You will be enrolled in the Pension Insurance for Seamen by your employer when you start work on a vessel that is covered by the Pension Insurance for Seamen.
You accrue seagoing service for each month you work on board the vessel.
Log into the portal at any time to find an up-to-date summary of your recorded seagoing service.
Use the pension calculator to calculate your future seaman’s pension.
If you stop work at sea, you retain your pension rights with the Pension Insurance for Seamen. You will continue to have access to the members’ portal where you will find a summary of your recorded seagoing service.
Three months before you reach retirement age, you will be able to apply for your seaman’s pension or a one-off payment in five simple steps on the members’ portal.
You will usually receive a response within a few minutes. Our decision will be sent to your inbox on the members’ portal.
If you you are granted a seaman’s pension, it will be paid to you on the 20th of every month until your 67th birthday.