Many of our people may not work at sea, but they need to know how ships work. For that reason, Aegean Shipping ensures that its shore-based personnel are as comfortable and familiar on board as on land.
It is Company Policy to always employ adequate shore Based Personnel committed to a high standard of ship performance and health, quality, safety, security and environmental objectives.
In order to establish the effective implementation of the Aegean Shipping Management System the company is committed:
- To employ personnel of adequate academic background and experience for the designated position.
- Undertakes an obligation to society, in the form of commitment to local, national and international regulations, attention to health, safety and environmental issues and adoption of a risk management policy.
- Provides equal opportunities for employment and career development irrespectively of gender, nationality and religion.
- Provides equal remuneration for work of equal value without discrimination based upon race, color, sex, religion, political opinion, national extraction or social origin.
- Analyses occupational health and safety risks involved in its activities and implements a Shipboard Occupational Health and Safety Program (SOHSP) to control these risks.
- Implements an integrated Environmental Management System to control/ reduce the environmental impact of its operations.
- Promotes ethical behavior to its employees and other interested parties through the communication and implementation of its documented policies and procedures.