Our Commitment.

Totem Ocean has been recognized as a company on the forefront of environmental policy, programs and employee participation. Our achievements and industry leadership in these areas are a source of pride and motivation for the entire company.

We are constantly looking for new ways to reduce our energy usage, expanding recycling processes and more. Totem Ocean is committed to continually reducing our environmental impact with a number of new conservation programs.

Most ideas for new environmental systems are generated by our employees, whose day-to-day knowledge of the issues we are trying to promote make them the most qualified to design innovative solutions that promote our environmental stewardship.


Environmental Policy:


Totem Ocean’s environmental policy is reviewed and revised by a Cross Functional Team of Totem Ocean employees. This policy is then reviewed and approved by senior management.



Awards & Recognition

Over the years, Totem Ocean ships and terminal operations have received numerous awards and recognition for our positive actions and initiatives. See our list of Environmental Awards.


Certification (ISO 14000)

A certified ISO 14001:2004 system must commit to continual improvement in pollution prevention, regulatory compliance and other areas. Totem Ocean has been ISO 14000 certified since July 5, 2007. Learn more…



Employee Involvement

Totem Ocean employees are involved in numerous projects to improve our environmental footprint and sustainability.