Certifications & Memberships


VMS Shipping bv is fully certified for the International Ship & Port Facility Security (ISPS) and International Safety Management (ISM).

VMS Shipping bv successfully passed the external Verification of the Document of Compliance under the authority of the Government of The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. VMS Shipping bv herewith complies with the relevant Maritime and Coastguard Agency Codes (MCA) for UK-registered vessels.

 VMS Shipping bv is 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.


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




Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution