As per the ‘International Safety Management (ISM) Code’, the ‘International Maritime Organization (IMO)’,
made provisions for setting up of a dedicated ISM cell to oversee the implementation and operation of Safety
Management System (SMS) thereby ensuring safe operation of ships and pollution prevention. The implementation
of the code came into force on 01st July’2002. Accordingly, ISM cell was formed and SMS implemented on all vessels.
DCI was issued with Document of Compliance (DOC) for ISM Code by DG Shipping, Govt. of India.
Subsequently, the ‘International Ship and Port facility Security (ISPS) Code’, was implemented for ensuring
adequate maritime security measures on ships came into force on 01st July’2004. ISM cell was made the custodian for the
implementation of ISPS Code and all vessels complied with ISPS Code are holding valid ISSC (International Ship
Security Certificate) as applicable.
In order to meet the growing demands of the statutory / obligatory requirements and being a proactive corporate,
DCI formed HSE department on 17th Jan’2005 to meet the mandatory requirements of Integrated Management
System (IMS), ISM & ISPS Codes and also to implement and maintain other statutory requirements such as MLC-2016, SEEMP,
GMP etc. Thus, the department has been entrusted the works of SMS, ISPS, QMS and EMS. The Head of the HSE department is
appointed as the Designated Person as per ISM Code, Company Security Officer as per ISPS Code and Nodal Officer with regard
to IMS (ISO-9001:2015 for QMS and ISO-14001:2015 for EMS). DCI, covering Head Office, Project Offices and Vessels,
is certified for Integrated Management System (IMS) in accordance with ISO-9001:2015 for QMS and ISO-14001:2015 for EMS.