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Our Services

SHIP MANAGEMENT

Hellespont has been specifying, procuring and technically managing ships for itself and
others, building and maintaining long term charter relationships and commercially managing
ships and pools since 1946. We have the expertise, experience, reputation and network of
high level contacts to ensure the success of any shipping venture.

Technical Management

Hellespont provides full technical management services to all vessel types.

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Commercial Management

An integral part of the value chain offered by Hellespont is commercial management.

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Finance and Reporting

Hellespont provides transparent and detailed reporting to investor’s and owner’s standard.

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Vessels

Technical Management

Hellespont provides full technical management services to all vessel types, aiming at strict cost control, limiting down times, setting high maintenance standards and increasing the vessel’s value.

With decades of service in the company, both onboard and ashore, key personnel have detailed knowledge of the vessel types and company procedures.

The scope of ship management services provided are

  • Full technical management
  • Vessel maintenance
  • Crew management and training
  • Vessel and opex accounting and controlling
  • Transparent and detailed reporting to investor’s and owner’s standard
  • Insurance arrangements
  • Purchasing
  • Dry docking and repair supervision

Amongst other vessels, Hellespont operates a fleet of tankers, bulkers and offshore vessels. Through its qualified crew and through its management systems Hellespont has managed to achieve highest vetting rating as well as a reputation of quality and trust with major oil companies and bulk traders. The in-house developed Safety Management System is comprehensive and enables compliance with all statutory and industry requirements.

By providing a good working environment, Hellespont is able to achieve a high retention rate for our seafarers. This helps us meet industry challenges such as the oil companies (OCIMF) tanker experience matrix.

Hellespont offers full technical management services from its offices in Hamburg, Athens, Singapore and Manila.

Commercial management

An integral part of the value chain offered by Hellespont is commercial management. Placing the vessel under a successfully negotiated and lucrative charter in a volatile market is a challenge but part of our day-to-day work as maritime service provider. Hellespont, through its commercial team offers the following range of services:

  • Charter party negotiation and compliance
  • Sale & Purchase negotiation
  • Vessel delivery supervision
  • Commercial management
  • Vessel Operation / Post fixture
  • Project review and expert witness
  • Research and investigation

Finance & Reporting

Hellespont provides transparent and detailed reporting to investor’s and owner’s standard. Our timely and tailor-made reporting is not limited to strict budget control but also includes liquidity projections enabling a fast decision making. Since we think that communication is key we provide a constant and transparent dialogue with owners. This includes regular meetings to analyze any deviations and to agree corrective measures in order to achieve the results for their assets.

The main services provided are:

  • Tailor made financial and tax reporting
  • Cash flow projections
  • Cost controlling and income monitoring
  • Audited accounting services and statements
  • Project development
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CREW MANAGEMENT

The crew is at the forefront of the asset management. Hellespont regards it therefore as our
duty and responsibility to place carefully selected, experienced and highly trained crews on
board of the vessels managed. This starts from our own cadet program and extends to
training and a constant improvement of skillsets and knowledge levels throughout.

Crew & Manning

We have delivered quality crew to our customers out of our Manning Agency in the Philippines since 1986.

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Crew Training

The company places great emphasis on the education and training of its officers and ratings.

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Cadet Program

The industry is in need of capable, trained and experienced seafarers.

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Crewing & Manning

We have delivered quality crew to our customers out of our Manning Agency in the Philippines since 1986. Our access to one of the largest seafaring communities in the world and our commitment to ensuring the well being of our crew and their training to the highest standards mean the assets of our customers are well taken care of.

Hellespont is responsible for the crewing of a wide variety of vessel types. Our crewing office located in Manila provide for the recruitment as well as training of our seafarers. The past decade has seen a remarkable growth in the world fleet and consequently sustainable crewing is one of the major challenges faced by the industry. Our focus on recruitment, training and retention of seafarers through an established local presence has helped to meet challenges.

Apart from recruiting the crews through our own Manning agency in the Philippines we work with selected, trusted and regularly audited crewing agencies around the world. This will allow us to meet customer demands as with regards to the nationality on board their vessels.

Crew training

The company places great emphasis on the education and training of its officers and ratings. Through our own, dedicated state of the art Maritime Training Centre, established in 2016, we can assure a high standard and up-to-date educational curriculum, enabling our crews to weather the challenges and demands of the industry, today and tomorrow.

