Marine Superintendent

Job Position Summary

  • The Marine Superintendent will be an active member of an on-shore team to provide operational support to ensure safe, smooth and efficient Dry Cargo Operations of the vessel assigned.



Dry Cargo Operations

  • Daily monitoring of the ships under his responsibility for all operations related to cargo
  • Provide support to the vessel to ensure safety of the cargo, navigation and other marine operational matters
  • Coordinate with and support the Technical department in cargo and commercial matters
  • Attend vessels from time to time for purpose of carrying out shipboard inspections and / or for supervising hold cleaning, cargo operations or any other matters if and as desired by technical group in consultation with the Head – Dry Cargo Operations
  • Carry out shipboard and shore-based training of officers and crew in matters pertaining to dry cargo operations and other matters as deemed appropriate from time to time
  • Monitor compliance of Ballast Water Management on vessel including heavy weather ballasting / de ballasting operations
  • Handle communication with Owners, Charterers or any third party regarding cargo and marine operations matters
  • Handle communication and claim matters with P&I Club regarding cargo matters
  • Assist in investigations of all cargo related, navigation and mooring matters


Regulatory/Legislative Statutory Compliance

  • 100% compliance with International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Flag State and Port State rules and regulations


Quality & Continuous Improvement

  • Scan the environment and recommend improvement in processes to enhance productivity and efficiency in the system
  • Drive implementation of approved ‘Continuous Improvement’ projects in collaboration with the Quality team
  • Establish clear expected levels of performance from crew and work with manager on updating the SOP’s
  • Demonstrates a complete understanding of the Safety & QMS policies & procedures and ensures that the on-shore and off-shore employees operate at the same level of understanding and awareness


Health, Safety and Environment Compliance

  • Responsible for creating and sustaining a positive safety culture on-board all vessels under charge
  • Ensures a safe & compliant working environment is provided to all off-shore employees by demonstrating a complete and accurate understanding of the health & safety policies and practices of the organisation
  • Owns and responsible for delivery of safety messages/training to off-shore employees during site or vessel visits


People and Leadership Management

  • Articulates clear and specific goals for employees on board vessels under charge
  • Lead, coach, engage, motivate, mentor employees to develop their strengths and build their capabilities as per their defined roles and personal goals
  • Ensure development plans are in place for all offshore team members and it is followed up closely to ensure completion
  • Responsible for continuous performance discussions with direct reports to drive learning and self-improvement
  • Manage and maintain the talent pool by engaging top performers and taking definitive action on bottom performers


  • Bachelor’s degree/Diploma or equivalent in Navigation/Internationally recognized shipping degree/qualification
  • Certificate of Competency II/2 (for Master/Chief Officer)
  • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience as Master on Dry Cargo the relevant type of vessel being recruited for


  • Preference will be given to staff that have sailed in fleet vessels
  • Should have positive reference from staff known to fleet
  • Experience on the vessel type being managed would be preferred



Effective decision-making

  • Analysis & Problem Solving

Interacting with others

  • Collaboration, inclusion & teamwork
  • Listening and communicating

Driving high quality

  • Customer focus
  • Planning & organizing
  • Initiative
  • Accountability

Responding to context

  • Resilience and wellbeing
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