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Strong focus on quality, health, safety and environment


Strong focus on quality, health, safety and environment
Quality
Quality, health, safety and the environment (QHSE) are a key focus for Oceanteam. Oceanteam holds the Lloyd's certificate ISO 9001:2008, demonstrating on a daily basis its ability to provide and improve services that meet customer, statutory and regulatory requirements. Our Project Management System (PMS) is used for project planning, scheduling, resource allocation and change management. It allows our employees to control costs and manage budgets, quality and documentation. Its main purpose is to facilitate the planning and tracking of project components, stakeholders and resources. The PMS challenges our employees to continuously develop high-quality solutions for our clients and remain on top of the market. The company encourages its employees to increase their knowledge continuously through training and project management courses.
 
In addition, we have our own company Code of Conduct that applies to all employees and takes precedence over all other company policies and guidelines. The Code of Conduct covers topics such as bribery and facilitation payments, conflicts of interest and fair competition, as well as gifts and hospitality, human rights, sponsorship and whistleblowing. All permanent employees and managers at Oceanteam must confirm annually that they have read the Code of Conduct and have carried out their tasks and responsibilities in accordance with the code during the previous year. We also require suppliers, subcontractors, representatives and other contracting parties to confirm their adherence to ethical standards.

Health & Safety
As an OHSAS 18001 certified company, Oceanteam has sound occupational health and safety management systems in place. This means  the company meets all regulations on issues such as the introduction of new staff (Display Screen Assessment, safety rules explained) and the provision of safety gear (overalls, hard hat, ear protection, steel toed boots, etc). Health, safety and environment inspections and audits are held on a regular basis, as well as awareness training sessions focusing on safe working practices (manual handling, risk assessment, hazardous substances awareness, etc.) In our weekly Toolbox talk meetings, we discuss the risks and risk mitigation measurements for upcoming jobs.
 
Environment
One of Oceanteam’s prime objectives is to minimise harm to the environment. The fleet consists of modern vessels and great efforts have been made to ensure that pollution is kept to a minimum.
The ISO 14001: 2004 certification ensures a systematic approach to environmental management and continuous improvement throughout the group. Oceanteam Shipping’s large vessels have DNV GL CLEAN design class notation for the lowest environmental impact. All ships have a double hull and engines comply with the latest requirements for emissions using fuel type MDF (Marine Diesel Fuel). In addition, all vessels have advanced waste and disposal treatment systems.
 
Goal of zero accidents
An important HSE goal is to achieve zero health, safety and environmental accidents. In 2017, no accident was recorded in the Oceanteam group and only one minor personal injury was reported. However, reported incidents and accidents are always followed up with an investigation. The results are recorded in a database which is accessible to all.

 
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Further contract extensions for CSV Southern Ocean

May 02 2018 The contract for CSV Southern Ocean entered into in February 2018 has been further extended with one month firm. The client is granted additional extension options after expiry of the firm period. The Construction Support Vessel will continue to be assigned to multiple smaller projects within the APAC region.

Diavaz-Oceanteam terminates bareboat charter contract

Feb 15 2018 On 15 February 2018, in light of the current state of the market, DOT Shipping (a joint venture between Diavaz and Oceanteam) and Pacific Radiance Ltd have mutually agreed to terminate agreements, which were entered into on 9 October 2014, for purchase and bareboat chartering of the vessel Tampamachoco 1 (T1) without further liability to Diavaz-Oceanteam. 

CSV Southern Ocean firms up new work

Feb 09 2018 CSV Southern Ocean secures a new contract and will start operations by mid of February 2018 for a firm period of 30 days and options to extend with 60 days. The Construction Support Vessel has been assigned to multiple smaller projects within the APAC region.
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