Crew Management


Well qualified, committed and responsible crew on board of the vessels is key. Together with our crewing agencies we are focused on getting the best employees in time on board.
The Crew Department is responsible for Recruitment & Selection, Planning & Employment, Career planning and training of the Officers and crew, ensures that the necessary documents and licenses are in order and comply with STCW & MLC and organize relief and transport of crew to and from the relevant port all over the world. The recruitment & selection of Dutch and European officers takes place from the office in Groningen. For hiring crew outside Europe we use contacts and agencies in Russia, the Ukraine and the Philippines.
• Comprehensive personnel development program including performance reviews, career and talent development and a wide range of courses
• Periodical fleet officers meetings to network between sea and office personnel
• Short communication lines
• Crew involvement via periodical newsletters and staff magazines
• Strong relationships with various transport companies

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