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ID:  511905

Hamburg, DE

Fleet Superintendent (CMA Ships, Hamburg)

Created on January 1st 2008, CMA Ships is a fully-owned subsidiary of CMA CGM with the objective to manage all fleet related operations.
CMA Ships is ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified and operates under various flags’ Documents of Compliance (DOC).

A team of more than 4,700 seafarers of all nationalities including more than 300 cadets are working at sea and ashore. It includes a Marine Human Resources Department to accompany the seafarers, a fleet management department with more than 40 superintendents ashore, a dedicated department supervising the ship-buildings, the development of IT systems and working on energy issues and innovation with engine experts, a dedicated Purchasing department, a specialized team to organize the vessel dry docks as well as a team of experts to run the Fleet Navigation and Support Center to monitor the CMA CGM fleet 24/24.

With a modern and innovative fleet to the service of excellence and safety, tomorrow’s vessel devices are designed and tested such as LNG energy, engine tuning or hull shape optimization… acting every day for a more sustainable shipping Industry.


For the CMA Ships Germany entity in Hamburg we are recruiting a



- start date January 2024 - 


You will represent the ship-owner on board of the vessels and in ports. You will deal with specific situations through appropriate actions in order to optimize the management of the vessel.



Reporting to the Fleet Manager, your responsibilities are:
•    Ensuring the operational monitoring of container ships of your area
•    For each vessel, you will initiate investigations, determine the purchases and repairs to be carried out in order to comply with shipping technical norms, expiry dates and the company’s standards. After the approval of your managers, you will implement them
•    During technical interventions, you will supervise and coordinate crew members and external participants (repair yards, shipping experts, classifications Companies, etc.)
•    Challenge root cause analysis of defects raised by 3rd parties and import feedbacks in owned fleet
•    You will be the key contact of chief engineers, captains, Lines and shipyards. In addition, you will draw up and monitor operational budgets allocated to each vessel
•    Appointed CMA Ships expert & representative onsite if required
•    Finally, you will update all shipping documents and official  certificates that are necessary for the vessel, control their consumptions (oil, fuel, etc.) and participate in their optimization
•    In sum, you will ensure the good conditions of the vessels’ seaworthiness and their business performance (certificates, international obligations, speed, capacity, lifting gear, etc.)



•    You have a chief/second engineer license, or a degree in naval engineering
•    5-year experience at least as a seafarer and/or in a similar position and at least 1 year ashore.
•    You are very fluent in spoken and written English and proficient with office and IT tools.
•    You have a good knowledge of international shipping regulations. Expert knowledge in a technical field (hull, engines, etc.) will be appreciated.
•    Your rigour, responsiveness, and capacity for analysis and synthesis, combined with interpersonal skills, will enable you to succeed in your missions

The position involves frequent business trip (about 45 days/year).


Come along on CMA CGM’s adventure

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