Port Captain – Houston, USA


We are currently working with an international shipping group who are looking to hire a Port Captain for their office in Houston, Texas, USA.
They are looking for someone with 5 year’s sailing experience on Chemical/Product Tanker vessels as well as 5 years experience in a commercial operations/port operations role, again within the Chemical/Product Tanker market.
The role itself will be reporting into the Commercial & Operations Director. You will be responsible for ensuring safe and cost-efficient operations of shipping cargo while supervising all cargo-related and commercial matters. You will also be required to provide support to the Chartering team with pre-fixture clearances, optimizing stowage in collaboration with Masters/Ship Operators to maximize cargo intake based on local restrictions, as well as optimizing vessel tank cleaning and port turnaround. Additionally, the role involves occasional assistance to the Master during tank inspections and Wall Wash Tests, coordination of potential Ship to Ship and ship to barge operations, and management of local Agency, Surveyors, Suppliers, and Terminal relations.
For this role, you will be required to have Full USA Working Entitlement.
If you would like to find out more, see a full JD, or have a confidential discussion, please get in touch with [email protected].