Annual Report 2012


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ESTABLISHINGANDMAINTAININGSAFETYINNAVIGATIONANDCARGOOPERATION,PROTECTINGTHEENVIRONMENTANDMAINTAININGECONOMICALLYEFfiCIENTOPERATIONSAREIMMUTABLEMISSIONSINOPERATINGASHIPPINGBUSINESS.SAFENAVIGATIONANDCAR-GOOPERATIONSARE,ABOVEALL,THEFOUNDATIONOFOURBUSINESSASANINTERNATIONALLOGISTICSINFRASTRUCTURETHATSUPPORTSTHEECONOMICACTIVITIESANDLIVESOFPEOPLEAROUNDTHEWORLD.INORDERTOESTABLISHANDMAINTAINTHISFOUNDATION,WEARECOMMITTEDTOBUILDINGASECURESYSTEMFORSAFETYINNAVIGATIONANDCARGOOPERATION.■KLMASTRUCTUREINITIATIVESFORSAFETYINNAVIGATIONANDCARGOOPERATIONSCSRACTIVITIESKLMAMEETING●AQUARTERLYMEETINGOFTHESALESDEPARTMENTANDMARINEDEPARTMENTOFTHEHEADOFFICEANDSHIPMANAGEMENTCOMPANIESSHIPMANAGEMENTCOMPANIES●MAKINGREQUESTSFORTRAININGANDEDUCATIONALPROGRAMS●CREATINGTHESELF-TRAININGMATRIX●EVALUATINGTHEEFFECTSOFEDUCATIONBASEDONTHESEAFAREREVALUATIONSHEETSKLMA(HQS)●THEHEADQUARTERSCONSISTOFTHEMARINEDEPARTMENTOFTHEHEADOFfiCEANDIN-HOUSESHIPMANAGEMENTCOMPANIES.ITDETERMINESTHEPOLICIESOFKLMA●CREATINGTHEBASICTRAININGMATRIX●DEVELOPINGNEWPOLICIESANDSETTINGBUDGETSPOLICYPRESENTATION/INSTRUCTIONSONTRAININGPROGRAMSSECURINGANDDEVELOPINGINSTRUCTORSEXCHANGEOFOPINIONSANDINFOR-MATION,PERSONNELEXCHANGESPROPOSALS“K"LINEMARITIMEACADEMY●HOLDINGTRAININGCOURSESINTRAININGFACILITIESINEACHCOUNTRYKLMA(JAPAN)KLMA(PHILIPPINES)KLMA(INDIA)KLMA(EASTEUROPE)KLMA(NORTHEUROPE)REVIEWSEEPLANDOPLANSEEREVIEWDOCOLLABORATIONWITHGROUPMANAGEMENTCOMPANIESTHE“K”LINEGROUPHASTHREESHIPMANAGEMENTCOMPANIESTHATSPECIALIZEINEACHOFTHETYPEOFSHIPSBEINGMANAGED.WECOLLABORATEWITHTHESESHIPMANAGEMENTCOMPANIESTOMAINTAINSHIPQUALITY,ENSURENAVIGATIONANDCARGOOPERATIONSTHATAREFREEOFMARINEACCIDENTSANDLOSSOFTIME,ANDTHOROUGHCOSTMANAGEMENTTHATTAKESCOST-EFFECTIVENESSINTOACCOUNT.WEALSOHOLDQUARTERLY“K”LINESAFETYMEASURESCOMMITTEEMEETINGSTOCONFIRMTHEVECTORBETWEEN“K”LINEANDTHESHIPMANAGEMENTCOMPANIESANDSHAREKNOWLEDGEANDINFORMATION.SHIPINSPECTION—ESTABLISHMENTANDMAINTENANCEOFKL-QUALITYKL-QUALITYKL-QUALITYISOURORIGINALGUIDELINESFORQUALITYMANAGEMENTBASEDONINTERNATIONALCONVENTIONS,ISO9001(QUALITYCONTROLSTANDARDS)ANDISO14001(ENVIRONMENTALMANAGEMENTSTANDARDS).THISGUIDELINESAREAPPLIEDTOALLSHIPSOPERATEDBY“K”LINE,INCLUDINGSHIPSOFSHIPOWNERSANDMANAGEMENTCOMPANIESWITHWHOMWEHAVESIGNEDACHARTEREDSHIPCONTRACTORSHIPMANAGEMENTCONTRACT.SHIPINSPECTIONACTIVITIESINORDERTOfiRMLYMAINTAINSAFETYINNAVIGATIONANDCARGOOPERATION,SHIPINSPECTIONSARECARRIEDOUTBASEDONTHEKL-QUALITYGUIDELINES.USINGACHECKLISTTHATCOVERS160ITEMS,SHIPINSPECTORSINSPECTEACHANDEVERYSHIPTOCONfiRMIMPLEMENTATIONOFTHESMSBYSHIPMANAGEMENTCOMPANIESANDSHIPSANDTHESTATEOFCOMPLIANCE,MAINTENANCEANDMANAGEMENTCONDITIONS,PROGRESSOFINITIATIVESTOPROTECTTHEENVIRONMENTANDOTHERPOINTS.THERESULTSOFTHESEINSPECTIONSAREREPORTEDTOOWNERSOFCHARTEREDSHIPSANDSHIPMANAGEMENTCOMPANIES.IFTHEREAREANYPROBLEMS,CORRECTIVEMEASURESARERECOMMENDEDANDPROGRESSTOWARDSIMPROVEMENTSISMONITORED,THEREBYHELPINGUSTOMAINTAINANDINCREASESAFETYINNAVIGATIONANDCARGOOPERATION.EFFORTSTOPREVENTPIRACYWEIMPLEMENTANTI-PIRACYMEASURESTHATFOLLOWTHEANTI-PIRACYGUIDE,BESTMANAGEMENTPRACTICES(BMP).●DEDICATEDANTI-PIRACYSURVEILLANCECREWAREALLOCATED●SEARCHLIGHTSANDNIGHT-VISIONDEVICESAREUSEDATNIGHTFOREARLYDETECTIONOFPIRATES●CREWONTHEBRIDGEFORNAVIGATIONALWATCHANDANTI-PIRACYSURVEILLANCECREWWEARBULLETPROOFVESTSANDHELMETSASASAFETYPRECAUTION●TOPREVENTPIRATESFROMCOMINGONBOARD,RAZORWIRESAREINSTALLEDAROUNDTHEPERIMETEROFTHEDECKANDNOZZLESFORHIGH-PRESSUREWATERHOSESTHATARECAPABLEOFSUSTAINEDDISCHARGEAROUNDTHEHULLPERIPHERYAREINSTALLED.MOREOVER,THESHIPSAFETYPROMOTIONCOMMITTEEISCONSISTENTLYWEIGHINGADDITIONALMEASURES.DEVELOPINGMARITIMETECHNICALPERSONNELWHOEXCELINTHEGLOBALFIELDESTABLISHMENTOFAFIRMSTRUCTUREFORMANAGINGTHESAFETYOFSHIPNAVIGATIONANDCARGOOPERATIONISPOSITIONEDASABASICMISSIONOFTHE“K”LINEGROUP.THE“K”LINEMARITIMEACADEMY(KLMA)WASESTABLISHEDTODEVELOPGLOBALMARITIMETECHNICALPERSONNELANDSECUREHUMANRESOURCESTOALLOWUSTOCOMPLETEOURMISSIONTOFULLYPROTECTTHEHUMANLIFE,CARGOANDENVIRONMENTATSEAWHILESAFELYNAVIGATINGANDOPERATINGSHIPS.32ANNUALREPORT2012


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