Inland Crew Solutions


Inland Crew Solutions offers manpower and knowhow to inland water transport operators, helping reduce their labour, administrative, and time costs. We help vessel operators in inland shipping to achieve a higher degree of efficiency and cost economy by taking up all their recruitment, paperwork, tax compliance and clerical chores related to crew manning.

Vessel Types

Inland Crew Solutions covers a wide range of cargo vessels plying on the inland waterways channels of Europe, in particular dry bulk carriers, liquid bulk carriers, container vessels, RO-RO ships, tankers, barges, tugboats, general cargo carriers, and multi-purpose vessels. Our crew can work on the latest generation of inland water vessels and access training to handle newer technology and state-of-the-art equipment.

Crew Ranks

Inland Crew Solutions provides a wide range of crew for inland water vessels in Europe, including those qualified for Rhine navigation, Danube navigation and other water channels. We recruit personnel for the following positions: Deckhand (Decksmann), Boatman (Matrose), Able Boatman (Vollmatrose), Helmsman (Steuermann) and Ship Machinist (Schiffs-Maschinist). Under extraordinary circumstances, we may provide Boatmaster (Schiffsführer) for IWT vessels.

We Create Efficiencies
and Cost Savings for
IWT Companies

Inland Crew Solutions offers a wide range of services for the inland waterways transport sector, including the recruitment and rotation of fine navigators, boatmen, engineers, repair teams, and service staff for inland vessels.

We provide trained, experienced and reliable crew and technicians for all kinds of river vessels, and we have a 24/7 deployment support system for operational emergencies. Besides recruitment, we provide training, outfitting, travel and accommodation, payroll, tax and administration services, insurance and pension coverage for river navigation personnel under a single-window disbursement process.

Our 4-Step Recruitment

Getting crew is as easy as 1, 2, 3, with one more step to make sure you have the right person embarking on your vessel. As a client, you can ensure the best possible outcome for every vacancy by letting us know what kind of crew you are looking for.


Send Vacancy

Your notification starts a new selection and recruitment process in our office. We go to work on your specifications.


Call Recruiter

Contact with one of our recruiters will get you immediate feedback on crew position and follow-up actions.


Evaluate CVs

Our recruiters will forward possible candidates available for the job. You can match their profile against your requirements.


Hire Crew

Crew joining documents and travel arrangements will be finalized and carried out as soon as we receive client’s approval.

Why Work With Us

Fast Recruitment

We can provide fresh crew, replacement personnel or temporary sailors at short notice depending on availability. Talk to our recruiters for instant feedback.

Cost Effective

We take pride in being fairly competitive in terms of fees and costs without compromising on quality. Our crew package brings considerable savings in crew costs.

Large Talent Pool

Romania is one of the most attractive labour markets for inland water transport, bringing in hundreds of young and motivated sailors to industry every year.

Less Bureaucracy

Inland Crew Solutions takes away the headache of recruiting sailors for inland vessels and all the related hassles, making the process simpler, cheaper and less time consuming.

Client Focussed

We offer clients flexible packages and give them all necessary support to keep their vessels running on schedule. Delays cost money and reputation, and we don’t want to risk that.

Crew Training

We have 24/7 access to the best training for our crew, including state-of-the-art navigation simulators. We can arrange for short-term training modules at client’s request.

About Inland Crew Solutions

Inland Crew Solutions (ICS) is a manning provider to inland water transport, bringing fresh skills and energy to inland shipping companies. Besides a full range of staffing and recruitment solutions, ICS offers critical administrative support by minimizing the time, effort and paperwork involved in recruiting sailors from other EU markets. We specialize in personnel for general cargo ships, bulk carriers, container vessels, tankers and barges. ICS delivers cost efficiency while remaining firmly committed to safe and responsible inland navigation.

Inland Crew Solutions (ICS) is een aanbieder van bemanning voor het vervoer over binnenwateren en brengt nieuwe vaardigheden en energie naar de binnenvaartondernemingen. Naast een volledig scala aan rekruterings- en wervingsoplossingen biedt ICS kritische administratieve ondersteuning door tijd, moeite en papierwerk die nodig zijn voor het werven van bemaning van andere EU-markten tot een minimum te beperken. We zijn gespecialiseerd in personeel voor algemene vrachtschepen, bulkschepen, containerschepen, tankers en duwbakken. ICS levert kostenefficiëntie en blijft zich sterk inzetten voor een veilige en verantwoorde binnenvaart.

Inland Crew Solutions (ICS) ist ein Besatzungsunternehmen für die Binnenschifffahrt und bringt neue Fähigkeiten und Energie in die Unternehmen der Binnenschifffahrt ein. Zusätzlich zu einer umfassenden Palette von Einstellungs- und Rekrutierungslösungen bietet das ICS kritische administrative Unterstützung, indem es den Zeit-, Arbeits- und Verwaltungsaufwand für die Rekrutierung von Besatzung aus anderen EU-Märkten minimiert. Wir sind spezialisiert auf Personal für Stückgutfrachter, Massengutfrachter, Containerschiffe, Tanker und Schleppkähne. Das ICS ist kosteneffizient und setzt sich weiterhin stark für eine sichere und verantwortungsvolle Binnenschifffahrt ein.

Inland Crew Solutions (ICS) est un fournisseur d'effectifs pour le transport fluvial, apportant de nouvelles compétences et de l'énergie fraîche aux compagnies de navigation intérieure. Outre une gamme complète de solutions de recrutement et d’embauche, ICS offre un soutien administratif essentiel en minimisant le temps, les efforts et la paperasserie nécessaires au recrutement de marins d'autres marchés de l'UE. Nous nous spécialisons dans le personnel pour navires de cargo générales, vraquiers, porte-conteneurs, pétroliers et barges. ICS assure une rentabilité tout en restant fermement attachée à la sécurité et à la responsabilité de la navigation intérieure.

Recruitment Office

Centrul de Afaceri Dunarea
Str. Domneasca, Nr. 13C, Et. 2, Birou 29
Galati 800015

Head Office

18 Aleea Hortensiei, Block C5, Ap. 72
+40 753 128 574