Rhodos '97 Crewing Agency

104, IC Bratianu Blvd., Bl.SR1B, Ap.01
Tel: +40 241 518606
Fax: +40 241 518626
Email: rhodos@seanet.ro

We are engaged with Crew Management, Shipping Agents, Brokerage, Voyage, repairs / ship repairs and offshore / onshore repairs
We have the Solutions and the personnel / manpower you are looking for.

          Who we are
          Rhodos Crewing Agency is one of the marine employment services on the Romanian Black Sea Coast. It has also been in business longer than any other service because the staff and management sincerely believe that excellent customer service is the most important part of our business.
          Through a comprehensive screening process, we are able to assess the needs of both employers and applicants. Whenever possible, we assist the applicant in obtaining the necessary tests and licenses required.

          Team Players
          Our staff includes placement specialists experienced and familiar with the marine industry. We pride ourselves in working together to provide the most qualified personnel to the maritime industry as well as getting qualified personnel to the best paying jobs
          Rhodos Crewing Agency is a marine employment service that strives to provide companies with the qualified people they are looking for, from entry-level to experienced professionals.
          All of our account executives have worked in some phase of the marine industry.
          Since personnel turnover is costly in down time and financially, we work diligently to match your company's needs with our applicant's career background and goals.
          By doing this, we are able to provide you, the employer, with long-term employees which will reduce your personnel turnover thereby saving you money. Our experienced, recruiting staff verifies employment backgrounds by contacting applicant's previous employers to verbally verify employment, performance, job duties, and eligibility for re-hire.
          R.C.Ag. has been authorized by Ministry of Transportation to act as a Crew Manning Services Agency and we are ready to develop new agreements with new partners who have a dynamic activity in the shipping industry.
          By advertising nationally, we have amassed a database of over 5.000 applicants and have access to thousands more.

          Our main goal is to supply good qualified and experienced crew for all those who needs our services. R.C.Ag. has invested the most part of her profits in crew selection and training so we can be competitive on the crew market.

          We will be 24 hours around the clock at her costumers' disposal and your crew supply request will be solved in maximum 36 hours depending on the number and position of crew asked.

          Rhodos Crewing Agency provides all kind of sea going personnel, technical personnel, catering staff, boat crews for all marine industry sectors.

          Mainly our crew selection is based on the following criteria:
  • Valid documents and certificates, according to the candidate position and in accordance with new STCW regulations and amended.
  • Sea Experience
  • Medical Fitness - made by a Medical Clinic which has the authority to issue medical fitness certificate for seafarers.
  • References from previous employers - which are always checked by our agents
  • Testing their professional skills - SOLAS / MARPOL and ISM Code tests
  • Knowledge of English Language -tests made accordance with Marlins English Language Tests
  • Personal Profile - evaluation of human qualities which consists in their attitude, motivation, and loyalty.
Our officers and ratings are recruited on the basis of their competency, professional skill, and knowledge of English and statement of the previous service. We have captains, chief mates, engineer officers, ass. Electrician and electrician officers, boatswains, A/B's, fitters, motorman, and cadet officers and ratings, safety electronic data support personnel, catering staff. Our service is dedicated to provide the quality operation that our customers require. We are sensitive and alert to the needs our clients companies in order to find the best match. Our awareness of customer needs enables us to fill vacancies that occur unexpectedly and on short notice.
          With our experienced repair personnel, R.C.Ag. offer cost effective solutions to your repair needs.
We are specialized in performing repairs in the field, offshore or on voyage, thus allowing you to reduce costly off-hire or downtime to minimum. Our personnel are fully certified to requirements as set forth by leading industry classification societies such as the, Det Norske Verities and Lloyd's Register of Shipping.
          Rhodos '97 can provide the necessary and the qualified ship repairs personnel such as mechanical engineer and mechanical fitter, welding engineer and fitters, pipe engineers and fitters, wood and steel carpenters, plumbers, painter engineers and a team of professional divers for maintenance and repairs capable for: Steel repairs, Main and aux. engines overhaul and repairs, Hydraulic repairs, Mechanical repairs, Electrical repairs, Pipe repairs and installations, blasting and coating repairs, Tank cleaning, Accommodation retrofits.
Our catering recruits provided by our Agency could be a good asset for your company having in view the low costs regarding payment of wages for non EU personnel. Because of our Latin origin all personnel can learn faster than any other nationalities (Russians, Bulgarians, and Ukrainians) any kind language, which will be also an asset for the interdepartmental communications. The catering staff has a good command of English language and is fluent in a second language like Italian, French, German, Greek etc.

          Company policy is to comply with standard procedure and our programs flexibility provides the ability to align with the most convenient ship owners' agreements. R.C.Ag is continuously investing into the future and will match the most competitive pricing for its services. Please kindly note that our agency maintains stand by list of officers and lower rank crew ready to work at short notice

          With hope of a successful and long term cooperation.

          Rhodos '97 Crewing Agency

                  Laurentiu Cretu