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Vessels Operations Manager

Hays - Expires on Nov 07, 2015
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Hong Kong
  • Not specified
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 6+ years
  • Expat and local
Operations / Production
Job Category
Trading & Distribution

Job Description

Our client is a global commodities trading firm. They are looking for a Vessel operations Manager with expertise in the bulk physical commodities area in their shipping arm.


In charge for all commercial / operational / post fixture matters in the dry bulk sector for the respective Cape, Panamax, Handymax or Handy vessels under charter, to ensure all requirements of Charter Party are followed/fulfilled.
  • Issue voyage instructions/other commercial instructions and generally keep a close liaison with the Master to ensure vessel performs as per charter party terms.
  • Monitor vessels daily performance at sea and in port to minimize delays, claims and/or disputes
  • Manage loading and discharging operations to ensure quick turnaround time in port.
  • Appoint surveyors, agents at ports to assist Master.
  • Voyage planning, including optimising cargo intake and bunker planning.
  • Negotiate claims with owners/charterers or other such stakeholders to maximize voyage profitability.
  • Raise Hire Statement, Freight statement, laytime calculation and ensure timely receipts of freight, charter hire, demurrage and other outstanding debts
  • Raise payment to third parties such as agents and brokers
  • Closely monitor noon reporting on vessels position on a regular basis.
  • Support Chartering colleagues with the following:
    • Prepare vessel open position report on daily basis
    • Scheduling for COA cargo
    • Review charter party and follow up for final submission
    • Calculate voyage estimation

Job Requirements

  • 6-9 years within Maritime shipping
  • Experience of shipping within bulk physical commodities is a must
  • You must be goal oriented and detailed in your approach
  • You must be a strong communicator and will be required to liaise with global offices

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