APS Maritime Services Private Limited is providing exclusive Manning & Crewing Services for its Foreign and Indian shipping clients with equal tie-ups with Ship Owners, Ship Management Companies or Owner’s Representatives and Managers. There is an overall satisfaction in relationship.

APS is well established in Mumbai, India being commercial capital with International shipping hub with existence of World’s major shipping representations and their liaison offices.

APS with experience since year 2002 is well versed in the field of Ship Manning & Crewing for type of Main and Offshore Fleet of Vessels providing Indian Officers and Crew members as per MLC 2006 regulations and STCW 2010 convention.  We have an impressive computerized data base and office as per International Quality Management System working standard in line with ISO 9001:2015.

We have a dedicated team of ex-seafarers as Consultants for Personnel and Certifications. We operate as per Directorate General of Shipping (DGS), Mumbai Rules & Regulations and approved Marine Training Institutes for courses, up gradation of Certificate of Competencies, re-validations, simulators courses and Pre-sea Training for Deck, Engine Cadets and Ratings.

Good professional rapport exists with shipping related Government and Mercantile marine departments, shipping offices, for issue of FOC for seamen documents and various Embassies & Consulates in India for visa formalities.

APS has independent Travel personnel and Accounts department taking care of various needs and remittances of on board seafarers. APS Maritime Services Private Limited has established in-house Non-DGS Mandatory Maritime Courses under APS Maritime Academy conducting as per latest IMO and following directives of MLC 2006. This has made all technicalities easy for joining seafarers in case any course required.

APS has a reputation for unbiased recruitment and aims for the best Seafarer with genuine experience and marine qualification for choosing the right candidate to connect to the right ship. Clear with All Government related Shipping Departments and Seafarer Unions. No existing financial or technical liabilities whatsoever.

APS has their own ownership premises and conducting Maritime Business with complete care with no office branch. Clear with annual Government and Company Account Audit with valid Recruitment and Placement License with MLC 2006 compliance Certificates.


Anchor Person

APS Maritime Services Private Limited, Managing Director is Suresh G. Vaswaney (ex-Master) is at helm of all activities, be it as a consultant or manning & crewing activities or training, his full interest for all irrespective of ranks. Nothing goes un-noticed under the vigilant eyes before approving and selection.

Being actively involved as a sea going officer till completion of Master for 24 years with a world of sailing experience on all type of ships world-wide. While at sea completed MBA, Business Management and Trading, Advertising and Marketing, Travel & Tourism. Later when hung the sailing shoes in June 1999 did fast-track Electronic Commerce (E.com); Diploma in Ship Management Mumbai.

First land assignment was as Manager with a multinational company Adsteam Agency (India) Limited, Mumbai looking after prestigious in-house clients World-wide shipping (Singapore) Ltd., Seaarland ship management, Austria and Egon Oldendorff, Germany. Second land job was as Fleet Personnel Manager with Mumbai Representative of National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) Tehran, Iran. Both companies opened up their own ownership offices and had their own representations. With rich sea experience and more than 2 years of land job started own manning & crewing company together with providing consultation and training with Govt. approved marine training institutes.

Through marketing started getting assignments to provide crew and ball started rolling. Besides shipping qualifications, other study disciplines helped to achieve what I am today independent and rolled up with all required expertise in the field. Proud to have our own shipping principals directly.