Environmental Policy

This is the Port of Karlshamn environmental policy:

Karlshamns Hamn AB shall, in so far as it is environmentally justified, technically possible and economically feasible, constitute an environmentally aware link in the logistical chain, continuously striving to minimize its effect on the environment.

This means that we shall work for sustainable development through:

  • Exploiting our resources efficiently and preventing environmental pollution to strive towards long-term sustainable development.
  • Discussion, information and education to raise the level of awareness among all staff concerning environmental issues, focusing on their own areas of work and by encouraging them actively to consider the environmental effects of their day-to-day tasks, and to come up with suggestions for improvement.
  • Keeping up to date with and adhering to current environmental legislation
  • Seeing measures taken towards environmental improvement as long-term investments
  • Active open discussion with our suppliers enabling us to choose products and services with less impact on the environment
  • Working to prevent environmental disasters and by being well prepared to limit the effect should such an incident occur.