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ProCom is DNV GL Certified

ProCom's Rigging Division is the local pioneer for achieving internationally recognized DNV certification.

The acquisition of DNV 2.7-1 type approval is for the manufacturing of wire rope lifting sets for offshore containers or portable offshore units. The company received news of approval on April 20th, 2015.

This certification brings an added value to the local Oil and Gas sector and raises the industry standards to the highest level when it comes to providing DNV 2.7-1 slings sets for Offshore Containers and Portable offshore units.

The design and manufacture of sling sets to DNV 2.7-1 introduces higher redundancy factors and less risk for the end users, which increases the level of safety during lifting and cargo handling operations.

Photo 1: Paul de Verteuil - Operations Manager, ProCom, receives the official DNV GL Type Approval certificate from Bjorn Nilberg, Senior Principal Consultant - Risk Advisory Services, North America, DNV GL, Oil & Gas.
Photo 2: Bjorn Nilberg, Senior Principal Consultant - Risk Advisory Services, North America, Oil & Gas, DNV GL (right), and Curtis Barry, Senior Surveyor, DNV GL Trinidad, look on as ProCom's Rigging Splicer assembles a wire rope sling.

STOW Certification Renewed For 2 Years

On April 1, 2015, ProCom's STOW Certification was renewed for an additional two years. A 5-day extensive audit of ProCom's processes and procedures was undertaken to ensure compliance with STOW requirements.

ProCom's average re-certification score of 97%, revealed a 4% increase from the previous score, which boldly emphasizes and showcases its dedication and ongoing commitment to maintaining and surpassing industry standards.

ProCom scored full marks in several elements of the re-certification audit, including Legal Requirements and Document Control, Security, Health and Hygiene and Environmental Management. Top scores were also awarded in the other categories.

Upon receiving the STOW certificate, ProCom's CEO, Mark Laughlin, reiterated his company's policy towards STOW, concluding "There is always room for improvement but to have achieved this rating, all staff must be highly commended as this was indeed a team effort."

ProCom participates in Energy Trade Show

For the second consecutive year, ProCom participated in the T&T Energy Conference and Tradeshow held during the period Jan 26 - 28, 2015.

ProCom's booth at the Hyatt Regency Hotel showcased demonstrations from two featured products. Both items were well received by visitors to the booth; a Barco Ball Joint Machine from Hyspan and a MPC Series Choke from NOV.

Many were intrigued by the mechanics and design of the products on display thus enabling our representatives to explain and deliver their presentations to a receptive audience.

Visitors to the booth were also given the opportunity to win a Samsung tablet, which was won by Mr. Shurlan Griffith. Congratulations to Mr. Griffith, whose name was selected in the random draw.