COMPANY POLICY

BUSINESS POLICY                                                   

Aim:

  •           The company is involved with technical, manning, safety management, ship building, chartering and cargo operations.
  •           Evaluating the crews and vsls performance and developing the levels for better operations
  •           Presenting high quality service enabling to meet all customers expectations.
  •           To avoid any problem with port regulations, maintained the ages of fleet younger and upgrade the fleet by building and fitted with latest techonolgy equipments.
  •           For better environment take all precautions to avoid any pollutions that may happen.
  •           To respond the today’s expectations with latest technology and higest standarts of equipments.
  •           Structure :
  •           The structure of business term of the company;
  •           Shipping
  •           Ship Building
  •           Technical Management
  •           Manning Management
  •           Dry-docking
  •           Chartering / Management to Own Vessesls
  •           Chartering / Management to Other Company Vessels

 

                                                                           

QUALITY POLICY

  •    As per company policy the main basic point is, to reach the top quality level enabling to compete with other companies. Therefore, company updates its records and raises and maintains                      the services under ISM conditions. There are some items which shows the purpose of the company to achieve.
  •           Customer Satisfaction
  •           Researching and Developing
  •           Efficiency with operation, environment and company
  •           that planning and error prevention are important areas within the quality system.
  •           that work is carried out continously to improve quality standards
  •           that all emplyoees are familiar with their individual jobs quality requirments
  •           that all emplyoees report all deviations in quality regardless of their cause.
  •           That controls are carried out to ensure that our environmental protection policy is fulfiled.
  •           To meet the above-mentioned objectives, it is essential that the company in particular the chartering department, is constantly informed of the customer’s needs and expectations.
  •           Quality can be defined as the degree to which the customer’s expectations are fulfilled. The degree of need fulfilment can be drawn up as a bar chart illustrating the ratio of the need expressed to the need fulfilled.
  •           The company will do its best to ensure that the customer receives the highest possible level of need fulfilment. It will also do its best ensure that the quality shortfall attributable to the company is as small as possible.
  •           These goals are to be achieved through the company’s declared objectives, i.e;
  •           Must be kind and polite plus rendering good service to everyone.
  •           Vessels must be well maintained
  •           Never be rejected because of dirty tanks.
  •           Be conscious of the environment
  •           Maintain the safe operation and vessel

                                                                           

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

  •           The company's environmental policy is to prevent the environment being damaged, in particular due to sea transportation. We are committed to continual improvement in environmentally sound performance and pollution prevention.
  •           To reach these goals we are committed to the following:
  •           Follow existing national and international legislation.
  •           Continual replacement, renewal and development of an environmentally friendly fleet.
  •           Environmentally orientated training for both ship-based and shore-based employees.
  •           To keep our employees on board and ashore currently updated regarding the environmental regulations considering sea transportation.
  •           Never throwing anything overboard except for food waste.
  •           Seek to use environmentally friendly anti-foulings.
  •           Immediately informing the national authorities in case of accidents which may lead to pollution of the environment.
  •           Optimise the use of separate ballast tanks.
  •           Ensuring that anti-pollution materials are always nearby when loading, unloading or bunkering.
  •           Seek to reuse, recycle and recover waste when possible.

Try to influence suppliers and contractors to operate within environmental standards that are not in conflict with our policies.

 

 

 

SAFETY POLICY

  •           The company's safety policy is to prevent accidents and work-related illnesses among the company's employees. This aim is to be achieved by ensuring:
  •           that working conditions are totally secure as regards health and safety.
  •           that dangerous chemicals and materials are used only in accordance with procedures and methods that effectively protect employees against accidents and illness.
  •           that the established safe limits for exposure to, for example, noise, cold, dust and steam are followed.
  •           that all employees have received proper instruction in safety procedures.
  •           that machines, tools and other technical aids are in good working order and used in a sensible manner as regards health and safety.
  •           that safety shoes are always worn for work on deck.
  •           that safety helmets are always worn outside accommodation and engine room.
  •           that during loading / unloading procedures, personal safety equipment is always used appropriately with regard to the product on board.
  •           that safety meetings are held regularly.

 

  

 

IT POLICY

  •           The IT policy of the company is to ensure that we always are in front with regard to informa-tion technology and to protect both company's investment in Information Technology, and the        privacy and integrity of data.
  •           To reach these goals we are committed to the following:
  •           Try to use only standard software systems
  •           Continual improvement within the standard systems to ensure maximum performance
  •           Continual education and training of employees
  •           Use Firewalls
  •           Use Anti Virus programs
  •           Store all data on a central secure media
  •           Take Backup every day
  •           Fight the use of unlicensed software
  •           Optimise the use of the Internet as a marketing and search tool
  •           Ensure that all new systems are expandable, in order to fit future needs
  •           Consider Compatibility before any purchase of new hard- or software
  •           Maintain a working knowledge of the electronic business processes

 

 

