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Captain

Description

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We are looking for an experienced, dedicated and reliable Captain to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for operating the vessel in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner. The Captain will be in charge of the vessel's navigation, crew management and ensuring that the vessel complies with local and international laws, as well as company and flag state policies. The Captain will also be responsible for the safety of the crew, the vessel, its cargo and the environment. This role requires a high level of leadership, decision-making and communication skills.

Responsibilities

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  • Navigating the vessel safely and efficiently.
  • Managing the vessel's crew and operations.
  • Ensuring compliance with local and international laws and company policies.
  • Maintaining the vessel's operational records.
  • Coordinating with port authorities and other vessels.
  • Ensuring the safety of the crew, the vessel, its cargo and the environment.
  • Conducting regular safety drills and training sessions.
  • Managing the vessel's maintenance and repairs.
  • Monitoring weather and sea conditions.
  • Communicating effectively with the crew and shore-based management.

Requirements

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  • Master Mariner's license.
  • Several years of experience as a Captain or in a similar role.
  • Strong leadership and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of maritime laws and regulations.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Physical fitness and good health.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural team.
  • Willingness to spend extended periods at sea.

Potential interview questions

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  • How do you handle stressful situations at sea?
  • Can you describe a time when you had to make a difficult decision as a Captain?
  • How do you ensure the safety of your crew and vessel?
  • What steps do you take to maintain good communication with your crew and shore-based management?
  • How do you keep up-to-date with changes in maritime laws and regulations?