Ship Management & Technical Services

We provide technical support that help keep vessels safe and in an ideal condition for operations. That apart, we ensure that vessels are in optimum performance levels with minimal downtime. We make this possible through a dedicated team of professionals both ashore and on-board. We continuously monitor the performance of each vessel proactively from both maintenance and condition monitoring standpoints.

Our experienced team provides a complete range of technical, commercial, procurement, crewing and safety services for most types of vessels. We are among the most experienced ship managers in the region with 40 vessels of all types currently under management that include bulkers, tankers and, container vessels through a pool of 1,000 qualified seafarers on active rolls worldwide.

Our network of offices in the Middle East, Singapore and, India meet the highest standards and accreditations for quality, knowledge and, safety. Our safety department ensures that all vessels in our fleet operate safely and within stipulated environmental guidelines.

Our knowledge and understanding of the industry coupled with our versatility ensures that ship owners and operators can take advantage of our wide range of services even when their vessels are not under Nautilus’s technical management. Specifically we offer the below services:

Technical Management

  • Full technical management of vessels
  • Technical inspections for owners, banks, insurers, bareboat charterers
  • Superintendence for emergency or scheduled repairs and dry docking
  • On / off hire surveys
  • Ship specific, computerized planned maintenance system
  • Ensuring availability of correct spares on board
  • Periodic analysis of fuel and lubricants
  • Monitoring of peak performance metrics
  • Regular inspections of the vessels and implementation of timely corrective action

Safety & Security

  • Office and shipboard audits for compliance with international standards and owners’ QA systems
  • SMS audits for compliance with ISM and ISO standards
  • Onboard safety and security training of ship’s staff
  • Transit security – tracking, risk management, vessel hardening
  • Emergency Incident management including crisis media response management

Dry Dock, Repair & New building

  • Shipyard supervision of new buildings, conversions and retrofits
  • Full supervision of ship repairs or dry dockings including procurement of spares and paints
  • Afloat repairs in transit
  • New building plan approvals
  • Machinery and equipment selection and procurement


  • Ship inspections and valuations
  • Sale and Purchase inspections
  • Technical experts and expert witnesses for banks, law firms and owners
  • Setup and administration of ship-owning companies


  • Placing of insurance cover at competitive rates
  • Hull and Machinery, War Risk, Loss of Hire, On Deck cover, P&I
  • Dynamic management of War Risk
  • Full claims handling
  • Expert witness services