TMS Policies & SMS incorporate the principles of ICoC (International Code of Conduct), Human Rights, Humanitarian and International Laws such as the Voluntary Principles and UN Basic Principles on the Use of Force & Firearms by Law Enforcement Officials (1990), complying with all relevant International and National Legislation, Regulations, Industry Guidance and other applicable requirements in order to meet our clients’ security needs in a responsible fashion.
These form part of contract negotiations with the client to take account of differing jurisdictions and statutory requirements as between Home, Flag, Coastal and Port States.
Responsibility, Communication & Awareness
This Policy applies to all of our operations including Head Office Management, on vessel delivery, procurement, recruitment selection & training.
The Quality & Security Manager is responsible for ensuring this TMS Policy and the related SMS, are correctly and effectively implemented. However, all TMS employees (management, office staff and PCASP) have the responsibility to ensure that the aims and objectives of this policy are met; thus, it is required to familiarize themselves with the contents of SMS through Training Procedures and they are responsible for promoting and meeting TMS aims and objectives during their work.
Everyone connected with TMS, including any subcontractors and/or outsourcing partners are required to be aware and comply with TMS’s Security Management Policy, Culture, Ethics and Objectives, and the contribution they make to the effectiveness of that system and the benefits of performance improvement as well as the adverse implications of not conforming with the Security System Requirements.
TMS Management is responsible for monitoring the compliance and review the SMS on a regular basis in order to ensure that it remains relevant and effective, pursuing the need for continual improvement. Additionally, TMS Management is committed to continuous improvement through lessons-learnt implementation.
The resources available by TMS include Information, Management Tools, Human Resources (people with relevant experience and specialist skills & knowledge), and Financial Support.
TMS ensures that all required resources are available to achieve its objectives and targets, while complying with applicable and relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
Monitoring, Auditing & Records
Progress against the aforementioned Security Objectives is updated as appropriate, monitored & evaluated through management meetings.
Records have been established and maintained/controlled by our SMS in order to provide evidence of the conformity to requirements and the effectiveness/high performance of the operations conducted.