Fleet Management Limited, based in Hong Kong provides a comprehensive range of ship management services to cargo ship owners worldwide. The company has at its disposal, professional manpower, both ashore and at sea, operating to quality management standards. internationally recognized
Fleet has a concise company policy and
is committed to offering first class ship
management services with emphasis on safety, pollution prevention and to providing a high standard of on board maintenance at a reasonable cost to owners. The company is accredited ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISM code compliance certificates from DNV.
Fleet recognizes the importance of first-rate crew in the its vessels and has established its own Kolkata, Chennai, Vizag, Patna,
successful operation of
crewing offices in India (Mumbai, Delhi, Kochi,
Lucknow and Chandigarh), the Philippines (Manila) and
China (Dalian). In addition, our own crew and officers training institute in Mumbai provides short term familiarization, refresher and basic safety courses to our staff. It also provides complete bridge and engine simulation exercises to our seafarers.
Currently, we are responsible for the full technical management of more than 260 modern ships, on behalf of reputable ship owners. The average age of our fleet is under 6 years.
essential operating services include commercial management, new-building
supervision, shipboard audits, superintendence and insurance.
INTRODUCTION TO INDIAN SHIPPING INDUSTRY
The Indian shipping Industry plays a crucial role in Indian economy. As 90% of the Nations Trade by volume is done via sea. India has been the largest merchant shipping fleet among the developing nations. The Indian Shipping Industry supports transportation of national and international cargoes and also provides various other facilities such as ship building, ship repairing, lighthouse facilities, freight forwarding, etc.
Indian Shipping Industry with emergence of globalisation and liberalisation is firmly ready to acquire new dimensions in terms of demand and infrastructural development. In order to sustain itself with the stiff competition posed by foreign companies, the Indian industry is striving hard to bring about rapid transformation. Over the years the way cargo traffic was handled has changed.
Initially it was by the protected environment by the tonnage committee who decided as to what type and size of ships the companies should be given a chance. Government subsidy vessels were only assured for the Cargo was assured. Recently after a long period of decline, both tonnage and fleet size have grown, with the addition of ships - tugs, survey vessels, towing vessels as well as pilot vessels belonging to ports and maritime boards.
There are as many as 55 shipping companies in the Industry, out of which 19 deal with coastal trade and 29 are engaged in overseas trade. The rest operate in both types of trade. The Indian Shipping industry is governed by 3 separate Acts such as The Merchant Shipping Act in 1958, The Inland Vessels Act in 1917 & The Coasting Vessels Act in 1838.
Indian shipping company Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) is to dramatically increase the size of its fleet over. Most of the vessels are tankers . The company has now announced a plan to acquire 110 vessels over the next 10 years at an estimated cost of US$6. Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Mazagon Dock Ltd.alongside a number of bulk tankers and container vessels. which would more than double the size of the company's flee
.13bn.oil. Hindustan Shipyard Ltd. . Bharati shipyard.Major yards are ABG shipyard. Cochin shipyard etc. Cochin Shipyard. L&T Shipyard. Pipavav Shipyard. product. Modest.Shipyards mainly build vessels for European owners . making up roughly 70% of SCI's Deadweight tonnage (DWT) . The next decade. Ltd.Main segments in the Indian shipbuilding industry Shipbuilding industry is mainly divided into the following: . chemical and gas.Ship repairing – Indian ship repairing industry consists of around 7 ship repair units (SRU‟s) namely Alcock Ashdown & Co. Commercial Vessels are mainly built for European owners and Defense vessels are for Indian Navy .New Ship building yards – which is mainly active building commercial and defense vessel. Chennai Port Trust. Mumbai port trust.
A great deal of emphasis is given to ship board maintenance by fully qualified and efficient crew. at the same time. The primary function of Fleet Management is to provide ship owners with safe ship operation and pollution prevention services. Various ship involved in technical management:
General Cargo vessels Multipurpose vessels Cellular Container vessels Capesize. backed up by very experienced and professional shore based staff. Handy size and Open hatch bulk carriers Reefer vessels Chemical Tankers Gas Carriers Product Tankers Crude Oil Tankers / VLCC Ro-Ro Vessels Pure Car Carriers
Fleet management deliver the following new building vessels from shipyard: 4
. qualified under STCW Convention. To achieve this we have a well trained crew on board.CHAPTER 3
FLEET MANAGEMENT PROFILE
Background and Inception of the company:
Fleet management was established on May 1995 in HonKong. Panamax. Fleet Management build the finest commercial vessel small and medium sizes provide excellent service and always respond to the needs of customers. ensuring optimum cost effective performance.
