Professional Services

Dock Master
Published on: 12/28/21

Middle East
United Arab Emirates
Job Description

WTS Energy is seeking to hire Dock Master for one of its client who is a reputed Marine Engineering and ship building company.

Location: Dubai

Dock Master is will be responsible but are not limited to the following,

·        Ensuring safety standards are met especially the safety of vessel traffic and all resources being used for the operation.

·        Piloting of vessels in and out of the dry docks Harbour water.

·        Piloting, Docking & Undocking of vessels from the yard main docks in a safe & effective manner.

·        Appraisal, planning, execution, monitoring and reporting of the marine manoeuvring in the yard.

·        In charge of tugs, mooring launches, mooring gangs and all involved During marine manoeuvres.

·        Pilotage of vessels as advised by the Harbour Master or Asst Harbour Master.

·        Maintain a high level of competency in ship handling.

·        Perform suitable bridge management duties in relation to statutory obligations during pilotage.

·        Provide guidance to ship’s masters for the safe navigation, mooring and unmooring of vessels into the Harbour.

·        Carry out heavy lift operation with floating crane.

·        Monitoring of weather / sea conditions to attend to, as and when required, incidents or emergency situations within the Harbour.

·        Ensure harbour water is maintained to high standard of cleanliness and pollution free by way of regular monitoring and remedial actions.

·        Establish and maintain effective working relationship with co-workers, supervisors and clients.

·        Attend training to develop relevant knowledge and skills.

·        Report incidents and carry out / co-operate in investigations.

·        Implements the day-to-day operations assigned to ensure compliance with the established standards and procedures.


·        Master’s Degree in relevant field

·        Master Marine Class – 1 (unlimited with valid STCW certificates and must have seagoing experience in a watch keeping navigational role.

·        Experience in Marine, oil & gas and offshore industry.