seatec - Finnish marine technology review 2/2016 - Page 15

the related quality systems) lay the foundation for systematic improvement in the companies. GET ORGANISED According to Kaljala, the shipyards are becoming even more and more networked which means increasing business for the subcontractors. “From the perspective of quality control alone, this trend introduces new challenges. In the network model, a quality system is a properly organised way of making sure that quality issues are not compromised at any point.” n seatec 2/2016 13