Reederi Nord

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Tanker Technical Superintendent (fulltime)

We are looking for a Technical Superintendent for tankers for Reederei Nord B.V. in Amsterdam. Reederei Nord B.V. is a part of the Reederei Nord Group, which is a well-established owner and manager of seagoing vessels. The Reederei Nord Group also provides wider maritime services. The owning family has successfully invested into the maritime industry since 1921, and the Reederei Nord Group today is represented with offices in Amsterdam, Hamburg (Germany), Cyprus and Singapore. You will be working in an international team of Technical and Marine experts under the direction of the Technical Manager, who will also be your direct reporting line. You will be responsible for the technical handling of crude oil and product tankers.

Main Tasks include

  • Ensuring that the managed vessels are operated safely and efficiently to technical standards to minimise downtime and maintain the Company and client's assets;
  • Ensuring that ships staff are provided with coordinated maintenance and repairs to machinery and structure through necessary internal/external shore resources;
  • Effectively planning technical: maintenance, inspections, dry-docks, major repairs in close cooperation with the vessels and internal/external resources;
  • Providing effective supervision and control of dry docking and major repairs;
  • Completing the dry docking process: compiling specifications; processing repair proposals from the vessels; submitting for quotation; evaluating tenders; controlling cost and production; and reporting;
  • Developing accurate financial information and controls, including providing budget and forecast input to the Technical Manager;
  • Approving purchase and repair orders within agreed budgets;
  • Supporting effective communications to vessels informing them of corporate initiatives, policies and priorities;
  • Processing technical paperwork, facilitating inspections and liaising with shore service providers to meet the needs of the vessels;
  • Handling, updating and renewing all ship’s certificates;
  • Taking responsibility for newbuilding projects;
  • Covering up for other Tanker Technical Superintendents or the Technical Manager as required during their absence;


  • A minimum of 2 years seagoing experience in the rank of a Chief Engineer on a tanker;
  • Knowledge of all relevant aspects of technical operations of tankers;
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience in the office of a ship owning or management company;
  • Experience as a Tech-, or Fleet-Manager would be a plus, all required training will be provided;
  • Willingness to travel regularly;


  • Leadership/managerial skills;
  • Strong problem solving skills;
  • Analytical;
  • Tech-, but also commercially savvy;
  • Teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Open and curious;
  • Able to train people;
  • Able to respond positively to customers and colleagues in an effective manner;
  • Strong service mentality;
  • Hands-on mentality (you are willing to look beyond your job description);
  • Able to prioritize and manage time effectively;
  • Stress resistant;
  • Fluent in English;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications;


Working with Reederei Nord, you will enjoy a pleasant, diverse and very international atmosphere. The company’s success is based on solid values such as competence, loyalty, honesty and sustainability. The open and dynamic culture of Reederei Nord offers plenty of opportunities to develop your skills. We also offer a competitive salary and are looking for a qualified colleague who is interested in a long term career with Reederei Nord.

About the company:

Reederei Nord is a fully integrated ship management and ship owning company that has been established in 1964. The company acts as an operative investment manager for the various types of vessels - Container Vessels, Bulk Carriers and Tankers - on behalf of the Oldendorff Family as well as various third party interests. Reederei Nord B.V. currently employs 33 people in Amsterdam. The management services cover the following areas:

  • Commercial Management
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Technical Management
  • Crew Management
  • Asset Management
  • Safety and Security Services
  • Vetting Services
  • Chartering Services
  • New Building Supervision

Please send your application letter and resume in English to:, with the subject “Application for Tanker Technical Superintendent”. If you have any questions about this vacancy, please write an email to the mail address as mentioned above. We are looking forward to hear from you.