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Boluda Towage UK


Vessel traffic services




3 months ago

Closing date:

11 June 2024

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We believe that towage is all about people. The success of our company depends on the people working for us. Their contribution, their added value to the organization, and their willingness to commit to our core values are all highly valued.

Our culture, our conduct, and our business approach are based on core values: Transparency & professional honesty, Teamwork & operational efficiency, Flexibility & innovation, and Excellence in customer care & service.

We are a highly ambitious company with an expanding footprint around the world. For the local team of Boluda Towage Caledonian (Port of Nigg), we are recruiting a new colleague:

(Caledonian, Scotland - UK)

Your job

Objective of position

The Mate assists the Tug Master, Chief Engineer and AB to ensure the vessel is ready to perform safe and optimal towing services. In this role, you will report to the Tug Master.

Your key tasks:

Assist during towing operations
Maintain ropes and gear to ensure they are in good condition and ready for use, keep them properly stored when not in use.
Assist Tug Master, Chief Engineer and AB in keeping the tug maintained and ready for operations by performing maintenance, repair and cleaning of the tug, both in- and outside.
Administer catering and cleaning supplies stock and ensure ordering
Perform watch keeping duties when required.
Report unsafe situations and actions to contribute to increased safety and awareness. Participate in safety drills on a regular basis.

What type of applicant are we looking for?

  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar position
  • In possession of obligated certificates and documents relating to the Local Manning Act to be able to sail as Mate on board a tugboat
  • In possession of valid Seafarer medical certificate ENG1
  • In possession of updated STCW basic safety training, 
  • Preferable: Masters II/3 ticket, 500gt certificates
  • Proven technical knowledge by experience as Mate in offshore or on a tugboat
  • Fluent in English
  • Passion for the maritime industry

Your talents:

  • Flexibility
  • Stress-resistant 
  • Social person
  • Team player
  • Good communicational skills

We offer:

  • A dynamic career with the global market leading towage provider
  • Attractive terms and conditions
  • Working within a small team in Scotland
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, and passionate colleagues
  • An interesting job environment in the port of Nigg / Scotland

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Boluda Towage UK is recruiting for a Mate

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