December 18, 2020


2020 has been an unprecedented year, wherein the industry has been severely challenged.

We think about all that have been effected by COVID-19, especially seafarers.  We are adapting as we build resilient systInstitutions to ensure that we come out on top.

The SAIMI team wishes you and your families, a joyous holiday season and a most prosperous and healthy New Year.  

Please note we are closed from the 21st Dec 2020 & we re-open on the 5th of Jan 2021

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