License No 585006 by Ministry of Work and Social Policy of Ukraine


The staff of the company is a team of highly educated, qualified professionals.

Universal service, helping to support the traditions of the shipowner and seafarers have long-term cooperation.

We organize interview, with candidates for you in any time, you are taking the final decision according to the interview.


Welcome on board!


Universal Service company has been audited on voluntary basis and that it complies with the requirement of Regulation 1.4, Standart A 1.4 of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 .Our company has received a Certificate of Compliance issued by the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

By 2019 we have more than 16000 qualified seamen in our database who work in the international maritime business".


We represent maritime crewing agency «Universal Service»,which is situated in Odessa, Ukraine. Our company has been working on the crewing market since 2000. We propose Shipowners to recruit qualified and competent Ukrainian officers and ratings for international marine crews. We have a vast database of marine specialists, they have all the documents required, work experience, knowledge of English, medical certificates and they pass checking on their professionalism.

Our crew manning agency also represent shipowners in the South of Ukraine. Our main objective is to supply our Principals with crew/seafarers who are well disciplined, qualified and competent. We carry out our ship crew recruitment activity on the basis of State License No AB 585006 issued by the Ministry of labour and social policy of Ukraine of 12.09.2011. Please familiarize with ISO 9001:2015, No 20.552.180 of 11th Feb, 2020. Provision of manning services for the maritime industry in accordance with the license conditions and requirements of of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC 2006), as applicable to the seafarer recruitment and placement service (SRPS)

The staff of the company is a team of highly educated, qualified professionals, fully responsible for theirs work, which deals efficiently with all the aspects of shipping and maritime activities.

We are opened for cooperation and will present all additional information you need for our future successful collaboration

We are glad to offer you our services:


- Accurate specialists selection and screening according to Ship-owners demands;

- Head hunting for a specific position;

- Computer testing of English knowledge, conversational skills checking;

- Arranging and booking flight trips to/from vessels;

- Arrangement of statutory training courses ensuring STCW compliance;

- Rendering assistance in receiving Visas;

- Training ashore / Training onboard;

- Certification control;

- Drugs and alcohol policy;

- Insurance for seamen family members;

- Offshore Department;

- Cadets program.

- Psychological testing of seamen by special qualified psychologist in our agency.

-COVID-19 TEST for sign-on and sign off crew.

- Fast crew change in emergency situations.


Dear seafarers,


please visit  Job for seamen section to fill in an application form and find maritime job. You can also browse though Hot Vacancy for seamen page to find out what seagoing personnel is required for maritime industry jobs at the moment.

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