Vessel Operator - London

England - London only
Vessel Operations
Competitive base salary, bonus and benefits package
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

An opportunity to join an established trading, shipowner and operator in the dry bulk market.

As a Vessel Operator you will be responsible for the operations for the owned fleet and those on time charter, you will be involved with the following activities:

  • Preparing and issuing commercial order to vessels (Voyage instruction / Time charter instruction)
  • Voyage planning (examination & supervising for Routing / Stowage plan / Navigation / Bunkering plan / Schedule / Loading & Discharging operation)
  • Day to day communication with masters on board the vessels
  • Bunkering planning and purchasing
  • Invoicing freight, time charter hire, charter hire
  • Arranging necessary materials for voyages / Appointing agent ad ports
  • Investigation of ports of call such as restriction, condition, congestion, schedule
  • Arrangement pre-payment of port disbursement account to port agents and settlement after completion of each voyage.
  • Laytime Calculation and settlement with charterers
  • Recording all the facts regarding each voyage
  • Checking shipping documents, such as Bill of Lading, Statement of Facts
  • Dealing with letters of indemnity for discharging cargo without presentation of original B/L
  • 1st line handler of any issues including incidents/accidents or claims related to assigned vessels Reporting voyage commercial result
  • Support chartering team for commercial/marketing activities
  • Monitoring of vessel performance (speed and fuel consumption), provide evaluation and feedback to Chartering staff.
  • Cargo trade analysis
  • Create and update and send out regular reports

To be suitable for this position you must have at least 1-2 years experience within vessel operations.

You must have working entitlement for the UK and preference will be given to those within close commuting distance of central London.