Full Management
COLUMBIA supports its young and diverse fleet with professionally organized technical, commercial and crew management. In order to ensure quality ship operations and to preserve the ship value, COLUMBIA as a ship manager is responsible for the following issues:


  • full range of Crew Management;
  • continuous technical support from a dedicated shorebased staff;
  • providing best practices in quality management to ensure continuous improvement of all activities and procedures;
  • ensuring safe operations of ships throughout the fleet in accordance with national and international requirements and industry standards;
  • continuous improvement of safety and quality on board by means of regular technical and marine vessel inspections;
  • assuring validity of requested documentation and certificates;
  • cost-effective procurement based on buying power;
  • placement of cost-efficient insurance coverage based on a large and reputable fleet profile;
  • supplying ship owners with reliable budget management containing budget controlling and regular reporting in full compliance with accounting standards, rules and regulations;
  • ensuring a smooth takeover of vessels through a full range of services related to commercial and contractual issues;
  • ensuring the vessel’s standard including permanent and preventive maintenance, carrying out dry dockings and ship repairs as well as continuous technical support;
  • efficient and safe handling of all types of tonnage;
  • constantly communicating with ships' commands, charterers, brokers, port agents and bunker suppliers.


One of our main beliefs is to strive for an effective communication. If you want to learn more about the wide range of services we offer, please contact us.