Headway Ltd renders qualitative services in the sphere of searching staff for different types of vessels. As per client`s request, Headway Ltd Company 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.
The list of some services:
- 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.
References from previous employers.
We always ask for references from the previous Companies or Crewing Agents for which a candidate served in the past.
Testing the professional knowledge.
Assessment of professional knowledge including provisional of SOLAS/MARPOL and ISM Code is made by following means:
computer based evaluation products,
evidence of completing of appropriate training.
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.
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.
For crew changes in countries, where Ukrainian nationals need visa, we can arrange issue of the necessary visas by means of our agent in Ukraine capital city Kiev.
Booking and/or collecting air-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.
Supply of clothes.
Before embarkation, we could supply every seaman with quality safety equipment as overalls, safety shoes, safety gloves and other on demand.
Sending copies of documents.
Dispatching of envelopes with copies of documents for all signed on crew to the Company, or e-mailing scanned images.
Familiarization with Company`s.
Safety and environmental protection policy, vessel`s general particulars.
LAST BUT NOT LEAST: WE WOULD LIKE TO STATE THAT WE ARE VERY FLEXIBLE AND CAN ADAPT TO WHATEVER WOULD BE IN THE SHIPOWNERS / SHIPMANAGERS BEST INTERESTS.