The Company in pursuit of its business objectives is committed to a course of the highest integrity, which avoids even the appearance of impropriety in the conduct of its affairs.
The Company’s relationships with clients and suppliers are based on sound commercial criteria that are not influenced by other factors such as gifts or entertainment. In this way the Company is able to sustain constructive ongoing relationships with those organizations, companies and individuals doing business or seeking to do business with it. The Company will render equitable and faithful performance to each of its customers and will respect the confidentiality of its customer’s business and activities.
The Company will not consciously participate in activities or practices which are known to be unsafe or illegal and will not commit itself to carry out business for a customer when the service to be provided may be used for illegal activities.
Accordingly the receiving or giving of gifts, meals, travel, entertainment or other favours between employees and business contacts should be moderate, infrequent, appropriate to the occasion and only within genuine business purposes.
The giving of and/or receiving cash gifts are strictly prohibited.
Any infractions of this code of ethics will not be tolerated and the Company will act quickly in correcting the issue if the ethical code is broken.
Any employee found to have violated this policy may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
All Policies are communicated to newly employed shore personnel and ship’s Officers and crew during familiarization process.