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ABS Quality Evaluations Certifies Leela Greenship Recycling Pvt. Ltd to ISO 30000 Standard in India

November 18, 2020

ABS QE Certifies Leela Greenship Recycling to ISO 30000

This achievement marks ABS QE's first ISO 30000 ship recycling certification.

ABS Quality Evaluations Inc. (ABS QE) has issued its first ISO 30000:2009 certificate (Ship Recycling Management Systems) to Leela Greenship Recycling Pvt. Ltd in India. In addition to the ISO 30000 ship recycling certification, ABS QE has also certified the company to the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System standards.

"We are proud to announce that one (Leela Greenship Recycling Pvt. Ltd) of our ship recycling yards has been certified to the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 30000 standards from ABS QE," the client said in a statement. "These certifications have proven our continual commitment to quality, health, safety and environment. Being certified by a reputable certification body, who is affiliated with ABS, a leading global provider of classification services, gives us a competitive advantage. These certifications will help us to ensure sustainable and environmentally sound recycling of ships."

India currently maintains approximately a 30% market share in total recycled tonnage in the world. According to estimates, this share is expected to double in the coming years. India also is home to one of the largest ship-breaking facilities in the world, with over 150 yards along its coast. With this certification, ABS QE has entered the ship recycling certification business and is well positioned to provide management system certification services for ship recycling.

Congratulations to Abhijeet Ranadive, Country Manager QE India, for leading the introduction of a new product and support throughout implementation; Lead Auditor Bhupesh Palsule for excellent client management and seamless audit delivery; and to Sameer Ailawadi, Manager of Business Development for securing this first ISO 30000 contract and close coordination between the client and ABS QE India team.

About ABS Quality Evaluations

ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc. (ABS QE) is a subsidiary of ABS Group of Companies, Inc. ( As a world-leading certification body, ABS QE works with companies to improve the performance of their business, systems, people and supply chains through management systems certification, verification, training and assessments, including supply chain and cybersecurity. ABS QE’s global network of auditors plays a crucial role in helping organizations achieve business excellence and obtain the necessary certifications to get products and services to market.

About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (, through its operating subsidiaries, provides technical advisory and certification services to support the safety and reliability of high-performance assets and operations in the oil, gas and chemical, power generation, marine, offshore and government sectors, among others. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1,000 professionals globally. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS (, a leading marine and offshore classification society.

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