Vessel Identification, Inspections & Upgrades

Our methodical selection process ensures vessel partners who meet the highest standards

SSNA has a healthy pipeline of interested vessels in various states of readiness

Sea Services requires vessel owners to:

  • Complete MISW inspection
  • Complete client inspections
  • Be registered companies
  • Have vessels fit for the job (size & condition)
  • Have insurance
  • Make safety upgrades to meet client standards (Sat comms, ARPA Radar, SART, etc.)
  • Commit to work toward properly trained and certified captains & crew
  • Commit to implementing and operating under a Safety Management System (SMS)

Vessel Examples – New York

Crew Health, Safety & Welfare

Sea Services has, at our foundation, the drive to improve safety. One of our key commitments to this is crew health, safety & welfare. We adopted many provisions of the Maritime Labor Convention for improvement of health, safety & welfare onboard, including hours of work/rest and onboard safety training.

As a Sea Services partner, we require vessel owners to:

  • Provide appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Provide safety equipment per international standards (and client requirements)
  • Have Crew Agreements for all crew
  • Follow the IMO guidelines on rest hours (max 12 per day)
  • Provide food, water and accommodation at a high standard

Quality Crewing

Vessel partners must provide certified and competent crew. Sea Services may provide financial support towards training and will supply/coordinate training as necessary. As a Sea Services partner, we require shipboard personnel to complete:

  • Captain: Minimum 100-ton license, FCC Radio License, Radar Training
  • USCG medical exam for Captain and crew
  • STCW basic training for crew (Personal Survival, Personal Safety, First Aid/CPR, Firefighting)
  • Project specific environmental training – all
  • Client specific Safety briefings – all
  • Client specific Trained Lookout – all
  • 2nd Watchkeeper with relevant vessel experience