Highest Standards. Always.

SEACOR Marine is committed to promoting ethical business practices, operating responsibly, and acting with integrity in all we do. We recognize that a strong sustainability practice must consider both current and evolving priorities. As such, we are constantly reviewing our approach to responsible operations.

Recognizing our relentless drive for continuous improvement, we are building out our ESG practice even further. As we do this, the external commitments, organizations, principles and ESG frameworks that are currently guiding our company’s sustainable actions, planning and goals include the following:

  • The Paris Agreement
  • The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
  • The Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD)
  • The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
  • The UN Global Compact – Sustainable Ocean Principles

Principles. Guidelines. Compliance.

Industry-specific organizations, standards, and compliance requirements that guide SEACOR Marine’s activities include the following:

  • The International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2020 low sulphur fuel requirements and its International Safety Management (ISM) code
  • The International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code 1974/1988; the training and certification of seafarers (STCW 1978); and piracy (ISPS 2002)
  • The Maritime Labor Convention 2006 (MLC), an international agreement of the International Labor Organization (ILO) sometimes called the “Seafarers’ Bill of Rights”
  • The Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS)
  • The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL), covering prevention of pollution of the marine environment by ships from operational or accidental causes
  • The International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
  • The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

SEACOR Marine adheres to MARPOL’s Annexes with respect to:

  • Prevention of Pollution by Oil
  • Control of Pollution by Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk
  • Pollution by Harmful Substances Carried by Sea in Packaged Form
  • Prevention of Pollution by Sewage from Ships
  • Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships
  • Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships

In addition, each of our company’s vessels has been issued and maintains:

  • An International Oil Pollution (IOPP) Certificate which states compliance with the MARPOL Convention and gives details of all oily water separation and filtering equipment and also the associated monitoring equipment required
  • A certificate for equipment to limit discharges using an Oily Water Separator (OWS) to 15 parts of oil per million parts water
  • An Oil Record book(s) with a record of internal use, storage and transfer of oily substances
  • A flag state approved Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plan (SMPEP) with the required response plan for noxious liquid substances
  • An approved Garbage Management Plan and carry a Garbage Record Log, which details the disposal of garbage generated on the vessel
  • An Energy Efficiency (EE) Certificate
  • An International Air Pollution (IAPP) Certificate
  • An Engine International Air Pollution Prevention (EIAPP) Certificate
  • A NOx Technical Code for marine diesel engines
  • An Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) in adherence with the EU Ship Recycling Regulation (EU SRR) and the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009

Other industry organizations that SEACOR Marine is involved with include:

  • The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA)
  • The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA)
  • Offshore Service Vessel Dynamic Positioning Authority (OSVDPA)
  • South Central Industrial Association (SCIA)
  • International Support Vessel Owners Association (ISOA)
  • American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)