SeaAirLand ExPress has developed an ever expanding and upgrading databank of all officers, who are and have been working with us including ones who had ever applied for a job. Full details of any officer, who has visited our offices can be recalled by a simple touch of a button, right from the time of their training period through to their present ranks. SeaAirLand ExPress boasts of experienced senior Mariners with long experience in Ship management, crew handling and other shipping related activities. New applicants are interviewed and vetted by our experienced Master Mariners and Chief Engineers and upon satisfactory approval he will qualify to be proposed to our Clients according to their requirements SeaAirLand ExPress is associated with several training institutes where various courses are arranged including STCW 2010 requirements, Marine Environmental and Pollution Course, Command Control Course, Ship Security Course among others. The Senior Officers on our books are fully cognizant with ISM Code, ISPS Code, PSC Inspection Requirements, Flag State Inspection Requirements and various other Safety and Marine Environmental Protection Management Systems which are now a part and parcel of the Shipping Industry, formulated and implemented to improve the working conditions, safety culture and protect the environment against the pollution.
As manning and recruiting agents, our responsibilities include:
✓ Recruitment of officers and engineers as per our Principal’s tailored needs to justify the trade pattern of their vessels.
✓ Verification of their ability, competence and service record from the fleet personal manager of their previously served companies.
✓ Ensuring that their certification, qualification, competency and training meets the requirements of latest STCW95 conventions and that they are fully qualified, certified, experienced and very well conversant in the position and rank they are hired.
✓ Verification of their certification from the Issuing Authorities before hiring all such new officers and as well as the old hands after obtaining any new certificate.
✓ Thorough medical examination including ECG, Ultrasound, Blood and Urine Analysis, Drug and Alcohol testing by an certified laboratory, recommended by the company medical officer.
✓ Ensuring that all officers must have all valid documents in their possession before they leave their homeport to join any vessel.
✓ Arrangement of visas, Ok to board and / or any other requirement, via prompt communication with the local shipping agents of the vessel which may be demanded by the local immigration authorities, for the joining crew, where required.
✓ Government Shipping Office sign/on and sign/off formalities including obtaining, of “No Objection Certificates”, articles of agreement, in order that the proposed officer can exit his country of origin without hindrance.
✓ Arrangement of fast, cheapest and most direct flight schedules, through reliable travel agencies, for the joining of all our officers, at the desired destination.
✓ Liaison with local agents regarding flight schedule and other necessary details to complete pre-arrival formalities with the immigration authorities, of subject vessel, at the joining port in order that the officers are able to join ship in enough time for a proper handing / taking over.