Port Captain - Pacific (m/f/d)


Job Description

  • Coordination of vessels during its time in the port/s
  • Gathering information on all new ports facilities and restriction guidelines
  • Provide operational assistance for the vessel operators during the port call
  • Develop commercial relationships with ports / port officials / terminals / etc.
  • Vessel Inspections for commercial / vetting / fleet / QSHE departments
  • Negotiation of rates with stevedores, agents and other services needed in the port
  • To work closely with each terminal’s management and stevedores, i.e. holding the pre-planning meetings, attending port meetings, etc.
  • Manage Cargo stowage and Cargo intake optimization
  • Project assistance for chartering, cargo and port inspection
  • 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
  • Manage storage and maintenance of own equipment
  • AXS-Marine vessel data base update

Profile :

  • Chief officer or ex-Master Mariner with a minimum of 3 years shore-based, relevant working experience
  • A strong communicator, who has an interest in meeting people and is able to understand different cultures and way of working
  • Posses the basic knowledge of loading, unloading and transportation of all kinds of cargo on seagoing ships
  • Capable and willing to conduct search for suppliers, stevedores, agents, etc. and to negotiate for competitive rates 
  • Collate and compile all information from different sources into a report/spreadsheet to provide insights and understanding of all data, which will assist the management in their decision making
  • A service-oriented individual and positive team player
  • Must be physically fit to visit our ships at anchorage or ports in South-East Asia
  • Required to be accustomed to the usual working hours in the shipping industry ranging simultaneously across various time zones
  • Motivated and able to independently work after an introductory period of 3 months
  • Demonstrate an open mind in new cargo handling solutions, methods in ports and have the ability to distinguish the difference between secure and unsafe methods and approaches
  • Strong organizational skills (including IT skills) as well maintaining strong time-management skills, even under pressure and in time-sensitive situations
  • Excellent in communication skills in the English language (both written and spoken)
  • Knowledge of additional regional local languages is an added advantage

    Please submit your application using the form below or via email to jobs-asia@oldendorff.com. Oldendorff Carriers does not accept paper applications for online postings.