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Operations Manager, London
Spinnaker is assisting a large shipowner with their search for a Vessel Operations Manager in London. In this position will be responsible for our client’s mixed fleet, which includes dry bulk and tankers. The ideal candidate will have 5 years + of operations experience with chemical tankers, but other vessel experience will also be considered. This role is due to expansion and it is an exciting time to be joining this company.
Operations Manager (Containers), London

We are working with a Shipowner in London who is looking to hire an Operations Manager to work with their fleet of container vessels.

Key responsibilities will include
Monitoring and controlling vessel performance whilst minimising operational costs.
Ensuring voyages are in line with owners and charterer’s expectations.
Checking and approving cargo documentation

This role will suit someone with 5+ years of experience in a Vessel Operations position. Having sailed to Chief Officer or Captain would be an advantage.

Dry Operator, Singapore

One of the world leaders in the dry bulk market is currently looking for an experienced Operations professional to join their department in Singapore.

This role would suit a person with dry bulk operations experience (capesize or panamax vessels experience preferred but not essential).
The ideal candidate will come from an established dry bulk company and will be able to demonstrate a track record of success over at least two years.

The role will have a focus on smooth operating of the companies owned and operated vessels by performing hire/bunker/port payments, provide master/agents with instructions, invoice customers, carry out laytime calculations, keep track on vessel positions, deal with issues arising during the voyage, arrange stow plans etc.

The ideal candidate should speak mandarin and have recent work experience gained in Singapore.

Crude Oil & Refined Product Operator, London

Looking to join an established oil & gas company?

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Crude Oil & Refined Products Operator to join a close knit division in London.

Responsibilities include:
Execution of sales and purchase contracts and related queries with traders and counter parties
Ensuring cargoes/storage positions are covered
Organising of clean acceptance of vessel on subject.
Selecting and appointing independent cargo inspectors.
Issuing documentary instructions to suppliers for shipping/delivery of products.
Sending Voyage instructions to ship’s Captains for loading/discharging.
Liaising with counterparts in other key departments i.e. accounts, shipping, demurrage
Providing quality assistance to traders in contract administration.
Verifying invoices related to terminal costs, inspection, freight, etc.
Experienced in shipping, contract and shipping documentation and Letter of Credits.
Lightering cargoes on VLCC’s.
Support on all aspects of Hedging cargoes, paper and future transactions.
General coordination of all aspects of post-deal trading activity.
Applicants must have excellent English communication skills, with at least 3 years proven professional experience in a similar role, be a team player.

Ideally you would have extensive experience in the coordination of shipping and required logistics, be IT Literate and have the ability to handle complex issues. Working knowledge of Demurrage would be ideal as well.

Candidates must have immediate right to live and work in the UK.

If you are interested, please apply.

Commercial Assistant, Monaco

A global shipping company is looking to hire a Management Assistant in Monaco.

In this role you will support senior staff with administrative and commercial matters, such as reviewing legal documents, assisting with insurance and liaising with 3rd party vessel owners.

Having strong commercial shipping knowledge will be beneficial, as well as knowledge of shipping terms and contracts.

This role will be ideal for someone who has worked in a similar role within a shipping company.

Fluency in English is required and Italian language skills would be an advantage.

Junior Vessel Operator, UK

This is an opportunity to join a trading house in the UK. Our client is looking to hire a junior Logistics Operator to work on their Solid Fuels desk.

You will be responsible for managing a proper flow of information between the traders, internal support functions and customers of the desk – eg suppliers, ports, agents and shipping companies.

You will be analytically minded with strong numeric skills, comfortable working in a demanding environment with tight time scales and conflicting priorities.

No prior knowledge is required but experience in a commodities trading environment is desirable.

UK working entitlement is essential.

Hire Executive, Singapore

We are currently working with a world-leading dry bulk owner/operator who is looking for a Hire Executive to join their office based in Singapore.

In this role you will be responsible for calculating hire statements for the time charter, checking and paying brokerage commissions and preparing final hire statements and balancing accounts with owners and charterers, and other ad hoc tasks. This is a great route into commercial vessel operations and you will work very closely with the company’s vessel operators.

The perfect candidate will have a relevant degree in maritime studies or have around 2 years’ experience working in a similar role. Local candidates will have a distinct advantage.

If you want to work for an established company in an international environment then this is the perfect role for you!
Apply today.

Post Fixture Operator, London

We are currently working with a boutique ship-broking firm who are looking to add a Dry Post Fixture Operator to their London HQ.

Within the role you will be responsible for handling all post-fixture matters, dealing with all vessel documentation, liaising with masters & agents, working closely with other departments to improve communication and complete day to day operational duties.

We are looking to speak to those with 2+ years of experience within the dry sector who have ideally worked within a similar role within a brokerage.

London based candidates highly preferred. EU working entitlement essential.

Please apply now if you feel you are the perfect match for this position.

Dry Bulk Operator, Singapore

Are you an experienced Dry Bulk Vessel Operator looking for an exciting new role?
We are currently working with a multinational commodity trading and mining company who are hiring a Dry Bulk Vessel Operator in Singapore.

Responsibilities include:
• Managing the day to day operations of both voyage and time-chartered vessels
• Bunker planning/scheduling
• Checking stowage plans
• Laytime calculations

The ideal candidate will have experience within a commodity group and have experience with coal.

Please apply now.

Bunker Trader - Singapore

Spinnaker is seeking a Supply Trader to join our client, a global bunker company, in their Singapore office.

The successful candidate will be joining a professional and dedicated team. You will be required to be an excellent communicator and negotiator be able to maintain working relationships.

Please note, multi-lingual candidates already based in Singapore/with PR will be preferred for this role, ideally with some knowledge or experience in the Middle East / Fujairah region.

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to continue your career in trading please apply now.

Voyage Manager - Dubai

A global organisation specialising in oil transportation with a large fleet of VLCC tankers is currently recruiting for an experienced Voyage Manager for their operations team in Dubai.

Our client will be looking to hire an ex-Master Mariner or Chief Officer who in recent years has gained commercial vessel operations experience with crude tankers.

You will be responsible for coordinating with customers for all cargo nominations and other matters of voyage management, liaise with Chartering, Technical Managers and Finance to ensure vessel clearance and acceptability for any proposed voyage.

Furthermore, you will assume delegated responsibility of Senior Voyage Manager in their absence, compile monthly lifting and load program and distribute to all relevant parties when assigned by Senior Manager and support, advise, mentor and train more junior staff.

Ideally, candidates will be based in Dubai but our client is open to relocating the right candidate.

Please click ‘Apply’ below.

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