Piraeus Port Authority SA obtains Certificate for the Managing Adequacy System
The Piraeus Port Authority SA has obtained an internationally recognized Certificate from the National Certification Body of EBETAM SA for the Managing Adequacy System implemented according to the requirements of the ELOT1429: 2008 standard for the implementation of public projects. EBETAM is a company of public interest under the supervision of the General Secretariat for Industry of the Ministry of Development.
Scope of certification refers to the activities:
• Planning and designing of new projects.
• The design, implementation and monitoring of projects, services and supplies.
• Financial management of projects.
The Quality Management System provides "management tools", such as monitoring the achievement of objectives regarding the organization's processes and investigating the degree of stakeholder satisfaction.
The certification of the PPA's Management Authority according to ELOT1429 constitutes a further step following the confirmation of the management adequacy (type A, B and C) of PPA SA., as beneficiary of the operational programs of the NSRF by the Interim Management Authority of the Region of Attica and proves that the Organization does not rest in its effort to continuously improve its activities.
At the official meeting for the delivery of the Certificate by EBETAM at PPA SA premises in Piraeus, the CEO of PPA SA Captain Fu Chengqiu and the President of EBETAM Mr. K. Stournaras, members of the EBETAM Management and executives from the Strategic Planning and Marketing of PPA S.A., as well as the Managing Advisor, Mr. I. Spanoudakis, and the Special Advisor of EBETAM for China Mr. D. Moursas.
As the CEO of PPA SA Captain Fu Chengqiu stated:
"A further step was taken to implement the investment plan of PPA SA, which proceeds with strategy and planning for the development and upgrading of the Piraeus port according to the provisions of the Concession Agreement with the Greek State".