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We are looking for experienced Chief Engineers for our fleet of Shoalbusters. As a Chief Engineer, you will be working in a team of six crew members. In addition to your team, you are also able to conduct independent work in the engine room and you are the direct contact of the Technical Department.



• A minimum of 12 months working experience on similar vessels (shoalbusters/multicats/harbor tugs, etc.) is a must;

• Experience with MTU engines is a plus;

• Good communication and administrative skills;

• Control of Dutch and English spoken and written;

• Independent and stress-resistant;

• Leadership qualities on board and during docking;

• Experience in the management of (spare) parts; Marad experience is a plus.



• Valid CoC "Chief engineer - no limitation" is a must;

• Valid seaman's book, medical certificate, STCW documents;

• Valid passport> 6 months;

• Valid High Voltage certificate is a plus.


What we offer

• A challenging position in a growing organization;

• Knit team to work with, but also an independent position;

• Attractive sailing/leave schedule of 4-6 weeks on/off;

• Good primary and secondary working conditions.


We are preferably looking for candidates who are looking for a permanent job in a fixed schedule.



Send your CV and copies of your documents to For more information about this vacancy, please contact our crewing department on +31 (0) 118-4105 20.

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