Vacancy: Marine Superintendent (Chemical Tankers), Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement Ltd, Limassol, Cyprus


Job Objective:

Oversee and monitor the overall safety, security, nautical and commercial operation (including commercial effectiveness and voyage efficiency) of the assigned ships.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support strategic goals
  • Monitor updates and propose improvements in safety, security and commercial effectiveness and voyage efficiency to assigned vessels
  • Commercial support to vessels
  • Provide commercial and operational support to the assigned vessel for the effective fulfillment of voyage and cargo requirements
  • Handle owners or charterers operational inquiries, complaints and grievance redressal as required

Operational safety:

  • Monitor that all vessels possess the required statutory certification for safe operations. Based on class, Port State Control and Flag State requirements, maritime legislation, and operational standards of both BSM and vessels’ owners.
  • Identify risk conditions and circumstances in a timely manner and provide support and guidance to technical Superintendents and Masters to mitigate risks.

Marine inspections:

  • Support Master with pre-vetting preparation, including internal SIRE inspection and risk assessment.
  • Support Master during vetting and third-party audits and inspections including SIRE, CDI, FSI, PSC.
  • Review of SMS safety-related documentation.
  • Provide guidance on standards and policies contributing towards safety regulations and environmental protection.

Purchasing activities:

  • Provide guidance to Technical Officers when and if required.


  • Create reports and upon approval, submit them to ship owners, BSM clients and management.

Post fixture services:

  • Handle cargo claims in liaison with P&I / Insurance and deal with commercial disputes such as off-hire when required.

Management of resources:

  • Carry out interviews and briefings as required for senior ship staff.
  • Prepare Crew’s performance appraisals and provide them during sailing visits.
  • Identify training needs and provide on-board training to ship staff during ship visits.

Education & Work Experience:

  • Bachelor's / Master’s degree in Maritime/ Naval Engineering, Naval Architecture, or related field.
  • Master / Senior officer’s Certificate of Competency with sail experience on tanker vessels.
  • At least 3 years of experience as a marine superintendent within a ship management / owning company with Chemical tanker vessels IMO ST1 and ST2.
  • Onboard up to Chief Officer rank on tanker vessels for at least 1-2 years will be considered an advantage.

Job Specific Skills:

  • Knowledge of Quality Standards, environmental and safety standards.
  • Knowledge of Legislation concerning Quality and Safety.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in customer management.
  • Knowledge of the local/regional maritime market conditions.
  • Good people management skills.
  • Fluency in English.
  • PC literacy.


  • Career development opportunities.
  • Technical and soft skills training (Udemy and Pluralsight).
  • Comprehensive health insurance coverage (Private and GESY).
  • Annual performance bonus.
  • 13 Salary.
  • Provident Fund.
  • Parking Sponsorship.
  • Gym benefits.
  • 24/7 mental health support service.
  • Sustainability and wellness activities.
  • Diverse workforce.
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Flexible work opportunities.
  • Technology-driven company.
  • Be a part of the ever-growing Schulte group family.

If you are interested in the position please submit your CV latest by 07 of Oct.

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