Our employees are our greatest assets and we’re committed to providing the safest working environment and the highest level of training possible. We maintain full compliance with the current Standard for Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) that requires employees to be familiar with safe working practices and emergency response procedures, and to be competent in implementing such procedures.
As one of the largest operators of DP2 vessels in the world, Tidewater is dedicated to set industry best practices and ensuring our personnel receive the highest level of dynamic positioning training available. The company established a Dynamic Positioning Excellence Committee (DPEC) and The Nautical Institute certified training center to act as the company DP Authority to assist all operating areas in ensuring safe operations through training and regular standardized assessments. More information on the company’s DPEC can be found by visiting www.dpectraining.com
Tidewater is committed to equality and fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion throughout our organization. This policy applies to everyone at a Tidewater controlled worksite, including employees, contractors, and third-party personnel.
Tidewater is a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact and committed to the Ten Principles, the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.
Tidewater is fully committed to maintaining a reputation as a “company of choice” for people wishing to work in the marine industry. We shall provide an environment where quality, integrity, innovation and excellence are rewarded by career development opportunities, where no barriers exist to communications within the organization and where individuals are empowered to accept responsibilities for their actions.
We shall provide a competent, motivated and stable workforce by recruiting qualified individuals with the required levels of experience, then maintaining our high standards by regular assessment and follow-up training where appropriate.
All employees shall be treated fairly and with respect at all times and we will ensure that there is no discrimination on grounds of sex, race, age, religion, sexuality and disability.