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About IMS Group

IMS group has a rich history spanning over four decades, originating in 1969 with the establishment of International Marine Services by founder, Capt. S.C. Sood. Since then, the company has been engaged in a wide range of maritime-related activities. Today, IMS's primary focus is on several key areas, including Crew Management, Dredging and Infrastructure, Project Management and Consultancy, and Technical Management.

IMS Ship Management Pvt. Ltd (IMS) is a reputable company, having offices in Mumbai and Delhi, India with a presence in Singapore. The company is a licensed Ship Crew Manning agency authorized to provide Recruitment & Placement Services under the RPSL number MUM-023, as issued by the Director General of Shipping, Government of India. We are also licensed to supply non-marine crew members for all types of vessels. Furthermore, IMS complies with the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) and has been awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification, demonstrating their commitment to providing quality services to their clients. IMS offers a range of services related to ship management, with a particular focus on crew management.

Onboard Seafarers


Onboard Seafarers




IMS has a proven track record of providing high-quality crew to over 650 merchant vessels, as well as catering to the crewing needs of various cruises and offshore companies. The company is committed to maintaining high standards of operating practices and adhering to national and international statutory regulations, standards, and guidelines related to fleet personnel management. IMS's rigorous adherence to these regulations ensures that their crew are highly trained and qualified, ensuring the safe and efficient operation of their clients' vessels. By providing reliable and efficient crewing solutions, IMS has become a trusted partner for many companies in the maritime industry.

In addition to its crew management services, IMS is also expanding its fleet of dredgers to meet the demands of the growing infrastructure industry. The company is actively seeking new projects and joint ventures to take advantage of this fast-accelerating opportunity. IMS has also played a significant role in developing various marine-related projects of note, including India's first private sector LPG receiving terminal at Porbandar, Gujarat, in collaboration with SHV Energy, Holland, a multinational Fortune 500 company. Through its commitment, entrepreneurship, competence, and integrity, IMS has set industry standards, enabling the company to maintain its position as a leading player in the maritime industry.



Our vision is to be the leading provider of comprehensive and integrated crew management, technical management and dredging / Project management services in the maritime industry with the aim to deliver outstanding value to our clients by expertise and a commitment to excellence. We prioritize safety and innovation, continuously seeking new ways to optimize vessel performance and reduce costs. Our aim is to be the preferred partner for ship owners and operators, attracting and retaining the best talent to create a culture of innovation and continuous improvement. We are also committed to environmental sustainability and social responsibility.

In summary, our vision is to be the most trusted and respected provider of crew and ship management services, delivering exceptional value and positive impact.



Our mission is to be the most trusted and reliable provider of crew management, ship management, and project management services, delivering exceptional value and results to our clients while upholding the highest standards of safety, efficiency, and sustainability.

We are committed to environmental sustainability, social responsibility, and ethical business practices. We strive to minimize our environmental impact and contribute to the communities in which we operate, and we are committed to upholding the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and accountability in all our dealings with clients, partners, and stakeholders.

Core Values


WORK with the BEST to Recruit the best

We have always strived to have the most qualified and driven office colleagues, who then ensure our combined success in putting together the best seafarer teams.


Our CREDO - “The Seafarer is our Superhero

let him know this !” Every crew member is part of the community that ensures that over 90% of the worlds traded goods reach their destinations like clockwork. At IMS – we give him that adulation.


Partner ONLY with QUALITY Owners

We like to believe that we choose our clients as much as they choose us. The Ship Owner is who the seafarer works for and thus we are ultimately responsible for selecting him for a particular work environment and experience.


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