Port Captain Resume Samples

A Port Captain takes responsibility for leading the vessel and ensures a safe and efficient operation of it – including safety and security, cargo operations, navigation, legal compliance, crew management, and seaworthiness, and for the passengers and cargo on board. To undertake the mission of transporting from humans to goods, the following duties and responsibilities mentioned on the Port Captain Resume are carried out – ensuring that waterborne ships are fully prepared to embark on the voyage, verifying the vessel contains sufficient crew and equipment needed to complete the mission, supervising ship captains, and completing all necessary documentation work.

Being a Port Captain involves heavy lifting, plenty of physical work, and potential exposure to dangerous mechanical hazards. Hence, these professionals are expected to be comfortable working during inclement weather conditions and be able to withstand rough waters. Other crucial traits include significant maritime experience. The minimum education requirement includes a degree from a maritime college. Port employers also want their captains to have a valid license and specific license for dealing with large ships.

Port Captain Resume example

Port Captain Resume

Summary : Analytical and skilled Manager of Operations with solid experience within the maritime industry serving large-scale organizations. Expertise in developing innovative safety solutions for complex workplaces. Strong and intuitive leader with the ability to motivate teams, engage employees, and build professional relationships.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Strategic Planning, Logistics, Budget Management, Transportation, Operations Management, Shipping, Safety, Auditing, Negotiation, Military, Inventory Management, Customer Relationship Management.

Description :

    1. Selected, supervised, evaluated and trained vessel managers and their subordinates.
    2. Served as primary liaison between vessel management and shore side personnel.
    3. Responsible for maintaining good working relationships with all vessel employees.
    4. Ensured vessel compliance with all governmental regulations, company, and customer policies.
    5. Monitored river conditions and make available information to support navigational decisions.
    6. Responded to vessel emergencies minimizing vessel down time, providing direction.
    7. Made frequent on board vessel inspections to ensure safe and efficient vessel operations.
    8. Administered company policies including disciplinary actions.
    9. Disciplined vessel employees, up to and including discharge.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Port Captain Resume

Objective : Professional company oriented individual who has a great deal of ambition. Devoted to safety and professionalism. Extensive experience in the marine industry. Very dependable and always up for a challenge.

Skills : Experience with running 23 man crew, Forklift operator, Experience with inventory, Experience with shipping as well.

Description :

    1. Coordinated with crews on issues with the boats and barges.
    2. Conducted internal audits on boats and barges.
    3. Helped the boats and barges meet sire Requirements and USCG UTV inspections.
    4. Monitored that the boats stay within a desired spending budget.
    5. Performed as a Port Captain such as dry docking, new Barge construction, vessel audit, barge inspections, incident investigations.
    6. Made sure all crew members are up to date on training and licensing Requirements.
    7. Involved at overseeing the new barge construction at the Palacios shipyard.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Emergency Medical


Port Captain Resume

Headline : As a highly adaptable, loyal, and trustworthy individual, you will find that I am able to handle any job sent my way. As overseer of 20+ people, learned how to handle inner office conflicts and serve customers in a way they feel they deserve.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, CDL A certified, Rigging experience and welding experience.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the safe operation of the vessel, passenger and crew safety, vessel security, and crew training.
    2. Contributed to vessel maintenance and improvements.
    3. Hired captains and crew including screening and interviewing candidates.
    4. Responsible for weekly payroll and attendance sheet processing.
    5. Prepared weekly schedule for three vessels and 15 crew members.
    6. Performed the role of Marine Superintendent of the Master and Chief Engineer of the ship, oversight of all regulatory compliance.
    7. Sustained working relationships with The U.S.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Port Captain Resume

Summary : As a Port captain, apply significant maritime expertise and education in the preparation of a variety of ships that visit their docks.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes.

Description :

    1. Kept up with all the vessels on the location, job, contract time line, vessel condition, grocery supplies and supplies.
    2. Ensured vessel passes USCG inspections and all paperwork is up to date.
    3. Stayed clean, and vessel mechanical issues were handled as issues came up.
    4. Organized crew changes.
    5. Positioned defined project management with a hands on application.
    6. Responsible for the cost estimation and control, quality cargo handling, supervision of all vessel operations and damage prevention efforts.
    7. Responsible to further develop the Baltimore Port to be an effective and cost conscious operation.
    8. Reviewed cost control and vessel operations and developed operational, safety and maintenance strategies.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Management

Port Captain Resume

Headline : As a Port Captain, experienced in commercial and residential project construction management from conception to completion. Energy auditor. Offers Well and Septic testing and inspections. Expert witness in all aspects of home construction.

Skills : Ship/Vessel Management/Operations, Navigation, Shiphandling, Vessel Security, Maritime Training, Microsoft Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Activated and managed 9 RRF ships during Desert Storm and Desert Sortie.
    2. Participated in submitting Request for Proposal to continue company operation of RRF ships for the Maritime Administration.
    3. Coordinated ship servicing/husbanding activities with port authorities, shipping agents and chandlers to include towing, repairs, fueling, pilots and docking.
    4. Involved with the resolution of Union disputes.
    5. Reported to the Maritime Administration and Military Sealift Command regarding operation and status of said vessels.
    6. Contacted ship owners or agents to inform them of delays in departures or arrivals.
    7. Maintained records of crew members hours worked, wages earned, and other information needed to process payroll taxes.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      B.S.

