Global Seaways has been established to provide high quality Crew Management, Manning and Training Services at affordable cost for any organization requiring specialized Seafarers for all types of Ships.
Our people, having a 30-year experience in this area of shipping business in the maritime, financial and marketing fields, are ready to provide state of the art services to both Shipping Companies and Seagoing Personnel.
Our headquarters are based in Greece and our worldwide network consists of private owned offices in the Philippines, U.A.E. and Ukraine and cooperating office branches in Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Romania, Russia and Sri Lanka.
Global Seaways aims to become the leading supplier of quality and competent seafarersin the Maritime Industry.
Among others, Global’sPrincipal office in Piraeus has been awarded with the “Outstanding Employer of the Filipino Seafarers” by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).
Having as our main principal idea that “A Ship Is As Good As The People Sailing On Her”, Global gradually accommodated a vast number of vessels providing quality services to the principals and through the commitment in improving and developing the management system in our branches. All of our branch offices acquired, passed and possess ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System (QMS) and Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) certification.
The high retention rate proves loyalty from our seafarers towards Global and our clients.
Through the implementation of ISO 9001:2008, we ensure Quality in all Management Levels and maintain a harmonic relationship between Ship Manager – Global – Seafarer.
Since its founding, Global Shipping Group has grown to success through significant milestones.
1984 Global Shipping Group is founded by Capt. Michael S. Patentas
1991 Global establishes Manning Office in Egypt
1992 Global enters into ship Management by establishing of a Ship Management Office in Greece
1997 MSS – Piraeus is established by George M. Patentas, son of late Michael Patentas for the purpose of Marketing & Crew Management
2002 StelmarPhils Inc. is established for the purposes of providing Manning Services exclusively to Stelmar Tankers
2005 MSS Piraeus is awarded as “Outstanding Employer of the Filipino Seafarers” by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA)
2005 Global Gateway Crewing Services Inc. is established in Manila
2008 Global joins forces with Wise Maritime Ltd. in Odessa
2012 Global establishes Nautilus Pacific Maritime Training Center Inc. in Manila
2013 Stella Marris Shipmanagement Inc. is established in Manila
2015 Global expands the training activities, through additional courses – simulators (ERS – LCHS) in the whole new NAUTILUS training center in Manila.