Delaware Bay Launch Service, Inc.
100 Passwaters Drive
Milford DE 19963
Phone (302) 422-7604
Fax (302) 422-3885


Delaware Bay Launch Service, Inc.
is committed to the health and safety of all its customers and team members. To keep this commitment our training and HSSE policies are designed to focus on zero accidents per year. All of our crewmembers undergo extensive training and are kept up to date on new regulatory and industry requirements as they become available. Our Captains are all certified to the standards of the United States Coast Guard for certification and training. Our Safety Training includes the following elements:
  • Liferaft Operation & Survival Practices
  • Marine Fire Prevention, Training & Response
  • Drug & Alcohol Awareness
  • Pilot Ladder Safe Use Techniques
  • Immersion Training
  • Man Overboard
  • Safe Offshore Personnel Basket Transfers
  • Grove Crane Safety
  • USDA & APHIS Regulated Garbage Handling
  • Clark Forklift Safety

Health, Safety, Security & Environmental Policy
  DBLS is committed to the safe and efficient operation of its vessels and shore side facility. Our goals are to prevent all accidents, injuries, occupational illnesses, security threats and to protect the environment. In order to achieve this we will:
  • Promote HSSE on all vessels and facilities in the same way as any other critical business activity.
  • Provide a safe and healthy work environment for all employees and customers with adequate vessels and facilities
  • Identify and analyze potential hazards and security threats and implement measures to avoid, prevent, control and restrict associated risks.
  • Be prepared for a quick and efficient response to emergency situations to minimize the potential impact of incidents should they occur.
  • Build and maintain our vessels in a manner to avoid risk to people and the environment.
  • Provide training and job specific education to all employees.
  • Comply with all applicable laws and regulations and apply appropriate standards where respective guidelines do not exist.
  • Encourage feedback from our employees and customers for continuous improvement.

  DBLS’s commitment to HSSE is shared by all our employees… Our goal is zero injuries, zero accidents, zero pollution and zero security breaches.

  DBLS is committed to providing its customers with safe and efficient waterborne transportation.