Pearl Grace Shipmanagement, Inc.
PEARL GRACE SHIPMANAGEMENT, INC. (PGSI) was fully incorporated in Manila, Philippines on the 18th of July 1995, duly registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission under Registry No. ASO-006866.
PGSI is a licensed manning agency duly authorized by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to recruit and hire Filipino seafarers on behalf of the companyÂs foreign principals for deployment on board various types of vessels under foreign flag. The Company is also engaged in ship management, providing a complete range of marine services as principal or agent to shipowners, ship operators and ship managers, among others.
The Company is totally committed to attaining the highest standards in marine personnel recruitment and training by complying with the provisions of the STCW-95 and the stringent requirements of the shipping industry worldwide. With the rigorous screening procedures that a candidate undergoes before being ultimately hired, PGSI is able to assure its clients that only qualified and well-trained personnel are placed on board the principals vessels. In addition, continuous evaluations, trainings and a close contact with qualified officers secure a stable and devoted officer corps for the principal.
Quality, safety and environmental protection are the guiding principles of PGSI. These principles are attained by undertaking measures to prevent on-board accidents, damage to vessel and property, pollution at sea and loss of life through extensive training and safety-awareness programs of the officers and crew. Ultimately, it is the Companys policy to do everything right the first time and all the time in order to meet or possibly even exceed the clients requirements. This policy demands that every staff of PGSI understands and strictly observes the principals needs to meet their expectations at all time.
At present, PGSI have signed manning agreements with the following principals:
Naess Ship Management B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Delta International Shipping Co. S.A., Greece
Doris Maritime S.A., Geneva
Marinconsult, Ltd., Croatia
Universal Maritime Services Co., Ltd., Japan
As part of the Companys commitment to rendering quality service to its clients, PGSI moved its headquarters on December 2012 to a newly built building in the heart of the shipping industry in Manila.
To complement the clients advancement in technology, the Company also embarked on an ambitious computerization program by implementing the highly rated Marine Personnel System developed by Spectral Technologies, Inc. This move has proven very successful and effective in the Companys day-to-day operations as it has practically reduced costs in man-hour time, paper works, and communications and has likewise made planning and crew deployments more systematic. PGSI does not stop in finding a way to keep abreast with the latest technology. .At present, the company is on trial period with a new computerized program which is expected to be more useful for the day-to-day operations of the agency and will also benefit its principals.
PGSI operates a Quality Management System within the framework of ISO 9001:2008, including the requirements of the IMOs ISM Code applicable to manning agency services worldwide. Our Quality System has been assessed and registered as complying with the requirements of International Standard for Ship Management and Manning Services. Our certificate of accreditation was issued by International Standards Certification Pty. Ltd. (ISC), a full scope JAS-ANZ Accredited Certification Body (Joint Accreditation System Australia New Zealand).
The Company is managed by a team of experienced and qualified Master Mariners, and professionals who have distinguished themselves in their respective fields of expertise. With the support of dedicated and hard-working support staffs, PGSI is able to deliver quality work to the full satisfaction of its clients.
We welcome the opportunity to extend the Companys capability to other potential clients who may wish to avail of our services to mutual benefits.