Boost the quality of your shipping service with excellent crew management

  • Global coverage

  • Transparant and professional by nature

  • Close cooperation with mutual respect and openness

Wagenborg Crew Management in a nutshell

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Retention rate >90%

3 regional headquarter offices

Pool >4.000 qualified seafarers

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Manning 200+ ships

With a worldwide network of three owned offices, trusted agencies and quality training centers, Wagenborg provides comprehensive crew management services, able to support your vessel operations from first plans on a drawing board, until final days at sea.

Our mission

We offer on a commercial basis professional, state of the art, crew management services. We operate transparent, reliable and do work on constant improvement of our working processes. For our existing and future clients we do consider ourselves as an interesting, valuable alternative in the market of crew management organizations. Since our roots are with a shipping company, we are confident that we do know and understand the requirements of our clients and prospects.


As for the crew we supply, together with every respective client we build and maintain dedicated pools of professionals, all recruited and selected under strict, mutual agreed, requirements and when deployed in possession of all required certificates and other requirements, throughout their whole planned period on board.


We comply with international standards (ISO 9001 : 2015 and MLC), flag and port state regulations, relevant international and local standards, relevant class rules and regulations, industry guidelines and standards and management contracts.

What we can do for you

  • Recruitment & placement

  • Verifying of qualification, documentation and certificates

  • Application for flag state certificates and seaman’s books

  • Pre-medical check-ups prior each employment

  • Crew medical and repatriation in case of sickness/injury 

  • Medical claim handling

  • Insurance of personal effects of crew

  • Travel arrangements including airfares, ground transport, visas, immigration, hotel and agency attendance fees

  • And more

Excellent crew management all over the world

Three Wagenborg headquarter offices, trusted agencies and quality training centers

Wagenborg Crew Management Delfzijl
P.O. Box 14, 9930 AA Delfzijl
Marktstraat 10, 9934 CK Delfzijl
The Netherlands
T +31 596 636 911
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Wagenborg Manila Inc.
15th Floor, A-Place Building, Coral Way,
Pasay City, Philippines 1308
T +63 2 553 6866
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Wagenborg Saint Petersburg Ltd.
5 Gapsalskaya street, office 614
St. Petersburg, Russia
T +7 (812) 714 98 05
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OJ Crew
I. Kanto 22 – 2, 2nd Floor
Klaipeda 92237

Ocean Link Ltd
19, Pastera Str.
Odessa, Ukraine,

SC Delphine Comar SRL
I.C. Bratianu Street, no. 2,
Central Business Center, 4th floor,
905500, Mangalia, Constanta

HH2, Vo Oanh St., Ward 25,
Binh Thanh District,
Ho Chi Minh City,

PT Delphine Comar
Kirana Two Office Tower
Jalan Boulevard Timur Kelapa Gading Kavling 88
10th floor unit D&C ,
Jakarta Utara 14240

6th Floor, No.3 Building, Triumph Center,
No.170 Beiyuan Road, Chaoyang District ,
Beijing, China

2, Petra Velikogo street,

Why Wagenborg Crew Management

Teamwork, leadership and value-added training are essential ingredients of the quality of our crew. We have built a reasonable pool of dedicated and well-qualified seafarers with a strong emphasis on efficiency, effectiveness, commitment & loyalty and professionalism. We believe that well-trained, well-rewarded, contented crew and shore staff are fundamental to well-managed and safe ships. We always strive to ensure the highest skills standards and competences for both crew and shore staff. Maintaining this through career progression, innovation and open, transparent and constant communication.


Our dedicated teams are available 24/7, globally, we operate within your business hours, with teams of specialists ready to provide you with recruitment & placement. By splitting the business into these specialist teams, we are able to provide you the expertise in crew management and fully understand the vacancy requirements from the onset; ensuring only the top-quality candidates are submitted to your vacancy shortlist.


Our specialists are part of the reason why Wagenborg Crew Management is different and so successful. They are passionate, ambitious and talented and have developed recruitment solutions that meet and exceed the expectations of the professionals we serve.


Each of our clients is assigned a dedicated account manager, who is available 24/7. We value our employees and our turnover of staff is very low at Select, which enables our consultants to build long-lasting relationships with our clients.


Our centralized system stores all data related to seafarers for efficient monitoring of compliance with mandatory requirements (Flag State, Training, Certificates, Medical, Visa, etc.). All data and documents are filed electronically for compliance check of seafarers' competence.

Contact one of our crew management experts

Remco van Rossum

Remco van Rossum

Business Development

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