Promising careers with CST

As one of the leading tanker shipping companies worldwide, Chemikalien Seetransport G.m.b.H. can offer you a stimulating international work environment which is varied and challenging: Our ships sail all over the world. Therefore, we expect the highest quality standards in our work – onshore as well as onboard.

We are looking for dedicated trainees and entry-level candidates for onboard technical and deck operations on our ships and for technical and commercial staff in our onshore offices.

From shipping clerks to Chief Officer: We provide a working environment that promotes fairness and equal opportunity for our employees. Not moving forward is equal to standing still which is why we encourage continuous learning and offer various opportunities for advanced training, in addition to solid vocational training.

To strengthen our team we are currently looking for: 

We are looking for a

Vetting Coordinator/Manager (m/f/d)

for ensuring vessels are accepted by oil majors and stakeholders for business.

 Your responsibilities:

  • You ensure that systems, processes and practices are implemented, maintained and developed in accordance with relevant best practice, policy and legislation.
  • You develop the strategic and tactical direction for vetting activities to ensure that current and future requirements are implemented.
  • You plan and manage the day-to-day requirements follow-up which include conducting spot checks on individuals to monitor compliance with vetting policies within the organization.
  • You are point of contact for the organization, advice and update on changes in legislation, National Policy and procedure and organization compliance related to Vetting.
  • You provide input to the annual budget process for areas of your responsibilities
  • You monitor the fleet’s performance against the agreed KPI’s and drive initiatives to improve performance, particularly those related to vetting inspections.
  • You arrange vetting/terminal inspections if required, coordinate the response to deficiencies raised and ensure the entering in the OCIMF SIRE website accordingly.
  • You ensure vetting deficiencies are constantly followed up and closed out with appropriate initial and subsequent operator’s comments being entered on the SIRE website.
  • You monitor vessels, command conduct self-vetting inspections, follow-up and closed out.
  • You are point of contact for the fleet commercial operations and ensure that the Management is kept advised properly informed.
  • You encourage a positive “can do” attitude and nurture teamwork.

Your profile:

  • Holder of highest Marine Engineering License with experience as Engineer or Chief Engineer, or Holder of highest Nautical License with experience as Nautical Officer or Master, or any comparable qualification
  • Fluent high proficiency in English (written and spoken)
  • Several years of experience in the field of vetting
  • Analytical thinking and ability to work systematically
  • Distinct self-motivation, communication skills and flexibility as well as the ability to work under pressure
  • Good IT and MS Office skills are required
  • Very good communication skills
  • Forward thinking and proactive general approach to work
  • You have the right level of assertiveness
  • Productive and ambitious work performance, trustworthy and reliable
  • You demonstrate a positive attitude are conscientious and accurate and act self-motivated
  • You work in a time-conscious manner and act with commercial aptitude

What we offer:

We offer you a permanent employment contract, a varied, independent and responsible job in Hamburg’s city, a performance-related income as well as social benefits (ProfiTicket, Capital-forming benefits) of a modern company.

Did we raise your interest? We are looking forward to receiving your complete application documents, including salary expectation and earliest possible starting date, to Ms. Marion Seehagel (ms@kraemer-holding.com).

Your tasks:

  • Negotiation and supervision of the insurance cover for the fleet according to the operational requirements
  • Representation of the company vis-à-vis clients, insurers, brokers, surveyors, lawyers and other stakeholders
  • Supervision & administration of maritime insurance contracts and certificates, invoice processing
  • Claims handling and settlement of insurance claims
  • Contact person for all insurance matters
  • Administration & filing of insurance matters
  • Identification & analysis of risks related to maritime policies
  • Updating and maintenance of the claims overview as well as preparation of the reporting for the fleet to be serviced

Your profile:

  • Successfully completed apprenticeship as an insurance, shipping or forwarding merchant
  • Ideally several years of experience with maritime insurance matters
  • Proficient in speaking and writing in both English and German
  • Analytical thinking and ability to work systematically
  • Strong self-motivation, communication skills, flexibility and ability to work under pressure
  • Good IT and MS-Office skills are a prerequisite

You convince with a high level of commitment, strong communication skills and team spirit as well as a structured approach and cost-optimised thinking skills. You are also open-minded in the face of change, enjoy your work and have a confident manner.

