Port Captain in Tanajib, Tanajib, Saudi Arabia

Topaz Energy and Marine is a leading offshore vessel support company that provides marine logistics solutions to the global energy industry. We operate in the Caspian, Middle East, West Africa and subsea markets with a fleet of over 100 vessels and a team of over 1800 people.

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia- Since 2012, Topaz has been building its presence in Saudi Arabia, where nine anchor handling tug vessels work extensively to support the country’s largest NOC and other major IOCs. In striving to share our knowledge and expertise in this market, our professional Saudization and training programmes have been formally appraised by both our clients and the local authorities.

Job Purpose

To be responsible for the implementation of the ISM, ISO and ISPS systems throughout the assigned fleet. To ensure the Company’s Safety Culture is promoted and maintained to the highest possible standards.

Job Title Port Captain

Department Operations

Location Tanajib (East) Saudi

Direct Reporting Line Technical Superintendent

Key Accountabilities

Compliance/ Regulations

  • Ensure that vessels carry the required publications, procedures, operational manuals, and other documentation required by Flag State and other regulatory bodies, and that these are updated as required.
  • Conduct internal management system audits on board Company Vessels.
  • Ensure that Vessels Planned Maintenance System (Deck Dept.) is being operated and reported in the manner prescribed in the company’s QA system and is in compliance with the ISM Code.
  • Be the main point of contact for the flag state and classification societies for assigned vessels.
  • Responsible for all vessel classification or client surveys and rectification of any recommendations or deficiency lists of OVID/ Port State / Flag State
  • Attend Statutory Surveys, Class annuals/ renewals, Annual DP Trials & FMEA audits, External Audits as required.
  • Maintain the OCIMF – OVID Vessel OVPQ technical database for the fleet
  • Conduct and report the results of random fire, evacuation, man-overboard and other drills as appropriate.
  • Ensure company policies on rest hours, garbage/bunkering logs and fresh water are duly registered.
  • Make sure vessels bridge library, navigational charts and publications are dully updated and notice to marines are delivered to the vessel.
  • Monitor crew compliance with STCW, MLC and other training requirements.

Operations

  • Ensure vessels budgets are followed in connection with food provisions and housekeeping purchase products
  • Liaise with Captains and Crew establishing and maintaining positive communication between vessel and office staff, promoting the safety and well-being of Seafaring personnel and property on a day to day basis.
  • Conduct thorough technical interviews of deck officer candidates, selecting suitable crew for assigned vessels
  • Brief Masters, Officers and crew before their assignment to vessel, ensuring they are aware of their roles and responsibilities on board, and clearly communicating company expectations.
  • Liaising with the Personnel Department regarding all aspects of travel, crew changes and other Personnel issues in conjunction with the Vessel Master. Monitor crew ‘overlap days’.
  • Ensure requisitions are sent on time and review vessels Deck and Catering requisition to ensure efficient and economical inventory is maintained.
  • Liaising with Purchasing to ensure timely delivery of supplies, and that purchase requisitions are being tracked and expedited in a timely manner. Bringing to the attention of the Team leader any items which have the potential to disrupt operations. Ensure sufficient spares are carried.
  • Closely monitor the performance of the bridge team on board, completing regular performance appraisals for the Captains
  • Highlight any high potential candidates or underperforming crew to the Fleet Superintendent so that competence / performance issues can be addressed in accordance with Company procedures
  • Ensure that all ships staff are given an appropriate hand-over and receive familiarization when joining.
  • Ensure continuous general wellness and welfare of the crew.
  • Conduct regular on-board inspections (Each vessel to be visited monthly). Inspections including the ship’s hull, cargo spaces, deck machineries, safety equipment etc.
  • In the event of special requirements to be present on board the vessel for offshore operations.
  • Liaising with the Operations Department and Vessel Master with reference to Certification, Safety Equipment and Loose Lifting Gear etc.
  • Preparing vessel repair specifications in association with the Engineering superintendent/ Port Engineer.
  • Ensure IMCA guidelines and “best industry practices” are adhered to at all times, with regard to vessel DP operations, equipment and personnel requirements.
  • Ensure that the fleets’ DP equipment/ Navigational Equipment is in a fully operational state of readiness at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master Mariner

Minimum Experience:

  • Sea experience as Master/ Captain on offshore support vessels.
  • 2-3 years’ experience as Port Captain or similar

Job Specific skills:

  • Familiar with PMS system such as NS5
  • Must be well verse with Regional Port Authority Requirements

‘The Topaz Way’

Topaz Energy and Marine values our employees and through a values-based performance culture, we follow ‘The Topaz Way’.

  • See it – you own it
  • If you have the capability – you have the duty!
  • Status quo – is regress
  • Accept no loss or accident which could have been avoided by applying constant care
  • We win together

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