Transport Manager

Transport Managers run and coordinate the operations of a transport or logistics business. The Transport Manager’s role is becoming increasingly specialised and sophisticated due to the increase in technology. Transport Managers require a thorough knowledge and understanding of the transport industry as a whole, which includes the six sectors; Road Transport, Logistics & Warehousing, Maritime,…

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Marine Surveyor

Marine surveyors conduct inspections of passenger and cargo ships, commercial charter craft, fishing vessels, recreational craft and yachts. They inspect the hulls, machinery and equipment during ship construction to ensure standards and legislative requirements are met. They must also perform surveys throughout the ship’s life to ensure standards are maintained. The responsibilities may include: Inspect…

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General Purpose Hand

A General Purpose Hand is an entry level position within the maritime sector. A General Purpose Hand undertakes a wide range of fishery and maritime work, both on land and at sea. They work closely with the Master/Engineer to ensure the safety of the vessel, passengers and crew. The responsibilities may include: Purchasing or leasing…

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Deck Officer

Deck Officers are responsible for the overall routine running of the ship, which includes navigation, communications, the crew, and cargo. They also watch over passengers and may take part in social events onboard. On smaller ships, deck officers may alternate watches and responsibilities with the captain. The ability to deal with emergencies in a calm…

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Marine Pilot

Marine Pilots are responsible for guiding large ships in and out of ports and operating radio communications in order to exchange information needed for ship operations. Strong communication skills are essential as they liaison between crew, tug operators, and port authorities. Marine Pilots must have critical thinking abilities, as they need to identify the strengths…

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Ships Engineer

Ship Engineers are responsible for installing, maintaining, operating, and repairing the ships engines and machinery, and any offshore structures. They take orders from the captain to control the speed of the ship by operating the correct machinery. Ship Engineers should be physically fit, have good problem solving skills and be able to work as part…

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Logistics Manager

Logistics Managers control and organise the supply of goods from their origin to the consumer. They contribute to operational efficiencies by implementing systems that support a business’s strategic plan. Most large organisations employ a logistics team and manager. These organisations include manufacturing firms, wholesale distributors, service providers, transport organisations and retail chains. Advancements in technology,…

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Ship’s Officer

A Ship’s Officer is responsible for the navigation and safe operation of ships while at sea, in port and at anchor. They control and supervise the activities of the crew and coordinate and supervise cargo loading and unloading. A Ship’s Officer may have the following responsibilities: Maintenance of sea safety equipment Liaison between the Captain…

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