Barko Crewing is a crew management company which provides inland and offshore shipping services for customers. Our main priority is to recruit officers and staff to completely man a range of vessels.These include river passenger’s vessels as well as inland cargo, tankers, tugboats and offshore vessels.

About Us

Since 1990, we owned and operated river cruise passenger vessels and hotel barges. They travelled on meandering narrow French canals and de Seine river till The European rivers like: The Rhine, the Rhone, the Danube, The Moselle... and this from Amsterdam till the Black Sea.

Our services provide certified professional crew ( with Residential card ) who are experts, not only for on-deck, but also for the complete operations of the hotel business on luxury and mid-ranged river passenger ships.

As former passenger vessel owners we have better understanding of the need for motivated professionals during uninterrupted seasonal cruises. A long experience is the best form of training especially in a busy luxury hotel. Our experienced hotel crew are often from 5-star hotels and holiday resorts in the Philippines and are very well knowledgeable (proficient) in the English language. On request we provide the chef that will surely satisfy your palates.

For many years, we pleasantly accomodated. US and European guests during their cruise on board our vessels. We sailed for Intrav, Abercrombie and Kent USA, but also for European travel operators like Phoenix Germany and others.


Barko Crewing will be known for being a reliable and efficient provider of trained crew on board your ships, and so ensuring the satisfaction of your customers. To be the best outsourcing / recruitment hub by providing the best solution for your company’s crewing needs.