Our Services

IMS is one of the most dynamic firms in the maritime industry, employing in‐house qualified staff and a wide network of external partners in different part of the world. Discipline, teamwork and the latest information technology all contribute to the IMS process.

Our local and international personnel and associates conduct all necessary operations, in order to accomplish the desired outcome, prompt and cost‐effective processes assure competitiveness and efficiency of services.

Ship Management

International Maritime Services (IMS) is an expert in the fields of:

  • Ship Management
  • Trading & Broking
  • Open Registries
  • Technical Consultancy
IMS, through its affiliated Companies, provides comprehensive and tailor-made services to its Principals.
Commercial Ship Management

Commercial Ship Management

IMS provides Commercial Ship Management services to its Principals including:

  • Sale & Purchase
  • Chartering
  • Ship Operations
  • Insurance

Our highly qualified and capable commercial teams are closely monitoring and executing the commercial performance of the managed vessels across all sectors.

We proud ourselves for the capability that we hold to assess and overcome the risks faced by our Principals during the course of the commercial employment of their vessels.

Technical Ship Management

Technical Ship Management

IMS provides Technical Ship Management services to its Principals.

Our engineering specialists carefully oversee the maintenance and the day-to-day running for a wide range of ships in the dry sector amid today’s increasingly complex regulatory parameters.

Our solid relationships with first-class shipyards, workshops, suppliers and marine service providers ensure that our Principals consistently receive reliable and high-quality services at competitive prices.

Freight Trading

Freight Trading

IMS provides independent physical Dry Freight Trading services to its Principals whom among others include Industrial clients, Mining companies and Traders.

Our solid and in depth knowledge of the Dry Market in conjunction with our well established presence in the Shipping industry are giving us the ability to identify and to execute Dry Freight Trading coverage for our Principals according to their individual needs.

We offer them various solutions with regard to the Shipment and Transportation of their Goods, such as:

  • Negotiating and arranging Freight Contracts (either as an Owner or as a Charterer.
  • Conducting the Commercial Management of the Freight Contracts (either Spot, Contracts of Affreightment or Time Charter)
Commodity Broking

Commodity Broking

IMS  provides  independent  and  tailor  made  physical  Commodity  Broking  to  its Principals enabling them to optimize and or expand their Trading activities.

IMS is able to deal with and can also provide various solutions to its Principals with regards to Sale Contracts based on Terms of:

  • FAS/FOB: Buyer's Freight and sea transit risk -Buyer's Shipment choice
  • FOB-ASV: Buyer's Freight and sea transit risk - Seller's Shipment choice
  • CIF/C&F: Buyer's sea transit risk - Sellers Shipment choice
  • Ex ship - Seller's Freight and sea transit risk
Technical services

Technical services

IMS with a team of highly qualified Marine Engineers, Naval Architects and Master Mariners, provides a wide range of marine and technical surveys to the shipping community on behalf of:

  • Insurance Companies
  • Shipping Companies
  • Ship Managing Companies
  • Financial Institutions
  • Insurance companies / Underwriters

Scope of our company is to assist our clients to improve safety of operations, to enhance quality of services and to minimize environmental impact of all activities for a sustainable future.



IMS’s surveyors are experienced to all types of vessels i.e.: tug and supply boats, general cargo, bulk carriers, oil tankers, passenger vessels etc. and responsible for a critical judgment as to the condition of the ship and its equipment.
Our experience guaranties high standards on the basis of:

  • Hull & machinery surveys
  • Pre‐entry and post entry condition surveys In‐depth condition surveys
  • Surveys on behalf of underwriters Pre‐purchase surveys for vessel’s evaluation
  • Damage / loss surveys and investigation
  • Supervision of ship repairs Casualty surveys
  • Draft surveys Inclining tests
  • Surveys for compliance with classification requirements Surveys for compliance with international regulations


Our qualified naval architects, engineers and field technicians carry out analysis and studies in many areas, including:

  • Ship Design and Modifications
  • Manual Preparation needed for operation of vessels
  • Trim and Stability Studies
  • Grain Loading & Damage Stability Booklet Calculations
  • Tonnage, Load Line, Freeboard Calculations
  • Longitudinal Strength Calculations Analysis
Advisory Services

Advisory Services

IMS provides high quality consultancy services to Ship Management Companies. Guidance and recommendations by our auditors assure compliance to the Standards of Shipboard and Environmental Safety procedures, according to the following Standards, Codes, Regulations and International Conventions.

  • International Safety Management Code (ISM Code)
  • Formal Safety Assessment (FSA)\
  • International Ship and Port Facility Security Code ( ISPS Code)
  • International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code)
  • International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution form Ships,
  • 1973 as modified by the Protocol of 1978 (MARPOL 73/78)
  • ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Standards
  • ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Standard


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Jurisdictions List

Panama. Belize. Honduras. Cook Islands. Delaware. Marshall Islands. Finland. Netherlands. United Kingdom and the Red Ensign Group. St. Vincent & the Grenadines. Maritime Administration of Georgia. Union of Comoros. Maritime Administration of Mongolia. Ministry of Transport and Road Industry of the Republic of Moldova. Maritime Administration of Bulgaria. Commonwealth of Dominica Maritime Administration. Vanuatu. Cambodia and St. Kitts and Nevis.

International Maritime Services


66, Filonos Str, Piraeus
185 35 - Greece

  • Tel.: +30 210 42 21 324-5
  • Fax: +30 210 42 21 326
  • Email: info@inshipservices.com