Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has a presence in Ukraine since 1995 in the city of Odessa. The Crew Service Centre (CSC) in Odessa maintains close contact with seafarers on board BSM vessels and manages the recruitment and manning process as efficiently as possible. With over 18,000 seafarers, BSM maintains one of the largest pools of highly qualified, motivated and dedicated seafarers equipped to meet the demanding requirements of their roles and supported by our shore based personnel. This allows BSM at the same time to cover any recruitment needs for third party clients.
BSM Ukraine provides comprehensive quality shipmanagement services, including crew, technical and commercial management, along with a suite of complementary services – Newbuilding & Conversion, Hospitality Services, Seafarer & Corporate Travel, Software Application Solutions, Corporate & Financial Management — tailored to customer specific requirements to help increase their business competitiveness.
Aligned with the company’s vision to be a leading maritime solutions provider and to be the leader in quality shipmanagement, developing competent seafarers has always been at the top of BSM’s agenda. To meet its own stringent requirements and those of the industry, today the wholly owned BSM Centre in Odessa, with over 20 shore based employees and over 500 seafarers on board various types of vessels at any given time, recruits and trains over 50 cadets annually at training facilities that replicate the sea-based environment.
BSM offers a global reach but at the same time local expertise through an infrastructure of ship management, crew management and training centres in over 30 locations around the world.
BSM is an integrated maritime solutions leader, with a strong heritage spanning more than 130 years in the shipping industry, and trusted as a partner by responsible and demanding customers worldwide. Overall, BSM employs over 20,000 people on board and ashore and manages a fleet of 600 vessels across multiple sectors, including gas, tankers, offshore, container and bulk carriers. Its highly experienced sea and shore based professionals are well equipped to fully meet owner’s and charterers’ requirements, regardless of the vessel type or size.
Focused on enabling its business partners to achieve their objectives through applied knowledge and innovation, BSM’s commitment to every customer is:
- Maximum vessel availability, safety, reliability and efﬁciency to achieve higher income at the lowest possible operating cost
- Protection of customer reputation through integrity, full compliance and a top quartile safety and performance record
- Full transparency and easy access to vessel information through BSM’s ‘Client Web Access’