UECC promotes the best practice in all areas of quality, safety and environmental protection, both ashore and on-board our vessels.
UECC is committed to:
- Enhancing customer satisfaction by running an optimal and cost efficient operation
- Continually improving our services and delivery performance
- Reduce emissions and minimise the company’s carbon footprint by continually improving our environmental performance
- Provide a healthy and safe operation and working conditions for all staff and to comply with national and international regulations
- Maintain a secure working environment for all our staff, both ashore and at sea
- Run an optimal and cost efficient operation based upon corporate processes and procedures
The Company’s ongoing objectives include an overall reduction in fuel consumption with a positive impact on emissions, improvements in bilge water management, segregation of waste, the extended use of environmentally-friendly chemicals, responsible scrapping of older ships and optimised operational planning. The aim of these objectives is to reduce the use of natural resources and to minimise the contribution to global warming, acid rain production and water pollution.
Safety awareness among personnel and high standards of equipment are paramount. Actions and measures are constantly evaluated in order to reduce the risk of accidents or dangerous occurrences.
ISO 9001 and 14001
A set of Company Policies is available on request regarding quality, safety and environmental pollution prevention. These form the basis of the Company's Quality Management System. The policies have been developed in recognition of the international ISO9001:2000 and ISO14001 standards, as well as the International Safety Management System (ISM Code) and the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code). Lloyd's Register of Shipping and Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance have certified that the standards and codes are duly included in the UECC Quality Management System.
ISO 9001 is the international standard defining systematic requirements for Quality Management Systems. It covers topics such as commitment to quality, customer focus, employee competence and process management.
ISO 14001 is the international standard for Environmental Management Systems. It addresses specific environmental aspects to find a balance between maintaining profitability and reducing environmental impact.
ISO 9001 and 14001 Certificate