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Operating Division : Transnet NPA
Position Title : Tug Master
Employee Group : Permanent
Department : Marine Services
Location : Port Elizabeth
Reporting To : Marine Technical Manager
Grade Level : F
Reference Number : 10253254
•Responsible and accountable for the overall management of the craft.
•Safe manoeuvring of shipping within the port, namely berthing, unberthing and shifting of vessels to dry – dock (vessels
entering and leaving the docks).
•Provision of specialised fire – fighting services, Towage Inter-port voyages, salvage, search and rescue services.
•Training of Tug Masters and crew.
•Effective maintenance schedule to conform to laid down policies and
•Effective management of on board personnel and expenditure budget.
•Provision of a safe, efficient & cost effective Tug Service.
•Effective resource utilization
•Search & Rescue Operations
•Maintained craft & equipment
•Management of subordinates
•Management of Tug Operations
•Plan & execute Inter Port Voyages
•Execute Salvage and towage operations
Qualifications & Experience:
Master >1600 GT
Minimum 12 months sea time as a trainee tug master marine experience
Tug Handling Certificate
•Ability to solve practical technical problems.
•Procedures and work
•instructions (SHE integrated
•Management System, Quality
•Knowledge of life-saving
•Risk & occupational safety
•Quality management systems
•Environmental management principles
•Project Management NOSA,ISO, OHS Act
•Merchant Shipping Act
•SAMSA port marine operations related legislation
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