Shipping Operator - Junior

  • Location

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Peter Morgan

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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This International Trading & Shipping business is looking to hire a Junior Shipping Operator in London

Purpose of Job

  • Assisting the Operations Department in maintaining smooth physical and non physical operations for pressurised/refrigerated vessels and barges.
  • Dealing with any other claims for shipping or product voyages.
  • Ensuring that internal databases are up to date and coordinate information between operators.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with a team of vessels and product operations in assisting day to day vessel operations mainly for the West of Suez /Indian Ocean/Houston from product/vessel nomination till completion of discharge operations.
  • Accruing any possible and potential claims that may be incurred by Petredec.
  • Ensuring the risk internal database is updated daily with claims and vessel operations.
  • Distributing and endorsing of original bills of lading and other shipping documents, together with creating new documents.
  • Sending other claims to counterparties such as security, insurance, war risk, additional port charges or shifting, etc.
  • Assisting claims PIC in case of any demurrage counters that may require operator's assistance.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum requirements: A levels, Professional Certificate in Maritime Academy or Vessel Operations.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of working experience in claims and or operations

Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Knowledge in shipping trade documents
  • Proficient in MS office
  • Knowledge of the basics of demurrage calculations/counters and claims
  • Must be well versed in the charter party terms and clauses as well as INCO terms


  • Well organised, meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Proactive
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously