Fleet Operator (Europe)

Reporting to the Manager, Operations, Handy, Europe and Africa, and Director, we are currently looking for a Fleet Operator responsible for operating a fleet of about 8-10 ships and ensure compliance with organization procedures and industry regulations to ensure the safe operation of ships.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Familiarization of Voyage and Time Charter contracts requirements pertaining to his/her voyages and manage post fixture matters

    • Proper voyage planning with the objective to optimize time saving and revenue, reduce costs, gather all required information

    • Elaboration of (optimal) bunkering plan

    • Providing timely and detailed instructions to the masters of his/her fleet

    • Appointing and instructing agents, surveyors, stevedores, weather routing company in a timely manner

    • Managing Voyage; i.e., monitor proactively all participants and initiate pre-emptive or corrective action whenever required

    • Preparing freight billings, approving payment of hires and miscellaneous vendors invoices

    • Ensuring the full voyage accounting including closing voyages

    • Monitoring the issuance and on-forwarding of all cargo documents

    • Enforcing the company’s operational security, environment policies

    • Working closely with our contract partners and maintaining the company’s high service standards and reputation

    • Performing other varied tasks, including post-voyage analysis (financial and statistical), maintaining IMOS VIP, and SEDNA


    The ideal candidate has:

    • A minimum of two years’ experience as a Fleet Operator

    • Three to five years’ sea-going experience is an asset

    • knowledge of the bulk shipping industry

    • Organized, fast worker, possessing the ability to multi-task and prioritize

    • Inquisitive and logical

    • Results driven and strong problem solver

    • Ability to control costs

    • Ability to build relationships and develop trust

    • Fluent in English (verbal and written)

    • Flexible to work outside of office hours

    • Capable of working with current computer applications

    Honesty, integrity, commitment to professional excellence, regard for employees and 
    corporate responsibility define our values.