Training centre and services for ship management
Training centre and services for ship management
We provide employment with pre-training – all in one place!
Our Training Centre currently offers over 354 courses, but that number is constantly growing due to market demands and needs of our clients.
Our Training Centre owns various equipment for courses from our offer, and also modern bridge and engine simulators.
We are proud holders of various approvals from recognized maritime institutions of which we emphasize MCA UK, Panama Maritime Authority and Liberia.
We also offer organization of transport and accommodation on very affordable prices.
We have 65 qualified lecturers. Lecturers in our Training Centre are Masters and/or Chief Engineers with rich sea experience.
Most of our courses as organized every week, and it is also important to emphasize possibility of individual (taylor-made) courses for our candidates.
We are proud to present our motorboat for the practical training of seafarers.
The Training Center provides a complete STCW Yacht Courses at affordable prices.
Fitted out by craftsman to a standard that can only be described as absolute luxury.
1973 - 2016
Max. 7 + 2
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.
Course Yacht Master Category B is conducted in accordance to the requirements of article 55. of the Regulations of boats and yachts.
The course is conducted in accordance to the requirements of article 53. of the Regulations of boats and yachts (National gazette NN #57/2006).
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.
If you have a need for a company that would provide you with crew and technical management services, please contact us with confidence.
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
– Certified to operate ships as per the ISM code
– ISO 9001:2015 standards
– ISO 14001:2015 standards
With a pool of over 23000 seafarers, we can offer competent and reliable crew for Your vessels.
Our crewing services include
Coordination of manning offices
Follow up of Protection and Indemnity Insurance
Coordination with Harbour Master
Proactive communication with client
Ensuring compliance according to industry standards
At SSM United we believe that the accounting is made easiest for all concerned by following two basic principles.
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.
Strictly keep an “Open Book” policy
Produce reports in line with the Clients requirements.
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.
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 .
Organisation of road transport using it’s own fleet of vehicles, vans and trucks
Expert advice regarding the handling and storage of your goods
International freight forwarding
Customs clearance for import/export/transit
Expert advice regarding the loading and discharge of project cargoes
Co-ordination of your logistical requirements
Transits and Harbour Office formalities
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.
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
Low cost and regular flights.
Sailing yachts, motor yachts, crewed yacht charter, gullets (gulets).
Hotels, apartments, rooms, etc.
Rafting, hiking, treeking, paint ball, free climbing, etc.
Half and full day trips, 3-7 days excursions.
Outgoing and Incoming package deals
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.
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