Vacancy: Crewing Officer, Island Oil (Holdings) Ltd, Limassol, Cyprus


The Crewing Officer is working closely with the Crewing Manager and/or CrewingSupervisor for hiring, training and management of crew including crew changes, crew certificates, crew flights etc. on board the Company’s fleet while monitoring departmental budgets.


  • Selects and recruits crew according to the STCW Convention, MLC and Administration’s requirements.
  • Ensures that vessels’ crew are carefully screened and selected and controls safe embarkation and disembarkation.
  • Arranges the fleet’s crew planning, crew changes, relieve, and holidays.
  • Coordinates with the Master and/or other departments as necessary concerning crew matters.
  • Coordinates with the respective port agent and other interesting parties for a crew change.
  • Remains abreast with legislation concerning seafarers as well as new regulations concerning visa requirements and other national flag and international rules.
  • Arranges for the crew’s flag endorsement and seaman’s book and remains abreast with the flag regulation. Liaises with the Master and arranges safe delivery of documents to Flag Office / Vessels.
  • Liaises with Manning Agencies as well as directly with seamen.
  • Makes suggestions on the policy to be pursued in relation to crew recruitment and implements the relevant decisions after the management approval.
  • Prepares, signs, and stamps the crews’ Contract of Employments.
  • Processes crew P&I claims.
  • Assists the Accounts Department in the preparation of crew payroll and coordinates for home allotments / cash advances / bonuses / various expenses etc.
  • Maintains Danaos Software Filing System for the crew.
  • Keeps continually good relations with manning and port agents as well as with the Administration.
  • Follows up the Six Month’s List of seafarers engaged, discharged, and repatriated from vessels and forward to the Administration, as may be required.
  • Ensures implementation of the Company’s Safety Management System in the area of the responsibilities and proposes any changes for improvement.

Required qualifications/competencies:

  • A degree or equivalent qualification from a tertiary institution recognized within a relevant field of Shipping or Business Administration or HumanResource Management or related subject (minimum three years program).
  • At least two (2) years of working experience within the shipping industry, preferably in a similar position.
  • Ability to administer and work under pressure.
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines.
  • Have a proactive approach.
  • Possesses a strong sense of ethics and accountability.
  • Strong communicator with excellent analytical, verbal, and written skills.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong English and good Greek language communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Any other language (especially Russian) will be considered an advantage.
  • Computer literate.

To apply for this vacancy please send your CV to:

Closing Date: 19/08/2022

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