Head of Claims – London

We are currently working with an international tanker broking company, who are operating in London, to hire a Head of Claims to cover their demurrage desk.
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Investigate each claim by gathering information, reviewing, and analysing and creating reports for management.
  • Complete freight claim paperwork, paper or electronic.
  • Track communications and follow ups with owners and charterers during the claims process.
  • Negotiate settlements with carriers on behalf of the client by mutual communication and agreeance.  
  • Identify and communicate reoccurring operations errors to management when applicable.
  • Communicate updates on freight claims to claimant parties when requested.
  • Assist department and front office with miscellaneous duties. 
  • Handle multi-department filing including font office expenses handling and negotiating with service providers for best deals for the company.

Person specification includes:

  • More than 5 years experience dealing with tanker demurrage claims.
  • Knowledge of brokerage software systems (Q88/TRIGONAL/AXS) Preferred.
  • Knowledge in Excel required.
  • Strong attention to detail and superior organizational skills.
  • Must be able to organise workload to manage and prioritise a range of different tasks simultaneously, some of which are ambiguous in nature.
  • Demonstrates willingness to take ownership for their areas of their responsibility.
  • Demonstration of an excellent affinity for working within a team of diverse people and implementing change.
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail.

If this role is of interest to you, please get in touch via [email protected] or apply today!

Senior Freight Analyst (Tankers) -Singapore

We are currently working with one of the world’s largest shipbrokers to help with their hire of a Senior Freight Analyst within the Tanker Market to join their vibrant and dynamic office in Singapore.
The role will be reporting into the Global Head of Research, based in London, as well as working alongside colleagues in the London and Singapore office to provide quality research on the Global oil and tanker shipping markets.
You will be team lead overseeing a team of 2 freight analysts, that will be expanding within the coming months. You will be responsible for the company’s weekly opinion on key drivers of tanker freight, present the company’s Tanker Market Outlook to clients based predominantly in East Asia. You will need to ensure accuracy of the tanker market data and maintain the vast proprietary database and demand/supply models. There will also be support required to brokers for their business development activities and service bespoke client research and data requests.
You will need over 5 years’ experience within freight analysis in the tanker market as well as a strong presentation, communication and writing skills. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Power Pivot and PowerPoint is also required.
For this role, you will need to currently be based in Singapore.
If this sound of interest to you, please get in touch today via [email protected] or apply now.

PFHS Manager – Dubai

We are currently partnered with a newly launched shipping venture headquartered out of Dubai and connected to a new commodity trader and are looking for a PFHS Manager to join their team.
The role:

  • Approval and/or preparation of first hire invoices and running hires in IMOS in complete liason to CP.
  • Responsible for review and approval of running hire payments accurately in compliance to C/P.
  • Review and approval of PFHS and FHS from vessel operators after completion of voyage in complete liason with CP.
  • Liaise with treasury to ensure timely charter hire payments for Owners and receivables from Charterers and are accounted in systems / processes.
  • Giving suggestions to operators in hires , PFHS , FHS and ensure to avoid overpayment/ focus on profit maximisation.
  • Supporting operations for timely closure of files with Owners and Charterers including crosschecking FDAs for Owner’s/charterer’s expenses, other Owner’s/Charterer’s expense during the voyage, offhires and performance of vsl.  
  • Negotiate and discuss to drive resolution on the claims, track the outstandings / disputes until file is closed.

If you have previous experience in PHFS and are currently located in Dubai, please get in touch today via [email protected] or apply now.

Line Operations Executive – Dubai

We are currently working with one of the world’s largest container shipping groups in their search for a Line Operations Executive in Dubai.
Main function: 
Line Operations (LO) has a set of duties designed by the Hub Director given the unique nature of the trades of that Hub while performing operational functions like Stowage Planning, DG approvals, monitoring vessel schedules, terminal performance and Bunker related activity, etc. 
Purpose of the role: 
To ensure the safe planning and reduction of operating cost of vessels as part of the Line Management team, and to provide a professional link between Vessels Master, Line Management team and location agents in regard to all operational, vessel schedule and capacity matters.
Main Accountabilities:

  • Assist Line Management in vessel selection with reference to loadability and operational suitability in specific trade areas.
  • Execution of Voyage instructions to new chartered vessels and ensure that operational procedures are followed by the vesel throughout the charter.
  • Maximize vessel stowage based on CBF declared with minimum shut out / restows due to stowage issues, with equal crane split to optimise cargo operations and without impeding on vessel safety.
  • Schedule update in Bridge for XPF operated vessels and distribute same.

Core Competencies:

  • 1-2 years’ shipping operational experience
  • Minimum Diploma in Maritime Studies/University graduate or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of English both oral and written

If this role is of interest, please get in touch with [email protected] for a full JD or a confidential discussion.

Freight Analyst – Singapore

We are currently working with a rapidly growing dry bulk owner/operator in Singapore who are looking to hire a Freight Analyst to join their team.
The successful candidate will be part of the founding research team, with well-established experts in the dry bulk industry. 
The role’s initial focus will be to build databases and models with guidance from the team. Subsequently, the candidate is expected to assist and be responsible for delivering comprehensive fundamental analysis of commodities’ markets, including supply and demand. Ultimately, the individual will need to integrate commodities knowledge into freight research and be involved in formulating trading strategies.
Experience and Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in commodities’ markets and dry bulk freight shipping research.
  • High proficiency in English and Mandarin would be preferred.
  • Possess strong in-depth analytical skills, and is meticulous and organised.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel for data analysis and model building.
  • SQL/Python knowledge as well as experience in using visualisation tools (PowerBI, Tableau or Holistic) will be advantageous.

