POLICIES

QUALITY MANAGEMENT & ENVIRONMENT

Alkion Terminals operates under strict safety, health and environmental (SHE) procedures to ensure that products are being safely stored, loaded and unloaded. It is subject to the SEVESO guidelines and operates under a License to Operate (LtO) granted by the authorities. It hires experienced suppliers and contractors that endorse its professional SHE procedures. Suppliers’ activities are monitored on a regular basis, to ensure that operational checks, management systems and current SHE performances comply with Alkion Terminals criteria. Quality management is embedded in the operational procedures and a code of conduct is in place.

DISSEMINATION OF HSSE BEST PRACTICES AT PLATFORM LEVEL

Alkion Terminals has acquired a solid reputation through sound SHE management and regulatory compliance. Alkion Management is leveraging this established reputation and knowledge across all Alkion subsidiaries to apply best practices at platform level.

Alkion Corporate Social Responsibility Policy

Alkion strives to fulfill its mission to excel in customer service and operations in a
responsible manner, based on ethics and integrity, with positive impact on society and minimizing the impact on the environment.

It is achieved through:

  • A sound SSHECQ policy where every employee is accountable, and complacency is not tolerated.
  • A permanent focus to manage and reduce our ecological footprint (air, water, soil, wastes).
  • An efficient use of energy and actions to reduce our carbon footprint.
  • A full compliance with operating licenses, local regulations and applicable laws.
  • A continuous improvement process aiming at stakeholder’s satisfaction and a sound Alkion reputation.

  • A positive and pro-active relationship with local communities.

  • A motivated, entrepreneurial, passionate and well-trained workforce.

Alkion Corporate SSHECQ Policy

SAFETY, SECURITY, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENTAL,
COMPLIANCE and QUALITY POLICY

  • We care for the safety and health of our employees, customers, suppliers, contractors, neighbors, for the environment, for the security of our assets and have the firm belief that all incidents are preventable.

  • We always strive to achieve a solid SSHECQ performance aligned to our customers and other stakeholders. At Alkion it is everyone’s business.

  • We implement strong and effective integrated management systems to plan, control, and continuously improve our performance.

  • We measure, report, benchmark and communicate our performance honestly and transparently.

  • We identify, analyze and continuously search for ways to reduce the risks associated with our activities on human health and safety as well as on the environment.

  • We investigate near misses and incidents, we identify points for improvement and follow through with actions.

  • We strictly comply to SSHECQ regulations and appropriate standards in the design, construction, operation, maintenance and inspection of our assets and facilities as well as in executing our operations.

  • We are well-prepared for emergency situations through structured and efficient response systems.

  • Our employees are visible safety leaders and we hold individuals accountable for their safety performance.

  • Our employees and contractors know, understand and strictly adhere to our Life Saving Rules.

  • We provide adequate SSHECQ training and on-the-job specific education to maintain a high level of employee competency.

  • We promote a Just Culture-concept where reporting and sharing is the keystone for continuous improvement – we learn from what went wrong and implement leading indicators to help prevent incidents, whereas we reward outstanding actions.