Services - SSM United

Training centre and services for ship management


 

Training centre - SSM United

We provide employment with pre-training – all in one place!

Course
320+ courses

Our Training Centre currently offers over 320 courses, but that number is constantly growing due to market demands and needs of our clients.

Simulators
Simulators

Our Training Centre owns various equipment for courses from our offer, and also modern bridge and engine simulators.

Certificate
Approvals

We are proud holders of various approvals from recognized maritime institutions of which we emphasize MCA UK, Panama Maritime Authority and Liberia.

Accommodation
Accommodation service

We also offer organization of transport and accommodation on very affordable prices.

65+ Lecturers
Lecturers

We have 65 qualified lecturers. Lecturers in our Training Centre are Masters and/or Chief Engineers with rich sea experience.

Individual courses
Courses timetable

Most of our courses as organized every week, and it is also important to emphasize possibility of individual (taylor-made) courses for our candidates.

A seafarer's practical training vessel

SSM United provides a complete STCW Yacht Package.

SSM United

We are proud to present our motorboat for the practical training of seafarers.

STCW Yacht Courses

The Training Center provides a complete STCW Yacht Courses at affordable prices.

Yacht

Fitted out by craftsman to a standard that can only be described as absolute luxury.

Built

1973 - 2016

Length

17,20 m

Max. Speed

18.00 kts

Max. Consumption

300l/h

Fuel Tank

3000 l

Accommodation

Max. 7 + 2

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We are proud to present our motorboat for the practical training of seafarers

Yacht where candidates have a practical part of the course.
Yacht Master Category A (up to 100 GT)

After successful completion of the course Yacht Master Category A, the trainees will be more than competent to handle and command a yacht from up to 100 GT. Acquired license is unrestricted by the yacht purpose and navigation area.


 

Yacht Master Category B (up to 500 GT)

Course Yacht Master Category B is conducted in accordance to the requirements of article 55. of the Regulations of boats and yachts.


 

Boat Skipper Category C

The course is conducted in accordance to the requirements of article 53. of the Regulations of boats and yachts (National gazette NN #57/2006).


 

Technical and crew management

With a base of more than 23,000 seafarers, we are able to offer an extremely capable and reliable crew for your ships

Training centre

We provide employment with pre-training - all in one place!

Ship

Expert advice on cargo loading and unloading, safe handling and maritime transport of luxury yachts.

Technical & Crew Management

SSM United provides Crew & technical Management with teams consisting of Ship Superintendents and Personnel Officers, all led by dedicated Fleet Managers – all of whom are experienced Chief Engineers or Masters. Further support is provided by other key departments such as Quality & Safety, Finance/Accounting, Ships Agency, Training centre and Travel agency.
SSM United - Management

Our services are operated by highly experienced and motivated personnel with a deep sense of integrity, thereby ensuring we achieve the highest standards!


SSM United holds certificates such as ISMA (International Ship Managers Association), ISO 14001 : 2015 (Environmental Management) and ISO 9001 : 2015 (Quality Management). Additionally, SSM United holds Documents of Compliance since 1998. issued by all of the major Flag Registries for a wide range of vessel types.

Ask for a quote

If you have a need for a company that would provide you with crew and technical management services, please contact us with confidence.

Crew Management

Thanks to our quality systems, focus on training and selection plus retention of the best personnel, the SSM United pool of seafarers has gained solid recognition as first class workers.


As per Owners requirements we are able to provide crew of other nationalities in conjuction with our manning partners around the world. We are crewing agent for 125 different vessels.


Crew management and crew manning are corner-stone of our support services to ship owners

Certificates

– Certified to operate ships as per the ISM code
– ISO 9001:2015 standards
– ISO 14001:2015 standards


 

Our Services

With a pool of over 23000 seafarers, we can offer competent and reliable crew for Your vessels.
Our crewing services include

  • Recruiting

  • Coordination of manning offices

  • Follow up of Protection and Indemnity Insurance

  • Cost control

  • Coordination with Harbour Master

  • Proactive communication with client

  • Ensuring compliance according to industry standards

  • Inventory management

  • Travel coordination

  • Crew training

Accounting

At SSM United we believe that the accounting is made easiest for all concerned by following two basic principles.

Our approach

We use powerful software tools and internal cost control systems to keep track on all expenditure and can report at any time the latest status with regard to the actual expenditure and the agreed budget.


With SSM United, one thing you can be absolutely sure of is a transparent accounting system and total focus on keeping all costs within budget.


All records, invoices and paperwork are readily available to our Clients at all times.

SSM Accounting
Open Books

Strictly keep an “Open Book” policy

SSM Reports
Reports

Produce reports in line with the Clients requirements.

Commercial Mangement

In recent years, strong financial returns have resulted in a growing demand for the Commercial Management services provided by SSM United.

