KSM Navigation

Welcome to KSM Navigation

KSM Navigation is a premier full-service ship management organization engaged in crew management and chartering for a wide range of vessels. Our team has over 20 years’ experience in seafaring and ship management for the some of the best names in the industry worldwide.

Recruitment and Placement

Recruitment and Placement

We offer quick and credible solutions in recruiting, training and placement of seafarers. Our expert team has a proven track record for maintaining a talent pool of well-trained mariners.

Recruitment and Placement

Licensed and Compliance

We are licensed by Director General of Shipping, India to operate as full-time Recruitment and Placement of Seafarers service provider. Our Quality Management System is ISO 9001:2015 certified by IRQS and MLC Compliance Organization.

Recruitment and Placement

Ship Management

Following our success as premier recruiters, KSM Navigation has diversified into real-time Ship Management including chartering, port agency and liner agency. We can undertake management of all kinds of ships including dry cargo, oil tankers, chemical tankers and cruise liners.

Our Services


Crew Management

A well-qualified and trained crew is vital for a ship’s safe, smooth and efficient functioning. At KSM Navigation, our state-of-art database management system and crewing module keep track of our seafarers in real-time. This repository of data helps in sourcing the right crew for the different ships and also boosts profitability for the ship owners. We can undertake both full and partial crew management, customized to suit business needs. Our pre and post onboarding process includes everything from planning, recruitment, payroll, appraisal and also has a special focus on imparting the right training to the cadres.


Marine Consultancy

KSM Navigation offers a host of consultancy services to maritime, oil rigs and gas industries. We have a team of professionals with world-class expertise and experience in offshore services, who have successfully commissioned oil and gas projects. Talk to us and we’ll tell you how we offer practical and profitable solutions to our clients with their marine operations and projects.

Our Training Modules


Seafarer Training

Specialized technical training in seafaring and modern sea-going platforms, tailored to meet standards as required by different vessels.


Worldwide Maintenance Training

A fully-developed and interactive computer-based maintenance training in fabrication, electrical and mechanical maintenance of ships.


Familiarization Training

Onboard vessel familiarization training help cadres adapt to the specific vessel requirements quickly and efficiently.


Simulation Training

A fully-equipped in-house simulations training infrastructure provides simulation and emulation-based training to suit specific vessels requirements, in their region of operations.

We are recruiting

We invite young and aspiring seafarers to join us in an exciting journey to explore their career options in the maritime industry. It’s not just a lucrative career, but one that’s filled with adventures you will cherish for a lifetime.


Chief Officer
2nd Officer
3rd Officer
Junior Officer
Able Seaman
Ordinary Seaman
Trainee Seaman
Deck Cadet


Chief Engineer
2nd Engineer
3rd Engineer
4th Engineer
Junior Engineer
Electrical Officer


General Steward
Mess Boy
Second Cook
First Cook
Assistant Cook
Chief Cook


Trainee Wiper
Engine Fitter

Our Fun Facts

It’s never a dull moment at KSM Navigation. With a wide range of opportunities in the maritime industry,
it’s an exciting period for our enthusiastic candidates awaiting their dream jobs.


Meet Our Team

We take pride in our Leadership Team who have an unparalleled experience in the maritime industry. Together, they have been the guiding force for thousands of seafarers, helping them gain a strong foothold in the maritime industry.


Capt.Raghuraman - Director

A master mariner with over 40 years’ experience; An avid motivational speaker and mentor for the aspiring sailors.


K V R Srinivas - COO

An accomplished educationist with over 25 years’ experience; A visionary and founding member of Sri Chakra Maritime College.


Manav Gadya - Director

A young and dynamic leader with strong business acumen; A master strategist and a favourite among candidates.


Er.Mohan Nair - Consultant

Chief Engineer with more than 20 years of sailing; First Indian to be appointed as Chief Engineer in Schlumberger.

It was really a great effort from the KSM team. The entire onboarding process was well coordinated and easy.

- Subramani Venkadasalam

Excellent service from KSM team and I am happy to join the ship that I had dreamt of all these days.

- Nishant Ranjan Kumar

KSM waited for the right opportunity for me. I am happy that my wait is fruitful now and I got exactly what I wanted.

- Kuldeep Kumar

I am happy with the placement process and I would definitely recommend KSM to my peers.

- Dhananjay Patel

Latest News


KSM Navigation recently signed an MOU with M/s Admiral Shipping LLC of UAE, for their requirement of Deck and Engine cadet at all levels


Massi Shipping LLC, one of the largest shipping companies in UAE has signed an MOU with KSM Navigation for their manning requirement.


IPC Marine Service LLC, UAE singed an MOU with KSM Navigation Pvt Ltd for the recruitment of their their crew members.


MAG Container Lines and KSM Navigation Pvt Ltd joined hands today for Recruitment and Placement service.

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