Safety

Ionia has developed a Safety, Quality and Environmental Maritime Management System, which integrates health, safety, environment and quality management into one seamless system that fully complies with the ISM Code for the “Safe Operation of Ships and Pollution Prevention”.

Ionia is committed to operating in accordance with the highest standards of safety in the marine transportation industry. We employ experienced crew to ensure that vessels are operated in a safe and environmentally sound manner. We promote an active safety culture among company personnel, both in-house and on-board. We are committed to the implementation of the following Company safety, quality and environmental objectives:

  1. Provision of a safe working environment ashore and afloat by encouraging all employees to identify potentially unsafe conditions or practices and undertake corrective measures.
  2. Commitment to protecting and preserving resources, preventing pollution by an environmentally conscious operation of vessels.
  3. Contingency planning to ensure adequate response to pollution incidents.
  4. Continuous improvement of safety management skills of personnel ashore and onboard ships, including preparation for emergencies related both to safety and environmental protection.
  5. Addressing environmental issues in all design and development projects.
  6. Continuous improvement of all processes through review and analysis of available information against stated policies and objectives.
  7. Compliance with mandatory rules and regulations and other requirements to which the Company subscribes.
  8. Cooperation with maritime organizations and government, trade and industry associations to achieve highest standards of safety and preservation of the environment.