Protos SOA

We are certified by Protos Soa for the execution of public works in Italy, belonging to the following categories:

  • Category OG6 (Pipelines) - Classification VIII (beyond € 20.658.000,00)

  • Category OG7 (Marine works and dredging) - Classification V (up to € 5.165.000,00)

In Italy the possession of the SOA certification is mandatory to participate to public tenders over € 150.000,00 and confirms that the company possesses all the requirements necessary for public contracting.

The delicate qualification process takes in consideration many factors:

  • general requirements in terms of respect of fiscal and safety laws, registration with the Chamber of Commerce, BoD, Technical Director and shareholders morality, etc.;

  • economic capability (evaluation of net assets, bank references, ownership of appropriate technical equipment, etc.);

  • technical capability (company and its personnel experience, execution of similar works etc.).

Achilles FPAL

RANA is fully registered as a supplier on Achilles Database for suppliers to the Oil & Gas Industry for the provision of products and services. Achilles registered Supplier Number is 37246.

Approved supplier to carry out in-water survey

Rana is an approved service supplier to carry out in-water survey of ships and mobile offshore units for the main shipping registers.

The above qualifications, periodically checked by the Registers, ensure that:

  1. we have qualified personnel and implemented written systems for training, control, verification and reporting;
  2. we furnish the necessary technical equipment and facilities commensurate with providing a professional service.

What is an in-water survey of ship? It is an examination of the ship’s bottom and related items carried out by divers, which can be an alternative to having the ship in drydock. It provides the information normally obtained from a docking survey and must be carried out under the surveillance of a surveyor by the ship’s Classification Society and under special conditions.

Det Norske Veritas

DNV Certificate


Lloyd's Register of Shipping

Lloyd's Certificate

Bureau Veritas

BV Certificate

Registro Italiano Navale

RINA Certificate



American Bureau of Shipping

ABS Certificate