V.O. Chidambaranar Port became the first
Indian Major Port to implement Integrated Management System, complying ISO
Certifications,“Quality Management System”, “Environment Management System” and
“Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series” under one System, which will
be renewed once in a year at a time.
certificate was handed over to Mr.I.Jeyakumar, Chairman
V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust in the presence of Mr. S.Natarajan, Deputy
Chairman & Management Representative by Mr. Suresh Nathan, Indian Register
Quality Systems (IRQS) on October 16 at V.O. Chidambaranar Port, Tuticorin.
Presently, V.O. Chidambaranar Port has
been successfully accredited with the new versions of ISO standards on QMS ISO
9001:2015 & EMS ISO 14001:2015 from 29.08.2017 for providing seaport
facilities and related support services for seaborne transport by ensuring quality service to Exim
Trade, Protecting the environment
including prevention of pollution, ensuring safety by preventing injury and ill
health, satisfy the needs,
expectations etc of vendors to improve their business at Port for the progress
of the Nation, with less manpower and minimum timings for Port operations.
is a matter of pride that V.O. Chidambaranar Port was the first Major Port to be
certified in 1996 under Quality Management System (QMS), the second Major Port
to be certified in 2005 under Environmental Management System (EMS), and also
accredited with the certification of Occupational
Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) with effect from 10.04.2017
and has successfully retained all the Certifications.