We provide marine operating services, including vessel crewing and chartering, maintenance engineering, safety systems maintenance, quality systems management, integrated logistics support, property management, and inventory control.
We develop marine projects for the design or conversion of vessels with project management skills including planning, engineering, procurement, and construction. We also manage subcontractors for compliance with project objectives, safety, and quality.
We provide ship construction project management from front-end engineering and design through completion. Capabilities include design review, construction planning and supervision, schedule and cost management, and warranty performance management.
We diligently apply best practices in ship management for crew safety and environmental protection, adhering to increasing regulations and ensuring compliance with international standards.
We provide ship chartering or leasing services meeting customer shipping requirements. Through a worldwide network of brokers and owners, OSI will locate ships of the highest quality at market prices. Bareboat chartered ships can be fully operated by OSI on a turnkey basis.
Our highly qualified engineers have performed maintenance on ships worldwide, and drydocking in shipyards in many countries. Major vessel overhauls and scheduled regulatory drydockings are planned well in advance, enabling control of cost and schedule factors in the shipyard.
OSI was founded in 1981 as a Houston based provider of ship management services. The company has designed, built, financed and operated oil tankers worldwide, as well as managing U.S. Navy vessels in support of national defense objectives. Today, OSI maintains ships operating worldwide under strict standards for employee safety and environmental protection.
Shore staff functions provided include vessel crewing, maintenance management, procurement, chartering, insurance and claims management, cargo operations and financial control. The company offers full service ship management with the objective of customer service.
Quality management objectives start with customer satisfaction with OSI services, and rigorous systems and procedures are followed to ensure customer objectives are monitored and reported.
Interested potential customers are encouraged to contact OSI for additional information. Presently the company is providing ship management services to the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command and the U.S. Maritime Administration. OSI has experience with managing ships for major oil companies, ship owners, and finance companies.