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For our container and dry cargo vessels we are looking for candidates for the position of master.

As master you have the executive authority and the final responsibility for all operations throughout the entire ship. You ensure efficient operation of the ship in compliance with international- & national rules and regulations and also in respect of company values and policies.

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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 a master of JR Shipping we expect you to:

  • Take full responsibility in all aspects concerning the ship’s crew, safety, seaworthiness, cargo operations and environment.
  • Strive for an excellent performance of the vessel and her crew. By pursuing the organizational objectives, -values & -culture where safety- & environmental awareness, quality of work, care for crew and social security are essential components.
  • Be the promotor and protector of the company culture, to lead by example and to give feedback frequently to all stakeholders.
  • Be the company’s representative and for a professional- & commercial cooperation with charterers.

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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