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Head of Operations- Singapore (Drybulk

A fantastic opportunity has just opened up within an Owner/ Operator of a modern fleet of Handy-Supramax vessels with offices in Europe and Asia for a Head of Operations in their Singapore office.

This would be a great opportunity for an experienced Operator with strong leadership skills to oversee a team of 6 Bulk Operators providing guidance and support to the individual team members.

To apply for this role you should have around 8-10 years’ bulk vessel ops experience ideally with some leadership or supervisory exposure. To apply for this role you will need to be currently based in Singapore

Cargo Market Analyst - Singapore

Are you a Freight/Commodities Analyst with experience in the Dry Market?

Our client, a globally recognised shipping company, is looking for someone with at least 3 years’ analytical experience to join their team in Singapore.

You should be educated to degree level and be confident in your abilities.

In this role you will be required to provide market analysis for the dry market and you will also be responsible for developing presentations and bespoke reports a swell as other project work.

Analysing the markets, cycles, trends and competition will be a pivotal part of your role and you will be required to provide and distribute this information to a global network.

For more information, apply now or send your CV to Adam Osborne –

Harbour Master, UK

Do you hold an STCW II/2 (Chief Mates Unlimited) or a Master Mariners Ticket or even an MCA approved UK Harbour Masters Certificate? Do you have significant experience in a management position in port operations, seagoing or similar industry? Then read on…

Our client is looking for a Harbour Master to join the Senior Management Team responsible for the direction, control and co-ordination of a safe and efficient service within the port, ensuring that all statutory provisions relating to port marine operations are met fully and cost-effective, and ensuring the safety of navigation whilst optimising the service provided to customers and other users of the Port.

This is an extremely broad role working from their newly refurbished Head Office in Kent as well their Central London office in London

The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of, national and international legislation and procedures affecting port operations. They will have experience of formal risk assessment processes and familiarity with port safety management systems. Applicants will need to demonstrate that they can lead, motivate and effectively manage resources with proven and effective interpersonal skills. Excellent communications skills in all media and an ability to work effectively under pressure are essential to the role.

If you are open to having a conversation with regards to this position, please contact Liam Daly on to arrange a call.

Dry Operator- London

Are you a Dry Operator with experience of managing a fast-growing fleet?

Spinnaker are looking for a talented and professional Dry Operator to work for our client, who describe themselves as a traditional owner but with a forward thinking outlook. The role will be based in their London office.

Whilst the core skills our client is looking for is within operations as they are a small team with plans to grow this person will have exposure to several other areas. Our client is very entrepreneurial and would be looking to hire someone with a similar mindset whereby they understand if the company is buying or selling ships and will be versatile to understand the nature of their role may change dependant on what the objectives of the company are at a given time.

From an operations perspective you will be handling the day-to-day operations for predominately Kamsarmax and Panamax vessels, ensuring operations run to an exceptional standard covering everything within commercial operations from A-Z. You will need to be a confident communicator and excel at building relationships with others and be comfortable working in a tightly knit team.

Our client is hoping of taking someone on for the long term that can take on leadership responsibility in the coming years as the company grows as well as inputting ideas on the investment side.

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with at least 4/5 years’ experience working with owner-operators that potentially want to diversify their experience moving forwards.

Interested? Please send your CV to to discuss further.

Fleet Personnel Manager

Have you gained both conventional and offshore crewing experience? Are you looking for a new challenge?

This leading shipping company is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Crewing Manager to join their team in the UK.

The perfect candidate will need the afore mentioned vessel experience, having been to sea would be a distinct advantage but is not a necessity. A diversified person who can work as a team player and integrate the companies operational units is essential.

Existing working entitlement and residency for the UK is required.

Chief Financial Officer, Hong Kong

Spinnaker have partnered with a private shipowner, seeking to add strength to their senior executive team with a new Chief Financial Officer. This is a great opportunity to get involved with an organisation with exciting growth aspirations.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, and the Executive Committee, you will be responsible for focusing on financial performance and planning as well as growth strategies. You will have oversight of Finance and Accounting across international offices, working closely with the Financial Controller, and other leaders in the business.

For this position we are looking for a CFO with a strong financial background who has previously led a large, international team. Exposure and knowledge of the maritime industry and ship finance is ideal, however experience within transportation of aviation would be considered.

You will have knowledge and experience of Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets, or IPOs. A background working within a listed company would be advantageous.

The role is permanently based in Hong Kong. Chinese language skills are not essential but would be useful.

For a confidential discussion contact David Tubb – – +44(0)1702 480142.

Logistics Manager, Florida

We seek a Logistics Manager in Florida for an ocean transportation and logistics company.

For this growing company you will be responsible for managing the documentation and logistics activities.

This role is customer facing, ensuring there are no challenges faced with the import or export of the shipments being handled.

You will provide outstanding customer service, adhering to agreed rate, ensuring all documentation is correct. You will ensure update are provided on shipments at all times and ensure a smooth import or export process through customs, liaising with the customs department of the country of destination.

Therefore, to succeed in this role you will have a background in logistics, ideally with ocean going cargo, but air cargo experience can also be considered.

You will ideally understand the nuances of the target market which is the Caribbean.

We seek an individual with a background in logistics and transportation.
On offer for this position is a competitive salary.

Additional benefits include full medical cover (medical, dental and vision) for you, and your family.

The role is based in Miami, Florida, and therefore the ability to live and work in the United States is required.

Sales Director, Florida

We are working with a growing ocean transportation and logistics company who are seeking a Sales Director to be based in Florida.

