Chief Officer – Marine
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, deck department maintenance including stocktaking and advising Chief Engineer on ordering of spares and consumables, stability and ballast operations, maintenance of all lifting appliances and the handling and stowage of dangerous cargo including the hazardous materials.
At Dynamic positioning operations, when delegated from Master:
Review with client representative new working locations, for gangway connections and heavy lift plans according with IMCA guidelines.
Determine to pull the vessel to stand off in case of an emergency or any condition that endanger the vessels integrity.
Ensure IMCA guidelines are followed by Dynamic positioning officers.
During anchor handling the Chief Officer is responsible for the planning and organization of the deck crew and of all anchor handling equipment.
During the watch, the chief officer is responsible for the safety and integrity of the vessel and that relevant procedures for the loading and unloading of attending vessels and helicopters are followed by the appointed personnel.
The chief officer is responsible to ensure that all work on deck is carried out in a safe and efficient manner.