All posts by Luís Simão

STEP-Consolidated as PME LÍDER 2020

For the seventh consecutive year STEP is to be congratulated, because once again reached the award “PME Líder 2020”. On August 6th of 2020, STEP received the award “PME Líder 2020”, due to its high financial performance and health, value creation and  sustainability. This award given by IAPMEI (Institute of Support to Small and Medium Enterprises and Innovation) in partnership with the Banking and Tourism of Portugal, designates companies with superior performance, financially healthy and low risk profile. Once again our company is very proud…

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Hellenic Shipping News writes about STEP apprenticeship programme success.

A new reference to STEP – Consolidated in media, this time with an article about STEP continuos apprenticeship programme. Our apprenticeship programme is run in conjunction with one of Portugal’s leading naval and nautical training institutes and allows participants to acquire a wide-range of technical and practical skills to complement their theoretical studies. It has proved a huge success over the years. This is now the fifth year of operation with many apprentices going on to secure full-time employment at STEP – Consolidated. To read…

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STEP appears in The Maritime Executive magazine

The Maritime Executive Magazine has published an article about STEP-Consolidated that has completed its 2.000th project following 13 year of international service. To read more, please click here.

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Improving safe work – Forklift operation training

Last week was implemented at STEP facilities a new occupational safety action, this time regarding forklift training, reinforcing skills of a new operational STEP team. In this action operators have learned about safety rules; forklift operation in safe mode; general manipulation; main operations; driving skills.   The training had some theoretical and some practical aspects with a final assessment, successfully completed for all team.

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Navalrocha shipyard breaks new ground with first BWTS project

Portugal’s Navalrocha shipyard has broken new ground after delivering its first BWTS (Ballast Water Treatment System) project. The Lisbon-based operation completed the installation with technical engineering partner Step Consolidated on the Paxoi bunker tanker, managed by MM Marine Inc. Navalrocha commercial director Sergio Rodrigues said the landmark project has opened the yard to a major market with five more BWTS projects scheduled for 2020. “The installation process was carried out during a 16-day drydocking,” he said. “We worked alongside our in-yard partner Step Consolidated to…

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STEP-Consolidated PME LÍDER 2019

Once again STEP was recognized by IAPMEI – Instituto de Apoio às Pequenas e Médias Empresas, as company PME LIDER 2019. On September 3th of 2019, STEP received the award “PME Líder 2019”, for the sixth consecutive year, due to its high financial performance and health, value creation and sustainability. This award given by IAPMEI (Institute of Support to Small and Medium Enterprises and Innovation) in partnership with the Banking and Tourism of Portugal, designates companies with superior performance, financially healthy and low risk profile. …

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Training of 1st Intervention Brigade

STEP, in partnership with a firefighter team of Bombeiros Voluntários de Lisboa, carried out a training course in Basic Life Support and Fire Fighting, essential for the responsible performance of its activity, in the full safety of its employees and assets.  

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STEP Consolidated receives award “PME LÍDER 2018”

Another PME Líder Award for the fifth consecutive year – STEP Consolidated, Lda received, on August, the award “PME Líder 2018”.  This award recognizes the success of our business strategy, our high financial performance and health, value creation and sustainability and the importance of our contribution to the national economy. This award given by IAPMEI – Instituto de Apoio às Pequenas e Médias Empresas e à Inovação (Institute of Support to Small and Medium Enterprises and Innovation), in partnership with the Banking and Tourism of…

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STEP Consolidated PME LÍDER 2017

  STEP Consolidated, Lda. received, on September 13th of 2017, the award “PME Líder 2017”, for the fourth consecutive year, due to its high financial performance and health, value creation and sustainability. This award given by IAPMEI – Instituto de Apoio às Pequenas e Médias Empresas e à Inovação (Institute of Support to Small and Medium Enterprises and Innovation), in partnership with the Banking and Tourism of Portugal, designates companies with superior performance, financially healthy and low risk profile. This award recognizes the success of…

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