Global ship management company OSM Maritime Group said it has
been awarded full crew management of Lauritzen Kosan's entire
fleet of liquefied gas tankers, including 26 refrigerated
ethylene, semi-refrigerated and pressurised gas carriers.
OSM's focus on the provision of personal service and expert
seafarers, combined with delivering business efficiencies and
economies of scale, has seen the company grow considerably in
2017. This latest contract ranks as its largest individual win of
the year, bringing the number of vessels OSM provides services to
far beyond the 500 mark. It also consolidates the company's
position as one of the world's largest, and leading, crew
managers for gas tankers.
OSM Crew Management in Copenhagen, a key regional base for the
company, will coordinate activities for Lauritzen Kosan, which is
itself headquartered in the Danish capital. The Manila office of
OSM will perform the Crew agency tasks and is currently
recruiting additional expert seafarers.
OSM Managing Director Crew Management, Tommy Olofsen, said his
team is now "working intensively" on preparation for the
Alongside Lauritzen Kosan, OSM has also brought JP Morgan,
Statoil and Scorpio into the fleet, amongst others, this year.
The company now offers a global crew pool of more than 11,000