Danica Crewing Services
Danica Crewing - Senior management


Henrik Jensen

Henrik Jensen
Founder of the Danica Group and Managing Director
(Danica Maritime Services, Germany)

Henrik Jensen is a Danish citizen, has a background as a captain and 20+ years’ high-quality shipping experience on shore.

Henrik’s professional career includes being Managing Director of a large Danish ferry operator. He joined the Bernhard Schulte Group in 2000, where he held various management positions, including Senior Managing Director for Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (Deutschland) and Group Managing Director of Human Resources. In 2008 Captain Jensen was a co-founder of Nordic Hamburg Shipmanagement, building up the organisation and a manning agency in Odessa. In 2012 Henrik founded Danica Maritime Services and Danica Crewing Services and have since then developed Danica to become a leading crew provider.

Besides his nautical education, Henrik holds a business degree in economics, human resources and strategy from a Danish business college. 

Oleg Ivanov
Managing Director and Partner, Danica Crewing Services in Russia

Oleg Ivanov is a Russian citizen with a background as a deck officer and has a strong background, as well, in Marine HR, with significant operational and strategic experience. He previously lived abroad when he was the crew manager at V.Ships in Hamburg, Germany, and crew manager in the Clipper Marine Services in Copenhagen, Denmark. Later, he built up Clipper  Working Group offices in Russia.

Senior Management

Tamara Ivanova
Managing Director, Danica Crewing Services in Ukraine

Tamara Ivanova is a Ukrainian citizen and a graduate in the English and German languages department of Kharkiv National Pedagogical University. She Has gained a great deal of crewing experience since 2005, having worked with reputable owners in Hamburg, including PRONAV, Columbia Shipmanagement, Chemikalien Seetransport, dealing with dry/wet fleets. Tamara joined Danica’s office in Odessa in 2008 as a Crewing Manager, took the General Manager position for some years and was promoted to Managing Director in 2018. 

Yulia Filchukova
General Manager, Danica Crewing Services in Ukraine

Yulia Filchukova is a Ukrainian citizen, a graduate of Odessa National University's International Affairs Department. She was employed as a crewing officer with some of the major crewing agencies in Odessa since 2002. Yulia joined Danica's office in Odessa in 2011 and was promoted to General Manager in 2018.




Galyna Silantieva
Crew Operations Manager, Danica Crewing Services

Galyna Silantieva is a Ukrainian citizen and a graduate of Odessa State Economic University  of  International  Economy  Department.  Before  joining  Danica  in 2013 Galyna  worked  in  the  crew  management department  of  a  large  ship  owners’ office.  Galyna  was  promoted  to  crewing operations manager in 2016 and her heading our manning agency service team.

Vyacheslav Melnychenko

Recruitment Manager, Danica Crewing Services


Vyacheslav Melnychenko is a Ukrainian citizen and a graduate of Odessa National Maritime Academy’s Faculty of law and economics. Since 2010 was working in one of major Container Company, last years occupied a position of Senior Crew Inspector. He has joined Danica team in 2018 as Recruitment Manager.