Davao firm now extends services to Japanese vessels
AYP Holdings Inc. subsidiary Hydromax has finally acquired a certification from Nippon Kaiji Kyokai or the Class NK, a Japan-based company that maintains a huge line of vessels.
Dr. Albert Y. Pingoy, AYP Holdings Inc. president, on Monday said that with the issuance of the certification on safety standards last week, they can now extend services to all NK vessels, considered a big market.
Hydromax, a commercial diving and salvage company, can now start doing underwater surveys and cleaning on all NK ships.
Pingoy added they had also applied for a certification from Bureau Veritas of France, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services and are expecting its issuance by August.
“We are confident that we will make it next month,” Pingoy said, adding that Hydromax is the only company in Davao City that was issued certifications on safety standards making it at par with international standards.
Hydromax is engaged in providing world-class quality and efficient underwater survey and repair maintenance services on all types of vessels.
The firm’s services include cable laying survey, hull cleaning, hull inspection, pier inspection, ports and harbor repair, salvaging, underwater CCTV survey and underwater welding.
Hydromax also boasts of the latest state-of-the-art equipment like tools and diving gears, and is well-known in the shipping industry of the region.
The company is also certified by American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) in the United States,, Lloyds Register, Det Norske Veritas (DNV) in Europe, Marina and Philippine Ports Authority (PPA).