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Harbour tug engineers

On board a harbour tug you work in a team of 3 people, a master, AB, and engineer.

On board you:

  • execute the safety- and environmental policy on board;
  • are head of department for the engineering equipment;
  • are responsible for the safety, administration, maintenance and repairs of all permanently installed equipment on board the vessel, together with the safe and efficient use of the manpower available;
  • contribute to the objective that the ship is always available to be deployed in a safe and efficient manner;
  • are responsible for all technical activities;
  • manage the vessels technical administration and manuals;
  • manage the Planned Maintenance System;
  • manage of the technical stores, goods and tools and the correct storage or processing of incoming supplies;
  • arrange the environmentally correct processing of waste products;
  • should lead by example by wearing appropriate PPE and comply with safety practices and procedures at all times;
  • reporte to the technical superintendent;
  • operate the winches during harbour towage operations.

Do you have?

  • Fluency in Dutch and English, both spoken and written;
  • Knowledge of German language is nice to have, but not required;
  • Valid Certificate of Competence for Second Engineer or Chief Engineer (perhaps with limitations);
  • All required STCW certificates and courses for the position;
  • Valid seafarer medical health certificate;
  • Some experience with ASD tugs or willing to learn it on the job;
  • Knowledge of international regulations like ISM, MARPOL and MLC;
  • Embrace and uphold the very essence of responsibility, commitment, accountability and safety.
For more information contact Kim van der Linden on 010-4914131 or
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