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Marine Superintendent & HSE Officer Hamburg

KOTUG SMIT TOWAGE is a leading European harbour towage company. We assist the vessels of our customers in 4 countries and 12 ports with a fleet of 64 tugs and hence are at the core of port operations and shipping. This is our profession, where we have all the experience, expertise and passion for.

We are looking for support for our Team in Hamburg at the earliest date:

Marine Superintendent & HSE Officer (M/F)


  • Implementation and optimization of nautical processes and standards
  • Nautical support for our fleet of tugs in German ports
  • Responsibility for nautical equipment
  • Development, organization and implementation of training programs for nautical staff
  • Support with the compilation and monitoring of the nautical budget
  • Implementation of the company-internal HSE policy
  • Cooperation with our central HSE department in Rotterdam
  • Carrying out internal audits
  • Implementation of safety, environmental as well as legal requirements
  • Support with HSE reports and damage surveys/ accident reports
  • Monitoring of flag state certificates
  • Preparation of reports and statistics
  • Collaboration with government agencies and external partners


  • Certificate of Proficiency as a Mate, Chief Mate or Captain
  • Several years of sailing as a Nautical Officer, ideally on tugs, as well as experience in the HSE division ashore
  • Self-confident personality, enjoying to work team-oriented, goal-oriented and flexible
  • Good German and English communication skills (verbal and written) and good command of computer and MS Office software


  • Comprehensive period of familiarization and briefing of your new responsibilities
  • Versatile and diversified tasks within the maritime industry
  • Appropriate Salary
  • Strong Team with an open and friendly spirit
  • Attractive working environment with an international company directly located at river Elbe

Keen to Join our team?

If you are enthusiastic about ports, feeling connected to the maritime industry and keen on bringing your dedication and talent into a challenging and exciting working environment, then we should meet.

We are looking forward to receiving your full CV via E-Mail to our Management Company in Hamburg, to the attention of Andreas Fischer, E-Mail: a.fischer@kotugsmit.eu

Please advise earliest possible starting date as well as your aspired salary. In case of questions, you may also contact Andreas Fischer via telephone: +49 40 74 11 88 12.

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