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ID:  102368

Marseille, FR

Fleet Superintendent Marseille


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 170,000 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.
Find out more about CMA Ships.





CMA Ships is experiencing strong growth in its fleet of vessels, with a large number of container ships under construction. These vessels are equipped with numerous innovative technologies, with the aim of optimising performance, meeting the needs of our seafarers/customers and achieving the Net Zero Carbon objective by 2050.

As part of this process, we are opening up several Fleet Superintendent positions in Marseille. Your main role is to represent the shipowner on board ships and in ports. You will deal with specific situations by taking appropriate action to optimise ship management.




Reporting to the Fleet Manager, your responsibilities are:

  • Ensuring the operational monitoring of container ships of your area
  • For each vessel, you 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 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 are the key contact of chief engineers, captains, Lines and shipyards. In addition, you draw up and monitor operational budgets allocated to each vessel
  • Appointed CMA Ships expert & representative onsite if required
  • You update all shipping documents and official  certificates that are necessary for the vessel
  • You control the vessels consumptions (oil, fuel, etc.) and participate in their optimization for decarbonisation and cost savings purposes
  • In sum, you 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
  • Very fluent in spoken and written English and proficient with office and IT tools
  • You have good knowledge of international shipping regulations. Expert knowledge in a technical field (hull, engines, etc.) is appreciated
  • You are interested in decarbonisation topics related to the maritime industry
  • Your rigour, responsiveness, and capacity for analysis and synthesis, combined with interpersonal skills, enables 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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