Tug Masters Mate

May 12, 2023

The Mate assists the Tug Master and Chief Engineer to ensure the tug is ready to perform safe and optimal towing services.

Key tasks:

  • Assist during towing operations
  • Maintain ropes and gear to ensure they are in good condition and ready for use, and keep them properly stored when not in use
  • Assist both Tug Master and Chief Engineer in keeping the tug maintained and ready for operations by performing maintenance, repair, and cleaning of the tug, both in-and outside, and cooking meals
  • Administer catering and cleaning supplies stock and ensure ordering;
  • Perform watchkeeping 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
Contact Name
Daniel Hanafin
Employment Type
AM Recruitment
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Company size
50-100 employees
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