Intership Navigation Co. Ltd. (ISN) was founded in 1988 with German background. ISN is a member of the Hartmann Group. Principally a shipowning company, ISN has also expanded into third party management for a small number of European and Asian owners. The company technically manages a fleet of more than 70 owned vessels, which consist mainly of dry bulk and breakbulk vessels. ISN also has an orderbook of several vessels all to be delivered untill 2012.
The ISN fleet consists of a different series of vessels of 4.250 DWT Mini Bulker, 24.000 DWT Bulk Carriers, 31.000 DWT Bulk Carriers, 38.000 DWT Multi-purpose Singledeckers, 8,000 DWT, 17.800 DWT and 26.000 DWT Multi-purpose Tweendeckers, 37.000 DWT Lakers, as well as a number of smaller vessels, all trading on a worldwide scale. ISN developed also 2 series of most modern self unloading Cement Carriers of 8.500 and 15.000DWT respectively. In addition to its owned fully managed vessels, ISN partly manages an additional fleet of 104 ships on a crew management basis.
In order to cover the different time zones as efficiently as possible and in order to have closer contact with the ships trading in the respective area, ‘satellite’ technical offices have been set-up in New Orleans/USA, Montreal/Canada, Manila/The Philippines, Gdynia/Poland and Brisbane/Australia. ISN employs more than 2,700 seafarers on board its ships, with another 1,500 seafarers on leave and has its own fully owned training school in Manila, in which seafarers are being extensively educated and trained.
The company has moved into its own headquarters that were completed in 1997 and presently employs a shore staff of 97 skilled professionals. Dedicated to safety and quality, ISN is determined to keep Setting the Right Course!