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The LNG Vessel Manager is a shore-based, technical role in charge of the safe and efficient operation of the assigned vessels. This position oversees vessel performance and is responsible for the technical and operational condition of the vessel from a safety, compliance and engineering perspective. The responsibility includes monitoring of the safety performance onboard, supervision of routine and non-routine maintenance, dry docking, compliance with Class, Flag State and international regulations, delivery of outstanding performance in PSC, SIRE and CDI as well as efficient management of the ships, including energy and emissions management.

The Vessel Manager reports to the Fleet Manager.
  • Technical supervision and performance monitoring of assigned vessels.
  • To monitor the condition and performance of the ship’s machinery and equipment on board.
  • Routine and non-routine maintenance.
  • The arrangement of technical and safety services, class surveys and certification.
  • Management of warranty claim process and reconciliation with the shipbuilder.
  • Preparation of the ships’ budgets and monitoring the running costs.
  • Authorize and oversee the supply of spare parts, stores, provisions and services.
  • Interview Engineering crew, briefs/ debriefs of a key sea staff.
  • Monitor/ approve overtimes for the ratings.
  • Cooperation with other departments is desired to achieve the optimum vessel’s performance in all respect (safety, cargo conditioning, environmental and commercial) where he should take an active role to make sure that performance standards are met or improved as necessary.
  • Prepare Dry Dock specification.
  • Review the effectiveness of the Company’s IMS and Planned Maintenance Systems.
  • Performance of the crew by ensuring that the crew follow company policies and best practices as well as have an upright attitude towards their duties and other crew members.
  • Review the due dates and condition of safety and emergency equipment.
  • Certification and documentation compliance verification.
  • Promoting Company values, supporting, mentoring and developing officers.
  • Evaluation of SEEMP measures and goals, with respect to Energy preservation.
  • Class 1 unlimited COC and/ or Marine Engineering/ Naval Architect MSc or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a Technical Superintendent for Gas vessels, including time executing dry dock projects.
  • Sailing time in rank of Chief Engineer or 2nd engineer on LPG vessels