CREW MANAGEMENT

We offer our Customers a solution for all their crewing needs through the our experience and long term planning. LAPA Ltd. has long traditions in crewing and seafarers training, therefore, our company has a sufficient roster of the highly qualified and experienced seafarers.

STCW TRAINING

Our experienced trainers are delivering up to date safety training along with the latest Navigation, Engine and Cargo simulator trainings. We offer our Customers to develop customer tailred simulator training according to it’s specific requirements and based on the actual incidents. LAPA Ltd. has long traditions in crewing and seafarers training, therefore, our company has a sufficient roster of the highly qualified and experienced seafarers.

OUR EXPERIENCE

Creative Services - 27 years
Crewing Agents - 27 years
STCW Training Procedures - 27 years
Ship Technical Services - 17 years
  • LAPA Ltd. has long traditions in crewing and seafarers training, therefore, our company has a sufficient roster of the highly qualified and experienced seafarers.
  • Our experience and well established business relations with the Customers allow us to use all benefits of the long term planing and the higest retention rates.
  • LAPA Ltd. meet all requirements of ISM and ISO Standards in respect of crew management and STCW training functions.
  • We also offer specialists/experts for the Ship Technical Management services.
  • Our aim is to supply world first class shipping companies with the crew from the West and East Europe, Russia, and Ukraine. Estblishment of our own resource in the Phillipines and Indonesia is in progress.

SELECTION AND INTERVIEW OF THE SEAGOING PERSONNEL

2 or 3 ways interview will be cunducted to suit the Customer internal procedures. We have necessary facilities to organize open door days for a high volume recruitment process, or select candidates for you to interview. We have full capability to conduct professional interviews as well as full Navigation assesment with the clear track on all weak and strong areas.

SEAFARERS SCREENING

All candidates are carefully screened and undergo psychological examinations, together with appraisal skills to ensure only the most competent and qualified seafarers are selected and placed on-board our Principal’s vessels. Our system allow to add more criterias as requested by the Customer.

MEDICAL EVALUATION

  • Our qualified seafarers have to undergo different Pre-Employment and Medical check ups: Chemical Blood Test, Drug & Alcohol examination; specific Owner pre-employment medical check up through the Government accredited Hospitals and Clinics.
  • We will define, together with our clients, the best suitable minimum medical fitness criteria required for each specific case and in accordance with the Flag Administration requirements and vessel P&I Club, strengthening of the required standards in order to fortify the onboard Teams and minimize number of P&I medical illness cases.
  • We ensure all qualified seafarers will be deployed after being tested physically, and mentally, and are able to deliver the expected performance while onboard .

ASSISTANCE IN TRAVEL DOCUMENTATION:

Ticketing

  • Cost effective and budget oriented service for all marine Crew.
  • Fast and reliable ticketing by providing benchmarked rates.
  • Transfer services for all sign on & off Crew and marine personnel.
  • Hotels arrangements.
  • No hidden fees.

Visas

  • Quick visa application related documents.
  • Interview schedule placement in all designated locations.
  • Authentication of documents and certificates at the consulates.
  • Application and reception of all necessary insurance policies.
  • Handling and delivery of all administration documents.

ASSISTANCE WITH FLAG ADMINISTRATION:

Flag State Licence

  • Review of crew licenses and certificates for the complience with any particular Flag Administration requirements
  • Processing of the application and arrangement of CRA
  • Full Term delivery process control till the final destination which can be the Customer office or vessel

Crew Related FLAG matters

  • Though the team experience can assist with the negotiations on the reduced manning in cooperation with the Tech Manager
  • Authentication of CoC
  • Arrangement of the crew related dispensation letters