Our quality approach
ISO 9001 International standard (2008) « Quality Management System – Requirements»
La Méridionale is ISO 9001 (2008) and ISM certified by DNV, the international certification organisation. This certification gives recognitions to the company in terms of a « Model for the assurance of a quality of welcome and of services, safety and respect of the environment ».
La Méridionale was the first French shipping company to be certified in the Mediterranean. This standard is regularly checked and has been approved at each renewal date since initially acquired.
All La Méridionale vessels comply with the norms below:
- International Management Code for the safe operation of ships and the prevention of pollution: Code ISM International Safety Management Code – Resolution A 741(18) November 1993 of the International Maritime Organisation).
- ISPS Code, in accordance with the SOLAS XI-2 regulation and part of the international code for the safety of vessels and port facilities, the safety plan contains all operational information and instructions concerning the preparation of safety, the prevention of accidents and the response to a threat.
The 3 vessels are subject to permanent checks by the French maritime authorities and by the quality office Bureau Veritas