Marine Superintendent

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the marine aspect of projects utilizing such tools as HAZOP/HAZID/ and Risk Assessment.
  • Participate in the development of industry best practice documentation aimed at raising and harmonizing shipping quality and operations globally, achieved through targeted engagement working with NGOs and other industry bodies such as OCIMF, the Chamber of Shipping and Flag States.
  • Develop/revise Marine Assurance documentation.
  • Monitor international, national, and regional legislation and industry guidance for development, as appropriate, into Marine Best Practices, BP Shipping’s procedures and for use with BP Shipping’s Operated Fleet.
  • Support and perform relevant company, terminal and STS contractor assessment, against industry standards.
  • Participate and contribute to the Marine Community of Practice.
  • Own, follow up and close out Marine actions arising from incident investigations, Safety & Operational Risk (S&OR) Assessments, Flag & Class Assessments related to the Marine & Technical (M&T) Team.
  • Manage and oversee all marine activities, Master's Handover management of change process and manning issues. Implement and monitor BPS Marine standards and operating practices within the Fleet OMS
  • Agree to and implement the annual fabric maintenance plan, mooring equipment replacement program and repairs/renewals of essential deck machinery and safety equipment
  • Assist the Vessel Manager as and when required during dry-docking of the assigned vessels.
  • Ensure maximum availability of assigned vessels for commercial trading by minimizing downtime with effective planning in consultation with the Vessel Manager and voyage operations team.
  • Support the SIRE process through providing positive and accurate responses to third party observations on assigned vessels under the OCIMF SIRE system of ship vetting and thus maintaining third party approvals for use of BPS vessels.
  • Provide subject matter operational support and advice to the Oil business in relation to the BP operated fleet to support business decision making.
  • Ensure a ship visit report is completed for each ship visited and that this report is circulated to interested parties and filed on the SharePoint site.
  • Monitor performance, coach and mentor the Masters of assigned vessels and feedback to BPMS on assist VM with completion of the annual sea staff appraisals for Masters, using the PDMS application.
  • Assist BPMS with input on training and interviewing of new hires and cadet inductions.
  • Provide expert marine advice into projects being worked by the Technical and Business Partnership teams
  • Required to fulfil a role in the BPS Incident Management Team (IMT) or Business Support Team (BST).
  • Required to attend annual IMT training and participate in an annual IMT exercise.

Essential education and experience:

  • Master Mariner certification or equivalent professional marine qualification
  • Significant operational experience having sailed as Master and/or Chief Officer onboard an Oil or Gas Vessel
  • Dangerous cargo endorsements

Desirable criteria:

  • Chartered Professional status.
  • Knowledge of IMO Regulations and industry standards/guidance
  • Lead Auditor qualification
  • Project Planning, Risk Assessment (HAZOP/HAZID), and Root Cause Analysis training/experience
  • Broad understanding of, and ability to contribute on, all activities undertaken by BP Shipping
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to influence and communicate at all levels internally and externally. Ability to translate technical marine issues to non-mariners.
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