Vessel Operator

Job Responsibilities

Support Company’s strategic goals

  • Monitor updates and propose improvements in safety, security, commercial effectiveness, and voyage efficiency through Risk Intelligence platforms, alerts, and incident corrective actions.
  • Drive and provide recommendations in improving automation and smart operation services for the Chartering and Performance Modules.
  • Review all necessary vessel inspection reports, quarterly financial reports, and documentation concerning vessel performance and operational issues and submit recommendations to Owners.
  • Contribute to better collaboration, enhancement of clients’ commitment, and promotion of the Company’s profile.

Support Vessels and Post Fixture

  • Be aware of the principles in commercial agreements, charter parties, and BSM onboard obligations.
  • Review the pre-fixing requirements and charter party clauses during negotiations.
  • Follow up on the vessel position and assist Masters to ensure compliance with the Charter Party requirements on Commercial and Operational matters.
  • Provide commercial and operational support to the assigned vessels for the voyage and cargo requirements to be met and subsequently ensure compliance with charter party.
  • Monitor Vessel and Voyage performance Systems (PAL).  
  • Handle commercial claims, cargo claims and Charter Party disputes.
  • Liaise with Masters, Charterers/Brokers, and Owners on Commercial/operational matters.

    Tanker and Gas Specific
  • Monitor the accurate, timely, and qualitative execution of all cargo tank cleaning activities, change of cargo grade and preparation for loading in conformance with cargo and charter party requirements.
  • Participate in the development of the cargo tanks cleaning and change of cargo grade plan for the assigned vessels and monitor its accurate execution.
  • Monitor the cargo tank condition inspection activities of the assigned tanker and gas vessels and advise Technical Superintendents / Marine Superintendents accordingly.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Shipping or equivalent.
  • At least 2 years experience within a ship management / owning company.
  • Previous experience as a Post Fixture Operative, or experience in area of chartering, shipbroking and voyage planning will be considered an advantage.

Job Specific Skills:

  • Knowledge of charter party agreements.
  • Knowledge of operational requirements and voyage regulations.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent reasoning and analytical skills.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication abilities.
  • Great people management skills.
  • Strong organisational and project management skills.
  • Excellent command of the English language, both verbal and written.
  • PC literacy.
Job location

Limassol, Cyprus