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Code of Conduct

Below are the rules and guidelines of Merchant Dawn Shipping Ltd. As with all rules, they are subject to interpretation and the Executive Admins will mute/kick/ban per discretion.
If you feel mistreated, contact an officer higher in the chain of command and we will further attempt to resolve your issue.
If you witness any conduct in our server that violates these rules, please report it to your commanding officers. Contact the CEO, COO, or CAO directly for situations that require immediate intervention.

  1. Respectful Conduct:
    Treat all members with respect and kindness. We have a zero-tolerance policy for disrespectful or offensive behavior. We have a strict "No Asshole Rule."

  2. Age Requirement:
    To participate in our organization, you must be at least 18 years old. If you are younger, you can prove your maturity and suitability through your actions and demeanor.

  3. Active Participation:
    We value active members who contribute positively to the community. Please follow the attendance policy to maintain your membership status.

  4. Chain of Command:
    Acknowledge and respect the chain of command within the Merchant Dawn Shipping Ltd. Follow the orders of your superiors and company management.

  5. Seriousness and Joking:
    While camaraderie and humor are encouraged, know the appropriate time and place for jokes. Maintain professionalism when required.

  6. Rules of Engagement:
    Adhere to the rules of engagement laid out by the Company. These guidelines ensure a safe and harmonious environment for all sailors in the Sea of Thieves.

  7. Uniform Regulations:
    Our company has a uniform guideline. Please follow it to the best you can, but remeber it is up the voyages commanding officer to have final discretion.

  8. Inclusivity and Respect:
    This company is committed to inclusivity and diversity. Any form of racism, hate speech, homophobia, transphobia, or ableism will not be tolerated.

  9. Leadership Advancement:
    If you hold a leadership position in another similar organization, you can join our group as rank and file. Advancement to a leadership role within our organization is only possible if you are currently rank and file.

  10. Outside the Company Policies:
    You are expected to adhere to the following agreements in addition to the ones above:
    Sea of Thieves - Pirate Code
    Discord - Terms of Service

    By following these rules, we can foster a supportive and respectful community for all members. Let's work together to achieve our common goals and objectives.

Uniform Regulations

  1. Personal Uniforms
    Uniforms are not company-wide. They are personal wardrobe.


  2. Respectful and Presentable
    Uniforms must look presentable and respectful, as you represent the company while sailing the seas.


  3. Captains Approval
    Uniform will be approved by your Captain or Commander.
    Once approved by the respective captain, the uniform may be used on official voyages.


  4. No pirate elements
    Skulls, bones, skeleton curses and other similar items are not acceptable.
    Skeleton Curse only allowed on Skirmishes.

    All other curses and accessories are allowed.

Attendance Policy

  1. Regular Participation:
    Each member is encouraged to join a voyage at least once every 14 days. It's an opportunity to bond, explore new horizons, and share amazing experiences together.


  2. Attendance Warnings:
    Missing voyages for 14 consecutive days will trigger an "Attendance Warning." We don't want anyone to be adrift without notice!


  3. The Third Warning:
    We believe in giving everyone a fair chance to be an active part of our crew. After three Attendance Warnings, a member will be demoted to the role of Candidate, or in case of extreme unresponsiveness, they may be expelled from the server. Let's try to avoid that though!

  4. Warning Expiration:
    The good news is, Attendance Warnings have a lifespan of two months. So, if you receive one, it won't haunt you forever. Time flies, just like when we're out at sea.


  5. Captain's Responsibility:
    Our ship captains are amazing leaders who keep a friendly eye on the activity and attendance of their crew members. They are here to support, guide, and ensure everyone feels part of the adventure. If you are having trouble finding time for a deployment, please don't hesitate to reach out to them!


  6. Leave of Absence (LOA):
    We understand life can sometimes get in the way of our maritime journeys. Please let your commanding officer know when you'll be gone and for how long. If you're going on a leave of absence, no worries! We won't track your attendance during that time. Take the break you deserve and come back refreshed and ready for new maritime escapades!

    Remember, we're all in this together, and this place is much more enjoyable when everyone is actively involved. Let's embrace the spirit of camaraderie and make Merchant Dawn Shipping Ltd. a thriving, vibrant, and welcoming place.

Rules of Engagement

  1. Professionalism and Fair Combat:
    As a formidable shipping company, we engage in ship combat to safeguard our assets but emphasize professionalism and fair combat. We avoid spawn camping and aim to dispatch enemy vessels efficiently.

  2. Welcoming New Sailors:
    When encountering new players, we converse instead of sinking their ships. We seek to assist all new payers and potentially identify recruits who share our values and aspirations.

  3. The Best Defense is a Good Offense:
    On occasion, the Merchant Dawn Shipping Ltd will engage offensivly in the Battle of Sea of Thieves. We dive to attack both Reapers and Athena members. A good pirate ship is a sunken pirate ship.

  4. Covert Operations:
    We utilize deceptive approaches such as assuming the disguise of reaper vessels to outmaneuver enemy pirates and safeguard our cargo and crew.

  5. Immediate Action Against Pirates:
    Any vessel flying the Jolly Roger or Reapers Emissary is engaged without hesitation. All company ships are authorized to sink known pirate vessels by any means necessary.

  6. Proactive Self-Defense:
    Our ships can return fire immediately if under attack from any vessel, pirate or not, ensuring the protection of our assets in the face of unexpected threats.

  7. Contributing to Safer Trade Routes by Any Means Necessary:
    By eliminating pirates and responding swiftly to threats, we make the seas safer for all seafarers in the Sea of Thieves. We will sink any perceived threat to our company, utlizing any tactics available.

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