5th Floor Ma. Daniel Bldg.
470 San Andress cor M.H.
Del Pilar St. Malate, Manila,
Philippines
Monday - Friday:
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Telephone Nos
+632 5217456
+632 5260691
Fax No.
+632 5217538

ABOUT US


Bahia Shipping Services, Inc. (BSSI) or simply Bahia was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in December 1987 and started deploying Filipino seafarers in January 1988 for then principal, Blackfriars Shipping Co. Ltd. Bahia then provided seafarers for only five vessels, now the company has grown to be one of the leading providers of seafarers for foreign principals and continue to grow to provide employment to most Filipinos.
VISION STATEMENT

To provide our Principals with first-rate Filipino seafarers.
MISSION STATEMENT

Bahia Shipping Services Inc. is a company committed to recruit and supply STCW certified, competent, disciplined and hardworking Filipino seafarers for our foreign Principals.

We are committed to uphold the best interest of the Filipino seafarers and to continuously promote the Philippines as a significant source of seafarers in the global labor market.
QUALITY POLICY

To provide qualified and well-trained crew as required by our Principals in manning their vessels, and to meet the applicable statutory/regulatory requirements to ensure ship’s operation and protection of the marine environment.
OUR CORPORATE VALUES

We at Bahia Shipping Services Inc. were incorporated with a set of core values embodied by the Chairman of the Board and continues to be the standard of its employees.

INTEGRITY
  • We steadily adhere to strict moral and ethical codes in performing our duties and in interaction towards our customers.

LOYALTY
  • The company duly recognize the valuable contributions of the crewmembers. They are indeed the greatest assets of the company. We owe to this loyal seafarers the success of the company.

SERVICE
  • MEMBER; Filipino Association for Mariners’ Employment (FAME), the largest association of manning agencies in the Philippines since 1994.


OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

POEA Top Performer Awardee
We are POEA Top Performer Awardee for 2002 and 2006. Given to Bahia for its commendable performance and accomplishments. Two citations were likewise given in recognition to the agency’s promotion and creation of employment opportunities for Filipino seafarers.
ISO Certified 9001/2008 – Bureau Veritas Quality International (BVQI)
We are Bureau Veritas Quality International certified since 2000.

We are currently aiming for ISO 9001:2015 trasition in time for our re-Certification
Marlins Approved Test Center)
We are an accredited Marlins English Test Center since February 15, 2007.
In-House Processing of Contract
Since 2002, Bahia processed contracts in-house. Giiven as a privilege by POEA due to the volume of seafarers regularly deployed, and as an incentive due to the awards and citations received.
PDOS Accredited Center
Since 2003, Bahia is an accredited PDOS Training Center.
Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006

“We have been certified with regard to MLC compliance since August 31, 2012 under Bureau Vertias”
Filipino Association for Mariners’ Employment Inc. (FAME)

Bahia was awarded last March 2015, a “Plaque of Recognition” in grateful appreciation of 20 years of loyal and dedicated membership and affiliation with the Association and for the active commitment, support and adherence to the vision and goals of the Association for the greater prosperity of its members in particular and the Philippine Seafaring and Maritime Industry in general.

OUR PRINCIPALS
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