Kaombo South



▪ Responsible for the safe navigation and marine operations
▪ Maintain routine documentation as required by the Company
▪ Execute supporting marine and administrative activities
▪ Whenever required, act as BS (barge supervisor) or BCO (ballast control operator) as defined in IMO resolution A. 1079 (28)



▪ Report to Chief Mate keep watching the Bridge and direct the deck personnel, ensuring that operate with discipline and efficiency according  to Company requirements, State, Class, Flag, ISM, ISPS, MLC2006, SOLAS, MARPOL and client requirements
▪ Carry out watch duty during navigation, manoeuvring and operative phases
▪ Assist Ch. Mate for Carrying out stability and lifting calculations prior to allowing any ballasting, considering if trim, stability and stress of the vessel are within the maximum limit allowed, in accordance with international Rules/Conventions; coordinate movements of cranes and ballasting of the vessel
▪ Maintain file cabinets and documentation for navigation such as navigational charts, nautical publications, ship documentation
▪ Liaise with the Ch. Mate with regards to the operations of loading and co-ordination of support vessels
▪ Operate the ballast control systems as directed by the Chief Mate or acting independently if responsible of his watch
▪ Report to the Master or Ch. Mate unsafe acts/conditions and other  issues with implications for safe operation, marine environment and navigability in compliance with HSES procedures
▪ Liaise with Ch. Mate for maintain cargo gear certifications and lifting equipment
▪ Apply and follow the on board training and drill programme in due time as directed by Company, SOLAS and Master’s instructions
▪ Support the Ch. Mate with reference to Marine related QMS Tasks based on received instructions
▪ Support the Ch. Mate for Lifting/Rigging Certification System management and updating based on applicable certification scheme
▪ Support the Ch. Mate for Class Inspector during Annual Certification Activity
▪ Support Ch. Mate for Pad Eyes Certification/Mapping/Traceability requirements on board the vessel
▪ Check all navigation equipments and instruments as necessary
▪ Maintain firefighting and life-saving equipment as directed
▪ Operate inspection, check the GMDSS equipment and ensure that mandatory provisions related to its operation (as laid down in the radio regulations) are adhered
▪ Perform duties on the heliport and landing operations of the helicopters, as per official training matrix
▪ Perform functions as identified in the vessels emergency preparedness manual
▪ Ensure the Master is informed immediately of any condition or incident that arises as per standing instruction
▪ Ensure that no major action will be undertaken or executed without informing the Master
▪ Report to the Chief Mate or Master any hazardous situation that goes beyond his intervention
▪ Report to Master, ensure compliance with the radio watchkeeping requirements of SOLAS and GMDSS regulations
▪ Maintain a continuous watch on the dedicated distress, urgency and safety communications, receive weather forecast bulletins and meteorological warnings and other Maritime Safety Information, inform the Master as soon as a distress, urgency or safety communication is received

▪ Carry out the watch during navigation and vessel operations
▪ Maintain safe working practices

STCW required certificates, National CoC  Reg. II/2
▪ Completion of all mandatory certificates 
▪ MOU stability course (where applicable)



  • FPSO experience is a MUST
  • STCW Certificate of competency II/2 is MUST 

  • Previous experience working in Offshore Africa is a big plus 



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