Working in Ship Management is one of the most interesting and challenging sectors of shipping. There is a wide variety of operational and technical jobs which involve both being based on a vessel or on land.
As the name suggests, working in Ship Management involves the process of managing a ship. Often, Ship Management is carried out by independent companies, which use ships of some other companies, or independent owners. It is the responsibility of the Ship Management company to provide all the operational and technical services required to get a vessel from one location to another, including all cargo and associated documentation.
The owner of a ship appoints a Ship Management company to manage the vessel for an agreed period of time. The management of the ship includes the following jobs: