Environmental Policy

The Company is committed through continuous efforts to improve environmental performance in all areas required by the IMS towards a cleaner environment. Furthermore, the Company is committed to:

  • Pollution prevention that emphasizes source reduction, including funding and human resources, necessary to effectively maintains and repairs the on board systems, equipment and components.

  • Continuous reduction of environmental risks.

  • Sharing information on environmental performance with external stakeholders.

  • Ensure that the environmental policy is available to the public.

 

The Company’s goal is to achieve ZERO spills or releases to the environment.

 

For achieving this goal, the Company:

  • Complies with all applicable environmental laws, regulations and requirements and applies responsible standards where laws, regulations and requirements do not exist.

  • Responds quickly and effectively to environmental incidents resulting from its operations, in co-operation with industry organizations and authorized government agencies.

  • Assesses all identified risks to the environment and establishes appropriate safeguards.

  • Shows concern and respect for the environment, emphasizes every employee's responsibility in environmental performance and fosters appropriate operating practices and training.

  • Undertakes appropriate reviews and evaluations of its operations to measure progress and to foster compliance with this Policy.

  • Conducts and supports research to improve understanding of the impact of its business on the environment, to improve methods of environmental protection and to enhance its capability to make operations compatible with the environment.

  • Manages its business with the goal of preventing environmental incidents and of controlling emissions and wastes to below harmful levels.

  • Designs, operates and maintains facilities to this end.

  • Shares its experience with others to facilitate improvements in industry performance.

  • Selects recycling yards operate in accordance with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) 2009 Hong Kong Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships.

  • Holds an inventory of hazardous materials.

  • Adheres to energy conservation plan.

  • Adheres to ballast water management plan.

  • Adheres to effective fuel management plan.

  • Adheres to VOC management plan.

  • Allows the use of biodegradable plastic tools for food and beverage and disposable packing till when Covid-19 Pandemic will remain in force.

  • Continual improvement.

 

This Policy has the full support of Top Management and applies to all employees of the Company.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                

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