Marine Operations Manager

Direct Search Global
July 29, 2022
Singapore, Singapore
Job Type


  • Reporting to the Marine & Security Fleet Manager.
  • Manage a group of vessels’ daily marine operational aspects, including navigation, mooring, deck equipment, safety equipment, port arrival/departure & STS operations, and general condition.
  • Manage and ensure the safe loading and unloading of cargo, as well as grade changes and tank preparation.
  • Drydock specification, planning, and execution will be done in collaboration with the Technical team.
  • SIRE, CDI, PSC, USCG, Terminal, Flag, and other third-party inspections of the vessel are his responsibility.
  • Conduct shipboard management inspections and internal audits. Identify areas for improvement and double-check that corrective and preventive actions are being taken.
  • Review and respond to vessel reports in the areas of navigation, safety, SIRE/CDI inspections, PSC inspections, internal audits, near misses, and incidents/accidents.
  • To ensure that vessels are certificated in accordance with international regulations, work with interested parties such as Class, Oil Majors, Ship Owners, Suppliers, and other stakeholders.
  • Review the vessel’s records and documentation to ensure that they comply with international regulations as well as the company’s policies and procedures.
  • To ensure that all planned and unplanned repairs are carried out safely, manage and monitor them.
  • Prepare and conduct officer and crew training.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of safety, environmental, and security drills onboard.
  • Conduct officer evaluations and make recommendations.
  • Interview deck officers to determine their suitability for promotion or selection.
  • When assigned by the Fleet Managers, conduct investigations into incidents/accidents on board.


  • Master Mariner Certificate of Competency
  • Sailing experience on LPG/Ethylene/Ethane Vessels as a Master or Chief Officer
  • Technologically savvy, comfortable in a digital environment, and capable of developing logical processes.
  • There is no need for prior shore experience.
  • Ability to travel on short notice and maintain a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week on-call schedule.
  • Capable of developing, improving, and implementing safe and cost-effective technical vessel management processes.
  • An in-depth understanding of the rules and regulations that govern the management of vessels.
  • With excellent time management skills, dedicated and responsible in meeting deadlines.
  • Independent, results-oriented, well-organized, and resourceful
  • In a dynamic and fast-paced environment, has a strong team orientation and the ability to manage cross-functional relationships.