BLUE MANILA, INC. is a POEA licensed Philippine sea-based manning and crewing agency.
BMI was founded in November 1983 and is licensed by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) as a sea-based manning agency operating in compliance with MLC 2006.
Blue Manila’s core activities are:
Testing and evaluation
Deployment of qualified (based on education, experience and training); properly certificated, well documented, medically fit, possessing the right attitude and English proficient Filipino seafarers on board our principals’ vessels.
Our first Crew deployment was in Dec 1983 consisting of 40 crew to 2 VLCC’s (Very Large Crude Carriers) registered under the Iranian flag and trading in the Persian Gulf.
The vessels were under a German owned crewmanagement company operating in Cyprus.
The number of manned VLCC’s increased to 20. Bulk carriers and supply vessels were added to the manned fleet. In 1984, we began to supply Officers and crew to Heavy Lift/ Project Cargo Vessels owned by another German company.
Star Sea Management Private Limited is providing exclusive Manning & Crewing Services for its Foreign and Indian shipping clients with equal tie-ups with Ship Owners,Ship Management Companies or Owner’s Representatives and Managers.