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Seychelles Ferry Company gets ISO 9001

Seychelles Ferry Company gets ISO 9001

Recognition for quality and for professionalism is important for any organiation. Seychelles ferry operators are known to have been following the highest operational standards at all times.

The recent accreditation by Creole Travel Services for its Inter Island Boats Ltd – Cat Cocos Ferry Operations with an ISO 9001 Management System Certification is welcomed by Seychelles.

Following the initial assessment audit conducted by Kieron Rafferty from EXOVA BM TRADA, Cat Cocos (Inter Island Boats Ltd) confirmed that Exova BM TRADA Certification Ltd had given its approval to the ISO 9001 Management System being operated by our company.

The Cat Cocos Ferry Operations started the project in November 2017 and wrote procedures for each department and did ISO Awareness training with the staff. The Audit was conducted in July 2018 and after successfully submitted corrective actions, they can today proudly announce their achievements.

“We will continually strive to improve on our services that we have 100 percent control,” said a representative of the Ferry Operations.










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