Who we are

Who we are

Bachmann Group are a recognised leader in the field of offshore employment services, payroll administration, personnel management services and corporate ownership to the marine, aviation and offshore industry.

Being able to trace our roots back to 1974, our organisation has developed to handling an employee client base of in excess of 15,000 seafarers and oil & gas personnel, setting the standard for payroll operations and management globally.

Our head office is based in Guernsey in the Channel Islands. We employ over 50 staff in our offices in Guernsey and the UK and over 1200 mariners working on client vessels all over the world.

We offer the following services:

Employment, Payroll and HR Services

In addition to the mariners we directly employ, we manage the employment of over 20,000 mariners and oil & gas specialists working all over the world.

Marine Recruitment

Through our specialist recruitment division, Bachmann Recruitment, we can find and place crew in all aspects of marine operations.

International Payroll

In addition to our marine services, we also offer payroll solutions in various countries (and in a number of different currencies) to the non marine world.

Vessel Management

The Bachmann Group manage an ever increasing number of vessels in full compliance with the International Safety Management Code.

Crew Management

Our crew management division can remove the challenges involved in the management of small and medium sized ship operators by providing a crew management product that meets ISO 9001 standard.

Marine Consultancy

Our consultancy team comprises of experienced experts who have worked within the industry with some of the worlds’ leading Ferry and Cruises Operators, have operated vessels in a technical capacity as well as Ports from a legal aspect, even serving as Harbour Master.

Corporate Ownership

Our fiduciary division specialises in services already listed as well as Ownership and Registration of vessels and aircraft in tax efficient ways.

Port Services

We have managed port installations and supported operations in a number of ports for over 10 years.

Fiduciary Services

One of our Group companies holds a Fiduciary Licence issued by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission allowing us to act in Corporate Services matters and limited trusts.

Port Agency and Fueling Services

We supply the complete range of port agency services for visiting yachts to the Channel Islands as well as providing VAT free fueling to Superyachts transiting from the Mediterranian to Northern Europe and the reverse.