YEAR OF BUILD 1997 1998 1999 One 45.000 DWT Chemical tanker from Japanese yard. 5 TYPE OF VESSEL
.000 DWT Handymax Bulk Carriers from Chinese yard. 2001 2002 2003 One 1600 TEU Cellular Container vessel from Korean yard and two 22.000 DWT Handymax Bulk Carriers from Chines yard. One 1000 TEU Cellular Container vessel and One 19. One 530. One Handymax Bulk Carriers from Vietnamese yard. Three 53.500DWT Chemical tanker from Japanese yard.000 Cu.500 DWT Chemical tanker from Japanese yard.ft Reefer vessel from Japanese yard. One 12.500DWT Chemical Tanker 2000 from Japanese yards and Three 1600TEU Cellular Container vessels from Korean yards. 000DWT Chemical tankers from Japanese yard. 2004 2005 Two 25.000 DWT Chemical Tanker from Japanese yard 2006 Two 8.500 DWT Chemical Tanker from Japanese yard.000 DWT Handymax Bulk Carrier from Chinese yard.000DWT Chemical tanker. One 19. One 12.000 DWT Chemical tankers from Japanese yard.000 Cu. 2007 Two 53.500 DWT Chemical tanker from Japanese yard. Both vessels from Japanese yards.000DWT open hatch bulk carrier from Polish yard and One 520. Three 53. Three Chemical Tankers from Japanese yards.ft Reefer vessel from Japanese yard. One 25. One 25. One 1000TEU Cellular Container vessel and One 12.
. superintendence and insurance. both ashore and at sea.Two Handymax Bulk Carriers from Indonesian yard. at the same time. operating to internationally recognized quality management standards. MISSION: To provide to a variety of customers. shipboard audits. either directly or through Business Partners and Affiliated companies. new-building supervision. The primary function of Fleet Management is to provide ship owners with safe ship operation and pollution prevention services. professional manpower.
VISION: To be recognized as a premier ship Management Company active in a number of specialized and diverse shipping segments. It provides a 2008 comprehensive range of ship management services to cargo ship owners worldwide. Hence. It operates services include commercial management. Nature of Business Carried: The company is engaged in disposal. it is one of the leading shipping company in India. ship management services which are:
Reliable Cost effective Meeting or exceeding customer requirement In accordance with all applicable quality. safety and environmental standards Aimed at achieving zero incident and zero spill with continuous improvement. ensuring optimum cost effective performance.
Ensure necessary procedures and work instructions are available. 3. 2.COMPANY POLICY:
1. reviewing and meeting the Company‟s QHSE objectives and targets. Proper and timely supplies of stores. AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITY: The Company's Managing Director and Senior Management are committed to its QHSE Policy and have the responsibility to ensure the Company's policy is carried through to: Promote each individual's personal involvement in maintaining high QHSE standards. Monitor.
. spares. environmentally and economically responsible manner which fosters safe and ethical behavior in the office and onboard ships. 4. Identify.The Company recognizes that to achieve its objectives and targets it requires the following: 1. review. analyses and evaluate the
. motivation and proper attitude of all individuals at all levels within the Company. Operating procedures for ships and offices.
2. Adequate Human resources both ashore and afloat. MANAGEMENT COMMITMENT. competence. report and record any nonconformity or non-Compliance and take the necessary Corrective and preventive action. GENERAL: The Company recognizes a fundamental duty to conduct its business in a socially. This requires commitment. operative and effective for setting. Adequate financial resources.
The Company is committed to:
Ensure that no shore based employee or personnel onboard ships under Management. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY It is the Company‟s Policy to provide a safe and healthy workplace environment for shore based and shipboard personnel and the Company is committed to:-Prevent loss of life. and repair of machinery space systems.3.
