For Sevenstar Yacht Transport, world leader in yacht transportation, we are looking to extend our operational staff with an

Operations Officer with seagoing experience

As an Operations Officer, you are responsible for:

  • preparations of voyage instructions, stowage, lifting, cradle and lashing plans;
  • overall vessel’s operation;
  • communication with vessel’s Masters, owners/managers in relation to cargo handling & stowage, port operations, weather routing etc.;
  • Ship's stability, lashing, securing, engineering lifts and strength calculations;
  • preparation of the Cargo operations planning in conjunction with ship’s Masters, Cargo Superintendents, Loadmasters, Port Captains, agencies, stevedores and other parties involved.

Furthermore, in your work you will assist with;

  • vessel/voyage planning and scheduling, including deviations/delays, and assist with inquiry/offer response;
  • oversee all aspects of safe, efficient, and damage free cargo handling;
  • provide technical information about vessels and advice on cargo handling restrictions and various related issues;
  • Materials supply, fabrication planning and logistics;
  • track and report cargo damage and provide claims assistance.

Job requirements

  • You operate on higher education work and thinking level,
  • You are skilled with oversized and heavy cargo stowage, cargo stowage principles, and cargo handling gear on MPV, HLV, general cargo ships.
  • You have experience at sea in Senior Rank (Master or Chief Officer), preferably including heavy and oversized cargo operations.
  • Your experience in planning, loading, and securing of heavy and oversized cargoes serves as a recommendation.
  • Your experience with computerized stow plans and unique handling/stowage/securing options serves as a recommendation (especially AutoCAD experience)
  • You are flexible and motivated not just for the money, willing to learn new things and make the impossible possible
  • You are a team player with a 24/7 mentality.
  • You have an excellent command of the Dutch and English languages in verbally and in writing.

Are you the one we're looking for?

Then send your CV together with a motivation letter to hr@spliethoff.com.

Would you like more information? Please contact Richard Klabbers by phone on 020-4488 592.