Marine Superintendent - LPG

Job Description

Job Objective: 

·       You will oversee and monitor the overall safety, security, nautical and commercial operation (including commercial effectiveness and voyage efficiency) of the assigned ships. 

·       You will ensure the environmental compliance policies are upheld.

Key Accountabilities: 

Support strategic goals  

  • Monitor updates and propose improvements in safety, security and commercial effectiveness and voyage efficiency to assigned vessels.

Commercial support to vessels

  • Provide commercial and operational support to assigned vessel for the effective fulfilment of voyage and cargo requirements.
  • Handle owners or charterers operational inquiries, complaints and grievance redressal as required.

Operational safety

  • Monitor that all vessels possess the required statutory certification for safe operations. Based on Class, Port State Control and Flag State requirements, maritime legislation, and operational standards of both BSM and vessels’ owners.
  • Identify risk conditions and circumstances in a timely manner and provide support and guidance to Technical Superintendents and Masters to mitigate risks.

Marine inspections

  • Support Master with pre-vetting preparation, including internal SIRE inspection and risk assessment.
  • Support Master during vetting and third-party audits and inspections including SIRE, CDI, FSI, PSC.
  • Review of SMS safety related documentation.
  • Provide guidance on standards and policies contributing towards safety regulations and environmental protection.

Purchasing activities

  • Provide guidance to Technical Officers when and if required.


  • Create reports and upon approval, submit them to ship owners, BSM clients and management. 

Post fixture services 

  • Handle cargo claims in liaison with P&I / Insurance and deal with commercial disputes such as off-hire when required.

Management of resources

  • Carry out interviews and briefings as required for senior ship staff.
  • Prepare Crew’s performance appraisals and provide during sailing visits.
  • Identify training needs and provide on board training to ship staff during ship visits.

Education & Work Experience:

  • M.Sc or B.Sc in Maritime Studies/ Naval Engineering or Naval Architecture or
  • Master/ Senior officer’s Certificate of Competency
  • At least 3 years sailing experience as Master/ Senior Officer, or
  • At least 6 years’ experience as LPSQ superintendent in a ship management/ owning company


Job Specific Skills:

  • Knowledge of Quality Standards, environmental and safety standards
  • Knowledge of Legislation concerning Quality and Safety
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in customer management
  • Knowledge of the local / regional maritime market conditions
  • Good people management skills
  • Fluency in English
  • ​PC literacy
  • Career development opportunities 
  • Technical and soft skills training 
  • Comprehensive health insurance coverage 
  • Annual performance bonus 
  • Gym/Entertainment benefits  
  • Sustainability and wellness activities 
  • Diverse workforce 
  • Competitive compensation package 
  • Flexible work opportunities 
  • Technology-driven company 
  • Be a part of the ever-growing Schulte group family!
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