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Port Captain

September 8, 2020

Qualification and skill:

  • Port Captain shall at all times hold a U.S., U.K. or other European license equal to or better than a British Department of Transport, Class 1 Certificate of Competency (ocean going/unlimited);
  • Have extensive time as DPO – minimum 8000 hours DP time
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in the offshore marine industry and a minimum of 4 years of experience as a Vessel Master on DP2-AHTS-PSV/ Self-Propelled Jack-ups,
  • Familiar with IMO regulations , ISM and ISPS codes
  • Extensive crisis management skills, and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Previous experience in the GCC, especially within Saudi Arabia
  • English fluency is required.



  • Monitoring vessels’ certifications are up to date meet the classification society and flag state requirements.
  • Manages the planned maintenance of hull and deck machinery and equipment for fleet.
  • Implement vessel maintenance plan coordinate with operation and management team.
  • Ensures efficient operations of assigned fleet assists in vessel navigation, procurement of required material, inspections, and reporting.
  • Controlling vessel requisitions ensure delivery in time.
  • Supports vessel’s crew in achieving operational objectives and implement port authority and regulation changes.
  • Conducts regular inspections in conjunction with the HSE Officer and Port Engineer.
  • Ensures vessels are prepared and read at any time for external and internal inspections and surveys.
  • Closely monitor, managing and follows up on incident and accident reports.
  • Ensures all accidents and incidents are reported and investigated in consultation with the HSE Officer
  • Evaluating performance of crew onboard provide all necessary to develop and achieve high operation standard.
  • Ability to actively manage, maneuver and handle each assigned vessel in all disciplines including but not limited to rig supply work, anchor handling, rig moves, crew and commissary deliveries.
  • Ability to act as relief for key vessel personnel.
  • Ensures the proper handover between incoming and outgoing Vessel Masters
  • Maintains good working relations with Aramco’s Marine and Operation Departments.
  • Review and Submits crew CVs for Aramco to obtain provisional acceptance letter, coordinates the Marlin tests and crew evaluation.
  • Ensure all logbooks and all documents are in line with regulatory requirements
  • Ensure medicine inventory is maintained as per client and regulation requirement.
  • Assists in the continual development of the fleet operational policies, standard operating procedures, and safe working procedures
  • Ensure he meets his target and KPI Objective.