Armona Denizcilik A.S. (Company), recognizes the potential hazards involved in the distribution, containment and transportation of dangerous cargoes and is wholly committed to maintaining a safe and healthy work environment through its employees and Contractor’s utilization of, adherence to and feedback on the Company’s established SMS.
Improve and maintain the Company’s established SMS policies and procedures as well as principles and objectives aboard the Company’s respective Fleet vessels; thereby securing a safe and healthy work environment for all Company employees and Contractors and also fulfilling the Company’s goal of zero loss of life, zero injuries and zero occupational diseases related to working conditions.
Compliance with and adherence to all National and International statutory requirements, in conjunction with all Mandated Territorial Laws of respective Flags of Administration among the Company's Fleet, which concern occupational health and safety.
Feedback for the purpose of preventative action, which is performed through appropriate safeguards; starting with the identification, assessment and reportage of all risks and hazards.
Commitment to preventing injury or ill health by providing continued improvement in occupational health and safety performance.
Promote active participation in shipboard Health and Safety Committee Meetings and provide Circulars, Posters etc. (which are fully supported by Management and are in compliance with the Company’s health and safety objectives and targets), to be reviewed and to encourage crew interaction, in order to prevent all health and safety issues and concerns.
All Company employees and Contractors shall be committed to always fully cooperating, on the basis of the terms of this Policy as laid forth in the Company’s established SMS and thus ensure the health and safety of themselves, their colleagues, their vessels and the environment. Furthermore, the Company recognizes that effective communication; operational and vessel familiarization; instruction and comprehensive training are all integral parts of the Company’s health and safety, practice and policy.
Armona Denizcilik A.S. (Company), is committed to operational efficiency, the avoidance of
unnecessary waste and the conservation of energy in all aspects of its operations. Recognizing the limitations of Earth’s natural resources, the Company takes great pride in its efforts to conserve and protect the environment. Moreover, the Company acknowledges the need for mitigating the environmental impact of office and vessel operations. Thus, the Company has identified the following environmental risks and developed positive responses to each:
· Air pollution
· Noise pollution
· Garbage management
· Sewage management
· Antifouling paints
· Spills: e.g.: oil or Noxious Liquid Substances
Armona Denizcilik A.S. and its Fleet maintain a zero spill policy and are wholly committed to the continued improvement of the Company’s established SMS and operational procedures.
Armona Denizcilik A.Ş. maintains a commitment to achieve Environmental Excellence through full compliance with and the implementation of the below objectives and processes:
Note: In ports lacking applicable laws and regulations, Armona’s policy is to voluntarily practice the above; for the health and safety of life and the environment. Furthermore, the Company is dedicated to recycling and re-using resources whenever possible. Establish a structure and program to implement our policy and achieve its objectives and targets. Require all Contractors to comply with the requirements set forth by this Policy. Contractors shall also have their own written Environmental Management Policy - its employees and personnel being required to meet such policy - and, at a minimum, shall require compliance with the same requirements, restrictions and conditions contained in this Policy. Maintain dialogue with relevant authorities to enhance awareness of current and future environmental challenges and solutions.
Ensure statutory and regulatory compliance through regular inspections and third party audits. Identify environmental issues, areas of significant impact and relevant statutory and regulatory requirements and ensure compliance of Company Policy through thorough planning, control, monitoring, auditing, review and corrective action; maintaining a willingness to adapt to changing circumstances. Confirm that environmental protection equipment aboard the Company’s Fleet is certified, maintained and utilized and that shipboard operations are, at all times, carried out in accordance with Company policies and procedures, complying with MARPOL, State Regulations and Cleanship Notations. Maintain a zero spill policy, and be wholly committed to the continuous improvement of the Company’s operational procedures, upholding a policy of no pollutants into the sea or on any ship at any time.
All vessels managed by Armona Denizcilik A.S. are operated in accordance with the Company’s established SMS (Safety Management System) to ensure compliance at all times with:
All mandatory rules, regulations, codes, guidelines and standards of National, International and Mandated Territorial Laws of respective Flags of Administration among the Company’s Fleet, and customer and contractual requirements and agreements.
The SMS is a Company and Ship Specific Self Management Safety System, comprised of a
series of manuals containing; Company Policies, Procedures, Instructions and Guidelines to be adhered to by both shore and ship based personnel.
The Company has set high standards of quality as its Self Management System’s goal. In view of this, all Company shore and ship based personnel, are encouraged to continually set
objectives and targets throughout each Department to both attain and maintain the Company’s objective.
DPA; (Designated Person Ashore), having access to highest levels of Management, ensures all personnel and all Departments, ashore and afloat, receive ample resources for the continual updating and maintenance of the Company’s SMS.
The Company, by virtue of the Chief Technical Officer, has written, signed, dated and published a Safety, Quality and Environmental Management Policy Statement, demonstrating its commitment to the objectives and targets heretofore established throughout its established SMS.
The Company SQEMS Manual and other related Company Manuals, are reviewed and emendated regularly, to ensure compliance with all; National, International and respective Flag State Administration Laws, IMO Codes and Resolutions, for the necessary adjustment of Company Principles, Objectives and Policies.
All Company Policies are signed and dated by Armona’s Chief Technical Officer, demonstrating
the Company’s commitment to its established SQEMS Policies, this being reflected in the highest
levels of Company Management. Further, the Company’s commitment to its established SMS is
demonstrated through its ongoing ‘Safety Familiarization, Instruction and Comprehensive
The Company is dedicated to the Self Management, Examination, Assessment and Emendation of its established SMS through thorough and open investigation of both internal and external deficiences, non-conformities, accidents, near misses, and incidents.
It is Company Policy that all Company Vessels are DRY SHIPS. Meaning that possession, use of any kind of Drugs and / or Alcohol is PROHIBITED on company vessels. All crew members may be required to undergo a Drug and / or Alcohol Test. Refusal in this content will result in immediate termination of the contract. The Drug and Alcohol Policy applies for shore based and shipboard employees.