Marine Ship Service Ltd.

"Marine Ship Service" is a company established in Novorossiysk, the largest port in the south of Russia and the center of the concentration of the modern fleet. The main activity of the company is the selection of ordinary and command personnel for sea vessels at the request of shipowners and operators.

In 1994, we started our activity as "Novohim" crewing agency and until 1997 we provided crews for tankers of several Greek companies. From December 1998 to 2008 we worked as (no article here) "Continent Ltd", and in 2008 the company was divided into two different entities: "Marine Ship Service Ltd." is one of them. Our company is the official marine crewing agency doing business under the License issued by the Migration Service of Russia and has ISO / MLC certificates of conformity.

Actually our database contains more than 3500 marine professionals of all ranks. Most of them have many years of experience on tankers, including large-tonnage ones. They have all the necessary documents according to the requirements of international maritime conventions. As a maritime company, we can perform all crewing-related management functions, fleet technical management, arrange trainings for the Customer.

Marine Ship Service Ltd. offers the following services:

  • selection of seamen of any rank in accordance with the requests of the owners of vessels or operators;
  • specialized repair team manning
  • organization of visa support
  • assistance in issuance of documents for obtaining SID (seaman's identity document) and seaman’s books


Having a reliable agent in Moscow, it is possible to arrange a reception of our specialists at airports and railway stations. If necessary, accommodation in the hotels of the city is possible.

We invite marine personnel for vessels of various types: oil / chemical tankers, OBOs, bulk carriers, dry cargo vessels, passenger and offshore - non conventional vessels.


Our company also provides qualified specialists in repair of vessels of all major professions:

  • Motormen
  • Coded welders 
  • Painting specialists
  • Electricians

Ship repair work

  • Preparation / painting of the hull
  • Preparation / painting of deck and superstructure
  • Preparation / painting of cargo tanks / ballast tanks
  • Welding and installation work


Repair works can be performed between voyages, and repair crews can carry out work directly on board. To do this, employees have all necessary documents and safety certificates required by the maritime international conventions.

The ships of Sovkomflot PJSC are maintained by our mobile repair teams (welders, locksmiths, painters and repair mechanics).