Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

LTE NL Operator BV endeavors to maintain the highest level for quality, health, safety and environment for all its operations.

Therefore the following core safety and environmental values have been identified;

  • Highest standards in safety management, constantly striving for a zero incident/accident working environment.
  • Integrated Safety Management system based on the International Safety Management Code meeting or exceeding clients’ expectations.
  • Exchange of lessons learned via our company magazine to raise awareness and elimination of recurrence.
  • Vessels fly the Netherlands quality flag, and all vessels are classed by high standard IACS classification societies.
  • High standards for design, maintenance and operation of the vessels and training of its crew.
  • Focus on environmental responsibility.
  • Operates vessels worldwide, including in Emission Control Areas and through sensitive marine environments, in strict compliance with applicable legislation.
  • Limiting ship’s emissions of SOx, NOx, soot (fine particles) and CO-2,
  • Cleaning waste and ballast water and following strict waste management plans.


LTE NL Operator BV is constantly striving for a zero incident/accident working environment. LTE NL Operator BV continuously and proactively identifies risks on board and provides for specific training programs on various risk matters. A reporting and monitoring system is in place for risk analysis and management.

In-house developed IT systems ensure smooth cooperation between fleet and office, and provide the basis for full compliance.


Our QHSSE Department ensures that all the vessels comply with or are ahead of the latest Quality, Health, Safety, Security and Environmental regulations. In co-operation with the crewing and technical departments, they increase the crew’s awareness of safety and environment by means of information and instructions. For instance: a purpose build cargo crane simulator is used to provide additional training and certification for ships staff, exceeding STCW and other national and international requirements. In house training for office staff is provided to understand the risk factors for all ship operations.