The technical organisation strives to ensure that our fleet is at any time eligible to do business with all our customers.

The technical organisation is the home of our safety culture work that spreads across the organisation and is deeply embedded in all employees.

Nordic Tankers has been appointed responsible manager and operate all herning shipping a.s. vessels. All Nordic Tankers and herning shipping a.s. vessels are managed in the same high quality manner.

Following teams make up the technical organisation:

  • Vessel Groups
    Provide fleet management through daily technical support and cooperation with our crew onboard. The technical superintendents are responsible for overall vessel maintenance, they conduct vessel inspections, dry dock planning and execution.
  • SQE
    Manage all safety, quality, environmental, security and health matters. Ensures compliance with relevant international and national regulation and industry best practice through the maintenance and continuous development of the Company Safety Management System (SMS) and related manuals, procedures and plans.
  • Marine HR
    To be the preferred provider of safe tanker shipping solutions requires the best people and operational excellence. Marine HR attract, recruit, develop and retain well educated and the most competent seafarers in all positions onboard our vessels. We engage in cadet programs in Denmark and the Philippines and our goal is to select and train seafarers who are committed and have the right mindset. Marine HR are constantly developing our procedures on how to man our vessels and how to prepare our seafarers for the increasingly demanding future by providing training and promoting from within our pool.
    We want to be recognized by our seafarers as an attractive long-term employer committed to personal development of the individual and we always promote of the highest standards of safety and performance. Marine HR coordinates with other departments to ensure that requirements on safe operation of our vessels are met and we work closely with our professional colleagues in Latvia and the Philippines as well as with our crewing agents from around the world.  
  • Vetting
    Work in close cooperation with our technical and commercial department. The team is in close dialogue with our customers commercial and technical departments with the intent of meeting their requirements and answer any questions regarding our operational activities.
    By arranging the necessary number of SIRE/CDI inspections, vetting ensures that our fleet remains eligible for business once nominated. Vetting meets with customer representatives on regular basis to ensure that we retain highest possible fleet eligibility and company rating.
  • Supply Management
    In close cooperation with vessel groups, Supply Management purchase and deliver high quality spares, consumables and provisions at the time needed, at the lowest cost and from a reliable source. Focus is on providing the best possible professional support to our fleet without ever compromising safety.
  • Marine Project
    Provide second level technical support regarding new buildings, vessel modifications, increased technical efficiency and technical solutions to become more environmental friendly and to ensure we comply with rules & regulations.


Flags, DOCs and certification.
Nordic Tankers Trading Document of Compliance is issued by DNV GL on behalf of the following flag states;

  • The Kingdom of Denmark
  • Commonwealth of the Bahamas
  • Republic of Malta
  • The Kingdom of Norway


herning shippings Document of Compliance is issued by Lloyds Registry on behalf of the following flag states;

  • The Kingdom of Denmark
  • Republic of Malta
  • Republic of Singapore


All vessels are ISM-certified. The "International Safety Management (ISM) Code" means the International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention as adopted by the Assembly, as may be amended by the Organization. The purpose of this Code is to provide an international standard for the safe management and operation of ships and for pollution prevention. The objectives of the Code are to ensure safety at sea, prevention of human injury or loss of life, and avoidance of damage to the environment, in particular, to the marine environment, and to property.


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