Vessel Assurance Surveyor

SG - Singapore
Posted 11 Days Ago


This is a new position which will give you a unique opportunity to carry out port Inspections onboard Maersk vessels and work on continuous improvement of assurance process. 

Reporting to the Head of Chartering Assurance in Singapore, the team is responsible for  driving improved safety and operational reliability for all our vessels which include own managed and chartered vessels using digital platforms and real-time data.

As the inspectors in the frontend, your role is critical for identifying and addressing our high-risk areas and enable us to make data-based decisions regarding our network vessels. You will be based in Singapore and work closely with Teams in Copenhagen, Mumbai and Singapore.  When you are not Surveying onboard, you would be interacting with Ship owners and managers to follow up on risks identified from the Survey.

We offer

At Maersk we value the diversity of our talent and will always strive to recruit the best person for the job – we value diversity in all its forms, including but not limited to: gender, age, nationality, race, sexual orientation, disability or religious beliefs. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high performing teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Inspect Maersk Time Chartered and Owned vessels in Singapore and Tanjung Pelepas Port covering but not limited to:

    Vessel condition surveys

    Pre-Charter Surveys

    Crane Surveys

    On Hire Surveys

    Pre-Purchase Inspections

    Risk-based surveys – detailed inspections on specific elements on high-risk vessels and other risk category vessels as needed

    Verification of critical controls

  • Conduct incident investigations including root cause analysis.

  • Assist with day to day challenges in the region locally

  • Engage in dialogues with Local Authorities (e.g. PSC) discussing challenges and proposals with close dialogue with Marine Standards

  • Engage with Time Charter Ship Managers in the region

  • Inspect TC vessels in Drydock in the region

  • Conduct Verification of critical controls

  • Interact with Ship owners and managers for inspection finding follow up

  • Drive continuous improvement of FleetRisk Platform from Surveyor’s perspective

  • Engage with local terminals for continual improvements in safety for stevedores

Who we are looking for

  • 2 to 3 years of shore experience working as a superintendent with a 3rd party ship manager is highly preferred.

  • Sea-faring experience up to senior officer is highly advantageous

  • Good knowledge of SOLAS, MARPOL, ISPS and IMO rules

  • Good English communication skills both written and spoken.

  • Good people management skills

  • Experience with data analysis will be an advantage

Additional requirements:

  • Inspect vessels depending on vessel schedule

  • Knowledge and comfortable using digital tools for creating inspection reports.

Additional info

Ref. R49660
A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world.