Event

ISPO Conference 2022


published on 16 June 2022 148 -

21.09.2022 - 22.09.2022
Cork, Ireland
On 21st and 22nd September 2022, the ISPO conference 2022 will be held at Cork in Ireland. Now the conference program and topics has been published.

Port of Cork/Cork Pilots have prepared an interesting program with topics related to ISPO for the certified and interested pilot organizations. It is the place to be to share experiences for pilots / pilot organisations and others of the maritime Industry to discuss developments and share experiences of the preferred quality and safety management system ISPO, for pilots by pilots

In addition to the program, a workshop 'Internal Audit' will be given by Bureau Veritas in the morning of September 21. In this workshop topics will be discussed of how an internal audit can be performed and the follow-up of audit findings.

For participation and other questions, please contact ispocork2022@portofcork.ie or iug@ispo-standard.com

 

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