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The certification of CMS aims for competence management system to continually improve the factors that effect the generation, maintenance and utilisation of competence. Competence Management Certification is a service for ship owners and managers, yards and authorities. It is uniquely designed to meet the requirements of the maritime industry, and takes into account both statutory requirements and the organisation’s own goals.


  • Certification enables a company to design and calibrate processes that make up a successful competence management system.
  • A certification can be used to competitive advantage in dealing with major, vetting, port state control, flag, authorities and other stake holders.
  • Aligning competence to business goals in order to turn these goals into results.
  • Minimising the risk involved in business in terms of financial loss, accidents due to system failure near misses safety and environmental pollution.
  • Recognition of such achievements by certification.