HAV Ship Management (HSM) handles all crew management for the HAV Group and other customers. HSM has a dedicated crewing office in the Baltic port of Kaliningrad and currently employs more than 500 experienced and professional Russian seafarers.

As crew manager, HSM undertakes all crew-related functions required by ship-owners, ensuring that each vessel it manages is manned with qualified and well-trained officers and ratings. HSM carries out recruitment and selection, labour/union relations, long-term strategic planning and pool arrangements, training, education and safety-instruction courses, P&I claims relating to officers and ratings, mustering, travel arrangements, provision, allotments, budgeting and accounts.

HSM’s crewing operation is certified to ISO 9001-2000 standards and holds a DNV certification as a Crew Manning Office. For further information on crewing please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or go directly to our crew application page here.

HSM is also a leading technical management company supplying effective and customer-focused services to ship-owners in Norway, Russia, the UK and the Far East. It has more than 25 ships on full technical management, primarily smaller bulk and feeder vessels between 2,500 and 10,000 dwt.

More about Crewing at HAV Ship Management here