ISM Code

The ISM Code provides an International standard for the safe management and operation of ships and for pollution prevention.


The purpose of ISM Code is:


  • To ensure Safety at Sea.
  • To prevent human injury or loss of life.
  • To avoid damage to the environment and to the ship.


TQC services:


  • Development of an integrated SMS controlled documentation in the office & on board to satisfy the ISM Code, ISO 9001 standards, ISO 14001 standards, OHSAS 18001 standards, TMSA and Risk Assessment requirements, or any combination of the above.


Vertically Integrated Services:


  • Upgrading & updating of controlled documentation according to the new regulations & shipping codes.
  • Setting up of the Management Review System.
  • Internal Auditing.
  • Monitoring of internal & external non conformities & follow up until they are closed.
  • Follow up of accidents/ incidents & investigation analysis.
  • Setting up of performance statistics & monitoring of KPI’s.
  • Other custom designed services.


Audits & Verification Services:


  • Office preparation & representation during certification audits.
  • Office preparation & representation during OIL MAJOR audits.
  • Internal audits On-board.
  • Preparation & representation during on board external audits.


Training Services:


  • Office & On-board training seminars.
  • Manning Agent training seminars.
  • On-board electronic library for comprehensive on board training in fields such as: basic fire safety, ship security officer duties, I.A.L.A. system of buoyancy, personal sea survival, elementary first aid, risk assessment, familiarization of management system.


Software Solutions:


A wide range of customizable software solutions that cover any managerial & training need for shipping companies such as:


  • Management System Familiarization Computer Based Training (CBT).
  • Environmental CBT.
  • Marine Risk Assessment CBT.
  • E-Manual- Electronic SMS including all shipboard manuals and forms.


Maintenance Agreement:


Maintenance agreement covering the above services or other custom designed services.