SAFETY IS NEWLEAD’S TOPMOST PRIORITY
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NewLead respects and follows the regulations and the responsibilities of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). IMO is the United Nations' specialized agency responsible for safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships. The IMO sets very high standards for its State-members. NewLead’s vessels are managed and operated in an environmentally safe way which includes but is not limited to safe operations of the ships and the prevention of pollution at sea.

NewLead follows the regulations and the responsibilities of the Flag States effectively and consistently in order to ensure safety operations NewLead continuously improves its Safety Management System by taking corrective and preventing actions with regards to any issues that may arise. The Company enhances the safety awareness of the crew by effecting drills and exercises on a constant basis. All crewmembers comply with the requirements of the Ship Security Plan (SSP) which is developed and maintained in accordance with the requirements of the
SOLAS-ISPS code.

The life of the crew, the human aspect of shipping, is the most important issue for NewLead

NewLead follows the Guidance of the IMO and hires Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel on board the ships in all high risk areas in order to maintain safety onboard. To ensure security on the vessels and during ship operations, the crew is obliged to use the appropriate life safety equipment and follow all the procedures which are set by NewLead in accordance with IMO Regulations.

NewLead implements programs so as to ensure a healthy a safe working environment for people on board vessels. Also crew is well trained in order to be ready to handle any medical emergencies.

Protection of the environment and prevention of pollution is of foremost priority

NewLead recognizes the importance of environmental care and follows the requirements of
MARPOL 73/78, the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 as modified by the Protocol of 1978 in order to prevent any environmental pollution.

NewLead respects all the environmental laws and regulations and its ship operations are made in accordance with ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 50001:2011. The Company’s commitment is to increase the protection of the environment by reducing the air emissions of the vessels, and by minimizing any waste of energy. NewLead’s policy is to achieve zero spill though continuous improvement.



 
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> Anti-Fraud Policy

> Energy Efficiency Policy

> Environmental Policy

> Drug and Alcohol Policy

> Health Policy

> Quality Policy

> Safety Policy

> Security Policy

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> International Maritime Organization (IMO)

> SOLAS-ISPS

> MARPOL 73/78

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