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Technical Superintendent

Company Overview

Navigator Gas is the owner and operator of the world’s largest fleet of handy size liquefied gas carriers and provides international and regional seaborne transportation services of liquefied petroleum gas, petrochemical gases and ammonia for energy companies, industrial users and commodity traders.

The fleet consists of 38 semi-or fully-refrigerated liquefied gas carriers.

The size and versatility of the fleet enables the Company to carry a wide range of liquefied gas products across the world and together with our track record of operational excellence, positions them as the partner of choice for many companies requiring seaborne distribution solutions.

History and Financial Growth

The first handy size gas carriers were delivered to Navigator Gas in 2000 and since then the growth oriented owner has enjoyed a solid financial performance and steady increase in their fleet size.  In 2012 the company acquired Maersk’s 11 strong handy size LPG fleet; November 2013 saw the Company undergo an IPO and list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with a current market capitalisation of circa US$600 million. Recently the Company finished the expansive shipbuilding programme with 14 new vessels being delivered since mid-2014.

Job Summary

The Navigator team is a close knit and friendly team comprising of finance, chartering, operations and technical departments. Working in an open plan environment, employees are encouraged to discuss issues within the shipping environment and learn the broader shipping industry to be able to understand the technical function and how it relates to the industry.

Due to the continued growth of the company as we operationalise our strategy to bring technical management in-house, we are looking for a Technical Superintendent to join our expanding Shipmanagement Team on a permanent contract. The role will form part of the Technical team based in our London office, and will work closely with other colleagues in London and Gdynia/Poland.

The successful candidate will have the benefit of being able to broaden their technical knowledge by joining a company committed to robust procedures to ensure cargo and crew are transported safely and efficiently.

In 2018, Shipmanagement were proud to be certified ‘ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management’ and became one of the first companies in the maritime industry to get the ‘ISO 45001:2018 Occupational health and safety management systems’ certification. Work is well underway to achieve ‘ISO 14001:2015 Environmental management system.

Job detail

The Technical Superintendent will report directly to the Fleet Manager based in London and will sit within a team of 6. They will work closely with other parts of the Technical team (HSEQA, Crewing, Procurement) based in London and Gdynia/Poland.

Main responsibilities of the role but not limited to:

  • Daily supervision of in-house managed vessels and owned vessels under 3rd party management with respect to operations, reliability, OPEX and onboard inspections.

Requirements

Essential

  • 3+ years at sea as Chief Engineer on semi ref LPG/LEG tankers
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK

Desirable

  • Shore experience managing semi ref LPG tankers
  • Ethylene experience

Navigator Gas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status.

Vessel Performance Analyst

Company Overview

Navigator Gas is the owner and operator of the world’s largest fleet of handy size liquefied gas carriers and provides international and regional seaborne transportation services of liquefied petroleum gas, petrochemical gases and ammonia for energy companies, industrial users and commodity traders.

The fleet consists of 38 semi-or fully-refrigerated liquefied gas carriers.

The size and versatility of the fleet enables the Company to carry a wide range of liquefied gas products across the world and together with our track record of operational excellence, positions them as the partner of choice for many companies requiring seaborne distribution solutions.

History and Financial Growth

The first handy size gas carriers were delivered to Navigator Gas in 2000 and since then the growth oriented owner has enjoyed a solid financial performance and steady increase in their fleet size.  In 2012 the company acquired Maersk’s 11 strong handy size LPG fleet; November 2013 saw the Company undergo an IPO and list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with a current market capitalisation of circa US$600 million. Recently the Company finished the expansive shipbuilding programme with 14 new vessels being delivered since mid-2014.

Job Summary

The Navigator team is a close knit and friendly team comprising of finance, chartering, operations and technical departments. Working in an open plan environment, employees are encouraged to discuss issues within the shipping environment and learn the broader shipping industry to be able to understand the technical function and how it relates to the industry.

The team has expanded significantly in recent months as we operationalise a strategy to bring technical management of our vessels back in-house. This has created the need for a new Vessel Performance Analyst role to specifically work alongside the Technical and Operations teams

The successful candidate will have the benefit of being able to broaden their analytical skills and influence the executive team in their continuous drive for excellence and efficiency. Their precise work will have a tangible impact on the decisions made within the business.

There is a vast amount of data within the business that we need to better understand and exploit to optimize performance. Our leadership will provide the necessary guidance to make this happen with a candidate who can hit the ground running.

