Compliance

Compliance

maritime and land security services

Our Attention to Compliance

Praesidium International strongly believes that company’s behavior should promote the Rule of Law, respect for Human Rights and protect the interest of its partners. Our working methodology is structured around a set of policies and management tools that help our employees in ensuring that the services are rendered as per standards presented and in compliance with the laws and regulations of the areas in which we operate.

Praesidium International acts in accordance with:

In addition to the above, for services rendered in the Maritime domain, Praesidium International acts in accordance with all known regulatory requirements of the IMO and relevant Flag State regulations. In particular, our operations are structured and conducted in compliance with:

  • ISO 28007-1:2015
  • The 100 Series Rules
  • International Maritime Organization circulars related to Private Maritime Security Companies
  • Ministerial Decree 269/2010 regulating Private Security Companies in Italy
  • Ministerial Decree 266/2012 regulating maritime Anti-Piracy security services onboard Italian flagged vessels
  • UNI 10891:2000 regulating Private Security Companies in Italy

As of October 2019, Praesidium International has been awarded the license under art. 134 T.U.L.P.S. to provide maritime security teams onboard Italian flagged vessels (Prot. n° 377732 Area 1 Ter O.S.P. released on 10-10-2019). Praesidium International becomes part of a very limited group of Private Maritime Security Companies that has achieved this result and is the only security company in the Italian market who can boast itself holding an extensive expertise not only for Indian Ocean operations but also covering South-East Asia, Central & South-America and the Gulf of Guinea.

Praesidium International works in accordance with regulatory bodies guidelines when it comes to contracts and insurance coverage. For example, Praesidium International utilizes the BIMCO GUARDCON contract for all of its anti-piracy operations and holds GML, MEL, PI and PA insurance coverage as per contract requirements.

Praesidium International as a company focuses on quality and integrity and for this reason aims to act in compliance with all applicable voluntary principles, standards, codes of conduct, Domestic and International Laws regulating the business sector. We expect all of our employees, representatives and business partners to adhere to these principles.

Praesidium International respects the dignity of all human beings and performs its services in a way that is consistent to this ideal. The company and employees hold equal obligations to avoid any act attributable to one of the below areas:

  • Sexual Abuse, Harassment, Bullying and Gender Violence
  • Child Labor
  • Human Trafficking and Slavery

Praesidium International embraces an environment that is free from all discrimination in the workplace and in its business. We do not tolerate any discrimination and our decisions are solely based on sincere evaluations.

The well-being of our employees is of outmost importance, for this reason we aim at creating a safe work environment, in full compliance with applicable legislation inherent health and safety in the workplace on land and while at sea. Praesidium International will not, and requires that its employees do not, engage in activities that compromise their own safety or the safety of others. We commit towards taking all the necessary precautions for our employees and any personnel that are involved with our activities.

Praesidium International has taken all necessary steps to apply to its processes the requirements set by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). For further details please see our Privacy Policy.

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