5. Comply with applicable requirements that relate to Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S).. Flag State. maintenance. 4. Incinerators and other Pollution Prevention Equipment. Establish its own standards and guidelines where existing laws and regulations are not adequate to assure protection to human health and safety. ENVIRONMENTAL It is the Company‟s Policy to work towards a cleaner marine environment and the Company is committed to:Firmly support the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) and other environmental requirements and believing that the first line of defense against pollution must be to avoid accidents occurring. work-related injury or illness by promoting safe and healthy practices and proper planning and execution of operations. Oil Content Meters. Port State and Coastal State Laws including but not limited to the International Convention forth Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL). equipment. Comply with applicable marine environmental protection requirements established under International. and 8
. ETHICS AND NON-RETALIATION: It is the Company‟s Policy to ensure that all shore based and ship based personnel carry out their duties in an ethical and honest manner ensuring that they exhibit the highest standards of integrity and righteousness at all times. concerning the use of Oily Water Separators. participates in any incentive or bonus programs based on minimizing operational costs associated with the operation.
6. knowledge and experience ashore and onboard vessels. No crew member may be intoxicated while aboard a ship. pollution prevention and efficiency are an integral part of good ship management which can only be a result of a combination of right skills.04 pct. or more blood alcohol content. skills. Navigating Officer and the Chief Engineer must not drink alcohol within 4 hours of sailing. Alcohol may not be consumed within 4 hours of one's watch or duty. The intent of this is to ensure that staff do not avoid such costs and thereby sacrifice environmental compliance. . environment protection. DRUG AND ALCOHOL: The Company is committed to maintain a safe and healthy working environment free from the unauthorized use of drugs and alcohol and has in place a policy which meets the standard of the "OCIMF". The Master.components without ensuring that efficiency and performance are maintained.
. the company is committed to: Employ staff having adequate qualifications. PERSONNEL: The Company recognizes that safety. Anyone showing signs of intoxication (Including the Master) may be directed to be tested. In order to accomplish the desired objectives as well as provide and maintain the highest standards of ship management. knowledge and experience to serve in the rank or position they have been selected for. Intoxication is defined as 0.
8. Company Security Officer and the Ship Security Officer are given necessary support to fulfill their duties and responsibilities in accordance with IMO‟s draft amendments to SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code.
. by establishing and maintaining the required security measures to prevent unlawful acts against ships which endanger the safety and security of persons/property on board and the environment. SECURITY: It is the Company‟s policy to: Provide a secure working environment. Ensure that the Master.
which are at its disposal both ashore and
afloat. and management of officers and ratings deployed on a wide array of vessel types. Gas Tankers amongst others). recruitment and selection. Bulk carriers. Our services include project viability study. Marine and Electrical Engineers & Ex-Class surveyors. these services are primarily managed by an extensive network of 10 in-house Recruitment offices spread across India. Philippines and China. It utilizes proven systems based on internationally recognized Quality Management principles. training. countries which serve as the primary manning source for the world‟s merchant fleet.
CREW MANAGEMENT: Fleet‟s Crew management service includes a range of activities including.PRODUCT AND SERVICES
TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT: As a Progressive and Proactive Ship Manager. Chemical Tankers.
. Fleet has under its management all types of ships (Reefer.
NEW BUILDING SUPERVISON Fleet Management has an experienced and capable new building supervision team geared to provide full new building supervision services right from design stage to delivery of the vessel. To ensure quality. Plans are checked & approved by in-house plan approval team which includes Naval Architects. plan approval and design modifications as required to comply with new regulations and operational requirements. The Company draws on its pool of experienced Manpower and Resources.
SUPERINTENDENCE AND SPECIAL PROJECTS Fleet provides vessel up-gradation and conversion services. design. or cargo handling equipment. mechanical. The service includes feasibility studies. Our wide network of strategically located offices ensures a quick and economical service for a comprehensive report on your asset picks.INSURANCE Fleet Management can offer very attractive rates for all types of marine insurance through our associates in the industry such as:
Hull and Machinery. to minor repair and upgrading works.
. Furthermore clients may use Fleet‟s services to spot check on the structural integrity and operational condition of their ships electronic.D & D K&R
Federal and California COFR Guarantees. planning and execution of conversion works. from mega alterations of a vessel‟s function. Financial Institutions and Banks for all ship types at cost effective rates. Fleet also provides for in-port and at sea
independent contracting and supervision of repair & maintenance services for a wide range of vessel types on behalf of its clients.
