Vessel Operator

Job Responsibilities

Job Objective


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


Key Accountabilities


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
  • Handle commercial claims, cargo claims and Charter Party disputes
  • Liaise with Masters, Charterers/Brokers and Owners on Commercial/operational matters.



  • Monitor the accurate, timely, and qualitative execution of all cargo holds cleaning activities and preparation for loading in conformance with cargo and charter party requirements.
  • Participate in the development of the cargo holds cleaning plan for the assigned vessels and monitor its accurate execution.
  • Monitor the cargo hold condition inspection activities of the assigned vessels and advise TSI accordingly.

Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Shipping or equivalent.
  • Being a member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers or having a recognized Degree in the shipping field is preferred (but not a must).

Work Experience:

  • 3 years’ experience within the maritime industry.
  • 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. 
  • Very good people management skills.
  • Strong organisational and project management skills.
  • Fluency in English.
  • PC literacy.      
Job location

Athens, Greece