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ID:  526956

Marseille, FR

Internship - Fleet Junior Superintendent


Led by Rodolphe Saadé, the CMA CGM Group, a global leader in shipping and logistics, serves more than 420 ports around the world on five continents. With its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, a world leader in logistics, and its air freight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the CMA CGM Group is continually innovating to offer its customers a complete and increasingly efficient range of new shipping, land, air and logistics solutions.

Committed to the energy transition in shipping, and a pioneer in the use of alternative fuels, the CMA CGM Group has set a target to become Net Zero Carbon by 2050.
Through the CMA CGM Foundation, the Group acts in humanitarian crises that require an emergency response by mobilizing the Group’s shipping and logistics expertise to bring humanitarian supplies around the world.

Present in 160 countries through its network of more than 400 offices and 750 warehouses, the Group employs more than 155,000 people worldwide, including 4,000 in Marseilles where its head office is located.


CMA Ships, a subsidiary of the CMA CGM Group, covers all facets of the maritime business: from the fleet management of the vessels to that of the crew members.
CMA Ships is also a team of experts responsible for implementing innovative solutions and making CMA CGM vessels more energy efficient.





Work within the Fleet Management Department under Fleet Manager's supervision.





1. Compliance and Policy Adherence:

  • Ensure compliance with IMS and international regulations
  • Execute all duties in alignment with quality, health, safety, environmental, and ethics policies.


2. Performance Improvement:

  • Develop and periodically report on a continuous performance improvement plan
  • Contribute to cross-functional project implementation.


3. Vessel Management:

  • Assist in managing one or more vessels under the Fleet Manager's guidance, like a Superintendent.


4. Vessel Maintenance Oversight:

  • Monitor vessel performance, fuel quality, and maintenance programs
  • Track planned maintenance software for potential operational impacts
  • Organize maintenance during voyages and ensure vessel reliability
  • Supervise shipboard organization in cooperation with the master and Chief Engineers
  • Manage spare parts availability and requests
  • Attend vessels as directed by the Fleet Manager when required
  • Handle damage claims, including stevedores' damages, in cooperation with the Legal Department
  • Follow up on defect reports and guarantee claims promptly
  • Implement actions based on relevant experience feedback


5. Dry Dock Preparation:

  • Assist the Superintendent throughout drydock operations
  • Manage drydock responsibilities under Fleet Manager's supervision.


6. Budget Monitoring:

  • Monitor and control vessel operating costs to maintain budget compliance
  • Cost reflection: maintenance and expenses optimization.


7. Crew Management:

  • Monitor crew overtime in accordance with company policy
  • Track and improve rest/work hours compliance
  • Promptly inform the Marine Human Resources Department (MHRD) of any issues.


8. Certificates, Inspections, and Surveys:

  • Plan safety inspections, statutory, and classification surveys to uphold statutory and classification certificates (excluding ISM, ISPS, MLC certificates)
  • Notify relevant authorities of vessel deficiencies.





  • Master's degree (Master II) / Naval Engineering or Generalist Engineering degree accepted / French National Maritime School (ENSM)
  • Proficiency in various software tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Mandatory English, French is appreciated
  • Someone who has already sailed is preferable but not essential
  • Strong communicator, motivated, serious, and rigorous. Capable of receiving constructive feedback





Find out more about CMA CGM Group's Sustainable Development approachnet zero carbon emissions by 2050 ambition and CMA Ships.
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