Master AHTS M/F
Onne base, Nigeria
6d ago

Roles and responsibilities

The Master has the overriding authority and responsibility for making decisions and taking all necessary actions regarding safety, pollution prevention and the efficient operation of the vessel and to request the company’s assistance that may be necessary.

Technical Competence :

  • Familiarize him / herself with all sections and parts of the company (QSMS) and all company policies, procedures and instructions.
  • Implement and maintain the company’s policies and procedures and instructions.
  • Motivate the crew to observe the company policies, procedures and instructions by demonstrating knowledge of, and a positive attitude to the company QSMS.
  • Issue appropriate written or verbal orders and instructions in a clear and simple manner.
  • Verify that all specific requirements of the company policies and procedures are observed.
  • Complete the annual Master’s Review in accordance with the requirements of the QSMS.
  • Propose improvements to the QSMS in order to improve the quality and safety of Bourbon Interoil services to its customers.
  • Report non-conformances, hazardous situations, defects and other undesirable events, determine the causes of same, and suggest corrective actions.
  • Understand that raising non-conformances also involves responsibility for corrective actions, and shall prepare a written report of the result in accordance with established company procedures.
  • Ensure that the vessel and crew are prepared for any emergency situation at all times.
  • Ensure that all emergency drills, safety meetings and other QSMS requirements, including but not limited to, Pre-Task Planning, Checklist use and PPE use are carried out in a correct, timely and thorough manner according to QSMS procedures.
  • Maintain in good order all shipboard files, certificates and records, including the documentation and reporting of all applicable information in the company and vessel logbooks.
  • Operational Competence : The Master shall keep himself updated on :

  • Laws and regulations issued by competent authorities and / or governments by keeping a library list of all relevant IMO publications and check Flag State web-sites monthly if new regulations apply and if able.
  • Recommendations from Classifications Society.
  • The Owners instructions and any revisions to the QSMS.
  • The Master shall maintain the following :

  • Ship’s certificates and classification documents
  • Recommendations and reports issued by the Flag States, the Classification Society of the corresponding Port State authority.

  • The original certificates shall be filed onboard and a copy shall be maintained at the vessel owning company office and any other locations as deemed appropriate.
  • During his / her tour of duty, the Master should indicate which certificates are, or will become due during the next period using a copy of the vessel’s certificate record.
  • This shall be forwarded to the vessel owning company office for applicable follow up.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experiences


  • Minimum of 5 Anchor handling / towing / rig move / tanker lifting operation
  • At least 12months as Master on AHTS
  • Must be meet all Manilla 2010 STCW certificate requirements
  • Must be able to use Microsoft applications
  • Candidate must have DP Unlimited, Master II / 2 license,
  • Possessing a foreign license will be an added advantage
  • Good understanding of English language
  • International experience will be an added advantage
  • Candidate criteria

    Licenses (seafearers only)

    Master Unlimited (A-II / 2)

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  • Organisation

    Among the market leaders in marine services for offshore oil & gas, BOURBON offers the most demanding oil & gas companies a wide range of marine services, both surface and sub-surface, for offshore oil & gas fields and wind farms.

    These extensive services rely on a broad range of the latest-generation vessels and the expertise of more than 8,400 skilled employees.

    Through its 29 operating subsidiaries the group provides local services as close as possible to customers and their operations throughout the world, of the highest standards of service and safety.

    BOURBON provides three operating activities (Marine & Logistics, Mobility and Subsea Services) and also protects the French coastline for the French Navy.

    In 2018, BOURBON generated a turnover of € 690 million and operated a fleet of 508 vessels.

    Our mission : to develop a lasting relationship with all our stakeholders, based on trust and the quality of our services.

    Offer reliable, secure, cost-effective solutions in accordance with our Code of Conduct and the laws and regulations in force in our markets.


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