         TRAINING POLICY

  •           Selay Shipping (hereinafter called the ‘Company’) is specialised in the management of chemical and product tankers where highly trained staff is needed for the safe operation of the ships. The Company believes that both the ship and office personnel need to be trained in accordance with the regulations and continuosly developing technology.
  •           The Company is well aware of the fact that having the required certificates and licenses does NOT necessarily mean that the person is suitable for the position mentioned in his license. Provided that the person has been found in compliance with the company manning policy, he is given a complete training prior to joining the vessel and then this training is supported by the basic and specific training given on board. The training at the office on the safety management system of the Company also forms a part of the specific training of the seaman.
  •           The Company is very eager to follow the new regulations governing the tanker shipping business and provide training to its staff accordingly. It is a part of the Company’s policy that publications giving information regarding the developments in tanker shipping are received regularly by the head office.
  •           The Company encourages its office staff to visit the vessels and give refreshing training lectures. The Company even requires its office to staff and the Master of the vessel to give training programs beyond the minimum requirements should they deem necessary.
  •           The Company believes that only highly trained personnel can be aware of the environmental safety. The Company strictly requires its personnel to follow the Company Environmental and Safety Policy.
  •           In simple words the Company aims no accidents, no pollution and no injury by implementing this policy.
  •           The effective implementation of the policy is regularly reviewed to make sure that the objectives are achieved and the procedures are effective and suitable.

 

 

 

 

  

SECURITY POLICY

  •           The company security policy is an active and practical security management policy based on the general security awareness of all personel and a range of measures, including plans, procedures and guidelines, in order to safeguard company crew, other employees, visitors, ships and cargoes from terrorist, piratical or other criminal acts.
  •           It is against company security policy to arm crew members.
  •           Selay Shipping, being fully aware of the requirements of the forthcoming ISPS Code, will:
  •           observe the international laws and regulations regarding maritime security and ensure that they are fully covered in Company Security Manual
  •           safeguard employees, visitors, customer cargo and ships
  •           appoint and empower a suitably senior company officer as the Company Security Officer (CSO) with overall responsibility for security on board all company controlled vessels and give him sufficient resources to fullfil his duties and responsibilities.
  •           ensure that the security is risk assessed, taking into account the type of crew, cargo, ship, routes and destinations
  •           co operate with the responsible authorities and act on their advice
  •           promote security awareness among all employees
  •           appoint and empower through the Master an officer as the Ship Security Officer (SSO) on each ship and support their responsibilities and duties
  •           provide guidance and advice to Masters, SSOs and crew on the response to the threat and keep such guidance updated
  •           establish a security element to the crisis management structure including Media and Response Plans
  •           establish a reporting and recording system for incidents and pass that information to the authorities
  •           recognise that additional security requirements may impose additional burdens on Masters and crew

support the Master in his authority to make independent security decisions and ask for assistance where necessary

 

 

 

     NEW BUILDING POLICY

  •           Selay Shipping and Trading Company (hereinafter called the ‘Company’) is a continuously growing company specialised in the management of chemical and oil tankers. The Company aims to keep its fleet consisting of new modern tankers. In this respect the Company considers building new tankers at yards that have an established experience base in tanker building. The Company is well aware of the fact that building tankers with double hull is crucial for environmental protection. As a principle, the Company strictly complies with the regulations regarding new buildings and is very eager to use the latest technology for such buildings. As the Company already has a good level of knowledge of new buildings, It even searches and applies new techonologies to contribute to the environmental protection
  •           The Company is very strict on building tankers that exactly fit to its very specific needs, therefore It usually modifies the yard design or in some cases It may accept a design without any modification. In both cases the Company shows utmost diligence for site supervision and for the approval of the plans. The Company may seek external assistance for the approval of the yard calculations.
  •           It is the Company’s principle to have a total control during the building of the tanker at all times. The Company always maintains a sufficient number of technical personnel for this purpose. For work where specialist assistance is needed, the Company always employs specialists which are well known to the market. The Company is also well aware of the fact that specialist areas supervision requires more attention and diligence. The Company motivates its staff for such a work.
  •           The Company employs ship staff well in advance for the new buildings. It employs ship’s senior officers about two months before the delivery of the vessel and the remaining personnel join the vessel 2–4 weeks before the delivery of the vessel. As the ship staff’s experience is very important for the safe and easy operation of the ships, the Company seeks information from the sea staff operating on Company fleet. The senior officers on board are also involved in the site supervision up to their capacity.
  •           The Company works with the first class suppliers for the construction of the tankers and aims to have good relationships with such parties. Detailed records of previous correspondence is maintained for this. Opinions of the ship staff about the equipment which has direct effect on the operation of the vessels are always required at least verbally by the Company.
  •           Documentation control is crucially important for new buildings. The Company makes every arrangement to make sure that all the documentation regarding a new building is received from the parties involved.
  •           The effective implementation of theCompany’s policy is regularly reviewed in order to ensure that the objectives are achieved and the procedures and instructions are suitable and effective.