Basics of an Environmental Management System according to ISO 14001 for Shipping Companies

Training course providing detailed information about the requirements of the standard ISO 14001.

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  • Category:

    Management Systems


To get an overview of requirements of the standard ISO 14001 and know how to implement them in the company ashore and on board.

Entrance regulations

Knowledge of marine management systems, in particular ISM Knowledge of shipboard operations and environmental regulations (MARPOL)

Who should attend:
Shipping Companies: Management: Techn. Director (CTO), Manag. Director (CEO), Assistance; Inspection: Superintendent, Fleet Manager, Chief Operating Officer, Assistance; Quality / ISM: Quality Manager, Designated Person, Assistance On Board Personnel: Nautical Officers, Engineers

Duration: 1 day

Due to global warming, change of climate and limited oil resources on earth, our society has developed a new environmental awareness. Although there are a series of legal requirements available for the shipping industry, a company can do more to support a positive development. An environmental management system helps the company to optimize operations and further considerations. More and more customers ask for a certificate according to ISO 14001.
This course provides detailed information about the requirements of the standard ISO 14001.
You will acquaint yourself with methods of implementation of an environmental management system in shipping companies and on board its ships.
If you are a Manager, Designated Person, quality or environmental representative or a superintendent you will learn how to integrate an environmental management system into an existing Safety Management System according to the ISM Code.

The course focuses on:

  • Structure and requirements of an environmental management system acc. to the ISO 14001 standard
  • Identification of environmental aspects and objectives and setting up a program
  • Interfaces with ISM and quality management
  • The certification process

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