If you would be interested in this position, please get in touch with [email protected] or apply now.

Tanker Vessel Operator – Singapore

A leading Ship Management in Singapore is looking to hire a Tanker Vessel Operator, who specialises in Chemicals and various coatings, to join their team in Singapore.
Job Description:

  • Assist in pre-fixture and end-to-end post-fixture vessel operations per charter party terms.
  • Monitor cargo loading and unloading, oversee operations, and optimize voyages for efficiency.
  • Provide timely updates to the commercial team via the Voyage Management System.
  • Maintain clear communication with ship owners, ship masters, charterers, trading teams, and relevant stakeholders.
  • Manage relationships with customers and suppliers effectively.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in commercial operations in the Tanker market (preference for Chemicals and various tank coatings such as SS/Epoxy/Zinc)
  • Proficient in negotiation, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English; strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong personal and work ethics
  • Effective investigation and decision-making abilities

You will need to be currently located in Singapore for this role.
If this is an opportunity that suits you and you are looking for a move, get in touch today via [email protected] or apply now.

Tanker Market Analyst – Athens

We are currently working with a Shipowner in Greece who are looking for a highly skilled and detailed-oriented Tanker Market Analyst to join their dynamic team in Athens, Greece.
Your insights and recommendations will contribute to the informed decision-making and strategy formulation for the organisation.
Responsibilities include market research, data analysis, forecasting, competitor analysis, report generation, regulatory compliance and collaboration across teams.
Qualifications include 3 or more years experience in market analysis, strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, proficiency in using data analysis tools and software and excellent communication and presentation skills.
If you are interested in seeing a full JD, please get in touch with [email protected].
Or apply now.

Dry Bulk Operator – London

We are currently working with the shipping arm of a major commodity group located in London who are looking for a Dry Bulk Vessel Operator. 
This role will be operating 9-10 ships (owned and time charter) ranging from Supramax to Capesize vessels.
Your role will include:

  • Studying the Charter parties on fixing the vessels
  • Organising the on-hire/off-hire survey and analysing the report
  • Arranging bunkering of the vessel
  • Preparing instructions to Master
  • Obtaining/studying the port information and appointing the Agents

The successful candidate should have 2-4 years experience in dry bulk ship operations.
UK working entitlement is required for this role.
If you are interested in this role and would like to see a full JD, please get in touch with [email protected]

Senior Bulk Parcel Manager – Shanghai

We are currently working with a leading dry bulk vessel owner/operator who are looking to hire a Senior Bulk Parcel Manager for their office in Shanghai, China.
The role:

  • Develop the company’s presence in the Shanghai bulk parcel trades
  • Execute combination of spot and COA cargoes to develop trade flows for both unitized and dry bulk parcels
  • Develop relationships with relevant stakeholders in supporting the business development and to establish winning customer relationships and position the company as partner of choice

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years; experience with a breakbulk owner/operator/forwarder
  • Understanding of the Chinese breakbulk shipping market
  • Experience in the Far East to EU Med and Cont direction
  • Strong communication skills in Mandarin

If this role is of interest to you and you would like to see a full Job Description, please get in touch with [email protected]

Asset Management Assistant Manager – Singapore

We are currently working with a leading shipowner we are looking for as Asset Management Assistant Manager to join their team in Singapore.
The Asset Management team is responsible for the company’s vessels management activities such as investment/divestment of vessels, identify business opportunities, generate returns through asset play, long term projects and/or forward paper markets as well as supporting other business units in their sales and purchase activities.
Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Economics, Legal, Shipping/Maritime
  • 1-3 years’ experience in corporate finance, investments, asset management
  • Can consider someone from a good educational background with some relevant internship exposure

Your Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and analyse market trends to identify investment / divestment opportunities
  • Support the evaluation of investment/divestment decisions through quantitative and qualitative analysis as part of the proposal process
  • In collaboration with the Strategy & Corporate Development, support the analysis and identification of new opportunities within the shipping sector
  • Support the compilation of Board papers and/or proposals for Board recommendations
  • Participate in the negotiations for ship Sale & Purchase and Newbuilding contracts
  • Liaise, network and build relationships with business counterparties, charterers and shipbrokers to gather relevant market intelligence and generate deal flow
  • Administration of existing contracts/agreements
  • Maintain and update databases (S&P and MDM)
  • Assist and responsible for sending out routine reports
  • Monitor and update FFA positions as and when required.
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects as required
  • Actively participate in the development of the quality management system and engage in the workflow process for the continuous improvement of departmental procedures
  • Process timely and accurate invoices through IMOS for Dry Cargo
  • Liaise with external parties on operational and technical matters on the Dry Cargo fleet
  • Actively participate and engage in the process for the continuous improvement of Asset Management procedures and processes, including keeping alignment between practice and documentation in QMS

For more information or to be immediately considered, please apply now or get in touch via [email protected].