Union policy
* NUME must, through its trade policy objectives, ensure that the human factor is always placed at the top of the agenda.

* Through its work, NUME shall promote the professional identity of its members.

* NUME must contribute to timely and technologically correct vocational training, professional needs, safety and the right staffing being taken care of in the best way.

*NUME must work to ensure that the framework conditions for shipping aim to recruit, create and safeguard jobs for Norwegian seafarers.