TPA and Inward processing are terms used to describe a customs control procedure that allows a vessel temporary permission to dock in the EU for repairs and maintenance, without being subject to paying 21% VAT. The exemption is limited to a small number of EU countries and only available in authorized shipyards.
As a rule, inward processing applies to works and equipment purchased for any yacht that has a non-EU flag and non-EU owning company or owner.
It is essential that all TPA invoicing and services comply fully with Spanish fiscal and customs requirements and are overseen by an approved administrator, who must also provide the necessary reports to fiscal authorities.
ptw Shipyard are fully authorised to offer Inward Processing and will liaise between yacht management teams and suppliers to ensure that the TPA is carried out smoothly and correctly.
Contact our fully qualified and TPA – Inward Processing compliant experts to discuss all your repair or maintenance needs. We are always delighted to offer advice and assistance and further information on TPA – Inward Processing requirements.
Our highly professional Project Managers offer a wealth of knowledge and experience to bridge the information gap between you and ptw Shipyard. They are on hand from the outset, dealing with all the complexities of your refit project, providing cost effective and time saving solutions. As your on-site project coordinator, they can provide effective communication through our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) data management systems, controlling every aspect of the project down to the minute. From setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, monitoring and evaluating progress to making recommended changes to meet effective project needs they are your trusted and invaluable refit coordinator.
Our project management services include:
At ptw Shipyard the safe operation of all works at our facilities is of paramount importance to us. All activities at our installations must guarantee compliance with Quality, Environment, and Health and Safety procedures.
We insist that all companies, contractors and subcontractors fulfill their obligations with regard to risk prevention in accordance with the Law of the Labour Risk Prevention (LPRL) 31/1995. In addition to ensuring that all service companies are in full compliance with article 24 of the LPRL they must also comply with Royal Decree 171/2004 for the coordination and training of workers in the correct implementation of safe working methods.
With regard to Health and Safety, the main objective of ptw Shipyard is to guarantee the sustainability of all processes, activities and those under the companies’ supervision. Ensuring all activities are fully integrated and compliant within the agreed company strategy and organisation is our promise.
We guarantee that under no circumstances will any financial aspect or the performance of any task or activity take priority over the quality, safety or health of an individual or the environment.
Our Commitment to Quality, Environment, Healthy & Safety:
Our objective is to ensure that our day-to-day yacht refits and repairs are the most up-to-date, efficient and effective practices available. These repetitious competencies have instilled efficiency as a habit across all our teams and maintained excellence in all our projects. At ptw Shipyard excellence is not an act, but a habit.
Our commitment to training is second to none. We are continuously training and revising safety skills such as first aid and fire fighting in all our permanent teams. In addition to the protections of our workforce we are also committed to the preservation of the environment. We instruct all onsite teams in the correct segregation of waste and actions in case of environmental emergencies. We routinely assess the readiness of our safety and protection teams and systems by carrying out practice drills.
To safeguard the environment we have installed a drainage system throughout our facility which supplies a collection network and wastewater treatment plant. In addition we have installed numerous waste collecting and sorting centers for effective waste management and a complete environmental preservation strategy.
At ptw Shipyard our commitment to Quality, Environment, Health and Safety extends beyond the boundaries of our facilities and across our suppliers and contractors. Our suppliers and contracts are regularly assessed by us for quality, safety and environmental protection. Additionally, all control checks are documented and recorded either through our online Computer aided engineering (CAE) platform or with weekly site visits.
Ensuring the security of our workforce, contractors, owner crews, clients yacht and our facilities is a task we take very seriously. Access to our base is strictly controlled and protected with a double security barrier operation and the premises are monitored with CCTV. In case of fire we are linked into the local Fire Network and have access to the extensive Emergency Equipment of the Port of Tarragona.
Visit us at our showroom, where you can choose from a wide range of quality products. Our extensive range of high quality and top brand fabrics, carpets and rugs, bedding and lighting as well as stunning marble and beautiful wood finishes never fails to impress.
At ptw Shipyard we pride ourselves on offering the very best to all our clients. Our tailor-made custom designed interiors offer bespoke creations to enhance any yacht. Our creative and detail oriented design teams are on hand to assist you in finding the right balance and harmony between style and functionality for your personal superyacht needs. We embrace all design aesthetics from the traditional to the super modern making ptw Shipyard the top interior refit suppliers in the area.
Please drop us your contact details and we’ll assist you through the refit and repair planning process to ensure an optimum yard period, a streamlined process and an on- time as well as an on-budget return to sea.
Do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss your scope of works and timelines.
Coatings Specialists: Obtaining the finest results available in the yacht paint industry, here at our shipyard we offer a fully dedicated Yacht Paint in-house department. Our team with over twenty years of experience in the super yacht arena will provide the highest standards reaching your expectations. Superior contractual standards and a constant application and surface controls will certify and warrant each job.
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