Pacific-Gulf Marine, Inc. believes and follows the precepts of Total Quality Management as set forth in ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and the International Code for the Safe Management and Operation of Ships and Pollution Prevention (ISM Code). Accident prevention and continuous operational improvement are fundamental elements in achieving our goal of excellence in ship management, in marine related services, and in corporate operations. The adoption of these standards ensures that all operations, both ashore and afloat, are planned, organized, executed and verified in accordance with the highest levels of professionalism. Each employee of Pacific-Gulf Marine, Inc. is accountable for meeting the highest level of quality in our operations, while focusing on the fulfillment of our customers’ needs.The objectives of Pacific-Gulf Marine, Inc.’s management system are set forth as follows: