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Eastern Pacific Shipping seeks out passionate professionals who thrive in a challenging, intense and highly rewarding environment. Our shore-based team is comprised of several departments such as Management, Human Resources, Legal, Corporate Services, Finance, Commercial, Operations, IT, Crewing and Technical.

EPS aims to attract, train and retain the very best. Our work is challenging and we expect the very best from our team. In return, our employees are given a rewarding career that allows them to reach their full potential.

It’s been such a rewarding experience working for EPS. I’ve been given the tools and support needed to succeed and reach my full potential.

Current Openings

Position
Location
Date Posted
Application deadline
 
Cyber Security Specialist Singapore February 1, 2024 March 31, 2024 READ MORE
Superintendent (Vetting) Singapore February 1, 2024 March 31, 2024 READ MORE
Superintendent (Operations) United Kingdom, London February 1, 2024 March 31, 2024 READ MORE
Superintendent (Technical) Singapore January 26, 2024 March 31, 2024 READ MORE
Executive (Operations), Post Fixtures Singapore January 26, 2024 March 31, 2024 READ MORE

Cyber Security Specialist

Location

Singapore

Date Posted

February 1, 2024

Application Deadline

March 31, 2024

OVERALL SUMMARY
The Cyber Security Specialist should possess a robust foundation in information security, a comprehensive grasp of cyber threats, and a genuine commitment to executing robust security measures. The Cyber Security Specialist’s primary responsibilities will include formulating, executing, and upholding security solutions to protect our company’s information systems and data.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Security Infrastructure Design and Implementation:
    • Design, deploy, and maintain security infrastructure, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, VPNs, and other security tools.
    • Collaborate with 3rd party solution vendors, system architects (both shore and fleet) and developers to ensure security is an integral part of the system design and development process.
  • Security Policy Development and Compliance:
    • Develop and enforce company security policies and procedures to ensure compliance with industry rules and regulations and company requirements.
    • Keep abreast with industry best practices (BIMCO guidelines or ISO 127001) and emerging threats to continuously improve security policies.
  • Monitoring and Analysis:
    • Oversee day to day operations of security tools (Azure Security Center, Azure Sentinel, SOCRADAR, ) to monitor and analyze security events.
    • Respond to and investigate alerts generated by security monitoring systems.
  • Risk Assessment and Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing:
    • Identify and assess potential risks and vulnerabilities in the organization’s systems, networks, and applications.
    • Conduct regular vulnerability assessments and penetration tests to identify and address security vulnerabilities.
    • Work with development and operations teams to remediate identified vulnerabilities.
  • Incident Response and Management:
    • Develop and implement incident response plans to effectively address and mitigate security incidents.
    • Investigate security incidents, analyze root causes, and recommend corrective actions to prevent future occurrences.
    • Perform e-discovery and forensic on internal and digital threats or incidents.
  • Security Awareness and Training:
    • Design and deliver security awareness training programs for staff to promote a cyber security conscious culture.
    • Provide guidance to staff on security best practices and help them understand their role in maintaining a secure environment.
  • Collaboration and Communication:
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate security into all aspects of the business.
    • Communicate security risks and recommendations to stakeholders.
  • Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain accurate records of security measures, incidents, and responses.
    • Provide regular reports to management on the state of cyber security within the organization.
    • Fulfill compliance and audit requirements.

QUALIFICATION / EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
  • Advanced degree or relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CEH) is a plus.
  • 3 to 5 years proven experience in cyber security engineering or related roles.
  • In-depth knowledge of security concepts, protocols, best practices, and technologies.
  • Strong understanding of networking, operating systems, and cloud environments.
  • Experience with security tools such as Azure security architecture, cloud system, firewalls, antivirus, IDS/IPS, SIEM, and endpoint protection.
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.

