Elduke Consulting - Our client, a Marine logistics and Supply services company is recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Port Captain
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
The Port Captain required to:
Coordinate and direct the operations of the Vessel, making detailed plans to accomplish goals.
Ensure regular inspections to monitor compliance.
Ensure Lost Time Injuries (LTI) is reduced to zero throughout the year in all company’s locations.
Oversee the activities of vessel deck department members and other technical officers appropriately.
Provide competency assessment of all deck officers as per SMS procedures
Attend and coordinate with clients on the daily progress report of vessels in field operation
To provide operational support to Deck Officers and monitor Deck officer’s competency in Navigational requirements.
Provide training for master and chief mates in operational areas and requirements prior to their undergoing a practical and theoretical competency check
Ensure that every crew onboard is working in accordance with Company safety procedures and job description
Coordinate on the arrival of all vessels at the port with regards to vessel provision and spares operation
Follow up with crew personnel in cooperation with the HR &crewing department to ensure that they are meeting with the Safety and Environmental Standards required by any specific party (MLC, Flag State, Class Society, Clients, etc.)
Onshore monitoring and tracking of vessels in ship survey status, compliance to Flag State and Port State Control
Work in collaboration with Technical and MQA team to maintain sufficient and up to date critical spares (including LSA/FFA) stock at warehouse in relation to the procurement and delivery as well as ensure that critical spares do not impede on vessel performance
Ensure that any deficiencies that arise to be immediately rectifies and reported accordingly.
Provide accurate capability assessment report and conduct sea trial at Shipyards for drydock or new builds in a foreign country.
Responsible for all vessel certificates to be current and up to date as necessary
Ensure that all operational information is forwarded to the vessel and adhered to
Participate in and issue written reports/statements of inspections, investigation and similar activities when required
Perform all necessary activities to enhance efficient and safe operation of the vessel.
Qualifications and Experience
Minimum: Degree in Nautical Science/Marine related degrees with minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience in marine operations.
Minimum 12-15 years’ experience as a Master or Chief Mate on offshore support vessel/ Security/FSIV/PSV etc
with at least 4 years in a management role of a marine firm prefered
Preferably with COC Class 1 (ocean going/ unlimited /motor)
Good knowledge of Marine Management and technology
Good knowledge of Marine Safety Management Systems and ISM code
Excellent knowledge of dry docking of vessels and flag states and class requirements
Vessel maintenance techniques.
Excellent Organization and Supervisory Skills
Good knowledge of Offshore and Ship Operation
Management of Risks and Emergencies
Good communication skills and interpersonal skills
Process and Change Management
Strong business and numerical skills.
Must be resident in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Application Closing Date
20th February, 2021.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using ‘Job Title’ as the subject of the email.