About Us

We provide a complete ship management service. Our team of experienced superintendents and managers ensure you have the safest, most secure and cost effective vessels: whatever their size, type or location.

  • We are based in London, operate worldwide and have been established for over one hundred years
  • We provide a complete range of services, from new build, valuation, repair and maintenance to crewing, purchasing and accountancy
  • We are a proven leader in the UK’s maritime industry and key players in all the world’s shipping markets
  • We offer a service that is personal, flexible and bespoke: providing you with complete reassurance and maximum ROI

AWSM are committed to providing a quality ship management service that is reliable, safe and environmentally sound. To this end, we are accredited to:

  • ISO 9001: 2015 – Quality Management
  • ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Management
  • ISO 45001:2018 – Health & Safety Management
  • ISO 22301:2019 – Business Continuity Management

We are keenly aware of the importance of cyber security in the maritime industry. AWSM are accredited to the following standards for our shore-based sites, giving confidence to owners that their information will be securely held.

  • Cyber Essentials
  • Cyber Essentials Plus
  • IASME Cyber Assured

In addition, AWSM were one of the first ship management companies in the UK to accredit a significant portion of its managed fleet to the IASME Maritime Cyber Baseline standard, and we would be pleased to be able to take that experience to assist owners looking to improve their own cyber security posture on board.

AWSM are represented on committees of Lloyd’s Register, Bureau Veritas, and the UK Chamber of Shipping. AWSM are signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant and hold the Defence Employer’s Recognition Scheme Silver Award.