      Port Captain Resume

      Summary : As an Port Captain for a Mortgage brokerage in 1987. Worked almost exclusively as Master, running a wide variety of vessels including tow boats, tugs, offshore supply vessels, AHSVs, survey and cargo vessels.

      Skills : Vessel Maintenance, Safety Program, Uscg.

      Description :

        1. Coordinated with local authorities to ensure compliance with customs and shipping laws.
        2. Monitored weather conditions to ensure safety of the vessels and crews.
        3. Maintained a watch for emergencies such as fires or sinking ships, and sounding alarms when necessary.
        4. Issued notices to captains about hazardous conditions such as heavy winds or high waves.
        5. Coordinated with other port officials to ensure that all paperwork is in order for incoming vessels.
        6. Oversaw the unloading of cargo from incoming vessels and the loading of cargo onto outgoing vessels.
        7. Coordinated with harbor patrol officers to respond to emergencies and accidents at sea.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        10+ Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Senior
        Education
        Education
        Oceanography

        Port Captain Resume

        Headline : As a Port Captain, ensure all vessels contain the necessary equipment and crew to safely perform their missions, which range from human transportation to the shipping of goods.

        Skills : Good communication skills and interpersonal skills.

        Description :

          1. Liaised with Captains and Crew, establishing and maintaining positive communication between vessel and office staff, promoting the safety and well-being of Seafaring personnel and property on a day to day basis.
          2. Briefed Masters, Officers and crew before their assignment to vessel.
          3. Provided a link between shore and ship-based management concerning safety and pollution prevention.
          4. Ensured requisitions are sent on time and review vessels Deck and Catering requisition to ensure efficient and economical inventory is maintained.
          5. Ensured vessels certification is current and on board.
          6. Prepared evaluation reports for Captains and review those of the crew.
          7. Ensured that all vessel staff is given an appropriate hand-over and also receives familiarization when joining.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Marine Engineering

        Port Captain Resume

        Headline : Port captains are responsible for the safety of vessels that dock at their port. Ensure that all procedures are followed and that all equipment is in working order before allowing a vessel to enter their port.

        Skills : Knowledge of loading, Unloading and transportation of all kinds of cargo on seagoing ships.

        Description :

          1. Conducted regular on board inspections (each vessel to be visited monthly).
          2. Conducted and reported the results of any fire, evacuation, man-overboard and other drills as appropriate.
          3. Ensured all log books and statutory documents are completed in line with requirements.
          4. Conducted internal management system audits on board vessels.
          5. Assisted the investigation cause of safety and pollution prevention incidents, accidents and near misses.
          6. Kept the Operations Manager and Marine Superintendent current on safety and pollution prevention issues.
          7. Responsible for all vessels classification or client surveys and rectification of any recommendations or deficiencies lists within a required time frame.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Master Mariner

        Port Captain Resume

        Headline : As a Port Captain, responsible for ensuring that all applicable laws and regulations are being followed by both commercial and recreational vessels.

        Skills : Excellent in communication (both written and spoken), organizational skills including IT skills.

        Description :

          1. Ensured that the company QSMS is carried out on board in accordance to the ISM and ISPS code.
          2. Ensured all vessel trading certificates is up to date and compliance to Flag state and Port State Control.
          3. Provided competency assessment of all deck officers as per QSMS procedures.
          4. Attended and coordinated with clients on the daily progress report of vessels in field operation.
          5. Provided operational support to Deck Officers and monitor Deck officers competency in Navigational requirements and Saudi Aramco marine instructions.
          6. Responsible for ensuring that the vessel Time Sheet is accurate and timely submitting to RSOS for processing.
          7. Ensured that every onboard are working in accordance to Company safety procedures and job description.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Master Mariner

        Port Captain Resume

        Headline : Fulfilled seagoing career being a ships captain on 5 ships and during my growth have been deck officer on bulk carriers,(Capr size/Panamax/Handy size) PCC(RoRo) and Reefer ships.

        Skills : Service-oriented and a positive team player.

        Description :

          1. Followed up with crew personnel in cooperation with the crew department so as to ensure that they are meeting with the Safety and Environmental Standards required by any specific party (MLC, Flag State, Class Society, Owners, Clients, OIM, etc).
          2. Provided technical solutions to present engineering challenges on the vessels assigned to him, keeping in mind on its conformity.
          3. Monitored and tracked Rawabi vessels in ship survey status, compliance to Flag State and Port State Control.
          4. Worked in collaboration with Port Engineer, Port Safety Officer and Shore Based Technical Manager to maintain sufficient and up to date critical spares (including LSA/FFA) stock at warehouse in relation to the logistical lead time for procurement and delivery as well as ensure that critical spares do not impede on vessel performance.
          5. Ensured that any deficiencies that arise to be immediately rectifies and reported to clients.
          6. Coordinated on the timely arrival of all vessels at Tanajib with regards to Cargo and vessel provision and spares operation.
          7. Ensured continuous general wellness and welfare of the crew.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Marine Engineering