Vacancy: Crewing Superintendent – Cruise Ship (German Speaker), Columbia Shipmanagement, Limassol, Cyprus


The Crewing Superintendent for Cruise Ship shall have the following qualifications:

  • Seagoing experience as an officer, or a university degree and experience in the recruitment
  • industry of not less than 2 years;
  • Good command of English and German language as well as strong interpersonal skills;
  • Good controlling and communication skills.

The Crewing Superintendent for Cruise Ship is responsible for:

  • Reviewing and monitoring the safe manning of all vessels, based on minimum safe manning and special manning requirements in relation to age, trade, type and condition of the vessel as well as in compliance with the agreed vessel’s budget;
  • Ensuring that all Seafarers are trained and qualified in full compliance with Company’s, STCW and Flag State requirements;
  • Ensuring that all Seafarers have passed a medical examination performed by a qualified independent medical doctor and obtained a medical certificate before joining a vessel.
  • Conducting crew changes in compliance with the Seafarers’ Employment Agreement
  • Liaising with the vessel, owners and/or operators suitable date/port of crew change;
  • Arranging and monitoring travel arrangements for Seafarers including visa requirements;
  • Ensuring that Seafarer Employment Agreements are issued in compliance with MLC, Flag State and National requirements;
  • Arranging suitable travel arrangements allowing sufficient time for handing over of duties and familiarization;
  • Ensuring that expenses not covered in the manning agreement are debited to owners;
  • Monitoring of crew performance including progress of any cadets and arranging follow-up where required;
  • Planning of Officers and ratings rotation;
  • Promotion and monitoring of Seafarers Career progression;
  • Actively recruiting for open positions as required;
  • Being fully conversant with the Company’s Management System;
  • Implementing effectively the Company’s Management System;
  • Contributing to the development of new or the amendment of existing procedures;
  • Promoting and supporting efforts for continual improvement;
  • Monitoring training needs and initiating follow-up of identified training needs as appropriate;
  • Reviewing vessel disbursement accounts;
  • Maintaining Seafarer records;
  • Liaising with all parties concerned in case of sickness and/or accidents;
  • Ensuring that non-conformities, observations, and customer complaints are investigated and timely followed-up.

The Crewing Superintendent – Cruise Ship, reports to and is accountable to the Senior Crewing Superintendent and to the Crewing Fleet Manager as required.

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