Port Captain

Flagship Management Published: October 11, 2019
Houston, United States
Job Type


Port Captain: Position can be based in either New Orleans or Houston

Our client is looking for a Port Captain to ensure that their vessels and services are safely and efficiently operated.   We are looking for someone with experience at sea in command as a Master Mariner.  Ideally you will have experience ashore in an operational capacity with a vessel owner or operator.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Overall operational responsibility for a fleet of vessels and general cargo services
  • Manage schedules, space allocation, stowage, port operations, and husbanding activities
  • Implements standards procedures and guidelines for a safe and efficient operation
  • Manage slot and space charter requirements
  • Develop and manage operations budgets
  • Direct supervision other port captains and vendor relationships

Desired skills and experience:

  • Bachelor Degree from a Maritime Academy preferred
  • Master Mariner - preferably in command of MPP or general cargo vessels
  • 5+ years of shoreside operations experience
  • Experience with MPP and general cargo vessel operations
  • Experience managing port and stevedoring operations
  • Experience with US, Middle East, and Mediterranean trades and ports is a plus
  • Must have the legal right to work in the USA
In return for the above, our client offers an excellent base salary, potential for annual bonus and great benefits.  This is a great opportunity to join an established and stable international company that continues to enjoy year to year growth.
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