Indonesia has the fourth largest population in the world. The country’s population exceeds 240 million and its horizontal geographical spread is greater than that of the United States of America with a total land and sea area of five million square kilometres. As the largest archipelago with 17,677 islands, seafaring is still a highly valued and respected occupation within its wide-spread communities.
With a marked decline in the supply of marine personnel, developed countries, demanding ship owners, operators and managers nowadays look into Asia as the source of supply. However, Asia and in particular India and the Philippines are currently facing a shortage in supply, which positions Indonesia as the main alternative source for marine personnel.
BSM’s Crew Service Centre in Indonesia was established in 2007 and has become a leading supplier of well-trained and experienced Indonesian personnel for the shipping and oil & gas industry. The Centre maintains a large pool of personnel with various positions to meet any manning requirement (individuals, teams or a complete crew).
BSM Indonesia (formerly known as Hanseatic Recruiting Agency Indonesia) was established as an Indonesian limited liability company with approval from the Indonesian Ministry of Laws and Human Rights with the no. AHU-28932.AH.01.02.2008.
The Centre’s business licenses and permits are issued by the Ministry of Labor and Transmigration with license no. 10/IOPJ/TK/JT/II/2009 to recruit and employ Indonesian work-force for employment domestically and internationally within various industries, including commercial ships, offshore-support vessels and oil & gas platforms as well as by the Indonesian National Board for Placement and Protection of Indonesian Overseas Workers (BNP2TKI) with registration number K15/PEN/X/2013.
On 22 September 2014, PT. BSM Crew Service Centre Indonesia had successfully obtained the new SIUPPAK license (Surat Ijin Usaha Perekrutan dan Penempatan Awak Kapal), the recruitment and placement seafarers Agency’s License No. SIUPPAK 3.3 Tahun 2014 issued by the Indonesia’ Ministry of Transportation after satisying and complying to the requirement based on Indonesia’ Ministerial Regulation No. PM 84 Tear 2013 for the recruitment and placement of Indonesian Seafarers onboard vessels and to the provision under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 and its amendements.
Our Crew Service Centre is ISO 9001:2015 certified by Lloyd’s Register with approval certificate No.: JKT6018818 with expiration 13 December 2018 and Maritime Labour Convention 2006 Compliance certified by Lloyd’s Register with certificate No.: JKA 1700464 valid until 7 January 2023.