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Welcome to Seabird Marine Services, Suez ship chandler and Suez Canal transit agent.
Seabird Marine Services was established in the year of 1981 at Port of Suez as Ship chandler, General ship supplier and Suez Canal transit ship agent, serving vessels calling Suez, Egyptian Ports or transiting Suez Canal. From the beginning we were known for, honesty and reliability which built our high reputation and expanded client's network world wide and created high growth situation. Today Seabird Marine Services has branches in every Egyptian port with dedicated professional team and a large warehouse in a tax free area, gathering most of the items requested by vessels calling Egypt. This enables us to fulfill the
balance of the equation" high quality @ reasonable prices @ the right time".



Our crew management package is designed to relieve the owner of any workload connected with the manning of vessels. Columbia will perform the following services:

* crew recruitment and procedures for joining ship and repatriating crew
* payment of wages and leave with overtime, service bonuses, etc. of officers and crew
* medical examinations and fitness certificates
* implementation and follow up of drug and alcohol policies
* crew P&I insurance as well as handling of respective claims
* proper qualification and certification of crew
* supply of working gear for crew
* insurance of crew effects
* ship's cash insurance
* training

Key features

* Efficient entry and departure formalities plus transportation/accommodation to/from ship
* Medical attendance/hospitalization/repatriation as required
* One point of contact for remittance of CTM with standardized procedures for delivery
* Standardized D/A format for crew and CTM

Key benefits

* Smooth transition of crew members to/from ship ensuring minimum additional expenses
* All problems/queries handled promptly to avoid delays
* Close liaison with principalís crewing department so changeovers are handled expediently
* No hidden charges made while personnel in transit
* Medical/hospitalizations requirements arranged quickly and with reliable resources saving time and money
* Clear and transparent D/A with competitive rates
* Secure/transparent and reliable CTM delivery
* Reduced administration/costs plus peace of mind dealing with a global company

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We can save your company money and time and supply good seamanís
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Our geographical position is a great advantage to our company.


Seabird Marine Crew ManagementCrew management

Our crew manning division is a team of highly experienced and dynamically motivated personals from the field of Marine, Diving, and having core technical knowledge in the field of Ships crew manning in Deck, Engine and Galley department.   


Our exceptional management and Quality system has been designed to fulfill all of the requirements of the major companies and national and international bodies and is custom tailored to cover all crew management functions with a goal to achieve:

At Seabird our people are our highest priority. We place great emphasis on teamwork and on creating an environment in which our seagoing and shore-based staff feel valued and a part of the company. We also strive to reflect our values and vision throughout the organization in order to provide the best possible service for our clients. By making all our employees feel part of the Seabird family and by fully supporting their continuing education, competence building and career development, we intend to attract the 'new generation' of seafarers.

Crew management services

The crew is the most important factor in ship management and the quality of the people working onboard a vessel is the key to success. As crew managers we undertake the full scope of management operations required by our ship-owner clients, ensuring that each vessel we are responsible for is manned with qualified and well-trained officers and ratings. We perform all crew-related functions including recruitment and selection, labors/union relations, long-term strategic planning and pool arrangements, training, education and safety-instruction courses, P&I claims relating to officers and ratings, mustering, travel arrangements, provision, allotments, budgeting and accounts.

Crew management

?We understand the quality of officers and crew are the most important factor in the management of a vessel. Thus, our crew management services apply the highest standards of HR management.

Our entirely web-based personnel administration system gives real-time access to all personnel data as well as digital copies of all relevant licenses and course diplomas. The system also facilitates detailed planning and statistical analysis.

Crewing Services Include:

  • Crew management, including: crew planning, crew processing, database management, follow-up cases, crew accounting, payroll and allotments and crew travel.
  • Crew recruitment from a global network of 12 manning offices in key maritime centers.
  • Screening and processing of crew, based on each clientís needs and goals.
  • Experienced crew for LNG/LPG; VLCC, chemical, product, crude and oil tankers; bulk vessels; car carriers; container vessels; hydrographic and seismic survey vessels; FPSO; FSO; MOPU and more.
  • Crew training to ensure that our crew develop in our organization and generate steadily more value for clients.
  • Training centers in India, Poland and the Philippines.
  • Client service reports that present latest results on a set of agreed key performance indicators.
  • Client service reports with information on the global manpower situation indicating supply and demand trends.

We aim to be a strategic partner, developing human resources in a cost-effective and quality-minded way to create long-term value. All of our operations are ISO 9002-certified.

Our Company Policy
The following policies are laid down in selecting officers and crews for our principals.
1. All candidates completed training courses for the respective positions and ranks.
2. All candidates must possess genuine travel documents and certificates.
3. Based upon the laid on policy of above, our team of experienced Master and engineer who have more than a decade of crew manning experiences, selected suitable candidates. We choose the best for our principals.

Documents and Certificates
Documents and Certificates are verified if they are genuine and comply with I.M.O and STCW 95 as amended and ISM Code.

Vessel Types
Vessel types include Product, Gas and Chemical Tankers, Reefer Vessels, Container Vessels, Passenger Ships, Fisheries and General Cargo Vessels.
According to principals request and requirement, we can supply complete, partial or single crew from the rank of Mess boy, ordinary seaman, to Master and Chief Engineers for all type of vessels.

Pre-employment Medical Examination
We ensure that all the seafarers will have a medical clearance from medical centers accredited by the respective countryís Department of Marine Administration.

Officer /Crew Nationalities
 We offer Officers/Crew from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

Our Services & Our Intention
We will provide our principals, a long term man power pool of qualified officers, engineers crews and highly disciplined hotel, food and beverage Crews.

Crewing is for us one of the most important factors in running our ships. We have established a pool of highly-qualified officers and ratings for our fleet, focusing on the on-going demand for experienced officers and ratings in an internationally expanding merchant fleet.

We are continuously investing time and energy in increasing the capabilities of our seafarers. To meet future challenges we are developing new crewing sources, searching after new training centers and improving our cooperation with local crewing agencies.

All expenses related to recruiting officers and crew through our company will be bear/borne by ourselves including air tickets. We will not charge any Fees for recruitment from our principals.

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