Safety & Environment

At GSM, our commitment to safety and sustainability is unwavering, both within our ports and terminals and in our offices. We prioritize creating a work environment that fosters safety and sustainability for our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. Every day, we approach our operations with a strong focus on these principles.

Safety is our top priority, and we strive to ensure that every person involved in our operations goes home safely at the end of the day. We continuously assess and improve our safety protocols and procedures to mitigate risks and prevent accidents.

In addition to safety, sustainability is integral to our business philosophy. We recognize our responsibility to minimize our environmental impact and manage our resources efficiently. We are dedicated to finding innovative solutions to reduce waste, conserve energy, and protect natural resources.

At GSM, we believe in continuous improvement and strive for excellence in everything we do. We are committed to seeking out new and better ways to achieve our goals, whether it’s enhancing safety measures, implementing sustainable practices, or delivering exceptional service to our customers.

By maintaining a steadfast focus on safety, sustainability, and excellence, GSM aims to make a positive difference in the lives of our employees, customers, and the communities we operate in.


At GSM, we are deeply aware of our responsibility to protect the environment, and we are committed to implementing meaningful changes, both large and small, to safeguard this invaluable resource. Our employees actively engage in initiatives aimed at conserving natural resources, recognizing the importance of their involvement in preserving the environment for future generations.

In our pursuit of environmental sustainability, we focus our efforts on two key areas where we believe we can make the most significant positive impact: water conservation and energy efficiency.

Water Conservation: We understand the critical importance of water conservation, particularly in regions where water scarcity is a concern. Therefore, we prioritize initiatives aimed at reducing water usage across our operations. This may include implementing water-saving technologies, optimizing water management practices, and promoting awareness among our workforce about the importance of water conservation.

Energy Efficiency: Recognizing the significant role that energy consumption plays in environmental impact, we are dedicated to enhancing energy efficiency throughout our operations. We strive to identify opportunities to reduce energy consumption, improve energy management systems, and invest in renewable energy sources where feasible.

By minimizing our energy footprint, we aim to mitigate our environmental impact and contribute to a more sustainable future.
Through our focused efforts on water conservation and energy efficiency, we aim to demonstrate our commitment to environmental stewardship and inspire positive change within our industry. At GSM, we believe that every action we take to protect the environment, no matter how small, contributes to a brighter, more sustainable future for all.

Aware of the growing importance of the environmental aspects in business, GULF STREAM MARINE is committed to taking into account the possible repercussions on the environment of all of its current and future decisions and operations. In order to attain this objective, while ensuring that it remains competitive in its field, GULF STREAM MARINE subscribes to the following principles:

  •  Meet or exceed current environmental laws and regulations in the conduct of all our operations;
  •  Reduce our possible impacts on the environment by adopting protective and preventive measures;
  •  Promote the installation and use of new technologies that consume less energy and are more environmentally friendly;
  • To adopt and apply an Environmental Management Program aimed at continuous improvement, as measured through the monitoring of the environmental impact of our activities;

  • To implement and maintain Emergency Preparedness Plans designed to allow an immediate response to incidents and situations that may have an impact on the environment;

  • To implement an Environmental Training Program to inform employees of existing environmental laws and regulations, to communicate to them the corporate Environmental Policy and to make them aware of the importance of their participation in attaining the environmental protection objectives adopted by GULF STREAM MARINE;

  • To regularly communicate the environmental performance results of our operations to the Board of Directors.

  • We are also committed to reviewing our Policy periodically and revising it in light of new information regarding the types and locations of our activities.

Gulf Stream Marine is also a member of Green Marine. Green Marine is a voluntary program aimed at strengthening the Canadian and U.S. marine industry’s environmental performance through various means—by promoting a process of continuous improvement, by building stronger relations with marine waterway stakeholders, and by raising awareness of the industry’s activities.
For more information, consult the Green Marine website: http://www.green-marine.org.

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