Environment

ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT PLAN

Sea ports are very complex systems with a wide range of environmental issues: releases to water, air and soil, waste production, noise, and dredging amongst others. Kamarajar Port continuously strives for the protection of environment.

ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING

Kamarajar Port is monitoring ambient air and marine water quality. BOT operators are also monitoring the environment. The quality reports are submitted to statutory authorities.

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

Port is having a Solid Waste Management with an overall approach of creating sustainable systems and environmentally effective and friendly.

The solid wastes generated from the ships and port are collected, segregated and disposed to authorized agents for further beneficial use.

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ISO 14001 - 2004

Kamarajar Port has obtained ISO 14001:2004 Certificate for Environmental Management System for the areas Administrative Building, Car Parking Yard & General cargo Berth. The scope of the certification is for “Providing port facilitation services for imports and exports”. The Environmental Management System Policy of Kamarajar Port Limited is as follows:

  • To minimize depletion of natural resources, where and when possible.
  • To develop awareness of personnel, so that they become more conscious of their individual responsibilities, while handling a product or doing an activity or discharging a service, within our premises.
  • To comply with appropriate legal requirements, in this regard.
  • To set/achieve/review Appropriate Objectives and Targets, thereon accordingly.
  • To notify/communicate, relevant information to the Interested Parties/Public, from time to time, where required, to preclude misuse/abuse of our premises.
  • To monitor the established system regularly, to ensure required level of implementation/compliance/control/continual improvement, as a means to reach our vision of providing International standard services, to one all.