PRE –PURCHASE INSPECTION/INDEPENDENT CONDITION SURVEY Fleet Management conducts pre-purchase and independent vessel condition surveys on behalf of Ship Owners. War risk cover P&I Loss of Hire F.
FMTI courses comply with the requirements of the STCW 95 Convention and the guidelines of Directorate
COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT: Our experienced team works to provide comprehensive commercial management services including strategy and employment management for vessels. full post-fixture support and account tracking. The institute is a DNV Certified and Director General of Shipping approved Maritime Training Centre.
TRAINING: Fleet Management Training Institute (FMTI) was founded in 1997 at Mumbai.SHIPBOARD AUDITS: Fleet management can carry out independent safety and ISM audits to ensure that vessel is complying with the necessary safety standards and the company's Safety Management System. India and greatly expanded in 2003. negotiation and providing services in support of charter party contracts.
Advise on chartering strategies. Sourcing best employment opportunity for a vessel Negotiating charter party contracts Instructing the vessel Master in respect of the charter party terms Appointment and liaison with port agents Vessel monitoring to ensure adherence to charter party terms Voyage reporting and analysis Supply of Marine fuels
. using state of the art simulators and audio visual aids to meet the rapid growth of the fleet. These audits can be regular or can be arranged on spot and are likened to health checks for the efficient running of ships.
. Hong Kong 11/FDah Sing Financial Centre 108 Gloucester Road. Mumbai. India Elegant Marine Services Private Limited.. Fleet Ship Management Pte Ltd. Kochi. Cyprus Cosmos Shipping Services Inc. India Elegant Marine Services Private Limited. Singapore Fleet Management India Pvt. India Elegant Marine Services Private Limited... Houston
Crewing Offices in India
Elegant Marine Services Private Limited. Ltd. India FML Ship Management Limited... India Elegant Marine Services Private Limited. Mumbai. U. Chennai.. India
. India Elegant Marine Services Private Limited. Patna.AREA OF OPERATION: Head Office Fleet Management Ltd..K. Wanchai... London. Kolkata. Hong Kong Branch Offices
Fleet Management Europe Ltd. Delhi. Vizag. India Elegant Marine Services Private Limited...
Agency Office in Singapore Ebony Ship Management Pte Ltd. Mumbai Crewing Office in Philippines Fleet Management Services Philippines. Inc. Singapore Training Institute in India Fleet Management Training Institute. Ltd
... Crewing Office in China Gold Fleet Shipping Co.
With his team of Superintendents.
MR. Chandra supervises the overall running. Dilip Nair is a Director and General Manager at Fleet Management. MR. employment of Chinese crew and the dry cargo operations cell. With his team of Group Heads. Sanjay Chandra is Technical Director at Fleet Management. M. Capt. With his team of Superintendents. Nagarajan MNI is a Director and General Manager at Fleet Management. NAIR
Mr. Nagarajan also oversees the Philippines manning office. Mr. . S. Mr. M. DILIP K. CAPT. Nagarajan supervises the maintenance and operation of Fleet Management's Group 8 vessels.OWNERSHIP PATTERN MR. Nair graduated as an Engineer in 1979. Kishore Rajvanshy is the managing director of Fleet Management and was instrumental in founding the company. Capt. KISHORE RAJVANSHY Mr. SANJAY CHANDRA Mr. He graduated from BITS Pilani. maintenance and operation of all Fleet Management's vessels. S. NAGARAJAN Capt.
. Under his able guidance the Company has seen rapid and steady growth from 1 bulk carrier at the start to the present diversified fleet of more than 200 vessels. a prominent university in India in mechanical engineering in 1969. Mr. Nair heads the new building and special projects as well as development and implementation of the company‟s Computerized Planned Maintenance System. Technical Assistants and Secretary.
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ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS:
Jin Chan Management Award 2013 Best Performing Ship Management Company in Port State Control Inspection
Hong Kong Management Association Awards for Fleet's safer+ program „Excellence Award‟ and „Recruit – Most Innovative Award
Pi Xiu Management Award 2011 “Best Performing Ship Management Company in Port State Control Inspection”
Seatrade Asia Awards 2010 Fleet bags 'The Ship Manager Award' for the 2nd consecutive year
Best Foreign Employer of the Indian Seafarer Award by National Maritime Day Celebrations on 5th April 2012
Green Awareness Award 2012
WORK FLOW MODEL: