YACHT MANAGEMENT

 

SSH Maritime manages some of the finest yachts and provides their owners with the most comprehensive and streamlined management services. With a full range of in-house specialists, including Captains, naval architects, engineers, designers, regulatory advisers and accountants, we provide seamless service in every aspect of yacht management, ownership and enjoyment.

SSH Maritime has been providing excellent service to satisfied yacht owners with excellent yacht management. With stem-to-stern attention to detail in all aspects of the yacht, its crew, its operation and its safety, SSH Maritime combines the discipline of streamlined management techniques, with innovation and excellent customer service. The SSH Maritime Management Concept gives you a clear operating structure, whether you are interested in a new construction project, a refit or a yacht for private or charter use.

Operations

Under our Port Captain’s direction, the operations office provides logistical support for all the vessels throughout our fleet. Working with, experienced marine engineers, established port agents, naval architects and quality supply specialists, SSH Maritime strives to assure that the yacht is 100% ready where and when the owner needs it.

Our team of experts takes care of all the operations involved in running your yacht, understanding and taking into account the requirements and challenges of modern yachting. We offer support in financial management and budget forecasting. All insurance issues, flag and class compliance, quality assurance, operational and crew management, are left on the hands of skilled professional, leaving you free to enjoy your time on board without worries.

Technical

The technical department handles all maintenance and repair works for all vessels whether private or commercial yachts. Keeping up with maintenance schedules and scheduling works for cost effective repairs and on time delivery, is one of the hallmarks of our service. Always prepared for the unexpected, SSH Maritime provides a consistent approach and the technical support required. Through the use and monitoring of maintenance controls, onboard inspections and round the clock support we ensure that the yacht is maintained for maximum reliability and resale value. The SSH team advises on several incidents that might occur on board.

Procurement

SSH Maritime uses the leverage of the scale-of-economy purchasing to secure the very best prices and delivery times to our vessels; whether it’s a small burgee for a yacht tender to refuelling the 82.50 meter Omega, it’s all in a day’s work for the procurement officers at SSH Maritime.

The SSH Maritime team ensures the best value for money options when it comes to supplies. Having mastered the act of finding, acquiring, buying goods, services or works from an external source, we offer the most competitive prices. The process is used to ensure the buyer receives goods, services or works at the best possible price, while aspects such as quality, quantity, time, and location are compared and cross-checked to guarantee the best options for our clients.

Security

SSH Maritime understands how vital safety plays in a smooth on-board experience. Marine insurance specialists, naval architects and engineers cover the full spectrum of security requirements for yachts of all sizes. The applications of ISM/ISPS codes and MLC ensure the safe operation on all of vessels. We are following through international standards for the safe management and operation of ships.

Port Agent and Customs Clearance

Our network of Port Agents handles all paperwork and port arrangements assuring captains and their crew smooth arrivals and departures in ports throughout the Mediterranean, and from the Red Sea to the Caribbean.

Captains can depend on reliable and experienced port agents to assist them with services such as berth availability, arrival formalities, crew repatriation, fuel supply, provisioning, airport transfers and local tour arrangements. Invoicing for such expenses are transparently billed through our administration offices to ease the captains’ workload and provide a clear expense recapitulation.

Crew Management

With a full-time crewing agent on staff and an up-to-date data base of Captains, Officers, Engineers, Hotel Managers, Mechanics, Deck-Hands, Chefs and Stewards or Stewardesses, we provide some of the best and most experienced crew actively available on the market.

SSH Maritime offers complete crew training programs. Refresher courses are offered to experienced yacht crew while complete training courses are offered for new crew members. Training seminars can be arranged on a yacht-by–yacht basis or crew members can participate in scheduled seminars organised by SSH Maritime.

Crews aboard SSH Maritime’s management fleet and charter yachts are all especially trained and briefed on “Yachting” procedures and service. Crews undergo extensive instruction and training to provide our owners and charterers the best in luxury yachting service.