West Sea


A commitment to everyone

Safety is our priority

West Sea – Viana Shipyard is committed  to establish cordial relations with its Clients, Shareholders, Employees, and other Interested Parties, as well as with the local Community, based upon guiding principles defined by its objectives.

The Health, Safety and Environmental Policy has as prime objective the affirmation through the quality, technological edge and social responsibility, which stand outs West Sea from other competitors and promotes the satisfaction of the interested Parties.

West Sea is committed to:

Exceed the quality patterns and lead the way of the shipping industry.

A permanent effort to meet the Clients satisfaction exceeding their expectations. Supplying products of excellence, with quality and reliability, in line with the best project experience, in accordance with the best practices and contractual requirements, within the agreed time and price.

Invest in the training of human resources and their specialization, combining technical knowledge with experience, enhancing their skills through formation and interaction with other companies of the group.

Promote the team work, the internal communication and the global commitment of the employees in the pursuit of the organizational goals, as well as to ensure continuously their satisfaction and motivation.

Maintain and improve continually the efficiency of the integrated management system and respective processes. Quality must result from the systematic implementation of the management system, being employees, subcontractors, suppliers and other external entities also involved in this process.

Ensure the compliance of legal, regulatory and other requirements, as well as good practices applicable to the West Sea activity.

Sensitize its employees, as well as employees of external entities, raise the awareness of the employees, as well as employees of external entities, to perform correctly in the exercise of their activity, in order to identify and eliminate dangers, reduce risks, thus preventing the occurrence of accidents at work. Inform of your responsibilities in meeting the associated requirements and standards, as well as the importance of your collaboration in identifying risks and opportunities.

Provide safe and healthy working conditions, with a focus on preventing work-related injuries and health conditions.

Play an active role in the environmental protection through the efficient use of the natural and energy resources, the minimization of the environmental impacts and the reduction of the generated waste.

Improve the environmental, health and safety at work performance through the identification and monitoring of the aspects that the shipyard controls or has power of influence in order to optimise the working conditions of its employees and reduce the potential risks for the environment.

Commitment of continuous and balanced investment in the maintenance and modernization of facilities, equipment and machinery allocated to the infrastructure.

Promote with employees, subcontractors and suppliers, information campaigns in the scope of Quality, Environment and Safety, and promote their involvement, namely in the participation in the consultation of workers.