- Quality is the main

About

Armas crewing services is located in Odessa one of the port cities in Ukraine.

 

We provide comprehensive crewing services to the international marine industry. Our seafarers meet the very highest technical and operational standards. All personnel fully comply with STCW requirements and always have the necessary experience relevant to the type of tonnage to which they are appointed. Our recruitment process is dedicated to providing crews with maximum expertise and self-sustainable capability. We take the highest interest in seafarer satisfaction in order to maintain high retention rates and continuity of service for the customer fleet. All crews in our management hold the necessary STCW certifications. We do this to build up a large base of dedicated quality crews by emphasizing on efficiency, effectiveness, commitment and professionalism.

 

Our experienced team of managers can help you in a short time to provide best crew. To provide you the best crew our managers make different tests as English (Marlins, CES ), psychology and professional tests that guarantee skills of seafarers.

 

Our date base consists more than 20,000 seafarers from ratings till officers for the different types of vessels as General Cargo, Dry Cargo, Costers, Bulk Carriers, Oil&Chemical tankers, LPG, LNG, Container Ships, Heavy lifts.

 

Understanding shipowner requirements and expectations then making them our core responsibility is what truly allows us to provide tailor-made, effective solutions. Focus is always on striking a balance between cost-efficiency and quality.

Services

Armas crewing services can provide all necessary Crewing services such as: to screen seafarers and to prepare the relevant documents, to organize special training for ratings and officers, to arrange a flight for one seafarers to the point of destination or to plan and organize crew changes, providing them with all necessary documentation, ordering tickets.

List of some services:

1) The recruiting.

Selection of seamen for a particular vessel is made in accordance to their previous experience on the same vessel or similar type of vessel/engines.

2) References from previous employers.

We always ask for references from the previous Companies or Crewing Agents for which a candidate served in the past.

3) Testing the professional knowledge.

Assessment of professional knowledge including provisional of SOLAS/MARPOL and ISM Code is made by following means: — verbal/written tests, — computer based evaluation products, — evidence of completing of appropriate training.

4) Knowledge of English Language.

English Language knowledge is verified orally and in written. Knowledge of words and terms in relation with safety and pollution prevention are verified with priority.

5) Medical fitness.

According with Ukrainian regulations, all seamen are medically examined only at specialized marine medical institutions. The following examinations are compulsory: blood test, X-ray, dermatology, ophthalmology, neurology, internal disease, surgery, dentistry. Drug and Alcohol test is compulsory. Also in specialized medical institutions our seafarers can arrange special medical fitness for Flag statement as well as Panama and Malta.

6) Visa arrangements.

7) Booking and/or collecting air-tickets, train, bus tickets.

Our special feature is that we can book and collect air-tickets from our travel agency which adds extra flexibility when an urgent crew change takes place or when the destination has unexpectedly changed.

8) Supply of clothes.

Before embarkation, we could supply every seaman with quality safety equipment as overalls, safety shoes, safety gloves and other on demand.

9) Sending copies of documents.

10) Arrange remittance of due crew wage via trusty Ukrainian bank.

CREW RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Checking English level CES/MARLINS/MENTORS CHECK

Appllying for required position

Invitation to Interview

the RECRUITMENT

PROCESS

Requesting scanned documents

Collecting references from previous companies

Signing contract

Welcome on board!

Application

Arranging all required for joining the M/V docs

Skype/Telephone Interview with owners representative

QUALITY POLICY

- Policy of fair competition

 

- Policy of quality: provide the seafarers with access to effective and well-regulated system of recruitment

 

- Prevention of accidents and preservation of human and life by selecting personnel of appropriate qualifications, and prevention and counteracting any types of seafarer’s exploitation

 

- Policy of modernization: to implement and improve the ways and methods to assess and monitor provision of crewing services to Clients using the obtained data for improving the quality of service

 

- Act in accordance with maritime conventions and laws

 

- Non alcohol policy

 

- Environment protection policy

 

- Strive to build a “team building” atmosphere with The Clients and Seafarers

 

We ensure that the best person for the job is selected by way of interviews, reference checks, inspection of qualifications and secondary interviews.

 

Without quality crew on board vessels efficient technical management is impossible. A policy of selective rehire, together with continuous upgrade training and performance appraisal, guarantees quality manpower, proficiency and safety on board.

 

Partners/Fleet

Armas crewing services cooperates with Turkish ( 15 compnies – near 90 vessels), Greek (2 companies – 13 vessels),
Suria (2 company – 7 vessels) and Ukraine ( 1 company – 9 vessel) ship owner companies with different type of vessels and deadweights so we can recommend our seafarers any job recording to their ambitions and professional skills.

15

90

More than

5 years of cooperation

2

13

More than

2 years of cooperation

2

7

More than

1 years of cooperation

1

9

More than

2 years of cooperation

Rank

Type of vessel

Dwt

Type of engine

Readiness

Salary

Contact duration

Age

limit

Special requirements

Master

Gen Cargo

2500-

2700

Always

3000-4000 USD

6+0

50-55

Experienced as Master 24 months, English knowledge

Ch/Eng

Gen Cargo

2700

MAK

Always

3000-3200 USD

6+0

50-55

Experienced on MAK,

English knowledge

Ch/Off

Gen Cargo

2500-

10000

Always

2000-3500 USD

6+0

40-48

Experienced as Ch.OFF 12-18 months, English knowledge

2nd Off

Gen Cargo

2500-

3500

Always

1600-2250 USD

6+/-1

35-40

Experienced as 3rd or 2nd Officer 12-18 months, English knowledge

2nd Eng

Gen Cargo

2500-

2700

Always

2000

USD

6+/-1

35-45

Experienced on G 70

2nd Eng

Gen Cargo

2500-

2700

Always

2300-2500 USD

6+/-1

35-45

Experienced on MAK,

English knowledge

Electrician

Bulk

2500-

2700

Always

1400-1700 USD

6+/-1

35-45

English knowledge

Able Seaman

Gen Cargo

2500-

2700

Always

900-1000 USD

6+/-1

35

English knowledge

Ordinary

Seaman

Gen Cargo

2500-

2700

Always

700-800 USD

6+/-1

30

Motorman

Gen Cargo

2500-

2700

Always

700-1000 USD

6+/-1

30-35

Cook

Gen Cargo

2500-

2700

Always

800-1200 USD

6+/-1

55

Deck Cadet

Gen Cargo

2500-

2700

Always

400

USD

6+/-1

27

English knowledge, certificate of competency as 3rd Officer, readiness to work as 3rd Officer

Our team

Who we are?

Kodzhebash Sergey

Project Manager

Kasprovych Diana

Crew manager

Khyzhnyak Anna

General Director

Bolotova Lilia

Office Manager

Tsaplyuk Olga

Crew manager

Tretiak Yevgeniy

Assistant crew manager

Kharitonov Aleksandr

Captain Mentor

Contacts

Ukraine, Odessa, Voznesenskiy lane, 2 A

 

office@armas.net.ua

anna.kh.crew@gmail.com

anna.kh1993

 

+38063 934 89 39

+38095 438 04 34

+38068 656 51 41

   - Quality is the main

Application

Requesting scanned documents

Collecting references from previous companies

Invitation to Interview

Checking English level CES/MARLINS/MENTORS CHECK

Appllying for required position

Skype/Telephone Interview with owners representative

Arranging all required for joining the M/V docs

Signing contract. Welcome on board!