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2015
 
  • May, 2015. After a 5-month period testing, OceanGuard® BWMS passed land based tests phase for USCG Type Approval and became the first in Asia and fastest in the world to pass the LB test cycles.
  • February, OceanGuard® BWMS obtained Liberian Type Approval Certificate.
2014
 
  • December, 2014. A Seminar themed in ¡°Retrofitting and Promotion on Ballast Water Management System in Existing Vessels¡± was held by Headway in Sheraton Hotel, Taipei. Giant Ship Yard, Shipping Company, Classification Society and academic organizations participated.
  • October, 2014. The Sixth Generation of Headway VDR obtained CCS Type Approval. 
  • August, 2014. OceanGuard® BWMS obtained LR Type Approval.
  • June, 2014. OceanGuard® BWMS obtained ABS Type Approval.
  • May, 2014. OceanGuard® BWMS obtained RS Type Approval.
  • May, 2014. Headway launched the six generation of VDR according to (IMO) MSC-333 (90).
  • March, 2014. Headway obtained several patents in Ballast Water Management and Shipboard Navigation Radar.
  • February, 2014. OceanGuard® BWMS obtained NK Type Approval.

2013

 
  • OceanGuard® BWMS became the first BWMS worldwide to get full-scale DNV Type Approval;
  • OceanGuard® BWMS successfully obtained AMS Certificate issued by U. S. Coast Guard;
  • Headway Signed Strategic Cooperation Agreement with Yangfan Group;
  • OceanGuard® BWMS successfully obtained RINA Type Approval Certificate.

2012

  • In 2012, Headway® BNWAS successfully obtained Type Approval Certiicate issued by CCS and EC Certificate issued by GL; 
  • In 2012, Headway® ECDIS successfully obtained CCS Type Approval and EC Certificate issued by GL;
  • In 2012, OceanGuard® BWMS was awarded the title of Qingdao Brand;
  • In 2012, Headay has upgraded  to Two-star China Patent Shandong Star Enterprise.

2011

  • In Nov., 2011, OceanGuard® Ballast Water Management System successfully obtained Type Approval Certificate issued by Det Norske Veritas AS (DNV) on behalf of the Administration;
  • In Oct., 2011, OceanGuard® Ballast Water Management System won the Gold Award of 2011 Scientific and Technological Innovation Products;
  • In July 2011, Qingdao Headway Technology Co., Ltd. reached cooperation with Costa Crociere S.p.A, an Italian shipping company, which opened a new era for overseas installation of OceanGuard® BWMS;
  • In March 2011, OceanGuard® Ballast Water Management System successfully obtained Type Approval Certificate issued by China Classification Society (CCS);


2010

  • In December 2010, Headway won 2010 Technology Innovation Award of China Quality Evaluation Association and awarded China Patent Shandong Star Enterprise;
  • In October 2010, OceanGuard® Ballast Water Management System received the order of Maritime Cruse 01 Ship, which is the maritime cruising salvage ship with the largest tonnage and the most advanced equipment in China;In August 2010, OceanGuard® Ballast Water Management System received the order of semi-submerged ship from Offshore Oil Engineering (Tianjin) Co., Ltd.

2009

  • In December 2009, Voyage Data Recorder of Qingdao Headway Technology Co., Ltd. won the title of 2009 Shandong Famous-brand Product;
  • In October 2009, Qingdao Headway Technology Co., Ltd. was awarded the first batch of High-tech Enterprise;
  • In October 2009, the embedded voyage data recorder pilot plant test and industrialization project won the Technology Golden Bridge Award;
  • In June 2009, Qingdao Headway Marine Technology Co., Ltd. was officially renamed as ¡°Qingdao Headway Technology Co., Ltd.¡±

2008

  • In June 2008, Headway was rated as an Advanced Enterprise in the Provincial Work Conference of Shipping Industry held by the provincial government;
  • In June 2008, Qingdao Headway Technology Co., Ltd. only spent five hours to successfully install a full set of SVDR on ¡°SongShan¡± Ship at No.8 Wharf of Qingdao Port and created a new record of equipment installation;
  • In February 2008, Qingdao Headway Technology Co., Ltd. successfully passed DNV audit for ISO 9001;
  • In January 2008, OceanGuard® Ballast Water Management System independently developed and produced by Qingdao Headway Technology Co., Ltd. appeared on the market and became the first domestic enterprise engaged in R&D of Ballast Water Management System.

2007

  • In September 2007, Qingdao Headway Technology Co., Ltd. successfully passed German BSH certification, marking the product production environment has reached international advanced level.

2006

  • In May 2006, Headway obtained CCS certificate and became the first certified company in China that independently produces SVDR with float-free PDC.

2005

  • In August 2005, Qingdao Headway Marine Technology Co., Ltd. was established.
 
 
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