Trans W. Shipping
Our comany Trans W. Shipping Ltd located in densely populated and famous city Saint-Petersburg (Russia). Founded by Tsar Peter I of Russia on May 27, 1703, it was the capital of the Russian Empire for more than two hundred years. It is Russia's second largest city after Moscow and sixth in Europe. Also Saint-Petersburg is important seaport on the Baltic Sea and also Volgo-Baltic waterway. In October 2000 Trans W. Shipping Ltd was established as a is privately owned maritime recruiting agency and has grown progressively since. At present our new office located close to city centre in business center "Zvenigorodskiy" (subway station "Zvenigorodskaya") on Zvenigorodskaya street 1/2, office 408. Our recruiting officers and managers have all undergone a maritime education, including extensive seagoing experience as officers on board of practically most types of sea-going vessels and experience in the crewing business Trans W. Shipping is also an active member of the Association of Crewing Companies of Russia and our General Manager Mikhail Nikritin was previously Personal Superintendent of Baltic Shipping Company St. Petersburg between 1987 and 1997. We are holding the Russian Government license for the recruitment of Russian citizens to work abroad. This means that Trans W Shipping is certified in accordance with the relevant rules applicable to placement of Russian seafarers onboard ships flying foreign flags in accordance with requirements ISO standards 9001: 2008 in respect of selection and employment of maritime specialist; providing personnel for the shipowners, ship operators and shipping companies in compliance with the requirements of the "Maritime Labour Convention, 2006" (MLC 2006) of the International Labour Organization relating to recruitment and registration service. We are also holding a “Certificate of Compliance” issued by the “Center of Coordination and Certification of Services for Recruitment and Employment of Seafarers on Foreign Flag vessels” on behalf of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation.