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Port Captain

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Direct Search Asia Published: January 11, 2017
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Our Client is a ship owner. Looking to hire a Port Captain to join their Singapore Office.


  • Captains preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with operation of dry-bulk vessels, likes to work in a hectic environment and is a team player
  • Good command of both verbal and written English and Chinese to liaise with Chinese speakingcrew
  • Rich experience in navigation and knowledge of dry cargo operations
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication, analytical, good problem solving and computeer skill

Responsibility and Authority:

  • Reporting to the Senior Operations Manager, you will be in charge of all day to day operations of the assigned fleet, assist him to supervise, train and lead the team of operations to meet set goals
  • Monitor cargo loading/discharging operation, handing port stevedores damage and provide instruction timely for vessel to take appropriate action and go on-board vessel or to sail with the vessel when required
  • Represent the company in operational activities, nominating port agents, communicate with port authority, charterers and agents
  • Coordinates the day-to-day operational activities, nominating port agents, communicate with port authority, charterers and agents
  • Carry out operational duties, review and advise on all necessary cargo certifications, loading/discharging plan/sequence and passing instructions to masters and ensuring that charterers' requirements are met for assigned vessels
  • Monitoring the voyage and handling any issues that arise for assigned vessels; make recommendations & changes to improve operational efficiency
  • Review and check PDA and suppliers invoice, and liaise on cost reimbursement and payment matters
  • Attend operations meetings, presenting to all meeting attendees a summary of the status of each assigned vessel
  • Interview and conduct evaluations for Deck Officers to endure that are suitably qualified and experienced for the position they hold
  • Undertake other relevant work assigned by the Senior Operations Manager and Commercial Manager


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