Berthing Master (Relief/­Nights)

April 8, 2019
Master / SDPO Jobs
Vessel type:
Container ship
£75,870* (Day Rate, Gross)
Job Type Temporary
Salary/Wages £75,870* (Day Rate, Gross)
Date Posted 6 February 2019
Closing Date 14 February 2019
Flag State United Kingdom


Our client, a major port for London, will require a relief Berthing Master who will be responsible for the supervision of the Marine Operatives on watch, during the safe and efficient movement and mooring of all ships through the lock and onto the allocated berths. 

The Berthing Master is responsible for the supervision of Marine Operatives who efficiently and effectively carry out all operational tasks allotted, to include the safe movement and berthing of all vessels within the port. Reporting to the Harbour Master, and supervising the Marine Operators who will be reacting to and directing a prompt response to all marine incidents in accordance with the Port's and industry procedures and the Port Marine Safety Code.

Quali­fica­tion, knowledge and experience;

Qualified to; Officer of the watch ll/1 Coc; or MOD (Navy) quali­fica­tions and a current ENG 1, or an ML5, MCA medical certificate, with previous experience as;

  • Chief Officer in ‘short sea or home trade’ vessels, or port towage.
  • Officer of the watch of a larger container, bulk or passenger vessel, or Pilotage.
  • Previous relevant MOD (Navy) or equivalent, relevant service.

Work Experience Requirements

All applicants must have previous experience in working on ships.

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

Certificates and Qualifications

Mandatory STCW certificates are required from all applicants.
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