Efficient Vessel Management

Operating a vessel efficiently in compliance with environmental, statutory requirements today requires a wide scope of expertise and experience. We strive to operate all managed vessels in the safest and most efficient manner possible to meet the requirements of shipowners, flag states, port states, class societies, charterers and other stakeholders in full compliance with IMO’s International Safety Management Code.

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Our Ship Management Centres

BSM’s ship management services are provided to customers around the world from 11 Ship Management Centres (SMCs) located in key shipping hubs. Each SMC is led by a managing director and follows the same structure, processes and standards. The vessel operations are managed by fleet teams comprising experts in technical, nautical, crewing and commercial functions. Our fleet teams and operations are supported and monitored by a Loss Prevention, Safety Quality (LPSQ) team, an independent internal audit and incident investigation function.

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Safety Culture

We are constantly working towards a zero-incident future, focusing on training, innovative systems, information sharing and simplified procedures

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Strong fleet teams & processes

We set high standards for vessel availability, safety, reliability, and efficiency through our competent ship management staff and strong operational processes

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A leader in digitalisation

Our PAL system and the data it collects enable us to optimise management process while constantly increasing operational safety, reliability and efficiency

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Schulte Group maritime knowhow

Through the ship owning business of Bernhard Schulte, we have a high degree of competency to design, build, employ and operate vessels

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Optimising vessel OPEX

With our scale and purchasing platform GenPro, combined with smart management practice and processes, we achieve competitive OPEX levels

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Fleet performance optimisation

Our central Fleet Performance Centre is focusing on optimising vessel operations, to improve availability and fuel consumption

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Our seafarers

We believe that close relationships with our crew create the trust, knowledge and commitment to deliver operational excellence

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