Chief Officer

Chief Officer

Job Summary

July 29 2022


Survey & Inspection

Point of Contact:

Neil Hogg

Contact Phone:

+44 131 554 3454

Job Reference Number:


Advance Global Recruitment have a requirement for a Chief Officer, specifically one with experience in LNG, VLGC and Ethelyne carriers. Work will be initially centred around the Mediterranean Sea but ongoing globally from there.


Job Description

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

To be medically fit, competent, qualified in accordance with international standards to S.T.C.W., or other pertinent regulations including the Company’s own requirements, and be fully conversant with the S.M.S.

Responsible for his own watch and organisation of the deck department.

To supervise safety and vessel familiarisation for all ships personnel new to the vessel, as directed by the Ship’s Master

To manage cargo calculations based on ullages, deadweight scale and the equipment on board to determine trim and stability in port and while handling cargo on location.

To supervise loading, unloading and ballasting.

To stand navigation, port and anchor watches as per watch rotation agreed on.

To manage and update the Planned Maintenance System

To take inventory of the existing equipment as installed on board the vessel, in order to compile a maintenance plan for this equipment.

To maintain defects register and prepare requisitions for spares required.

To assist the Ships Master with the performance appraisal of Deck Ratings on board.

To prepare a hand over report for the relieving Chief Officer and discuss details.

Execute measures to prevent and/or reduce pollution to the environment.

To carry out all duties of the designated Safety Officer on board. See separate Job Description

To monitor inspection of all equipment contained within the Safety Equipment Record Book


As a gas shipping company, our client operates at the heart of the transition towards a more sustainable world. They offer high-quality services and flexibility to the world’s leading manufacturers of chemicals.
With their fleet of gas tankers they are specialized in the transport of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Petrochemical gases, such as Ethylene and Propylene.






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