Towage Master

Job Responsibilities

The Tug Master will be responsible for the efficient and safe operations and maintenance standard of SVITZER vessels.

Specific responsibilities include:

• Carrying out safe operations to assisted ships in a responsible and timely manner.

• Taking personal responsibility for ensuring a culture of safety is observed on board at all times, and that existing tools to achieve same are utilized by all persons on board.

• Ensuring proper administration of all ship management activities on the vessel, including timely safety and operational reporting, keeping of appropriate records etc.

• Liaising closely with Marine Managers, Harbour Pilots, and other stakeholders to ensure smooth planning and communication of all towage operations.


• Minimum Master <500GT COC
• Experience ASD/Voith propulsion .
• Harbour or Terminal towage experience preferred.
• Strong administrative/computer skills.
• Strong communication skills.

Candidates need to hold a current UK driving licence.

Please note, in order to be considered for this role, you must possess the right to work in the UK and hold a full UK driving license. We are unable to sponsor visa applications for this position.

Job location

Tees/Tyne, UK