The nationality of the crew on board depends on flag and
trading pattern. However, the crew on board vessels managed by Bergshav
Management is mainly from Norway and India.
To ensure continual improvement in the Company's activities,
training programmes for both shore-based and sea-going personnel have been
established. The training programmes are additional to the mandatory
training/outside requirements and are focused to further enhance personal
Through officers' Conferences such training may include, for
To this effect the Company's Management seeks to motivate all personnel with
respect to attitude to enhance the Company's safety culture. This is partly
obtained through the daily contact between the shore based and shipboard
personnel and partly through regular training sessions.
- Emergency response training
- Teamwork and motivation
- Quality Awareness
- Identification and safe execution of critical processes
Together with the manning agent in Mumbai, India, the Company initiates
Officers' Conferences on a bi-annual basis. Officers' Conferences are
also held in the Headquarters for the Norwegian officers, and in both cases
various safety issues, teamwork, motivation and personnel development through
training are important items on the agenda.
In addition, and on a regular basis, officers spend time at the Headquarters on
their way to embarkation in order to get an update on the ship in general and
on Company SMS in particular.
With a highly qualified and well-trained crew Bergshav Management can meet new
challenges and explore new opportunities.