Tue. Dec 6th, 2022

Elduke Consulting – Our client, a Marine logistics and Supply services company is recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Port Captain

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
The Port Captain required to:

  • Coordinate and direct the operations of the Vessel, making detailed plans to accomplish goals.
  • Ensure regular inspections to monitor compliance.
  • Ensure Lost Time Injuries (LTI) is reduced to zero throughout the year in all company’s locations.
  • Oversee the activities of vessel deck department members and other technical officers appropriately.
  • Provide competency assessment of all deck officers as per SMS procedures
  • Attend and coordinate with clients on the daily progress report of vessels in field operation
  • To provide operational support to Deck Officers and monitor Deck officer’s competency in Navigational requirements.
  • Provide training for master and chief mates in operational areas and requirements prior to their undergoing a practical and theoretical competency check
  • Ensure that every crew onboard is working in accordance with Company safety procedures and job description
  • Coordinate on the arrival of all vessels at the port with regards to vessel provision and spares operation
  • Follow up with crew personnel in cooperation with the HR &crewing department to ensure that they are meeting with the Safety and Environmental Standards required by any specific party (MLC, Flag State, Class Society, Clients, etc.)
  • Ensure that any deficiencies that arise to be immediately rectifies and reported accordingly.
  • Provide accurate capability assessment report and conduct sea trial at Shipyards for drydock or new builds in a foreign country.
  • Responsible for all vessel certificates to be current and up to date as necessary
  • Ensure that all operational information is forwarded to the vessel and adhered to
  • Participate in and issue written reports/statements of inspections, investigation and similar activities when required
  • Onshore monitoring and tracking of vessels in ship survey status, compliance to Flag State and Port State Control
  • Work in collaboration with Technical and MQA team to maintain sufficient and up to date critical spares (including LSA/FFA) stock at warehouse in relation to the procurement and delivery as well as ensure that critical spares do not impede on vessel performance
  • Perform all necessary activities to enhance efficient and safe operation of the vessel.
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Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum: Degree in Nautical Science/Marine related degrees with minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience in marine operations.
  • Minimum 12-15 years’ experience as a Master or Chief Mate on offshore support vessel/ Security/FSIV/PSV etc
  • Excellent knowledge of dry docking of vessels and flag states and class requirements
  • Vessel maintenance techniques.
  • Excellent Organization and Supervisory Skills
  • Good knowledge of Offshore and Ship Operation
  • Management of Risks and Emergencies
  • Good communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Process and Change Management
  • with at least 4 years in a management role of a marine firm prefered
  • Preferably with COC Class 1 (ocean going/ unlimited /motor)
  • Good knowledge of Marine Management and technology
  • Good knowledge of Marine Safety Management Systems and ISM code

Other Considerations:

  • Strong business and numerical skills.
  • Must be resident in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.


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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: eldukeconsultants@gmail.com using ‘Job Title’ as the subject of the email






  • we are an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce. While all applications will be acknowledged.
    • We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
    • We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
    • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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Application Deadline  20th February, 2021.

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