Pioneer Shipping Services
(A Unit of Pioneer Sailing Services Pvt. Ltd.)

Pioneer Shipping Services has grown in the shipping services field and is today a One Stop Solution Company providing hands on and focused practical solutions from which many ship owners/managers are benefitting. We are a leading service provider in the field of Pre-vetting Inspections and on board trainings, Navigation, cargo and Internal Audits. Additionally we are assisting in setting up QA systems and training the ships staff to start following the company procedures during takeover / Yard deliveries of vessels, thus enabling the systems onboard to be appropriately set up and followed literally from the word go. We have assisted over 500 vessels for QA Implementation and attended more than 1500 ships for pre-vetting inspections and various audits. We also expertise in designing, updating SMS procedure/Manuals and making them company specific.

Pioneers Journey
• Pioneer Group was inaugurated in the year 2000 by Late Capt SSS Rewari. Launched with a Training Institute in Jan 2000, Pioneer Institute of Education & Computer Studies was primarily set up to provide IT education to the Mariners.
• In Feb 2000 it became a Computer Work Center of Indira Gandhi National Open University conducting CIC and BCA Courses which later developed into a full fledged IGNOU Program Study Center.
• 2001 we teamed up with the St. John Ambulance, and were authorized training center for conducting First Aid and Home Nursing Courses.
• 2002 Pioneer Educational and welfare foundation was Registered as per societies act of 1860 with Govt. of NCT of Delhi.
• 2003 Pioneer was accredited by National Open School as a vocational training center conducting courses approved by Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.
• 2004 Pioneer broadly ventured into shipping Industry and developed a module for training the back end staff of CSAV group. The project was on Container familiarization and Multimodal Transportation.
• 2005 Pioneer developed in house training program for Dockendale Shipping co Ltd and organized their training requirements. Further, Dockendale engaged Pioneer to handle their Manning requirements for North India and we were appointed as Representative office for Dockendale.
• 2006 Pioneer developed a team of Marine Professionals to handle Shipping Company Specific Requirements With respect to :-

  • Pre Vetting and On Board Training
  • QA Implementation on new Takeover Vessels
  • Vessel Auditing
  • Owners Inspections
  • Cargo Superintendence

• Pioneer started providing Superintendence attendance to Thome Ship Management for Suez transits for their clients – Frontline.

• 2007 association with Thome extended and Pioneer Superintendents were attending Thome vessels for their Pre Vetting and onboard Training requirements.
• Pioneer was certified ISO 9001:2008 on 14 April 2007 for following services
  • Shipping Services
  • Maritime Training
  • Disaster Management training
  • IT education
• Pioneer joined hand with MMSI , the Indian operation arm of MMS , Tokyo, and assisted them in their recruitment activities for North India. Further we carried out Pre Vetting Inspections and On Board Training for them.
• 2008 Pioneer developed a team of Inspectors at all major Indian Ports to Carry out Flag State Inspections on behalf of Marshall Islands. In addition to onboard Training, Pioneer started providing assistance during New deliveries & Takeovers for systematically setting up SMS onboard .
• 2009 Pioneer Sailing Services Pvt. Ltd. was formed as one stop solution for shipping industry. Pioneer Sailing services Pvt. Ltd. is also certified as an ISO 9001:2008 standard company.
• 2010 Pioneer became THOME Ship Management Pte. Ltd. Exclusive training centre in India. All In-house Training courses for Thome were carried out in our premesis.
• 2010 Developed and designed complete in house shore/on board training module for Campbell Shipping. Owning 12 Bulk carrier vessels.
• 2011 Pioneer expanded to the OVERSEAS shore based Training and conducted In House training Courses for Thome Ship management at Indonesia, Srilanka and Bangladesh on HSEEQ, PSC, Incident Awareness. Risk assessment, VIQ, RIGHT SHIP and CHEMICAL TANKER FAMILARZATION training.
• 2011 Pioneer joined hands with Jindal Waterways Ltd to supervise building of their 2500 DWT Vessels at Hungartcutta. We did a couple of pre purchase inspections for them.
• Today Pioneer has grown and with a pool of over 35 Master Mariners and Chief Engineers of which 12-14 are regular with us and an average Rank experience of 276 Years (Wet Mode) and (68 Years of our Regular pool). And have done a stupendous average of around 155 ships / year. We have learnt from our own pool of experience, which has encouraged our growth to new level. The rich accumulated professionalism assists our clients and our own pool to deliver unmatchable quality.