LEADERSHIP INSIGHTS

OSM Thome Reaches Out to Competitors for Collaborations on Green Solutions

OSM Thome Reaches Out to Competitors for Collaborations on Green Solutions

Story by TOMAS KRISTIANSEN, SHIPPING WATCH: The ship management industry has far from the same level of cooperation as its customers, the carriers, on green shipping. Now, OSM Thome reaches out to change that. With a handful of major ship management companies and a myriad of small stakeholders, the industry is more familiar with intense competition than collaborating for a common good. Now, in...

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Would you Recommend a Life at Sea to Your Children?

Would you Recommend a Life at Sea to Your Children?

Tommy Olofsen, CCO and President at OSM Thome, recently moderated a panel discussion at the Crew Connect Global conference 2023 where panellists discussed shipping’s image problem, as compared to other industries, when trying to attract the younger generation. The...

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Career Development and Opportunities for Female Seafarers

Career Development and Opportunities for Female Seafarers

Hi, my name is Leticia Pereira; I'm a third engineer from BW Magna, an FSRU vessel in Brazil crewed by Brazilians from the OSM Thome Brazil office. I graduated from Merchant Navy School in 2014, and since then, I've worked in different kinds of vessels. This is my...

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Improving the energy efficiency of ships

Improving the energy efficiency of ships

Improvement of the energy efficiency of the vessels will require increasing attention with time, owing to the CII rating thresholds getting increasingly stringent every year, and the regional regulations like EU ETS. The enhanced GHG emission reduction targets from...

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Gender Equity in the Maritime Industry: Challenges Onboard

Gender Equity in the Maritime Industry: Challenges Onboard

I began my career in the maritime industry in 2019, entering a sector that has long grappled with gender equity issues. Despite some progress, women choosing maritime careers still face unique obstacles, and my personal journey reflects the broader challenges faced by...

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It’s all about people!

It’s all about people!

The recent status of the Maritime industry has become significantly enormous and its future demands consistently growing. The market that was once dull and vague due to economic crisis & pandemic, has again come alive like a playground in the park. For investors,...

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FSRU Expertise in OSM Thome Brasil

FSRU Expertise in OSM Thome Brasil

In June 2019, OSM Thome Brasil was awarded a 23-year contract with one of the most relevant Ship Owners on the planet, the BW Group. Alone, this was something to be proud of. Considering the "BW Magna" was the first FSRU where we started to place seafarers and that...

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Inside the Crewing Hub at the Heart of merged OSM Thome

Inside the Crewing Hub at the Heart of merged OSM Thome

Very few developments have been as momentous in the shipping industry lately as the merger of OSM Maritime Group and Thome Group earlier this year. It should come as no surprise that Cyprus — a major international ship management hub — is playing an important part in...

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Mentoring and Development of Crew Members

Mentoring and Development of Crew Members

People require guidance in various aspects of their lives, often seeking it even when it's not explicitly provided. This holds true in the maritime world, where crew members often look up to their superior officers as role models, aiming to comprehend and adopt their...

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