We care about 

Our Staff |  Our Clients | Our Environment


Knots-Global Shipping Company seeks to provide Employees with a safe and healthy environment. To meet her vision.
Knots-Global Shipping Company:  

  • Complies with all applicable health and safety laws, including the Maritime Labour Convention 2006;
  •  Implements safety procedures in accordance with the International Safety Management Code;
  • Has strict procedures for transporting dangerous cargo. We go beyond the procedures established in the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, and for certain dangerous goods it requests that an independent surveyor inspects the cargo; and
  • Establishes partnerships with governments to increase supply chain security.
Knots-Global Shipping Company’s Mandate is to ensure that our Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures continually advance to protect our staff, assets, surroundings and reputation in carrying out international certified barging operations, we place our safety at the forefront in any situation.

Knots-Global Shipping Company has a dedicated Health, Safety and Environment team supported by a marine assurance team who continually develop our assurance management systems. This enables us to regularly review all safety procedures and take any legislative requirements and industry best practice into account to ensure that the Barging, Trucking operations are carried out to highest international standards in the West Africa. We are proud to boast a safety record of excellence.

as we say is, and always will be at the forefront of our minds when conducting any operations. Knots-Global Shipping Company’s safety initiatives make available information on incidents that we have experienced or that we have learned about from our clients and the industry.

Safety initiative procedures are issued to our Operations coordinators, Operations officers, Vessel crew and staff every quarter highlighting topical issues. We believe if one person changes due to our initiative and an incident is avoided then we have achieved a milestone.

Knots-Global Shipping Company’s mandate is not only to implement measures to prevent pollution, but also continually improve our environmental performance, whilst also making aware and encouraging all parties associated with the company to consider how they affect the environment.

We ensure strict compliance with all West African environmental laws and other regulations, which form part of our daily operations.

At Knots-Global Shipping Company, we are dedicated to ensuring compliance and continually improving the effectiveness of our quality management system.

In so doing, we ensure strict adherence to relevant statutory and safety requirements, ensuring that our staff have in-depth knowledge in the performance of their duties, and that all infrastructure and work environment are appropriate.

We currently are in the process of getting a certificate to ISO 9001:2008 for Quality Assurance and Management.

Knots-Global Shipping Company understands the importance of safety barging operations. Monitoring the weather is important for the safe berthing of barges at depot for loading and/or offloading of Containers.
The Weather forecast policy and algorithm is created to foster adherence to safe weather conditions.

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