Job detail

The Vessel Performance Analyst will be in a unique role, delivering reports and presentations directly to and on behalf of the executive leadership team of Navigator Gas.

Main responsibilities of the role but not limited to:

  • Analysis of voyage data and information against defined performance criteria
  • Performance data management
  • Fuel and speed consumption
  • Performance and voyage KPIs

Requirements

Essential

  • Strong experience in a previous analytical role within shipping/maritime
  • Excellent numerical and logic skills
  • Comfortable working with and analysing complex data sets
  • Ability to share and display data in an engaging and compelling way
  • Highly adept with Powerpoint and other analytical and presentation tools
  • Able to present complex data and analysis in an understandable way
  • Qualifications (typically degree of MSc in Shipping, Economics or similar), highly numerate, strong logic skills, exceptional attention to detail and a natural flair for data analysis and visualisation.
  • Must have current eligibility to work in the UK

Navigator Gas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status.

Vessel Operator

Company Overview

Navigator Gas is the owner and operator of the world’s largest fleet of handy size liquefied gas carriers and provides international and regional seaborne transportation services of liquefied petroleum gas, petrochemical gases and ammonia for energy companies, industrial users and commodity traders.

The fleet consists of 38 semi-or fully-refrigerated liquefied gas carriers.

The size and versatility of the fleet enables the Company to carry a wide range of liquefied gas products across the world and together with our track record of operational excellence, positions them as the partner of choice for many companies requiring seaborne distribution solutions.

History and Financial Growth

The first handy size gas carriers were delivered to Navigator Gas in 2000 and since then the growth oriented owner has enjoyed a solid financial performance and steady increase in their fleet size.  In 2012 the company acquired Maersk’s 11 strong handy size LPG fleet; November 2013 saw the Company undergo an IPO and list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with a current market capitalisation of circa US$600 million. Recently the Company finished the expansive shipbuilding programme with 14 new vessels being delivered since mid-2014.

The London Team

The Navigator team is a close knit and friendly team comprising of finance, chartering, operations and technical departments. Working in an open plan environment, employees are encouraged to discuss issues within the shipping environment and learn the broader shipping industry to be able to understand the technical function and how it relates to the industry.

Due to the continued growth of the company, we have created a new Vessel Operator position to join our expanding Operations team based in London on a permanent contract. The role reports directly to the Operations Manager and will sit within a team of 8, working alongside Post Fixtures and the Operations QA Manager.

Job detail

Main responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Take over the responsibility of a fixture from our Chartering Department as they conclude charter parties.
  • Plan voyages for vessels and prepare/issue orders including loading/discharge instructions.
  • Monitor vessels’ movements and communicate scheduling and vessel position updates with various partners and colleagues.
  • Liaise with Agents, Captains, Vessel Managers to ensure optimal vessel performance and utilisation and ensuring voyage costs are kept to a minimum.
  • Co-ordinate and manage handling of LOIs (Letters of Indemnity) / Bills of Lading / AMS documentation for all vessels as required.
  • Negotiate and appoint port agents and follow up on disbursement accounts.
  • Review, monitor and file all vessels reporting (NOR, LOP, SOF, Speed / Cons etc) and communicate with the Masters to make sure all details are correct.
  • Follow up on the different vessels’ trading documents such as Cabotage Certificates, local permits and various other vessel certificates and documentation.
  • Post Fixture duties such as demurrage and laytime calculations will not be part of this role.
  • Some travelling such as visiting ships or clients should be expected from time to time for relationship building and training purposes.
  • Vessel Operators are expected to be ‘on-call’ outside of office hours to accommodate continuous movement of their assigned vessels, with the exception of approved leave.

Requirements

Essential:

  • 3+ year’s experience handling tanker vessel operations for a ship owner/charterer;

Or educated to degree level within a maritime discipline plus at least 2 year’s relevant work experience;

Or seafaring background with some shore experience in a similar role.

Preference given to gas tanker handling experience, chemical or product tanker experience also considered.

  • Excellent communicator both verbally and in written format, with fluency in English.
  • Attention to detail is a key skill requirement for this role.
  • Highly skilled in all Microsoft packages especially Excel.
  • Availability for on-call nature of the role, and ability to travel with reasonable notice.
  • Appropriate visa status and availability to take up this London-based post within the next 3 months.

Navigator Gas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status.

 

 

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