Policies

Health, Safety, Quality, Environmental and Energy Policies

The Company’s Top management has determined and provides the resources essential to establish, implement, maintain, and improve its HSQEEn Management System. Resources include human resources and specialized skill, organization infrastructure, technology, and financial resources. Resources also include personnel suitably trained to perform verification activities including internal management activities.

Health

It is the Company’s duty to protect the health and safety of crew members and others affected by its activities so far as is reasonably practicable. The guiding principles for ensuring health and safety are: The avoidance of risks at source and the replacement of dangerous practices, substances or equipment by non-dangerous or less dangerous practices, substances or equipment. The evaluation of unavoidable risks and the taking of action to reduce them. The adoption of work patterns and procedures which take account of the capacity of the individual, with a view in particular to alleviating monotonous work and reducing any consequent adverse effect on crewmembers’ health and safety. The adaptation of procedures to take account of new technology and other changes in working practices, equipment, the working environment and any other factors which may affect health and safety. The adoption of a coherent approach to the management of vessels, taking account of health and safety at every level of the organisation. Giving collective protective measures priority over individual protective measures. The provision of appropriate and relevant information and instruction for crewmembers.

Safety

It is the Company’s Policy to promote Safety at sea. In order to comply with this Policy, the Company is committed to continuous efforts to identify and eliminate or manage safety risks associated with its activities. The Company’s goal is to conduct its business in a manner that protects the safety of employees, all persons involved in its operations, customers and the public as well as to prevent all accidents, injuries and occupational illnesses through the active participation of every employee.

Quality

The Company’s top management is committed to providing a quality service which consistently and continually meets the requirements of its customers while protecting all assets under its care, its employees and the environment. The Company aims to remain a quality service provider by: Meeting customer requirements as determined in the relevant ship management agreements and charter parties and confirming that the required conditions have been met; Ensuring that the subject Quality Policy is communicated and understood by the shore and shipboard personnel and it is available to the public; Developing and implementing controlled business processes and monitoring their performance for continual effectiveness and improvement; Continually improving its operational responsiveness; Complying with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 as well as continually improving its Management System; Establishing measurable and consistent objectives and targets and communicating same to Company employees.

Environment & Energy

Mare is dedicated to implementing and maintaining the Environmental Excellence in its shipboard and shore – based operations within the scope of the Environmental Management System. It is our priority to conserve the environment by complying with all the applicable regulations, guidelines and standards recommended by Flag Administrations, Classification Societies and Maritime Industry Organizations. We record and maintain an energy review for the entire fleet, which consists of analyses of Energy Use and Consumption, identification of significant energy use, prioritization and recording of energy improvement opportunities. We are committed to continually improve our energy performance and take energy efficiency into consideration prior purchasing a product or subcontracting a service.