Maritime Solutions from the North
We are Nordic
"We are from the Nordic and that shows in our service. We do it upfront and personal! " (Johann Olafsson BD Manager of shipping.fo)
The company was founded in 2005 with a single mission: "To offer worldwide maritime crew and management services from our base in The Faroe Islands."
We’ve grown since our founding and are still the same solution and service provider at heart: "Upfront and personal" Let us help fulfill your wishes. Contact us today and see what we can do for you.
Discover Our Expertise
The Recruitment Department assists in finding and recruiting candidates for open any position a client has, and to ensure these candidates are duly qualified/certified. This applies to both - sea and land-based positions.
The Recruitment Department`s goal is always to meet clients` needs by finding suitable candidates which match their organizational culture and open job positions.
A Network of Certified International Manning Agencies.
Fully certified STCW crew members.
Best quality for vessel and cargo.
Planning crew changes.
Comprehensive travel arrangements.
Filing agent for Endorsements (FMA)
Assistance with ITF/CBA coverage.
ISM / ISPS / MLC Management
shipping.fo - Maritime Solutions from the North. Shipping Quality and Safety Management System is the cornerstone of our maritime services and meets the requirements of ISO 9001:2015, 14001:2015 and ISM-ISPS
Office Opening Hours
Torshavn Mon - Fri: 9 - 16
Klaipeda Mon - Fri: 8 - 17
Aalborg Mon - Fri: 8 - 16
Hazardous Material Experts
Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM).
Shipping.fo surveys your vessel according to the IHM Code, providing Asbestos and Inventory Hazardous Material Reports onboard all types of vessels to comply with the various International Regulations and Guidance determined by which state the work is being undertaken.
Our Surveyors and HazMat Experts have been fully trained and certified by RINA for the preparing of IHM reports.
Our team of experienced accountants provides full accounting services and services with payroll, accounting, tax, and VAT. Top of class expertise in Faroese tonnage and payroll regulations.
Shipping.fo’s technical management performs all of the services that maximize the operational efficiency and physical condition of our client's vessel in compliance with the requirements of industry regulators, our ship owning clients, and our clients' customers.
Our technical managers have a rigorous approach to safety, security, and environmental protection. Our expert staff utilizes efficient operating systems based on proven technologies and resources available for both shore- and ship-based operations.
shipping.fo provides all necessary assistance in a vessel Change of Flag. We will guide you in all aspects - from establishing a local company to the end - raising the Flag of the Faroe Islands on your vessel.
Are we properly certified?
When operating vessels internationally these need to be certified according to ISM/ISPS/MLC: Likewise it may be a business advantage to have your company certified according to ISO 9001/14001/45000.
Faroese Maritime Authority
FAS/FMA (The Faroese Flag) requires a domestic agent to liaise between the Flag and foreign owners. We are well connected with the Faroese Maritime Administration and can assist in all matters.
What can we do for you?
We can manage all aspects of your vessels operation (except the commercial part which we are sure you do much better) to relieve your organisation of the load.
Vessels in Management
Liepu str. 24-2
Speditørvej 1, Bygning 40A,
+298 200 999
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