Captain

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  • Country Nigeria
  • City OTHER
  • Type of Employment Contract
  • Job number WTSOA20409

About the job

The incumbent will be reporting to the operations manager (management team) and heading the logistics base, which involves the selection, contracting & management of the base itself and the multiple ships that will be supporting the operations in general, from drilling, offshore construction and production operations.
  • Command vessels in various bodies of water.
  • Hire and supervise ship crew members.
  • Maintain boat and equipment.
  • Operate and maintain engines, winches, navigational systems, fire extinguishers, and life preservers.
  • Measure and record water depths.
  • Stick to planned route.
  • Ensure adequate levels of hydraulic fluid, air pressure, and oxygen.
  • Use flashing lights and whittles to signal passing vessels.
  • Resolve problems with customers.
  • Tow and maneuver barges.
  • Signal tugboats.
  • Unload and attempt to sell cargo.
  • Sort logs or salvage lost logs.
  • Utilize electronic sounding devices.
  • Direct and coordinate crew members or workers performing activities such as loading and unloading cargo, steering vessels, operating engines, and operating, maintaining, and repairing ship equipment.
  • Inspect vessels.
  • Set courses and determine speeds using charts, plotting sheets, sextants, and compasses.
  • Monitor loading of cargo.
  • Record ship positions and movements.

Requirements

1. Have a Master Mariner License 
2. Must have sailed on international waters
3. Must have worked on Cargo's / Freighters
3. Ideal candidate from the Merchant Navy
4. 10 yrs working experience as a Captain on the international merchant ships, multipurpose cargo preferred.
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