Manship Maritime Training Center, Inc. (MMTC) is a Maritime Training Institution primarily to provide nautical training programs to marine officers and crew.

MMTC endeavors to provide first-class, specialized and customized maritime training programs using state of the art equipment and practical teaching methods to marine officers and crew.

MMTC is also working on providing training modules developed to meet specific criteria specified by ship owners. Each principal has its own sets of standards to be realized, hence, training courses are dynamic in nature and continuously evolving.

It has an average of 250 to 280 seafarers being trained every month, and is continuously growing due to the increasing number of approved training courses being conducted at MMTC.

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Cadet program

The industry is in need of capable, trained and experienced seafarers.

Hellespont’s philosophy is to develop young and promising candidates. We aim at building a pool of competent mariners by keeping partnerships with maritime universities and colleges and by offering academic scholarships to the most proficient and able students.

Following a detailed curriculum and training program we ensure that candidates are embracing the groups philosophy, the values and our mission, thus complementing their technical and nautical education, in order to become a seafarer to whom we can safely entrust the vessels under our management.

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CONSULTANCY SERVICES

Hellespont has been building, maintaining and operating ships right from the inception. Our
experienced consultants can quickly bring you the ship and industry-specific expertise you
need to make the right decisions, or to reduce costs, or to ensure you get the highest
standard of service at the best price from your newbuilding or repair yard.

Construction & conversion supervision

The newbuilding department and dedicated site teams at Hellespont have over 30 years of experience.

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Drydock and repair supervision

In a life cycle of a vessel the largest spendings are encountered during drydocking.

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Marine & Technical consulting

We at Hellespont see innovation and continuous improvement as a serious responsibility.

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Construction & conversion supervision

The newbuilding department and dedicated site teams at Hellespont have over 30 years of experience during which they have supervised the construction and delivery of over 80 vessels at shipyards all over the world.

Hellespont provides all aspects of construction or retrofit supervision commencing with shipyard selection and evaluation of the design. After the successful delivery of the vessel the team continues to monitor vessel performance and follow up with any guarantee claims. While requirements vary from project to project, the scope of newbuilding supervision can be broadly categorized into the following stages:

  • Project Evaluation

  • Newbuilding & retrofit contract (specification, evaluation, negotiation)

  • Yard selection

  • Specification and Makers selection

  • Drawing approval

  • Project supervision and reporting

  • Shop test inspections

  • Sea Trials/Delivery

  • Guarantee Claims Handling

Drawing Approval, Makers selection and overall supervision of projects is carried out by a dedicated Newbuilding Department. Site Teams are established at the shipyard from steel cutting to delivery with every step being closely monitored to ensure the delivery of a quality vessel. The Site Teams consist of experienced supervisors under the management of a Site Office Manager who is the point of contact for all communications and reporting.

We ensure rigorous construction supervision that delivers our customers high quality ships out of yards.

Drydock & repair supervision

In a life cycle of a vessel the largest spendings are encountered during drydocking – statutory or non-statutory – or when repairs become necessary. A proper planning and a vigorous supervision of the event by our specialist will ensure the original budget is being met or necessary additional expenditure are properly documented and negotiated. A close liaison with the owner, insurance company and the suppliers is a must.

Our services include:

  • Preparation of repair specification

  • Repair contract negotiation

  • Preparation of dry dock specification

  • Dry dock selection

  • Contract negotiation

  • Dry docking supervision

Marine & Technical consulting

We at Hellespont see innovation and continuous improvement as a serious responsibility and we are proactive in finding new ways of enhancing the well-being of seafarers and the safety and longevity of vessels. Through our consultancy services we extend the wealth of knowledge to clients across the entire industry.

Hellespont is highly responsive to our clients’ needs, helping you make the right decisions, reduce costs and ensuring you get the highest standard of service at the best price. We have a strong track record for making vessels and yards work smarter.

We protect the interests of our customers in the sale or purchase of vessels. Our services include:

 · Inspections (technical and nautical)

· Advice on vessel selection

· Advice on equipping vessels with new statutory equipment (Ballast water treatment, scrubbers etc.)

· Sea trial attendance

· Buyer’s inspections

· Pre-vetting inspection

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