ASRY is accredited with the majority of the leading standards in global ship repair, and operates a rolling upgrade system through its full-time internal auditing department. The global standards which ASRY has achieved include:


Certified: July 2006
Description: ASRY fulfils the provisions of Chapter X1-2 of the SOLAS Convention, part A of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and has a valid Port Facility Security Plan (PFSP) approved by the Port Marine Authority (PMA). As the PFSP is a restricted document, copies cannot be supplied to third parties, however copies are provided to the Ministry of Interior and the designated authorities, stakeholders and organisations.

The Safety and Security of our facility, our customers, their assets and our team are the primary focus of all our activities.

Security services are delivered by a dedicated team of ASRY uniformed personnel controlling access to and from the site, as well as maintaining mobile patrols within the facility and monitoring the CCTV network. Additional security measures, such as gangway and watchman duties are also provided for every client.

The facility has Bahrain Customs and Immigration teams on site to ensure the correct control measures are maintained for persons entering the Kingdom of Bahrain.

The ASRY Emergency Plan provides an effective response to serious incidents within the facility, whether on board ships or within the land and buildings under our jurisdiction. It dovetails with other authority contingency plans and those implemented by the Ministry of Interior, Civil Defence, local businesses and other stakeholders.

Within the ASRY Emergency Plan, is the Oil Spill Contingency Plan that has been approved by the Port Marine Authority. This provides a framework that draws together various resources to provide an effective response any oil pollution incident that might occur within the jurisdiction of the facility, or, where we can offer mutual aid to other facilities to protect the local environment.

ASRY control can be contacted as follows:
Call Sign: ASRY Control
Marine Radio: Channel 16
Telephone: +973 17674001

ISO 9001

Certified: October 2001
Description: Standards related to quality management systems, designed to help organizations ensure that they meet the needs of customers and other stakeholders while meeting statutory and regulatory requirements related to the product.

ISO 14001

Certified: May 2003
Description: Standards related to environmental management that exists to help organizations (a) minimize how their operations (processes etc.) negatively affect the environment (i.e. cause adverse changes to air, water, or land); (b) comply with applicable laws, regulations, and other environmentally oriented requirements, and (c) continually improve in the above.

ISO 18001

Certified: November 2004
Description: Standards for occupational health and safety management systems. It exists to help all kinds of organizations put in place demonstrably sound occupational health and safety performance. It is widely seen as the world’s most recognized occupational health and safety management systems standard.

ISO 27001

Certified: July 2006
Description: This code prescribes responsibilities to governments, shipping companies, shipboard personnel, and port/facility personnel to “detect security threats and take preventative measures against security incidents affecting ships or port facilities used in international trade.”

ISO 28000

Certified: November 2010
Description: Standard for requirements of a security management system particularly dealing with security assurance in the supply chain. This integrated approach to risk management is often employed to better coordinate cross functional risk management mechanisms, improve performance measurement, ensure continual improvement and reducing misalignment of risk management objectives between silos.

ISO 20858

Certified: November 2010
Description: Standards for establishing a framework to assist marine port facilities in specifying the competence of personnel to conduct a marine port facility security assessment, and to develop a security plan as required by the ISPS Code International Standard, conducting the marine port facility security assessment, and drafting/implementing a Port Facility Security Plan (PFSP).

API Spec Q1, QI 9th Edition & ISO 9001

Certified: June 2013
Description:  Certifications to provide global consistency and improved assurance in the supply quality of goods and services from providers. They ensure compliance with internationally recognized Quality management system requirements, and ensures shipyard’s design, manufacturing and order fulfillment processes consistently satisfy customers across all markets serving the oil and natural gas industry.

About ASRY

About ASRY

ASRY (Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard) is the Arabian Gulf’s leading maritime repair and fabrication facility. Founded in 1977 in Bahrain, the multi-service yard operates in four sectors – Ship Repair & Conversion, Rig Repair & Conversion, Naval Repair & Conversion, and Fabrication & Engineering.