Marlow Ukraine at International Forum

24 Apr 2017
by Marlow Ukraine

Marlow Navigation Ukraine recently participated at an International forum on Seafarers “Education, Training & Crewing”.

Marlow Navigation Ukraine at forum for seafarer education, training and crewing


The event took place at the Conference & Exhibition Complex of Odessa Commercial Sea Port between April 19-21. Marlow Ukraine was also an official sponsor of the event.

"This event was an excellent opportunity that opens up unique opportunities to better promote our company and brand, as well as establishing connections and business partnership with other maritime professionals," stated Managing Director, Marlow Navigation Ukraine, Captain Boris Ezri.

Ukraine is among the top five countries that supply the world merchant fleet with qualified officers. For Marlow, it is the leading source country for marine officers and represents around 30% of total crew at the company.

Being the marine capital of Ukraine, Odessa is one of the largest centres of education, training and employment of seafarers in Europe, with around 80 thousand employees working in the industry.

The event included distinguished conference speakers discussing a range of important topics relevant to today’s maritime industry, including:

  • legal regulations of training, certification and labour of seafarers
  • competence standards and seafarer employment requirements of shipping, manning and crewing companies
  • maritime education and training (MET) systems
  • quality management systems
  • on-board training and cadet programs, training fleet
  • simulator training
  • distance education (e-learning) and training programs designed for developing seafarer education and skills
  • assessment of knowledge, comprehension and proficiency
  • career enhancement & qualifications upgrade courses
  • human factor and safety of navigation, and
  • human resources management: seafarers psychological adjustment to multicultural crew



Since the company’s beginnings in 1982 from the maritime hub of Limassol, Marlow Navigation has grown to become a globally renowned and trusted name in the ship management industry. Today, a network spanning more than 10 countries, with 1,000 shore-based staff, 14,000 crew on board managed vessels and approximately 24,000 active seafarers in the employment pool, underpins the company’s progress, business sustainability and client-focussed ethos.

Scope of services have over the past four decades broadened to fully-fledged maritime activities, including crew management, full technical ship management, new ship building supervision, finance and administration, crew recruitment, training and safety, and offshore services.

These are provided out of management offices in Limassol, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Mumbai and Hong Kong, together a global network of seafarer recruiting agencies, a state-of-the-art maritime academy in the Philippines, and international naval training centres in Ukraine, Russia and Germany.

Marlow Navigation (Corporate Head Office)
Worldwide crew & ship management

Marlow Building
13 Alexandrias Street
3013, Limassol, Cyprus

Telephone: +357 25882588
Facsimile: +357 25882599
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