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Shipping is being subjected to ever-stricter environmental and safety requirements, and Knutsen have the objectives concerning a high quality of the operation of the vessels. The fleet consists of modern vessels of high technical standards where all of the vessels have double hull.

Knutsen places considerable emphasis on safety and quality control, and strict requirements are put on safety and operation of the vessels. Knutsen has established overall guidelines to ensure that:

The Knutsen activities shall be executed professionally and in accordance with national and international rules and regulations as well as internal and external standards and proactive actions shall be taken to avoid injuries, loss of life and material damages.

The Knutsen operations shall be planned and attention shall be made on executing activities and operations so that the environmental consequences are minimized.

The Knutsen HSSE & QA system, is in accordance with international requirements and standards, and the company maintains all necessary certificates for its operation of activities. Knutsen OAS Shipping AS, was certified according to the, ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004, standards from 1st April 2009. Special attention is placed on preventive activities. Any deviation from implemented procedures is reported and processed in the HSSE & QA system.

Knutsen has an active approach regarding implementation of technology for reducing emissions to water and air.