Our Corporate Policies

Anti-Bribery Policy

1.0 Introduction

Global Marine has a responsibility to adhere to both legislation and best practice to ensure that all employees are operating to the highest professional standards.  As such, it is committed to complying with the UK Bribery Act and the anti-bribery laws of the countries and territories in which we do business, such as the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Global Marine maintains an Anti-bribery Policy, document GMSL-A-KA-0049, that is applicable to all employees of Global Marine (the Company) and individuals undertaking work for and on behalf of the Company. Read More

Full details of this policy are available on request at sales@globalmarinesystems.com

Code of Conduct

1.0 Introduction

The Code of Conduct, document GMSL-A-KA-0030, encompasses the principles, values and rules of behaviour that guide decisions and actions in Global Marine (the Company), in a way that contributes to the welfare of its key stakeholders and respects the rights of all persons affected by its operations. 

The Code aims to ensure the Company preserves its long tradition of integrity and credibility with its customers and within the industry. 

2.0 Scope

Adherence to the Code is a key responsibility for:
• All employees of GMSL
• All vessel staff, contractors, secondees, agency personnel, and other third party service providers undertaking work for and on behalf of GMSL

All persons are accountable for complying with applicable laws, regulations and company policies, and observing high ethical standards when conducting business on the Company’s behalf.  

3.0 Company Values

The Company values underpin all activities in Global Marine, both within the workplace and in the market. The Company’s values, listed below, define the standards we expect of ourselves and how we behave with each other, our customers and suppliers.

• Respect through support - we support each other by being responsive and respectful of others and their business needs.
• Accountability through ownership - we own and are accountable for what is required of us and how we behave to achieve that.
• Results through delivery - we deliver our promises by being results focussed and uncompromising on the quality of our performance.

Full details of this policy are available on request at sales@globalmarinesystems.com.

Environmental

Our Environmental Policy

Global Marine has over 160 years’ experience and pride ourselves on providing subsea state-of-the-art engineering, installation and maintenance.

The Board of Directors recognise that outstanding business performance requires an outstanding risk based environmental management system and outstanding environmental performance by preventing pollution to the environment by our workforce and our subcontractors and by undertaking regular audits to identify areas of continual improvement... read more

Health & Safety

Our Health & Safety Policy

Global Marine has over 160 years’ experience and pride ourselves on providing subsea state-of-the-art engineering, installation and maintenance.

The Board of Directors recognise that outstanding business performance requires an outstanding risk based health and safety management system appropriate to our business. This means the proactive prevention of injury to, and ill health of, our personnel, our subcontractors and others who may be affected by our operations and activities.

Additionally the need for continually improving our occupational health and safety management system and our company performance is recognised... read more

Information Security Policy

1.0 Introduction

The security of information and other IT assets is considered by Global Marine (the Company) as being fundamental to the successful operation of its business. The Information Security Policy, document GMSL-D-KA-0016, is a key component of the overall information security management framework.

The purpose of the Information Security Policy is to ensure that information stored and processed by the Company, or on behalf of the Company, across all company activities, in any form and location, is securely protected against the consequences of breaches of confidentiality, integrity, or availability of that information.

2.0 Scope

Adherence to requirements of this Company policy is the responsibility of:

  1. All employees of Global Marine
  2. All vessel staff in the Company fleet, contractors, secondees, agency personnel, and other third party service providers undertaking work for and on behalf of the Company
  3. All visitors to a Global Marine office, depot or vessel

3.0 Policy Statements

In meeting the aims of this policy, the Company will:

  1. Ensure that Information Security awareness is included as part of the induction process
  2. Maintain an ongoing awareness programme to ensure that staff awareness of information security is refreshed and updated as necessary
  3. Ensure that expectations regarding Information Security are incorporated into the job descriptions of relevant personnel
  4. Ensure that information managed by the Company is secured to protect against the consequences of breaches of confidentiality, failures of integrity or interruptions to the availability of that information
  5. Meet all information security requirements under appropriate regulations, legislation, Company policies and contractual obligations
  6. Address the security of all Company services and processes to ensure that risks are identified and appropriate controls are implemented and documented
  7. Provide a secure working environment for all persons at all sites where Company work is conducted
  8. Produce Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plans for strategic IT and information services, which will be maintained and tested on a regular basis
  9. Require all third parties, undertaking work on behalf of the Company, to ensure that the confidentiality, integrity and availability requirements of all business systems are met
  10. Promote the aims of this policy and raise awareness of information security throughout the Company. 

Full details of this policy are available on request at sales@globalmarinesystems.com.

Quality

Our Quality Policy

Global Marine Systems Limited is a leader in engineering and underwater services, providing subsea cable installation, maintenance and burial solutions. We operate a fleet of specially equipped cable ships, including an array of subsea associated ROVs and equipment. Global Marine engineers cable routes and installs subsea cables for telecoms, oil & gas and power/utilities customers.

Management are committed to the implementation of an effective management system compliant with the International Standard ISO 9001.

It is the responsibility of all Global Marine personnel to implement the QHSE management system described in company procedures. The system and its implementation will be subject to regular management review to ensure its suitability and effectiveness in achieving the QHSE objectives of the Company.

We aim to meet our customers’ expectations and be recognised for our commitment to quality in everything we deliver... read more

Sustainability Policy

1.0 Introduction

Global Marine (the Company) is committed to establishing, promoting, maintaining and improving a culture of sustainability within the Company and its associated stakeholders.

The Company’s Sustainability Policy, document GMSL-S-KA-0040, outlines the aims for sustainability.  The policy also defines how these goals are realised through implementation of Company initiatives and business processes.

2.0 Scope

This policy is applicable to all employees of Global Marine and individuals undertaking work for and on behalf of the Company.

3.0 Aims

Global Marine is fully committed to compliance with both legal requirements and its duty to address the economic, social and environmental challenges of globalisation through continual improvement of its sustainability performance.

The Company aims to:
• Integrate sustainable development as a fundamental part of its business development strategy
• Reduce the environmental impact of its activities
• Foster and support long-term development for local communities in the countries where Global Marine operates 

Full details of this policy are available on request at sales@globalmarinesystems.com.

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