Taking on this position, you will be responsible for defining a well-structured sales process, to manage and develop existing relationship, as well a build and develop brand new ones.

You will also manage the existing sales team, and its future growth.
As an individual, you will be able to demonstrate your ability to interact with people on all levels, in varying situations.

Your mindset will be fully commercial, able to spot opportunity in every situation, and develop new avenues of revenue.

With the target market being the Caribbean, you will ideally have a knowledge of the nuances in operating in this region.

Shipping and ocean-going transportation experience, is not essential but would be advantageous.

Ultimately, you will know how to sell a service, communicate across all levels, manage a team, and develop processes.

On offer for this position is a competitive salary and bonus structure. Additional benefits include full medical cover (medical, dental and vision) for you, and your family.

Travel will be expected in this role in the region of 25-50%.

For this position you will need to be situated in Miami. Therefore, the ability to live and work in the United States is required.

Dry Cargo Broker- Athens

Our client is a growing European Brokerage in the Dry Cargo market and are currently looking to expand their office based in Athens. This would be a great opportunity for an experienced Dry Cargo Broker with ambition that wants to join a growing organisation with a highly competitive remuneration structure.

To apply for this role you should have a minimum of 3 years’ Broking experience ideally gained in the Handy/Supras market and will hopefully be able to bring business with them. You would be joining an experienced team in Greece with a strong market reputation.

Only candidates currently based in Greece will be considered for this role.

If you would be interested in being considered for this role please contact Matt Cornelius at

Dry Cargo Broker- Hong Kong

Our client is a growing European Brokerage in the Dry Cargo market and are currently looking to expand their office based in Hong Kong. This would be a great opportunity for an experienced Dry Cargo Broker with ambition that wants to join a growing organisation with a highly competitive remuneration structure.

To apply for this role you should have a minimum of 3 years’ Broking experience with contact in the market. You would be joining a small team in Hong Kong and would be working closely with another experienced Broker driving the growth of their activity in the Asian market.

Only candidates currently based in Hong Kong will be considered for this role.

If you would be interested in being considered for this role please contact Matt Cornelius at

Commercial Manager- Europe

We are currently partnered with one of the world’s leading ship owners in the container market and they are currently looking to bring an experienced Commercial Manager into their European ranks. This would play a key role in their growth and business development in the European market and it will be crucial that you are fluent in French and German in order to deal with the major accounts in the region.

For this hire you will need to have a good grasp of charter partys and a track record in business development with a strong ‘growth mindset.’ It will also be important that you are familiar with the container market and will be ideal for someone with chartering/ S&P exposure in the container space.

Ideally this role will be based in Hamburg but our client is flexible and is very focused on hiring the right individual so if unable to be based in Germany they have a degree of flexibility in terms of where they can base this hire.

To apply for this role you will need to be fluent in French and German, have strong business development skills and a good knowledge of charterpartys in the container market.

If interested please contact Matt Cornelius at mcornelius@spinnaker-global

Fleet Dry Dock Manager - South England

An offshore services provider is looking for a manager to over see their drydockings and ensure that all projects are carried out to the highest standards.

The successful candidate will have extensive drydocking experience with DP offshore support vessels, excellent negotiation skills, and be willing to travel.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a market leading company with excellent prospects.

Category Management Lead - (Mechanical/Spares and Oil/Lubricants), Asia

Spinnaker has partnered with a reputable Ship Management Company in Asia to find a Category Management Lead for their newly formed procurement department.

This senior-level position will oversee and be responsible for the fleet’s entire sourcing of potential suppliers within the chosen category field (Mechanical, Spares, Oil and Lubricants), managing the supplier database, assisting with the annual procurement strategy, meeting category saving targets, driving continuous improvement across the department and being accountable for leading the negotiations.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to have proven success in a Senior Procurement position (Ideally in Category Management), an in-depth understanding of operational requirements in the ship management industry and finally, a Bachelor’s in Maritime, Supply Chain Management or related fields.

For more in-depth information with regards to the role, package, and company. Please contact Liam Daly via email.

Bunker Manager- Dubai

A major player in the dry bulk industry is looking for a Bunker Manager to join their team in Dubai. This is a fantastic opportunity to become a crucial part of a renowned global Operator developing a portfolio of suppliers that can reliably provide for the fleet of over 100 vessels working as part of a small Bunkering team.

Reporting to the Head of Bunkers you will need to be experienced in handling high volumes and managing risk whilst focusing on the physical purchasing of bunkers. The remainder of your time will be spent on futures trading (hedging) and feeding in market information to the trading desk in the Head Office.

To apply you should have experience in purchasing but a trader mentality is also required.

Ideally candidates will be based in Dubai but our client is happy to relocate the right candidate for this role.

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply on the website or send your CV to

Marine Representative, Jack-Up Barges (rotational)

Spinnaker is currently looking for a Marine Representative to work a rotational position for a client of ours, a shipping operator based in the Middle East.

This position is working with Jack-Up Barges and is 6 weeks on, 6 weeks off.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Organising daily operations of the vessels
• Review all documents, risk assessments, task plans, etc.
• Ensure maintenance of all equipment
• Maintain good safety standards on board
• Manage and coordinate subcontractors

Suitable candidates should have:
• A good level of offshore experience as a Chief Mater or Master Mariner onboard Jack-Up Barges
• All standard offshore certifications (Huet/Bosiet, H2S, etc.)

Candidates should be able to speak English fluently.

If this sounds ideal for you, please apply now!

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