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Port Study Captain

  • Post Date:21st June 2019
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  • Salary Competitive
Job Description


Port Study Captain


CSMART is looking for you!

CSMART, Center for Simulator Maritime Training, is the international training center of the Carnival Corporation & plc Group, the largest leisure travel company in the world.

Carnival Corporation & plc Group holds nine cruise brands worldwide, operating 100+ ships and welcoming over 11.5 million guests every year. Our brands are: Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn, AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, Cunard, P&O Cruises Australia and P&O Cruises UK.

Carnival Corporation & Plc. Group has allocated significant resources for conducting nautical risk assessment studies for ports from around the world. This risk assessment program is managed by the Port Study team at CSMART.

CSMART Port Study team is currently looking for a Port Study Captain for 40 hours per week with particular focus on engaging with Port and Pilotage Authorities while assessing and mitigating risk during Port Studies.

Duties & Responsibilities

As a Port Study Captain you are an integral part of the CSMART Port Study team where your key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Disseminate port study information to Operating Lines as required
  • Together with the Port Study team, coordinate and facilitate the study of selective ports, fulfill the aims and objectives of the study.
  • When required, travel to the selected ports and engage with port authorities and pilots, and other port stakeholders to gain cooperation and participation.
  • Together with Port Study Manager, prepare the annual port study work plan for the selected ports
  • Organize and manage the work program during the port study execution week
  • Analyze all data collected prior to the execution of the study
  • Ensure that all necessary steps are followed as per quality system and port study methodology.
Required Experience and Qualifications
  • Minimum ten years as maritime pilot and extensive experience conducting port and ship simulations or significant experience in Command of Cruise Vessels
  • Masters License Unlimited
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher, preferred
  • Affiliation to a Professional Maritime Organization (eg: Nautical Institute, IMAREST, Institute of Navigation)
  • Excellent and effective communication skills, verbal and writing, in order to present information accurately and clearly as required
  • Ability to interpret data and review accidents/incidents and lessons learned
  • Good understanding of latest state of navigational technology including virtual aids to navigation
  • Good understanding of hydrodynamic effects on ships in motion
  • Good understanding of ECDIS, Integrated Navigation Systems (INS) and hydrographic surveying
Personal Skills
  • Good management and leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with maritime authorities, pilots and experts of all nationalities.
  • Able to work with strict deadlines
  • Excellent English language skills (verbal and in writing)

As part of our remuneration package, CSMART offers successful candidates a competitive salary & benefits.


To know more about our organization have a look at our website  

Should you be interested in this role, kindly send your CV & motivation letter directly to Petra Kendall,

HR Representative:

Indeed we look forward to hearing from you.