Manning office - India

Wilhelmsen Ship Management (India) Pvt. Ltd. (WSMI) has been operating in India as a Recruitment and Placement Service for employing Indian Seafarers since 1975.


Prior to 2008 the Company was popularly known by its earlier name Barber Ship Management (India) Pvt. Ltd. Headquartered in Mumbai, with branch offices in New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Cochin, we are one of the largest suppliers of Indian Officers and Ratings for foreign flag vessels.


WSMI is ISO-9001:2008 certified for Ships Crew Manning Services by DNV and holds a Recruitment and Placement Services License issued by Seaman’s Employment Office- Ministry of Shipping, Government of India.






Fleet list

  • WSM-India presently provides Indian officers and ratings on the following type of vessels in the Wilhelmsen Ship Management Fleet:

PCC/PCTC/Ro-Ro vessels
Product and chemical carriers
Bulk carriers including panamax, supramax, self-unloaders and wood-chip carriers
Container vessels
Seismic and research vessels


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