FPSO Loading Master

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  • Regions Africa
  • Country Nigeria
  • City Other
  • Type of Employment Contract
  • Job number WTSHO11810

About the job

  • Responsible for crude oil transfers, settling operations, ballasting / de-ballasting, inert gas operation on FPSO
  • Responsible for offloading operations on the FPSO,
  • Manages the Logistics Foreman, Pumpman and Deck Hands activities, during tank cleaning or other operations as directed by Marine Superintendent (including: tank preparation for IMR)
  • Provides assistance to the Pilot as required,
  • Deputise for the Marine Superintendent position, if required
  • Monitors the loading of produced crude oil and inert gas operations,
  • Controls produced crude oil distribution in tanks,
  • Checks sediments and deposits in tanks and measurement equipment
  • Manages planning for tank heating and Crude Oil Washing,
  • Manages ballast transfer operations and stability including trim, heel, mooring loads and hull stresses of the FPSO,
  • Keeps proper records of all export tanker operations and offloading data during export,
  • Monitors and controls cargo and ballast tank displays and metering unit when pumping is in progress,
  • Prepare and coordinates all operations related to cargo tanks or ballast inspection/maintenance.
  • Inspection of site vessels, when required,
  • Has the authority to require specific actions to be carried out by the Operation or Production Supervisor with respect to FPSO stability, trim, heel or hull stress for the distribution of produced oil or ballasting operations
  • Assists with the volume calculations for the export batch,
  • Is the interface with Quantity Surveyors,
  • Pilots the export tanker to/from mooring point (loading buoy or tandem position) if required


  • Unlimited master STCW 95 Class 1 Certificate (Deck) with tanker advance training.
  • Bridge Resources Management Certificate or equivalent
  • A minimum of 10 years service on an oil tanker VLCC, FSO or FPSO with 2 years as master or chief officer or harbour pilot,
  • OPITO FRC Coxswain Certificate or equivalent
  • BOSIET Certificate
  • Languages: English
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