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Senior Bulk Vessel Operator- Singapore
We are working with a privately held firm involved primarily in the international trading and merchandising of agricultural commodities, with operations in more than 50 countries worldwide. Our client is currently looking for a Senior Vessel Operator based in Singapore, the main accountabilities for this position are: •Operate and be responsible for the end to end management of all allocated vessels’ shipping operations matter, for Dry Cargo ships •Communicate and liaise with vessel owner’s/ship masters/charterers, trading team and other relevant stakeholders on voyage instructions •Responsible for following up on post fixture activities •Manage assigned external relations with customers and/or suppliers •Support and lead process improvement initiatives as required •Ensure and champion a close and harmonious working relationship with the relevant Commercial team •Collaborate effectively with other Freight Platform desks To be successful for this role our client is looking for someone with the following knowledge and experience: •Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Operator of Voyage/Time Charter dry bulk vessel, minimally 8-10 vessels at a time •Significant and demonstrated customer or supplier relationship skills •An interest in and aptitude for people management •Knowledge of macroeconomics including trade flows •Commercial Maturity/Shipping or Economic studies •Fluent in English essential, with other languages an advantage •Sea-going experience desirable but not required •Proficient in the use of technology particularly Excel, Word, Shipping system (strong preference for IMOS). PR/011318
Chartering Manager- Cyprus

We are currently looking to speak with junior level Charterers in the dry bulk market that have experience within an ‘operating’ setup for a role that will be based out of Cyprus.

This role would be ideal for someone with 2-4 years’ experience in the dry cargo market that is familiar working within an Operator focusing towards the handy-smx spot market.

If interested in hearing more about this opening please contact Matt Cornelius at

Claims and Demurrage Manager- Singapore (Chemical)

We are currently partnered with an international Ship Brokerage who are on the lookout for their new Claims Manager to oversee the Demurrage Claims team.

This hire will oversee a small team of Demurrage Executives ensuring the amicable settlements of demurrage claims that arise. You will need sound operational understanding and be able to handle disputes surrounding complex claims.

To apply for this role you will need around 5-6 years of demurrage/ claims experience gained in the chemicals market. Whilst this is a managerial role our client will consider experienced Demurrage Specialists that would like to transition into a managerial role.

For more info please contact Matt Cornelius at

COA Management Executive- Singapore

We are currently working with an international Ship Broker who are in the process of hiring a COA Management Executive to be based in their office in Singapore.

The role will entail managing COA performance, coordinating with the operations and claims departments, , handling COA nominations and ensuring the cargo requirements of the Charterer are fully met with suitable COA vessels.

You will need to have a good grasp of COA terms and requirements and be proactive in anticipating problems that fall outside the contract parameters and identify logical solutions. This particular role will focus on the chems side of transportation so someone that has exposure to this area would be best suited.

This is a junior level position so 1-2 years of experience in chem tanker operations would be the best fit for this role.

Post Fixture Operator, London

A Ship owner with a mixed fleet is looking for a Post Fixture Operator to join their team in London.

They are looking for someone with experience in freight collection, laytime and demurrage calculations and strong knowledge of charter parties. The ideal candidate will have experience with either dry and tanker vessels and have held a similar position.

You will liaise with internal parties including chartering staff supporting them with any commercial matters.

For more information please contact Adam Osborne –

Vessel Operator, Immingham, UK

Spinnaker is currently partnered with a growing company with a fleet of general cargo vessels operating across Europe who are looking to bring in a Vessel Operator into their team in the North East, UK.

In this role you will be responsible for time and voyage charter operations of their vessels building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, crew members, service providers etc. You will be required to take responsibility for the bunkering of vessels and assessing vessel performance.

This role would be ideal for someone that is looking to get into the commercial side of bulk shipping and would be an ideal fit for someone with 2-3 years’ shipping experience, not necessarily gained in vessel operations, and could be a good fit for someone with an agency background.

If interested please contact Matt Cornelius @

Operations Manager- UAE (Mandarin Speaking)

Our client is an international Operator in the bulk market with a fleet of handys-PMX. They are currently looking to hire an Chinese speaking Operations Manager for their Dubai office.

In this role you will be responsible for handling time and voyage charter operations of handys-PMX and will be the main point of contact for Chinese Masters and other counterparties.

For this role you should have around 4/5 years’ operations experience within the bulk market. Ideally you will be currently based in Dubai but for the right candidate our client can look into the options of relocating.

To apply for this role please contact Matt Cornelius @

Operations Manager- Dubai

Join a market-leading dry bulk owner/operator in Dubai

Our client is currently looking for an experienced Dry Vessel Operator to join their team.

Use your previous experience to achieve smooth operations of both the owned and chartered tonnage in a role that enables you to develop your management and leadership skills. Ideally this person will have around 3+ years’ experience working for an owner or operating company.

This position is perfect for someone who is confident in dry bulk vessel operations both time and voyage charter and wants the challenge of working in a large, international organisation.

You will need to have a good understanding of charter parties in order to take responsibility for all commercial operational matters.