What we offer:

We offer you a permanent employment contract, a varied, independent and responsible job in the immediate vicinity of Hamburg’s city centre, a performance-related income and the social benefits (e.g. ProfiTicket, VWL) of a modern company.

Have we aroused your interest?

We are looking forward to receiving your complete application documents, including salary expectations and earliest possible starting date, at Marion Seehagel, ms@kraemer-holding.com.

Your tasks:

  • Representation of the company towards charterers, pools, brokers and agents
  • First contact person for charterers, pool managers and agents for the cargo voyages to be carried out
  • Monitoring/compliance with charter and pool contracts for the fleet to be managed
  • Monitoring and analysis of voyage results and efficiency of the vessels in operation
  • Review and evaluation of the voyage results of the cargo voyages carried out
  • Supporting the commercial department in the negotiation of charter and pool contracts
  • Maintaining, monitoring and administering the required cargo documents for updating and administering the voyage documentation in the databases and document management system
  • Monitoring and processing of the services provided by the port agency following port calls
  • Pre- and de-briefing of Master and C/O, depending on commercial requirements
  • Coordination of HRA voyage segments with regard to wartime/IVL/K&R/LOHP trade lanes from an operational point of view

Your profile:

  • Successfully completed apprenticeship as a shipping clerk or equivalent, relevant professional experience in shipping-related professional field
  • A degree in maritime studies is an advantage, ideally with border experience or seagoing experience
  • Several years of experience in the field of operations
  • Very good knowledge of German and English (written and spoken)
  • Analytical thinking and the ability to work systematically
  • You like to take on more responsibility and new challenges in the future
  • Strong self-motivation, communication skills, flexibility and the ability to work under pressure
  • Good IT and MS Office skills are a prerequisite
  • Very good communication skills
  • Forward thinking and proactive general approach to work
  • You have the right amount of assertiveness
  • Productive and ambitious work performance, trustworthy and reliable
  • You show a positive attitude are conscientious and accurate and act self-motivated
  • You are time-conscious and act with commercial aptitude

You convince with a high level of commitment, strong communication skills and team spirit as well as a structured approach and cost-optimised thinking. You are also open-minded in the face of change, enjoy your work and have a confident manner.

What we offer:

We offer you a permanent employment contract, a varied, independent and responsible job in the immediate vicinity of Hamburg’s city centre, a performance-related income and the social benefits (e.g. ProfiTicket, VWL) of a modern company.

Have we aroused your interest?

We are looking forward to receiving your complete application documents, including salary expectations and earliest possible starting date, at Marion Seehagel, ms@kraemer-holding.com.

We are looking for a

Head of Operations (m/f/d)

Your tasks:

  • Manages and leads the department including allocation of vessels to operators
  • Supports, mentors, and supervises the department employees
  • Negotiates port agency/launch/towage/disposal contracts
  • Charter hire and charterers expenses invoicing and controlling
  • Arrange & releases of bunker orders
  • Ensures operational excellence and reports to the Management
  • Handles speed/consumption claims together with the Technical Team
  • Handles operational part of claims processing
  • Approves port disbursements accounts

The duties include but are not limited to:

  • Represents the company towards charterers, pools, brokers, agents
  • First point of contact for all charterers, pool managers, commercial managers, brokers, agents
  • Coordinates customer requirements with the fleet and within the company
  • Monitoring/Execution of the charter party and/or pool agreements
  • Monitoring possible sanctions and / or embargoes with regards to trade area
  • Supports the chartering department during negotiation of charter parties, pool contracts
  • Monitors the charter party performance of the fleet
  • Monitoring of War/IWL/K&R/LOHP breaches and deviation
  • Monitors the port agency performance
  • Briefing Debriefing of vessels command
  • Coordinates HRA transits and calls from an operational perspective

Qualification & Experience:

  • University degree in Business Management, Maritime Studies, Economics, Shipping Merchants accompanied by seagoing experience
  • Excellent relations with Captains to optimize the operation of the vessels
  • commercial expertise and cost awareness ashore and onboard and
  • Ability to take decisions independently based on experience + levels of approval
  • Fluent high proficiency in English (written and orally)

What we offer:

We offer you a permanent employment contract, a varied, independent and responsible job in Hamburg’s city, a performance-related income as well as social benefits (ProfiTicket, Capital-forming benefits) of a modern company

Further information:

Did we raise your interest? We are looking forward to receiving your complete application documents, including salary expectation and earliest possible starting date, to Ms. Marion Seehagel (ms@kraemer-holding.com).

