Drugs & Alcohol
The Company recognizes the need to fight the abuse of Drug and Alcohol on board its vessels. The abuse directly affects the fitness and ability of a seafarer to perform his shipboard duties. It has been ascertained beyond doubt that there is a serious impact of the abuse of Drug and Alcohol on board vessels which is a major cause on marine accidents. Seafarers found to be under the influence of Drug and Alcohol should not be permitted to perform their duties. Therefore, Company Policy towards Drug and Alcohol is to prohibit the misuse of legitimate drugs and the use, possession, distribution or sale of any illicit drug on vessels, and also may substance which cause or contribute to unacceptable job perform or unusual behavior.
The Objective of the policy shall be to have adequate frequency of anytime testing so as to act as an effective deterrent and that Officers/Crew are subjected to surprise not announced random tests conducted by Company’s Doctor at least once in a year. The undersigned further warrants that the policy shall remain in force unless or otherwise specifically notified and that the undersigned shall exercise due diligence to ensure compliance with the policy. It is understood that an actual impairment or any test finding of an impairment shall not in and by itself mean that the Company has failed to exercise due diligence.
Seafarer found to consuming Alcohol & Drugs on board will liable to terminate his contract immediately and repatriation cost will be bear by him and Company will not re-employ.