THE "V" TEAM
The Valles Team is one of totally dedicated professionals, which
includes ex-seafarers who have sailed in the highest sea going ranks
on a varied fleet of vessels. Team leaders have more than 10 years
shore experience in their field of expertise. The "V" team has been
successfully managing vessels owned by third parties for more than
The "V" team's management philosophy is to provide a totally transparent
and competent service and to manage vessels on third party management
with the same outlook as those managed for the parent company.
A single dedicated Team Leader is your one point contact with the
organization. The Team Leader will provide you with detailed reports
on the technical management vessel at a frequency and in a format
specified by you. The Team Leader is supported by other Superintendents
and experts who assist him in the fields of insurance, purchase
and accounting, legal and regulatory support and safety.
All vessels technically managed by Valles are maintained to the
highest standards by following a well planned and continuously monitored
planned maintenance program. All vessels subscribe to the ABS-NS5 computer based planned maintenance system , which is used as a tool in our
Total Quality Management System. Regular reports are forwarded
to you for your records. Most Valles Chief Engineers are certified
by Classification Societies, when available, to carry out certain
surveys on board and so restrict Owners cost. Valles management
style is pro-active which translates into lower risk, fewer accidents
and reduced down time. Additionally, due to our excellent record
with Insurers third party Owners benefit with reduced premiums for
vessels under Valles management.
Valles has been successfully managing vessels for about a 100 years,
scaling the highs and riding out the lows of the industry. As Valles
are ship owners themselves, with long established personal contacts,
Valles are able to secure very competitive rates in the commercial
markets. The Valles team is well experienced in pre and post fixture
management, enjoying favorable rates for Agency agreements and bunker
supplies. Additionally, Valles has a special Claims handling department,
in the un-fortunate event that a claim should arise.
Within the industry, Valles seafarers have gained a reputation
second to none. It is commendable to note that the average Valles
seafarer has been sailing with Valles for over ten years. Valles
has tie-ups with many training center in India where both pre-sea training
as well as refresher and specialized vessel specific training is
carried out. This is further augmented by an established on board
training regime. The Valles pool of seafarers numbers over 600
at present and is being further built up with an aggressive pre-sea
training program for deck cadets, engineering cadets and ratings.
Valles's philosophy is to pay for Quality which yields savings
in the long term.
With its specialist in-house experience and knowledge Valles offers
its services on a project basis to new-building supervision, repair
jobs, superintendence, fault finding and consultancy.
Additionally, Valles enjoys a very special relationship with ship
yards in Japan, Singapore and China to carry out dry docking and