December 9 - Rickmers-Linie has been successfully re-certified in accordance with the latest ISO standards ISO 9001:2008, OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO 14001:2004.

The Hamburg-based breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo specialist's new integrated quality management system incorporates statutory and regulatory requirements for quality, occupational health and safety as well as environmental management.

In connection with the process of this re-certification, Rickmers-Linie has switched from using the services of auditing company Lloyd's Register to Hamburg based Germanischer Lloyd Certification GmbH.

"Rickmers-Linie is a leading specialist in the global transportation of breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargoes. Therefore, we attach great importance to a quality management system that is both up-to-date and effective and which we will extend over the next couple of years", explains Jan B Steffens, Managing Director, Rickmers-Linie.