Health & Safety

It is the Company's Police to promote and enhance 

  • Health and Safety at Sea,

  • Prevention of Human Injury or loss of life and welfare of employees.

The Company's objectives regarding Safety Management are : 

  • To promote for safe practices in ship operation and a safe healthy working environment. 

  • To prevent damage to the ship her cargo.

  • To prevent loss of human life and personal injury as well as ill health.

  • To continuously improve Safety Management skill of personnel ashore and aboard ships, including preparing for emergencies related to Safety and Health.

  • To ensure that seafarer's work environment on board ships promotes occupational safety and health.

In order to effectively implement its Health and Safety Policy the Company: 

  • Has appointed dedicated personnel with the responsibility to maintain an overview of Health and Safety matters.

  • Consistently follows all national ant international rules and regulations governing the Marine Industry.

  • Takes into account applicable guidelines, standards,codes and publications which are issued by maritime organisations and are directed towards creating a safe  environment.

  • Implements a Shipboard Occupational Health and Safety Program(SOHSP).

  • Continuously monitors all safety and occupational health aspects of the vessels.

  • Complies with applicable legal and other requirements to which the Company subscribes which relate to its Occupational Health & Safety  Hazards.

  • Frequently inspects and audits the vessels and carries out necessary maintenance and repairs.

  • Continuously improves its management system bay taking corrective & preventive action for identified problem areas.

  • Provides adequate information and resources to effectively implement this management system and achieve objectives and targets.

  • Provides a framework for setting & reviewing OH&S other objectives and targets.

  • Makes every effort to provide a safe and healthy workplace and considers working safely a condition of employment.

  • Provides necessary resources to implement the occupational health and Safety program.

  • Recognizes that no task is so important for an employee to put himself at risk of injury or illness in order to get it done. 

  • Protects the Health of seafarers and provides prompt access to Medical Care on board and ashore when needed.

A structured framework for setting & reviewing  Company objectives is described in section 27 of the Policy Manual.
All Company employees,shore based and sea going are responsible for implementing the Company's Health and Safety Policy and are required to comply with the applicable standards and with the ship's occupational safety and health program.
The Company's Management is responsible for monitoring and reviewing this Policy at regular intervals in order to ensure that it remains relevant and effective.