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Our mission

A new way of shipmanagement and crewing

We will change the world of crewing and shipmanagement.
We  work  entirely in accordance with all national and international conventions and regulations.

We will ensure that our groundbreaking solutions remain affordable, especially in the long run.

We ensure that our concept will continue to be a success in the future


Our voyage


Founding of Tulipa

We started Tulipa in 2022 after its founders found a groundbraking new method for crewing and shipmanagement.


Expansion of our service

Since late 2023 we offer full-deckcrew management, with this groundbraking concept we offer our clients a hasslefree and no-need-to-worry service.

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Tulipa Lda is the trusted partner for European shipping companies seeking specialized crew management services for their inland vessels, we also arrange crew for fishing boats.


Crew Management Solutions:

  • Recruitment: We specialize in sourcing and evaluating skilled crew members tailored to the specific needs of European shipping companies.

  • Visa Processing: Our dedicated team manages the entire visa application process, ensuring seamless transitions for crew members while maintaining full compliance with regulations.

  • Payroll Management: Trust us to handle all aspects of payroll, including timely payments and meticulous compliance with tax and social security regulations.

  • Regulatory Compliance: We guarantee adherence to all relevant laws and regulations governing crew management, providing our clients with confidence and assurance to focus on their core activities.

  • Understanding Complex Needs: We recognize the unique challenges of operating in Europe's dynamic inland waterways and offer tailored solutions to address them effectively.

  • Long-term Crewing Solutions: We solve your long-term crewing requests by placing our crew on board all year round, providing replacements when fixed crew members go on holiday, and ensuring that our crew is qualified according to the necessary regulations. With us, you can rest assured knowing that all your crew-related concerns are taken care of.


Crew Welfare and Development:

  • Welfare Priority: Prioritizing the well-being and career development of our crew members, we foster a supportive work environment that promotes motivation and success. Monthly assessments are conducted to monitor progress and address any needs.

  • Timely Payments: Our commitment to timely payments ensures financial stability for crew members, thereby enhancing job satisfaction and retention rates.

  • Compliance Assurance: With meticulous adherence to all regulations and laws involving crew management, our clients can trust that their crew needs are handled with the utmost diligence.

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