Crew Management

Qualified Individual Crew Selection :

  • Manning of vessels of foreign principals with multinational officers & Indian ratings. All Crew / Officers speak English.
  • Stringent selection of qualified & experienced young ships officers and ratings for all types of vessels in compliance with ITF approved agreements & STCW conventions.
  • A stringent and consistent policy of recruiting right people. Our assessment of competence, knowledge, conduct, attitude, leadership, judgment, common sense & safety awareness during pre - selection and crew final engagement process is based on discreet findings by our efficient crew department as well as on our computer software output. Prior engagement all certificates of candidates required as per STCW '95 convention are properly authenticated from relevant authorities.

Joining and repatriation of crew :

All travel arrangements of floating staff are made from Mumbai as far as possible both for ship joining/ship disembarking staff. Cost of tickets / PTA are carefully monitored. All staff changes are planned in advance for the ports which are nearest to Mumbai in order to cut down crew costs. We even provide a gust house at Mumbai.


Familiarization of Company Policies :

We has been building up our own strength of competent/efficient & loyal floating staff (officers and ratings) by means of our way of training & grooming them as per the Company Policies.With years of hard work we have now achieved this goal by recruiting & training deck/engine cadets, seamen, giving them proper approved training and educating them to qualify in all Company Policies as required.


Medical Examination of Crew for Fitness :

Prior ship joining, stringent medical examination of floating staff meeting all requirements of ILO standards are conducted by a highly qualified team of doctors keeping in mind risks of alcohol/drug abuse, aids, heart attacks. In addition in order to avoid claims on account of hospitalization of crew, onboard ships masters monitor & report health condition of crew at frequent intervals.

To enhance the quality of service to customers :

  • To familiarize all shore and sea-staff with their working environments and encourage safe and efficient working practices and procedures.
  • To familiarize sea-staff with their ship and its equipment, machinery and systems.
  • To prepare for routine operations and for carrying out shipboard maintenance and surveys.
  • To prepare for emergencies which may involve hazard to life, property and the environment.
  • To encourage personnel to update their knowledge and understanding. 
    To encourage personnel to up-grade their qualifications and develop their careers

Evaluation & assessment report 

While on board an overview of performance of our shipboard workforce is obtained from vessel basis quarterly appraisal reports as well assessment by our visiting superintendents. A combined performance measurement assists us in addressing competence, leadership, honesty, staff satisfaction / commitment levels and these inputs are utilized to plan ahead quickly to further improve upon performance of on - board team.