Husbandry Services

Getting crew members safely to their ship, no matter where in the world they may be, can be a complex operation.

We provide a fully integrated package of time-saving and economical crew rotation management (flight + last mile services for crew) and husbandry services around the world.

Crew Rotation Management

  • Flights + last mile services (airport to deck and deck to airport)
  • Crew handling – meet & greet, hotel bookings, shore passes, travel arrangements, etc.
  • Crew welfare – doctor, dentist, mail, and prepaid telephone calling cards
  • Cash to Master
  • Centralized crew related payments
  • Manning departments can have one contact and one invoice for the entire process.

Port Services

  • Spares clearance and delivery
  • Liaison with local authorities
  • Crew welfare – doctor, dentist, mail, and prepaid telephone calling cards
  • Comprehensive support packages for dry-dockings and repair supervision
  • Follow-up activities with workshops, contractors etc.
  • Supplies of bunker fuels, lubricants and chemicals
  • Communications assistance
  • In/outward clearing of ships

Centralized husbandry related payments
We deal directly with the local agents from our global network of vetted professional ship agents and/or have payments centralized through control tower in Mombasa International Airport.
Our excellent relations with suppliers and port & immigration authorities around the world ensure that clients’ needs are fully met.

We coordinate the on-time arrival of 500 crew members each year, with the local knowledge, contacts and resources of the D-SSS network covering more than 100 ports around the world.