Safety, Quality, Security and Environment and the continuous improvement of these aspects are a priority within the ICO organization. This policy therefore applies to all our employees in all buildings, terminals and VPCs.

We strive for optimal support and service from a well-structured organization. Safety, Quality, Security and Environment, always in the broadest sense of the word, and the continuous improvement thereof, are an integral part of ICO's strategy and also form the basis of our market position.

To accomplish all of this, ICO will:

  • Comply with all legal obligations for these aspects. For this, we also co-create standards to meet them.
  • Provide and maintain safe work equipment, procedures, materials and infrastructure in order to reduce the risks of incidents. We strive to minimize the impact on the environment and apply environmentally friendly technologies when ordering and purchasing the necessary resources for our operations.
  • Develop and maintain an integral Quality, Safety, Security and Environment culture that is supported by management. This will contribute to anchoring in all the departments.
  • Providing the necessary procedures and instructions.

  • Identify, analyze and reduce risks related to these topics.

  • Analyze accidents and incidents to prevent them from happening again.

  • Provide a reception policy for all levels.

  • Promote awareness and a sense of responsibility among all employees by actively involving them in the Quality, Safety, Security and Environmental policy.

  • Organize the policy in the spirit of recognized standards such as ISO 9001, 14001 & 45001, as well as AEO and ISPS.

  • Provide all our employees with sufficient information and training in working methods, avoid accidents and follow emergency procedures to; when an incident does occur, reduce its impact.

  • Communicate in an open manner in connection with the welfare policy.

  • We seek to reduce the environmental impact of our port operations by using resources efficiently, conserving energy, reducing waste, encouraging material recycling, and minimizing greenhouse gas, ozone-depleting and toxic emissions.