Cosmonav Ltd is a highly qualified standards Recruitment Ship Manning and Marine Consulting company has been established and located in Nicosia, Cyprus in March 2018. 


It is in absolute compliance with MLC 2006 requirements and ISO 9001–2015 quality standards has been certificated by DNV-GL, being in possession of;

  • DNV GL Standard for Certification of Crew Manning Offices, Private Recruitment & Placement Services, Part 2 based on the requirements of MLC 2006 Reg. 1.4  
  • DNV GL ISO 9001-2015 Quality Certification for Seafarers Recruitment & Placement Services

It has been also accredited and properly licensed by the Republic of CYPRUS Ministry of Labor and Shipping Department.

Founder & Cosmonav business Inspiration

Company was founded by cpt. Nikos Koulouris, with extensive experience in shipboard and maritime business management having over than 45 years in shipping industry, when Cosmonav was established. The marine spirit, safety and environmental culture of his wide and long experience of 25 years seafaring, over than 18 of actual sea service, 5 of which in tankers command and 20 years as shore Staff, involved with marine, QA including vetting, safety, training, audits, inspections, vessels day to day operation including DD/repairs as head of group in technical department and HR (crewing) issues, mostly in managerial positions, having acquired the required expertise to lead the company inspiring the entire team of Cosmonav and ensuring delivery of high standards services to its clients.

Cosmonav head has dealt with over than 2,500. Seafarers of almost 30 different nationalities and over than 10 Manning Agencies worldwide, for 12 years and 8 years with marine, training, QA specifically safety and vetting dealing with oil majors, being also member of Intertanko vetting committee for long time in connection with his transferable skills,, has deeply inspired the culture and professional attitude of the experienced qualified and highly motivated team which runs the company. It allows along with our strong knowledge Cosmonav to understand and properly serve its clients, employers and employees needs in marine consulting, demonstrating fellowship culture, strong communication skills in training delivery, auditees briefing & debriefing and also in ship manning meeting at same time industry expectations, strongly believing that human element can make the sound difference in any service delivery.


Cosmonav’s vision is to be a reputable organization offering high quality services in ship manning and marine consulting, working together with our clients our partners and our seafarers, in a  transparent manner aiming to “service excellence” with commitment from the top, investing in human element.


For our Clients

To provide high quality standards consulting services and highly qualified and strongly motivated professionals, contributing to the success of their business objectives, operating their vessels in the most safe and efficient way.

For our Partners

To contribute in their brand name reputation reinforcement and their business further development, by making strategical decisions, through our hard work and dedication, operating in a consistent manner and at the highest professional standards.

For our Seafarers

To secure a safe and stable working environment, assisting them to achieve their career goals, developing their multinational culture harmonization, solidarity and HSQE sensitivity.

For our world

To contribute in the recognition of the important role and precious task offered by seafarers, shipping companies and the entire shipping industry to our daily life and to the economy of the world.


  • Service excellence
  • Health, Safety, Quality, save Energy and Environmental protection awareness
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Motivation
  • Customer focus
  • Teamwork
  • Innovation


  • Quality
  • GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
  • Health and Safety awareness

65 Lidras Str., Phaneromeni Building,
1st Floor, Office 11, 1011, Nicosia, CYPRUS

Phone: +357 2231 9888
LinkedIn: Cosmonav Ltd
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Office working days & hours:
M – F 09:00 -18:00 (UTC + 2 hrs winter & +3 hrs summer seasons)