Captain Needed at Ocean Marine Solutions Ltd


Ocean Marine Solutions (OMS) is an accredited and highly respected Nigerian maritime security solutions provider. For over a decade, Ocean Marine Solutions has provided vital static asset protection to the oil and gas industry and much-needed escort services for commercial vessels transiting through Nigerian waters and the Gulf of Guinea. We are hiring for the following position:

Job Title: Captain
Location: Port Harcourt

Job Description

The captain oversees the overall command and control of the navigation, maneuvering, communications and safe handling of the ship.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the safe navigation and piloting of the vessel.
  • Responsible for chart plotting and voyage planning.
  • Take responsibility of navigational and safety equipment on board, ensuring proper and efficient use.
  • Maintain log of the boat’s operations, dealing pertinent events that occur on the vessel while offshore.
  • Maintain proper Radar watch, Radio watch and observe bridge procedures as recommended by IMO Regulations.
  • Undertake routine maintenance tasks, safety checks and other maintenance as may be required.
  • Maintain team work with all personnel/crew as applicable.
  • Maintain and compile a trouble shooting service logs for navigational instruments to ensure common issues can be resolved in a more efficient manner.
  • Ensure that logs accurately reflect the current status of equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with safety management system thus allowing for safe, efficient operators.
  • Carry out proper shipboard management.
  • Maintain good communication with crew members.
  • Ensure that equipment failure is kept to a minimum and within contractual limits.
  • Responsible for checking all navigation tools and resources are in good working condition before departure.
  • Carry out safety drills on board in conjunction with OIC and proper notification to the client.
  • Maintain connect and prepare nautical charts.
  • Present voyage report at the end of each trip to reflect the status of all navigation, safety, accommodation and desk equipment.
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Educational Qualifications

  • NIMASA master REG 11/3 or Chief Mate 11/2 Certificate of Competency
  • National Diploma or WAEC
  • Associate certificate from NIMASA approved Maritime institution
  • STCW Basic Mandatory certificates
  • NIMASA Medicals
  • Discharge Book
  • Yellow Book
  • International Passport


  • Minimum of 5 years working experience.
  • Ship command and control
  • Communication
  • Safety
  • Shipboard Management
  • IT Appreciation & Application
  • Initiative/ Judgement
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Operations report writing

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should forward their cover letter and CV to:

Application Ends 18th August, 2023.

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