Our main and long-term objectives are to provide high class, competitive and professional ship manning services with particular emphasis on reliability, regularity and safety at sea.
Passenger and container vessels, general cargo, bulk carriers, ro-ro, dredgers, supply vessels, oilrigs and others.We provide seafarers and specialists who have extensive experience on all types of vessels. We can arrange welders/fitters, Electrical engineers, Motormans, and turners for the shipyard industry.
We have a number of well-trained, experienced technicians, mechanical fitters, deck welders that who are experienced in repairing vessels and equipment while at sea. This can save owners dry docking costs. officers are well educated at the Odessa State Marine Academy and Odessa State Marine University. officers have a very stringent five and half-year training period with an additional 12 months onboard training. Our ratings are educated at the Odessa Marine School and have two years training period before they get positions on board vessels.
All Masters, Officers, Engineers, Ratings have appropriate National licenses and endorsements, issued in accordance with International STCW 78/95 Convention. As manning agent, before crews are joining the vessel, on request of shipowners, Grani Ltd is able to prepare all necessary applications and send to Vessels Flag Authority directly, in order to issue Endorsements and Record books in advance. Grani Ltd is an authorized filing agent of Liberian Maritime Authority. And is also licensed by the Ministry of Labour of Ukraine.
All seamen are passed trough fresh pre-employment medical examination before departure at Marine polyclinics of Medical Center of Marine medicine. This ensures that all crew members are fit for duty in accordance with their ranks.
We provide training for the crew at the Training & Certifying Center of Seafarers in Odessa and Kiev. Harbor Masters verify all seafarers documents.
Experienced Safety Captain and Superintendent Engineer, who have worked on different flagged vessels, provide a screening selection and pre-employment instructions of sign-on crew in order to be aware of the demands and requirement of worldwide shipowners and operators.
We are looking for international partners so that we can supply Ukrainian officers or full complement crew to shipowners or operators.