OSM wins crew management for Lauritzen Kosan’s entire fleet of 26 vessels
Leading global ship management company OSM Maritime Group has been awarded full crew management of Lauritzen Kosan’s entire fleet of advanced liquefied gas tankers, the company said in its press release. The agreement, covering 26 refrigerated ethylene, semi-refrigerated and pressurised gas carriers, will help Lauritzen Kosan deliver on its promise of providing optimal efficiency, safety, quality and value for its global base of energy and petrochemical customers.
OSM’s focus on the provision of personal service and expert seafarers, combined with delivering significant business efficiencies and economies of scale, has seen the company grow considerably in 2017. This latest contract ranks as its largest individual win of the year, bringing the number of vessels OSM provides services to far beyond the 500 mark. It also consolidates the company’s position as one of the world’s largest, and leading, crew managers for gas tankers.
OSM Crew Management in Copenhagen, a key regional base for the company, will coordinate activities for Lauritzen Kosan, which is itself headquartered in the Danish capital. The Manila office of OSM will perform the Crew agency tasks and is currently recruiting additional expert seafarers.
Alongside Lauritzen Kosan, OSM has also brought JP Morgan, Statoil and Scorpio into the fleet, amongst others, this year. The company, which boasts extensive technical and crew management experience in all the major shipping segments, now offers a global crew pool of more than 11,000 expert seafarers.
OSM provides a comprehensive range of bespoke solutions for its customer base – ranging from complete ship management and all-inclusive arrangements to individual value-added services, such as crewing, procurement and accounting and insurance.
OSM Maritime Group is a leading provider of full service solutions to the Offshore and Maritime Industry, OSM brings with it over 25 years of experience, 11,000 employees, 30 offices spread over 5 continents, and over 500 vessels under management.