ESM manages over 150 ships with a staff of over 6,000. By relying on a single nationality for staffing—a strategy unique in the industry—it mitigates risk due to language and cultural factors. It has its own maritime training institute to ensure knowledge acquisition, and adherence to stringent safety and quality standards. ESM's revenue has doubled in the past three years and its reputation is growing. It is recognized as the best ship management company by several authorities.