Mooring Master - MM
Yinson Production West Africa Limit
3d ago
source :, LLC


  • The MM acts as marine advisor for export tanker Master, as per terminal regulations and Company procedures, for the tanker movements on site : arrival, mooring, loading, station keeping, unmooring, departure, emergency response on board the export tanker.
  • The MM is the Terminal representative for any safety, security, environmental and commercial matters on board export tanker.
  • Scope

    Area of responsibility covers export tankers mooring and unmooring operation at the offshore terminal and station keeping during offload.


  • In charge of the tanker inspection on arrival for safety, security and environmental related matters.
  • Check the conformity of export tanker and her crew.
  • Verify compliance of the export tanker with MARPOL regulations during her stay on site.
  • Acts as ISPS representative on board the export tanker on behalf of the FPSO.
  • Acts as focus point on board the tanker during normal and emergency situations.
  • Fills up the ISGOTT Ship Shore Safety Check List with the Export Tanker’s Master.
  • Export Tanker Handling

  • Uses available marine means (tugs or AHTSs) for tanker movement as per Company procedures and port regulations.
  • Reviews export tanker handling procedures and emergency response on a regular basis.
  • In charge of mooring team management during export tanker operations.
  • Follows up the maintenance of offloading and mooring equipment and floating hoses with the FPSO marine crew.
  • Coordinates the activities at the bow / stern and on deck of the export tanker.
  • Supervises the hose connection / disconnection along with the Assistant Mooring Master.
  • In charge of handling / transfer of personnel, material and equipment with the export tanker.
  • Terminal Representative for the Company

  • Endorses all offloading documents and all other commercial documentations on behalf of the Company.
  • Follows up the cargo operations : loading / discharge plan, loading / offloading operations and communications with cargo control rooms of the tanker and the FPSO.
  • Draws up reports for the Company.
  • Initiates the "letters of protest" when needed.
  • Other Activities

  • Assists the Cargo Supervisor on board the FPSO for marine related activities and provides their marine expertise.
  • Inspect the marine means (tugs and AHTS) and to verify compliance and condition of their towing equipment.
  • Health, Safety & Environment Responsibilities

  • Assists in establishing emergency marine procedures and provide necessary expertise.
  • Participates in risk analysis for marine operations (HAZID / HAZOP).
  • Gathers lessons learnt’ and provides feedback as required.
  • Fully complies with all security, health and safety instructions at all times.
  • Stays vigilant and maintains continuous awareness of hazards and surroundings.
  • Authority

    Appointed by the Company, for exclusive execution of mooring operations and loading of export tankers at the offshore terminal

    Required Skills or Experience

  • Be Holder of a valid IMO STCW 95 deck officer class 1 certificate, unlimited.
  • Be the holder of a valid specialized program on the (BRM) bridge resources management.
  • Be the holder of a valid specialized program on the duties to fulfill on tankers (oil STCW V / 1.2).
  • Be the holder of a valid medical fitness certificate in accordance with IMO STCW 95 convention.
  • Have a minimum experience of thirty (30) months on board service as Senior Officer (Chief Officer or above) seagoing AFRAMAX tankers or larger.
  • Have attended a specific simulator training course for terminal mooring masters.
  • Be familiar with tanker operations.
  • Be familiar with the operation of terminal tugs.
  • Be fluent in English.
  • Skills & Attributes

  • Team working, leadership, adaptability, proven record of achievement within marine operations.
  • Supervisory experiences and ability to work in multi-engineering and multi-cultural teams.
  • Good supervisory, communication skills, team management skills.
  • Reporting and Resources

    Reports to OIM

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