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Of course, the proximity of in-house Technical and Crew Management colleagues gives further synergies and benefits to the overall success of the voyage. The SSM Commercial Department have very strong brokerage links - particularly for Mediterranean trade – and you can be sure that your vessel earnings will always be maximised. We are also direct operators of a fleet of vessels, covering the whole of the Mediterranean – Atlantic – Caribbean – South/Central America range anywhere between the Pacific coast and Port Said. With such a wide coverage, the chances are that we will have one of these vessels exactly when and where you need it – just contact our Chartering Department to get an update.

With a worldwide network of representatives supporting the Commercial Department at the Head Office in Split, we are able to control all aspects of the ships operation 24/7 such as:
Chartering, pre/post fixture work, port operations, bunkering, freight management, S&P for new and second-hand tonnage, claims handling... etc.

Consulting Services

With such a wide range of experienced experts working together, it is natural that there should also be a demand for Consulting Services. In recent years there has been an increased demand for advice and support from ship Owners /Operators, ship yards, financiers, insurance providers, Government Bodies and training providers. SSM United regularly takes on consultancy work for the following projects
  • Inspections and valuations of vessels

  • Selection of Flag and Class Societies

  • Complex vessel repairs and modifications

  • Newbuildings – full service including design, superintendency and management

  • Drydock superintendency and support with settlement of costs

  • Identification of finance for the acquisition of new and second-hand tonnage

  • Assessment of other owners/managers ship management systems and controls

  • Assessment of on-board security

  • Assistance with ship security – evaluations, production of the Ship Security Plan, audit and the ISSC process, security training

  • Evaluation of potential senior officers and key shore staff

  • Investigation and assessment of training requirements

  • Preparation of Masters for MCA UKLAP examinations

  • Assistance with the certification process for ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001 .

  • Development of new training programs and obtaining Flag/Class Approval .

Ship's Agency

The SSM United Agency team also offer the following key services at the most competitive prices available
  1. Organisation of road transport using it’s own fleet of vehicles, vans and trucks

  2. Expert advice regarding the handling and storage of your goods

  3. International freight forwarding

  4. Customs clearance for import/export/transit

  1. Expert advice regarding the loading and discharge of project cargoes

  2. Co-ordination of your logistical requirements

  3. Shipment/Discharging assistance

  4. Transits and Harbour Office formalities

Dry dock towing

SSM United was appointed as agent when Shipyard Trogir has bought docks from Shipyard Kraljevica and those docks needed to be towed from one shipyard to another.We have organized the whole procedure and followed the process which lasted for three days. Under our coordination everything went smoothly and all parties involved in process successfully collaborated, so the docks were towed to shipyard Trogir without any complications.

Ship's Agency - SSM United

M/V Erasmusgracht (flag state Netherlands) on March 23, 2014 arrived from Napoli (Italy) at Northern port Split. It was carrying 11 motor yachts of which 3 (Fairline Sqadron 50 Motor Yacht – 19.000 kgs, Princess P82 Motor Cruiser – 65.000 kgs and Princess P56 Motor Yacht – 30.500 kgs) were discharged at Northern port Split. The whole project was successfully organized and carried out by SSM United as Port Agent. It should be pointed out that under our guidance Port Authority Split, Brodospas d.d., Plovput d.o.o., tugboats and pilot boats successfully cooperated in process of discharging of yachts.

Travel Agency

Over the last 15 years we have been providing this kind of service to ship owners for transporting their seafarers and business people all around the world.
Now, these professional travel services have been expanded to following


 

Flights

Low cost and regular flights.

Charter Service

Sailing yachts, motor yachts, crewed yacht charter, gullets (gulets).

Accommodation

Hotels, apartments, rooms, etc.

Active holiday program

Rafting, hiking, treeking, paint ball, free climbing, etc.

Ecursions

Half and full day trips, 3-7 days excursions.

Package deals

Outgoing and Incoming package deals

Professional service

Another core business based at the Head Office is our Travel Agency.

Medical Centre

Located within walking distance of the Head Office, this centre is operated for our own staff and seafarers.
It is fully equipped with the latest medical and dental facilities including ECG and ultrasound scanning equipment.

MEDICAL CENTRE SERVICES

Authorised to issue seafarers medical certificates for many Flag states, we can be sure that our crew are truly fit for duty and avoid some of the increasing problems such as unbudgetted medical costs, vessel deviations for sick crew, P&I claims and better efficiency through a healthy crew.

A complete medical history of each seafarer is stored on a secure database and with 24 hour medical support, vital information can be released to the ships captain or shore doctors worldwide so that the correct treatment can be diagnosed.

The Medical Centre has qualified staff and the necessary equipment on site to carry out the following…
  • Complete physical examination using traditional equipments and methods

  • Examination of vision and colour blindness using latest scopic equipment

  • Examination of hearing using latest audio testing equipment

  • Blood tests for AIDS , D&A and other microbiological issues such as cholesterol

  • Investigation of chest x-rays

  • Examination of heart functions using ECG

  • Examination of vital organs using latest ultrasound scanning equipment

Most of our courses are

ONLINE Available!

ONLINE COURSE