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For our container and dry cargo vessels, we are looking for candidates for the position of chief officer

As chief officer you are right hand of the Master and second in command on board the ship. You are in charge of the ship’s cargo, stability and deck crew.

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Our shipping company

JR Shipping is a shipping company with a rich maritime tradition. Harlingen is our home port. Our organisation ashore, which coordinates and manages our fleet’s operations, is based there. The JR Shipping fleet comprises container feeders, multipurpose vessels, SeaZip Offshore Service and support vessels, and the charter sailing ship Clipper Stad Amsterdam. Approximately 30 maritime professionals work at the organisation ashore. Our crewing department is responsible for recruiting and selecting seamen and for the human resources policy in respect of the JR Shipping and SeaZip crew members.

JR Shipping BV operates within the shipping business in its own culture. To work for the company is to work in this culture and to be committed to it. At JR Shipping, we treat each other with respect, both on board our vessels and at the offices. We have an open and friendly attitude towards our colleagues, clients and other parties, regardless of nationality, background or rank.

As chief officer of JR Shipping we expect you to:

  • Take charge of the deck department and take care of all cargo- & stability related operations. Ensure deck maintenance is in most optimal condition.
  • Be responsible for, and ensure, an excellent performance of the vessel and deck crew by promoting the company culture.
  • Ensure safety- & environmental awareness, quality of work, take care for crew and teamwork.
  • Being a company’s representative and taking responsibility for a professional- & commercial cooperation with charterers and their servants.

What we offer:

  • JR Shipping offers not only a good salary and relieve schedule.
  • We offer you the opportunity to contribute to a successful company with a strong company culture where initiative and feedback of all crew and staff is valued.

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No match?

Is there no vacancy for you, but do you find the culture of our shipping company appealing? In that case, we’d like to invite you to send us an open application. Please complete the form and, especially, state why you’d like to sail on the JR Shipping or SeaZip vessels. We’ll contact you as soon as we have a vacancy that is suitable for you. Thank you for your interest!

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FROM OUR CREW

"‘At JR Shipping, we treat each other with respect, both aboard our vessels and at the offices in Harlingen, the Netherlands. We have an open and friendly attitude towards our colleagues, clients and other parties, regardless of nationality, background or rank.’"

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