Set a new standard for operational excellence

The Dry Bulk Management Standard helps you to be safe, secure and environmentally aware – both on board and ashore.

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On this site, you’ll find clear guidelines and standards for operational excellence, along with all the support you need for sustainable improvement.

Once you’ve downloaded the draft standards, you can provide your feedback to contribute to your standards and those of the entire industry.

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GUIDELINES & standards

Standards shaped by the world we share

We’ve brought together leading ship managers and maritime risk management experts, to create the standard. It focuses on addressing serious risks in Performance, People, Plant and Process.

We want to raise safety standards across the whole industry, providing a benchmark for maritime excellence – and we want you to be part of the change.

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