Port Captain

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Location Selangor, Malaysia Salary competitive
Sector Engineering, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Manufacturing (EPCM) Type Permanent

About the company:

As a results of ongoing and continued successes both within Malaysia and internationally, this global leader within the Oil & Gas Engineering Services company is recruiting a Port Captain to join their Malaysia project team.

About the job:

Responsible for range of business critical task Including:

  • To ensure that the company QSMS is carried out on board in accordance to the ISM and ISPS code
  • Ensure all vessel trading certificates is up to date and compliance to Flag state and Port State Control
  • Provide competency assessment of all deck officers as per QSMS procedures
  • Attend and coordinate with clients on the daily progress report of vessels in field operation
  • To provide operational support to Deck Officers and monitor Deck officers competency in Navigational requirements and Saudi Aramco marine instructions
  • Responsible for ensuring that the vessel Time Sheet is accurate and timely submitting to RSOS for processing
  • Ensure that every onboard are working in accordance to Company safety procedures and job description
  • Coordinate on the timely arrival of all vessels at Saudi with regards to Cargo and vessel provision and spares operation
  • Follow up with crew personnel in cooperation with the crew department so as to ensure that they are meeting with the Safety and Environmental Standards required by any specific party (MLC, Flag State, Class Society, Owners, Clients, OIM, etc)
  • To provide technical solutions to present engineering challenges on the vessels assigned to him, keeping in mind on its conformity
  • Work in collaboration with Port Engineer, Port Safety Officer and Shore Based Technical Manager to maintain sufficient and up to date critical spares (including LSA/FFA) stock at warehouse in relation to the logistical lead time for procurement and delivery as well as ensure that critical spares do not impede on vessel performance
  • Ensure that any deficiencies that arise to be immediately rectifies and reported to clients
  • Provide accurate capability assessment report and conduct sea trial at Shipyards for new builds in a foreign country
  • Responsible for all vessel certificates to be current and up to date as necessary
  • Ensure that all operational information is forward to the vessel and adhered to
  • Ensure that manuals and spare lists shall be kept both onboard and ashore
  • Provide training for master and chief mates in operational areas and requirements prior to their undergoing a practical and theoretical competency check
  • Participate in and issue written reports/statements of inspections, investigation and similar activities when required
  • Perform all necessary activities to enhance efficient and safe operation of the vessel


To success in this role you must possess the following skills & experience:

  • Degree in Marine Engineering/Technical or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years' experience as a Master on the type of vessel they are assigned to
  • Preferably with COC Class 1 (ocean going/ unlimited /motor)
  • Preferably Approved Amraco Port captain qualification and/or DPO certified
  • Good communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Travelling will be required locally and internationally

Please Note: Must be willing to base in Malaysia for approximately 1 year and mobilise to Saudi Arabia on the project site through the project.

Sthree UAE is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.