Port Captain - Pacific (m/f/d)
1d ago

Job Description

  • Coordination of vessels during its time in the port / s
  • Gathering information on all new ports facilities and restriction guidelines
  • Identify / recognize the most industrious, helpful and committed vendor / s at each port
  • Provide operational assistance for the vessel operators during the port call
  • Pro-active assistance to be provided before vessel’s arrival in coordination with the operator
  • Negotiation of rates with stevedores, agents and other companies services needed in the port
  • Coordinate with all port captain attendance in the region
  • Research port and its facilities for chartering
  • Conduct visits to vessel / port wherever and whenever necessary
  • To work closely with each terminals management and stevedores, i.e. holding the pre-planning meetings, attending port meetings, etc.
  • Manage Cargo stowage and Cargo intake optimization
  • Carry out Cargo analysis if nominated cargoes are safe for transportation
  • Project assistance for chartering, cargo and port inspection
  • Log stowage assistance for logs from New Zealand, Australia and North America
  • Ensure all cargoes identified are safe for transportation in accordance with IMSBC and Dangerous Goods Code
  • Arrange cleaning of equipment and / or gangs for cargo hold
  • Processing of right ship issues
  • Machine care and relocation of own grabs in the region
  • Manage storage and maintenance of own equipment
  • AXS-Marine vessel data base update
  • Profile :

  • Chief officer or ex-Master Mariner with 3 years of relevant working experience.
  • Demonstrating a keen interest in meeting people, understanding their culture and their way of working.
  • Deep knowledge of the basics of loading, unloading and transportation of various dry- and project cargoes on seagoing ships.
  • Capable and willing to conduct search for new suppliers, stevedores, agents, etc.
  • Skilled in negotiations of competitive rates.
  • Ability to work with data and to understand, process and compile information from different sources into reports / spreadsheets, which provide insights to the company and which will assist the management in the decision making process.
  • Service-oriented and positive team player.
  • Must be physically fit to visit ships at anchorage or ports in South-East Asia.
  • Must be accustomed to the usual working hours in the shipping industry.
  • Must be able to work independently after an introductory period of 3 months.
  • Must be broad minded in new cargo handling methods in the ports and able to identify and evaluate the difference between a secure and an unsecured method / approach
  • Excellent in communication (both written and spoken), organizational skills including IT skills.
  • Fluency in English essential
  • Basics of local languages would be helpful
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