QHSE Policy

QUALITY, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION POLICY

Unix Line Pte. Ltd. provides Shipmanagement service of Oil and Chemical Tankers for the Principals and this policy applies throughout the Company.

The top management of the Company has established a Policy of operating its “Ship Management Service” business under the provision of a comprehensive Quality, Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management System, implemented and operated to the requirements of ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, OHSAS 18001:2007 and the ISM Code.

The Top Management ensures that its policies:

  • Are appropriate for the purpose, context, nature and scale of its business and supports its strategic direction, nature and scale of its Occupational Health and Safety Risks, nature, scale and environmental impacts of its ship management service.
  • Provide a framework for establishing, reviewing and updating the quality, occupational health and safety, and environmental objectives and targets. It is maintained as documented information, implemented within the Company and maintained.
  • Are communicated to all the persons working for or on behalf of the Company both onboard and ashore, and ensures that it is understood and applied within the Company with the intent that they are well aware of their individual Occupational Health and Safety, and environmental responsibilities and obligations.
  • Make this Policy available to relevant interested parties, such as the public, customers, regulators, contractors and suppliers.
  • Are reviewed at Management Review meetings for their continued suitability, and are relevant and appropriate to the Company.

Company recognizes that operating Oil and Chemical tankers involves risk to environmental pollution and employees’ health and safety. Therefore, Occupational Health and Safety, and Environmental management is essential for a pollution-free healthy workplace on board ships managed by the Company and to achieve the Company’s operating objectives and targets.

Company objectives are:

  • To achieve zero spills, zero accidents and zero lost-time incidents.
  • To provide for safe practices in ship operations a safe working environment.
  • To access all identified risks to its ships, personnel and the environment, and establish appropriate safeguards against all identified risks. Eliminate hazards and reduce occupational health and safety risks.
  • To continuously improve safety management skills of personnel ashore and aboard ships, including preparing for emergencies related both to safety and environmental protection.
  • To develop a sense of personal responsibility in all personnel towards Health, Safety and Environmental protection.

Company is committed to:

  • Comply with applicable laws and regulations governing health at employees’ workplace, and applicable industry requirements related to its occupational health and safety hazards.
  • Satisfy its compliance obligations by complying with all applicable requirements, including compliance to legal requirements and voluntary obligations related to its environmental aspects by taking into account the applicable codes, guidelines and standards recommended by the IMO, relevant Flag Administrations, Classification Societies and Maritime Industry.
  • Promote safety at sea, prevention of human injury or loss of life and ill health, avoidance of damage to the environment, in particular to the marine environment and to property by providing safe practices in the ship operations and a safe working environment.
  • Continual improvement of its quality, occupational health and safety, environmental management system and performance through monitoring and review of set objectives and targets, and implement improvements when appropriate.
  • To provide the highest quality services to the Principals and operate in a safe, efficient and credible manner with full regard for safety and the environment. To consistently meeting and exceeding customer satisfaction by providing quality ship management services and complying with all applicable requirements including our statutory obligations.
  • Prevention of pollution and to support the environmental protection measures applicable to its ship management business, in all its activities ashore (office) and at sea (ships), including sustainable resource use, climate change mitigation and adoption, protection of biodiversity and ecosystem and other relevant environmental issues.
  • Conduct appropriate QHSE awareness training for its staffs. Provide necessary information and resources to achieve environmental objectives and targets.
  • Regularly review the needs and expectations of all relevant interested parties and continually improves the activities to fulfil these expectations.
  • Fuel efficient operations in line with Customer’s expectations.
  • Reduction in permitted emissions and wastes from its operations.
  • Practice 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) wherever possible: bulk purchasing whenever possible to reduce packaging, examine opportunities for re-use and recycling of materials, using non-disposal equipments, etc.

Employ qualified people to ensure that the necessary expertise is at hand. Encourage concern and respect for the environment, emphasize every employee’s responsibility in environmental performance, and provide appropriate operating practices and training to educate and motivate our employees to work in an environmentally responsible manner.

Signed : Managing Director / January 24, 2018