The Watermark Yacht Management team has the ability and experience to manage yachts over 500 GT in accordance with the International Safety Management Code (ISM Code). Our experienced personnel will support Clients and Captains in a professional, regulatory compliant...
Provision of a Yacht-Specific Safety Management System (SMS)
We create a yacht-specific tailor-made SMS for the yacht, which is compliant with all applicable rules and regulations as issued by the regulatory bodies. The SMS is regularly reviewed and improved according to the requirements of the ISM Code.
Yacht and Crew Certification and Compliance
We regularly review Yacht and Crew Certification and monitor expiry dates using the Watermark Online custom management software.
Crew Safety Training
We review and monitor all Crew Training requirements and organise / provide safety training on board in accordance with the yacht’s requirements.
Liaison with Flag States and Classification Societies for Safety Matters
We represent the yacht on any ISM or safety related matters with Flag States and Classification Societies
We perform periodical yacht Safety Audits using suitably qualified auditors.
Flag State / Port State Preparation and Training
We provide the crew with adequate training and preparation to ensure that they are confident and prepared when undergoing Flag State and Port State Inspections.
External Audits and Inspections
We provide a dedicated point of contact to the Captain, and assist him /her and the crew during External Audits and Inspections
We issue Guidance and Explanatory Notices to the yacht regarding compliance with any new regulations entering into force.
24/7 DPA and Emergency Response
We provide the yacht with a suitably qualified DPA and Emergency Response Team to deal with any vessel emergency for the duration of the incident.
Watermark Online – Management Software
We provide the yacht and crew with full access to the customised management software – Watermark Online and provide familiarisation and training in its use.
24/7 Company Security Officer (CSO) and Security Breach Response
We provide the yacht with a suitably qualified CSO to deal with any security breach.
Performance of a Yacht-Specific Ship Security Assessment (SSA)
We evaluate specific threats to the yacht and Client and formulate an adequate Ship Security Assessment.
Ship Security Plan (SSP)
We create, implement and maintain a Flag Approved Ship Security Plan on board the yacht.
We perform periodical Security Audits on board using qualified and experienced auditors.
Crew Security Training
We organise and provide the yacht crew with specific security training as required.
High Risk Area (HRA) Transits
We perform yacht-specific itinerary assessments and organise armed security on board for the Transits of High-Risk Areas.
Liaison with Flag States and Classification Societies for Security Matters
We represent the yacht on any ISPS related matters with Flag States and Classification Societies.
Seafarer’s Employment Agreements (SEAs)
We draft and review Seafarer Employment Agreements and ensure compliance with the MLC 2006 Convention as amended
DMLC Part II
We provide the yacht with a compliant DMLC Part II
We perform periodical MLC audits and inspections on board using qualified and experienced auditors.
Crew MLC Training
We provide MLC Training to the crew on board as needed.
Handling of Complaints and Grievances
We designate a suitably qualified and experienced person within Watermark to impartially assist in the effective resolution of Crew Complaints and Grievances
Liaison with Flag States and Classification Societies for MLC Matters
We represent the yacht and crew on any MLC related matters with Flag States and Classification Societies.