About us

Trust, Reliability and Quality

Danica is a Danish managed company offering crewing solutions, ranging from supplying crew on an ad-hoc basis to full crew management services, assisting discerning shipping companies by providing high quality and cost efficient management of their assets.

Danica is privately owned and independent from any ship-owning or ship-management companies. Our senior management all have experience of working for ‘blue-chip’ shipping companies.

We understand the importance of having competent and motivated crew onboard – and the consequences of not having it.

Danica prioritises quality above all. We exceed the highest industry standards and practices and we set standards in the countries we are located in to ensure we connect you with competent and capable crew members.

Our strict screening procedures, which include modern HR selection and screening tools, ensure that only highly skilled and fully fit crew are employed.

Danica’s network of offices gives you unmatched access to a large pool of crew resources for all type of vessels – all accessed through one contact point/person in our organisation.To learn more about what we can offer for your company, please contact Captain Henrik Jensen by e-mail jensen@danica-maritime.com or by phone: +49 40 21 09 190 32.

Danica Historical Timeline

2023

Hamburg

Danica forms an alliance with Energios Maritime to open an office in Mumbai, India, enabling it to add Indian seafarers to its international crew pool.

2022

Hamburg

Russia invades UkraineDanica provides extensive assistance to families of its seafarers, many of whom choose to flee from Ukraine, as well as supporting its staff in the country.

2022

Hamburg

Danica incorporates Danica Crewing Services – Georgia Ltd and opens an office in Batumi, Georgia  — a small Eastern European country which boasts a large pool of competent seafarers. The office soon gets a foothold in the seafarer community and Danica’s clients benefit from having Georgian crews onboard.

2022

Hamburg

Responding to the expansion of its network of manning offices and to ensure undisrupted service delivery, Danica opens a new regional operations centre in Limassol, Cyprus. The office provides a single point of contact for Danica’s clients as well as coordinating the company’s service deliver.

2020

Hamburg

The World Health Organisation declares the Covid-19 coronavirus to be a global pandemic. As the international health crisis unfolds and the world responds, international travel restrictions and quarantine requirements effectively halt crew changes across the globe. Danica staff work tirelessly to support its seafarers and ship owners

2019

Hamburg

Danica enters into a joint venture with Albacore Maritime Services to incorporate Albacore Danica Crewing Services SIA, and opens offices in Riga, Latvia, thereby giving Danica clients access to the high-end tanker officers available in the Baltic region.

2017

Hamburg

Danica Maritime Services Ltd in Odessa, Ukraine is incorporated. The company offers payroll and accounting servicesDanica Training Services was established. To fulfil clients’ demand for high-quality leadership and company specific training, a training service arm was launched

2013

Hamburg

Danica Maritime Services GmbH is incorporated in Germany by Henrik Jensen.Danica Crewing Services LLC is incorporated, and takes over all shares in the manning office founded in 2009 in Ukraine. The company in Ukraine changes name to Danica Crewing Services Ltd.

2009

Hamburg

Henrik Jensen, partner in a German ship management company, leads the foundation of a Ukrainian company with a manning office in Odessa, Ukraine.