Integrated Management System

APS attained its Quality Certification, in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9001, on December 5, 2005. Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Limited issued the certification, being applicable to the “Handling of Vessels on Port” (including Pilotage) as well as to “Concession Contracts Management”.

On May 13, 2008, the Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Limited also issued the certification of Environment & Safety and Occupational Health in accordance with the requirements of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, applicable to the “Handling of vessels on port, pilotage and concessions management, in its areas of responsibility”.

In 2012, the scope of the certification was enlarged to quality, environment and health and safety, in accordance with ISO 9001 , ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, with the inclusion of Licenses Management, Leisure Port and ZALSINES – Intraport Zone Management, within the scope of the procedures concerning the Handling of Vessels on Port including Pilotage, Concession Contracts Management and Licensing, Leisure Port Management and ZALSINES – Intraport Zone Mangement. 

Since July 22, 2013, APS, SA holds the certification of its Information Security Management System in accordance with ISO / IEC 27001:2013. Also awarded by Lloyd 's Register Quality Assurance, this certification is under the "Information Security Management on the services supported by the JUP - Port Single Window, concerning vessels' calls and freight transport (railway) in the Port of Sines, as well as the vessels’ calls at the ports of Faro and Portimão."

Thus, APS benefits from a Quality, Environmental and Safety and Occupational Health integrated policy, determinant in the assuring of the clients full satisfaction, as well as in the assertion of the port’s leadership and innovation position within the national port sector.



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Certificado ISO 9001 2018_en33 Kbytes ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001_201836 Kbytes ISO-IEC-27001_en.pdf108 Kbytes


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