Sherif D Helmy
Company Environmental Policy
The IMO have a great effort in the environmental sector to prevent different kinds of pollution happened from shipping industry the effort of the IMO appears in the conventions and the guidelines which IMO adopted and amendment in different shapes, The Anti-fouling System Convention and The Ballast Water Management did not enter into force until now. In addition, to regulate these conventions and to implement it on the shipping industry, we have to formulate a safety management system as required in the ISM Code which implement that Every Company should developimplement and maintain a safety management system which includes: a safety and environmental-protection policy, instructions and procedures to ensure safe operation of ships and protection of the environment in compliance with relevant international and flag State legislation. According to the ISM Code requirement, we can formulate an environmental policy for a shipping company which have different types of ships, based on the environmental protection and management to protect the marine environment .