Sealanes(TM) Marine services, Inc. (SMS) is a Filipino crewing and manning agent, duly licensed by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration of the Department of Labor and Employment since 1978. SMS is an affiliate of Multiplan international, technical services organization, with representative offices throughout continental Europe and several cities of Asia Pacific.
It supplies maritime personnel, officers and ratings, for ocean-going vessels such as passenger ferries, general cargo, bulk carriers, heavy lifts and salvage/tug, anchor handling vessels, supply vessels.
The company is manned by recruitment staff who are widely knowledgeable and conversant in sourcing and selecting technical and non technical positions and managing human resources of its client.
As a service to overseas workers and their dependents, SMS extends payroll assistance services to relieve the overseas worker of the burden of worrying about the remittance. Emergency loan assistance is available through a credit cooperative. Medicare and social system benefits are likewise provided. Guidance and counseling are also provided.
The agency look forward to increase its market share in terms of seafarers deployment in line with government's program to generate more foreign exchange to ensure long term employment and quality of life of seafarers.