined lifting capacity of up to 1,400 metric tons.