February 2015: On the 8th February 2015, on successful completion of an external audit with Lloyds Register, Sora Marine received the Integrated Management System Certificate for the implementation and compliance with ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007.

January 2015: On the 12th January 2015, on successful completion of an external audit with Lloyds Register, Sora Marine has received the Safety Management Certificate for the Qatar University Research Vessel Janan, IMO No. 9488906, in compliance with the International Safety Management Code, ISM 2010, for the Safe Operation of Ships and Pollution Prevention.

October 2014: On the 22nd October 2014, after implementation of a Safety Management System (SMS) and the successful completion of an external audit with Lloyds Register, Sora Marine has received the Document of Compliance certificate, in compliance with the International Safety Management Code, ISM 2010, for the Safe Operation of Ships and Pollution Prevention.

September 2014: Awarded contract with QP for VTS (Vessel Traffic Service) training for the duration of 2 years in collaboration with STC BV, a renowned Dutch company, utilizing state-of-the-art simulators and highly skilled and experienced staff.

May 2014: Hosted a technical seminar for ClassNK in Movenpick hotel. Topics covered were about ClassNK activities and more specifically on LNG fuelled ships, movement of NOx reducing technologies, amongst others.

February 2014: Hosted a seminar for Royal Lankhorst Ropes on Marine Mooring Ropes in Wyndham hotel. Technical expert Mr. Mark Frolich from the Netherlands shared his knowledge and provided an opportunity for end-users to share their experience and ask questions to the expert. Main topics covered "how to increase safety, improve quality and reduce cost".

March 2013:
• Signed agency agreement with LINK Instrumentation & Control Services.
MPS/MPR offer now DURA-EXTREME®, the new standard for protection of equipment as blade tips & feet, liners of stern tube seals, etc.


February 2013: Seaquest Qatar has successfully completed accommodation and insulation works on 6 stan tugs and delivered to NDSQ (Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar)

January 2013: Signed a JV with Turbo-Technik; world-wide operating service and repair company in the field of LNG carriers, commercial vessels, navy ships and industrial plants.

November 2012: Signed a JV with Alewijnse-Retec; supplier of services in design, manufacture, installation and commissioning of electrical packages for all new builds and for conversion projects.

August 2012: See the repair of a damaged propeller for a local client by MPR in pictures.

July 2012: MPR BV has developed new mobile measurement and balancing equipment for propeller blades.

June 2012: Signed an agency agreement with Üntel Kablolari San. Ve Tic. A.S. of Turkey; specialists in electric cables for marine and construction projects.

May 2012: Lankhorst Ropes honoured with the Seatrade Innovation in Ship Operations Award 2012.

March 2012: Signed an agency agreement with MPR/MPS (Maritime Propulsion Repairs / Maritime Propulsion Services)

February 2012: The Ampelmann Offshore Access Gangway system arrived in Qatar for more information.

November 2011: We are proud to announce to be exclusive agent in Qatar for Ampelmann; offshore access gangway systems.

June 2011: Joint Venture with SeaQuest Enterprise Pte Ltd specialist in marine accommodation fabrication and installation.

May 2011: Sora Marine acquired agency rights for Lankhorst Ropes (fibre and steelwire marine ropes).