Certifications & Memberships


Certifications

VMS Shipping Group is fully certified by Bureau Veritas for the International Ship & Port Facility Security (ISPS) and International Safety Management (ISM) and holder of Document of Compliance (DoC) for multiple flag states. During the lifetime of the Company VMS Shipping Group have gained experience with different flag states and is currently operating vessels flying the most relevant flags. On a daily basis we are dealing with a wide range of classification societies.


We are fully certified by the Netherlands administration and herewith complies with the Flag State Requirements for Dutch-registered vessels.


We are fully certified by the authority of the Government of The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and herewith complies with the relevant Maritime and Coastguard Agency Codes (MCA) for UK-registered vessels.


We are fully certified by the Panamanian administration and herewith complies with the Flag State Requirements for Panamanian-registered vessels.


We are fully certified by the Maltese administration and herewith complies with the Flag State Requirements for Maltese-registered vessels.


We are fully certified by the Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping and herewith complies with the Flag State Requirements for Cyprus-registered vessels.


VMS Crew bv is fully certified for Seafarer Recruitment & Placement Services under the Maritieme Labour Convention 2006.


Memberships


Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KNVR)

Netherlands’ Maritime Employers Association (NEMEA)


 The UK Chamber of Shipping


VTL Leerbedrijf Transport & Logistiek, apprenticeship in Shipping and Logistics


Sponsorships


 Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution