Klaveness Ship Management AS (KSM) offers technical – and crew management services (ship-management) to 3rd party Principals. We have over 70 years of experience in ship-management and operate a worldwide fleet at a very competitive cost.
Our scope is to manage vessels safely and efficiently, continuously seeking improvements whilst maintaining high quality operations, and preserving the value of our customer’s assets at a competitive and predictable cost.
The Company and head office is in Norway with a highly qualified and stable staff conducting in-house technical -, purchasing -, crewing – and insurance services supported by own offices in Romania (crewing), The Philippines (crewing, purchasing, accounting) and South Africa (crewing).
We are a part of Purchasing Pools, ensuring competitive prices on a wide range of products including spare parts, lub oil, stores and more. The records and statistics on our operations secures very favorable insurance premiums, and our operated fleet has over the years had very little off-hire, and significantly lower than the industry average.
Our sailing staff come from The Philippines, Romania, and South Africa, and our retention in the years 2003 – 2017 has been between 95-98%, securing safe – stable – and reliable operations.
The Manpower Development Program encompassing both officers and ratings Both our officers and ratings has a long record in our Company again securing ownership to the Company and its Principals.
Annual fleet budgets through the years show that we deliver, to our customers, a OPEX within +/-1% of agreed budget. Hence, owner predictability and asset value is maintained
Klaveness Ship Management takes pride in early adaption of new requirements, whether it be new regulations, principal requirements or important trends in the industry, and hence certified to the following standards:
- ISO 9001: 2015
- ISO 14001: 2015
- OSHAS 18001: 2007
- ISO 37001: 2016
With more than 70 years’ experience in ship-management, Klaveness Ship Management has established a solid reputation, also among crew which has ensured high-quality and stable operation of vessels, also through the cyclical periods in shipping.