Cyprus Shipping News is delighted to announce Columbia Shipmanagement as Sponsor of the 1st CSN Greece Marine Insurance Conference “The Financial and Legal challenges of a 3 year cycl(on)e”.
Columbia has developed a unique set-up that enables us to provide flexible packages of modular management & maritime services, fully-customisable and specifically tailor-made for each client. Our turnkey solutions guarantee cost-optimised operations and benefits obtained from economies of scale.
Leveraging a wide network of 13 management offices and 2 representative offices, we provide high level of support to diverse fleet and crew trading worldwide. With more than 450 ships under management, our focus is on maintaining the vessels to the highest standards, with condition and performance monitored through frequent inspections, sailing visits onboard, as well as enhanced reporting and quality management systems.
Our Performance Optimisation Control Room (POCR) provides the highest rate of optimisation and efficiency for vessels and shore operations. Monitored by specialists 24/7, the POCR allows clients to have a greater level of transparency and visibility of their operations.
To enhance our services, Columbia combined its various business lines and brands in the super yacht and cruise sectors under one holding entity. The group offers a diverse portfolio of services within the leisure, lifestyle, cruise, super yacht, aviation and hospitality industries, and provides clients with the highest quality 360-degree turnkey service solutions.
Columbia collaborates with partner companies to provide a wide range of additional services including catering, independent procurement services, waste management, impactful sustainability and ESG strategies, cutting-edge IT software development and aviation aircraft management.
In order to provide qualified seafarers, Columbia Shipmanagement maintains its own crewing offices and training centers at more than 15 locations in multiple countries across the globe. The creation of our industry-leading E-Learning and internet based Learning Management System is the envy of our competitors and the greatest benefit and tool for our People.
Columbia aims to change the conversation on seafarer’s mental health by tackling the stigma, which is why we have put all our efforts to become the first shipping company offering its crew and staff psychological support.
We at Columbia, believe that through the engagement and encouragement of our stakeholders, we can radiate the positive values that we wish to see in the world for the benefit of the environment and people everywhere.