We are looking for a

Technical Superintendent (m/f/d)

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Technical Superintendent is the main link between the office and the vessel in respect of any technical matters.

The duties include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring the state of maintenance of the assigned vessels.
  • Supervision and following-up of shipboard activities.
  • Preparing and supervising maintenance schedules in close cooperation with the ship’s command.
  • Monitoring and assisting with the procurement and landing of goods for the assigned vessels.
  • Arranging for repairs and technical services,
  • Liaison with class, flag and port state authorities,
  • Participation at projects and development of technical solutions.
  • Preparation, on-site supervision and follow-up of vessel dry docks and similar repairs.
  • Regular vessel inspection visits and on-site representation of the company.
  • Dry-Docking preparations and execution
  • Assuring the vessel’s operational capability in all technical aspects
  • Reporting any kind of disturbances and non-compliances within the organization
  • Rectification of disturbances and non-compliances.
  • Compliance with relevant statutory rules and regulations and industry requirements.
  • Annual Budget planning and continuous OPEX budget control for the assigned vessels

Qualification & Experience:

  • Fluent high proficiency in English (written and orally)
  • Graduated as marine engineer, or licensed chief engineer, or
  • Graduated mechanical engineer with substantial technical knowledge, with proven work experience     of min. 5 years in a similar position,
  • Preferable experience as chief or second engineer
  • cot awareness and commercial experience
  • Team player

What we offer:

We offer you a permanent employment contract, a varied, independent and responsible job in Hamburg’s city, a performance-related income as well as social benefits (ProfiTicket, Capital-forming benefits) of a modern company.

Further information:

Did we raise your interest? We are looking forward to receiving your complete application documents, including salary expectation and earliest possible starting date, to Ms. Marion Seehagel (ms@kraemer-holding.com).

Chemtrans Crewmanagement GmbH is a 100% subsidiary of Chemikalien Seetransport GmbH and is responsible for sea personnel.

We are looking for a

Crewing Operator (m/f/d)

Your tasks:

  • Organisation of crew changes, planning, coordination and booking of the seafarers’ worldwide voyages as well as visa formalities in cooperation with the crewing agencies.
  • Checking the necessary documents for the sea personnel and applying for visas and flag state documents in cooperation with the crewing agencies
  • Evaluation and analysis of assessments as well as identification of necessary training measures
  • Data maintenance in the crewing software, including certificate management
  • Organisation of training and operational meetings and conferences
  • Communication with international agencies and cooperation partners

Your qualifications:

  • You have a commercial education as a shipping clerk (m/f/d)
  • You have gained professional experience as a clerk in a crewing department with tankers
  • Very good written and spoken German and English skills
  • Analytical thinking and the ability to work systematically
  • In addition to an independent and self-reliant working style, you are used to working in an international environment
  • Good computer and MS-Office skills are a prerequisite
  • Knowledge of the relevant regulations in the general area (ISM, ISPS, ISO) is desirable.

You have a high level of commitment, strong communication skills and team spirit as well as a structured approach and cost-optimised thinking skills. You are also open-minded in the face of change, enjoy your work and have a confident manner.

We offer you an international and modern working environment as well as performance-related remuneration and extensive social benefits (ProfiTicket, VWL) in the immediate vicinity of Hamburg city centre.

Have we aroused your interest? We look forward to receiving your complete application documents, including your desired salary and earliest possible starting date, to Chemtrans Crewmanagement GmbH, Mr Sven Strauss (s.strauss@ccm-shipping.com).

We are also looking forward to receiving your initiative application!