If you are looking for your next step in operations, don’t miss out! Apply now or send an email to Matt Cornelius at for more information about this opportunity.

Contract Manager, London/Hong Kong

Spinnaker have partnered with a global dry bulk owner/operator. They are looking to fill a Contract Manager role that works closely with their Chartering, Operations and Legal functions.

Predominantly this person will support chartering managers with day to day negotiations and pre fixture discussions. Providing legal and commercial input to ensure best practice is achieved and any disputes are resolved quickly and effectively.

The successful candidate will likely have a chartering background but also have a legal qualification who can apply both their legal and commercial skillsets to the role. Alternatively this person could be a Lawyer with a lot of commercial exposure who wishes to work in a different role.

The role is initially going to be based in London with the aim of relocating to Hong Kong. Candidates who wish to relocate to Hong Kong will be preferred.

For more information please contact Adam Osborne –

Deputy Commercial Manager, LNG

We are working with an International Shipping group who are looking to hire a Commercial Executive to join their LNG team.

You will be responsible for assisting the team with on going commercial projects, supporting the senior managers and overseeing work to achieve best results.

Alongside senior colleagues, you will also be responsible for developing new business and being involved in the tendering process. You will negotiate agreements and be responsible for communicating with shareholders, joint venture partners and other stake holders.

The ideal candidate with have a vessel operations background, with a strong understanding of charterparties, cargo documentation and voyage management.

Having LNG experience is a bonus but not needed.

Please get in touch with Adam Osborne for more information –

Chartering Manager- Handys/ Supras- Singapore

A fantastic opportunity has recently opened up for a Charterer or Freight Trader to be based in Singapore for a major international dry bulk owner/ operator headquartered in Europe.

Our client is looking for someone with a proven track record as a Charterer/ Freight Trader. The ideal individual for this role will ideally come from an Owner/ Operator background but are also open to those from a trading background or potentially a Broker that has strong technical knowledge of chartering and sound commercial acumen.

This role would be ideal for someone that has around 3-5 years’ experience in a chartering role within an Owner/ Operator capable fixing both vessels and cargoes for Operators/ Owners/ Charterers. The desk is fast paced and would involve handling high volumes. You would be expected to develop new cargo clients as well as optimising existing cargo clients.

This person should have strong knowledge and experience in the Handys/ Supras market.

Salary is entirely negotiable and candidates will need to have entitlement to work in Singapore already.

Operations Superintendent- Containers/ PCTC Vessels- London

Spinnaker is currently partnered with an international shipowner with a diverse fleet and are looking for an experienced Operations Superintendent to join their team based out of London.

This role requires someone with a seafaring background on container/ PCTC vessels that has since come ashore into an operations role ideally handling these vessels.

In this role you will be responsible for pre and post fixture operations of their a fleet of 10+ container/ car carriers working closely with the chartering department to ensure smooth and safe operations of their vessels.

You will also assume responsibility for vessel performance assessments, Port Research, overseeing Operations Executives/ Senior Ops Executives.

To apply for this role you will need to have sailed as CO/ Master onboard container or Car Carriers, exceptional understanding of Charter partys, strong negotiation skills.

UK working entitlement will be required for this role

Chartering/ Transport and Logistics Team Member- Switzerland

We are currently working with a global commodities group who are looking for someone skilled in chartering and logistics to complete their Zinc/ Copper department based out of their offices in Baar.

This role will have a broad scope and the successful candidate will be responsible for strategically constructing supply chain transportation solutions worldwide, negotiating container, dry bulk and rail freights with shipping lines/ freight forwarders and Brokers.

To apply for this role you will require around 2-4 years’ experience in ocean, land transport logistics solutions with a good understanding of Incoterms being highly beneficial. Someone with breakbulk chartering experience would also be at a distinct advantage.

Swiss working entitlement will also be required to apply. If interested please contact Adam Osborne at for further details.

Demurrage Specialist- Switzerland

One of the world’s leading commodity trading groups is currently looking to bring a Demurrage Specialist into their Zinc/Copper Department located in Baar, Switzerland.

In this role you will be responsible for preparing and reviewing laytime calculations, following up unsettled claims and handling any administration related to demurrage and freight invoicing.

To apply for this role you will need a strong educational background with 3-4 years’ of demurrage experience preferably gained in the dry bulk market.

To apply for this role please contact Adam Osborne at

Operations Coordinator, London

A logistics company based in South London is looking to add to its operations team.

For this role you will need to have strong communication skills, be organised and willing to provide excellent service to customers.

The main responsibilities in this position are:
– Ensuring shipments proceed as smoothly as possible, resolving any difficulties quickly, whilst keeping the customer updated as needed
– Obtain Bills of Lading and other shipping documents from suppliers
– Update and maintain the management system
– Expedite and chase payments as necessary (in liaison with the Financial Manager)
– Support the Managers as reasonably requested
– Respond to customer/suppliers/colleague enquiries promptly and professionally

This is an excellent opportunity for somebody who wants to develop a career in the logistics/maritime industry.
Contact Adam Osborne –

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