Lapa Ltd.

LAPA Ltd. is a Dutch venture established in Riga in 1991. Our aim is to supply world first class shipping companies with crews from the Baltic States and Ukraine. LAPA Ltd. provides crews for all types of vessels in compliance with the ITF standard of contracts.
We also offer specialists/experts for Ship Management & Technical Management industry.


LAPA Ltd. has been licensed by the Latvian Maritime authorities as a crewing agent.
LAPA Ltd. has facilities, equipment and manpower to meet the requirements of our clients.


The ISO 9000 family of standards relate to quality management systems and are designed to help organizations ensure they meet the needs of customers and other stakeholders. ISO 9001:2008 certification gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace.


The full range of services available in our company includes selection and recruitment of duly qualified and trained officers, payroll arrangements, crew insurance, contract and visa formalities.


We offer marine training courses defined by STCW convention and Maritime Administration of Latvia (including GMDSS, Medical Care, ECDIS, BRM, Ship Handling and Competence Updating Course for Masters, Deck Officers and Engineer Officers). All these training programs have been approved by the Maritime Department of the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Latvia.