Qualified candidate may send their CV along with salary expectations to cv@epshipping.com.sg

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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Superintendent (Vetting)

Location

Singapore

Date Posted

February 1, 2024

Application Deadline

March 31, 2024

OVERALL SUMMARY
The function is to perform day-to-day monitoring and coordination of SIRE, CDI, Rightship, PSC, Terminal & USCG COC inspections and unannounced external Drug and Alcohol tests of all vessels.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Arrange / coordinate SIRE, CDI, USCG COC, Rightship RISQ inspections and unannounced DNA tests.
  • Ensure that all corrective replies relating to observations of SIRE, CDI, RISQ, Terminal and PSC inspections are replied to within the stipulated time.
  • Liaise with the Technical and Operation departments for the pre-inspection information to be uploaded on OCIMF SIRE database for the SIRE 2.0 inspections.
  • Advise the various office departments regarding SIRE, CDI, Rightship and Oil Company inspection requirements.
  • Monitor validity dates of SIRE, CDI, USCG COC and Rightship inspections of all vessels.
  • Monitor validity dates of unannounced Drug & Alcohol tests.
  • Monitor vessel screening queries, and follow-up with Operations Superintendent so that the queries are responded to.
  • Follow-up with various office departments for the close-out of any Technical Holds on vessels.
  • Maintain the Inspection database up to date.
  • Follow up with the executives for the application of US Vessel Response Plan and / or US State local Response Plans for vessels entering US Waters.
  • Follow up the executives for the application of ENOI for Vessel General Permit, and submission of changes and reports.
  • Liaise with QI for any queries relating to US calls.

QUALIFICATION / EXPERIENCE

  • Certificate of competency (Master Class 1)
  • 1 year of command experience or 2 years’ experience as Superintendent in similar capacity
  • Tanker experience is mandatory when managing or being assigned to a tanker fleet
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good people management skills
  • Good knowledge of Industry publications and other marine regulations

All applications will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.

Qualified candidate may send their CV along with salary expectations to cv@epshipping.com.sg

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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Superintendent (Operations)

Location

United Kingdom, London

Date Posted

February 1, 2024

Application Deadline

March 31, 2024

OVERALL SUMMARY

  • The function is to manage the marine operations activities of vessels to achieve a safe & efficient carriage of cargoes, consistent with:
    1. Our customer satisfaction and
    2. Our responsibilities towards the health and safety well-being of our ship staff and the environment.
    3. Acting as alternate DPA and CSO

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Sea Worthiness Fulfillment
    • Comply with terminal and port rules and regulations and other marine industry mandatory rules & regulations.
    • Advice and assist Master in the preparation for Terminal/Charterer’s/3rd party Inspections.
  • Pre Fixture Operations
    • Support Chartering on request, for vessel information for the purpose of clearance and compliance.
    • Fill in the chartering questionnaires and confirm Master’s calculations.
    • Ensure TCD’s are accurately filled in basis the status.
  • Post Fixture Operations
    • Charterer Requirements
      • Provide Master with advice and confirm agreement / compliance with regards to the operational terms of the Charter Party.
    • Voyage Readiness Preparation
      • Review and approve where necessary supply of bunkers stemmed by bunker team or Charterer’s to ensure there is sufficiency of bunkers [Primary &/or Alternate] to perform the voyage (in addition to fresh water).
      • Responsible for ensuring vessel’s readiness to load/discharge the nominated & planned stowage.
    • Voyage Performance Monitoring
      • Monitor vessel progress during voyage, including warranted quantities to optimize stow plan, Monitor lashings and such equipment onboard for its adequateness, weather, speed, bunker consumptions,
      • Ensure that the time-chartered vessels comply with C/P requirements and warranties.
    • Navigation / Voyage Support
      • Arrange weather routing advice for vessels as and when necessary.
      • Assist the Masters with selecting the most appropriate routing for the voyage, in compliance with the CP.
      • Review the stow and container/PCTC load/discharge sequence (if & when necessary).
      • Evaluate and negotiate with the agents and approval of proforma disbursement.
    • Communication & Customer Relationship Management.
      • Alert Manager regarding of operational problems being encountered by the vessel during the voyage and update the progress of the voyage as necessary.
      • Provide timely advice to Charterers on vessel’s movements for customer satisfaction.
      • Attend to customer’s complaints and feedback promptly.
  • Port Research
    • Research, study and review new and sensitive ports / terminals. Communicate port information to vessels, if necessary.
  • Accounting and Cost Control
    • Ensure proper accounting of costs involved in the conduct of the voyage.
    • Ensure disbursement (both voyage and owners) are properly accounted and funded.
  • Performance & People Management
    • Monitor, review and analyze vessel performance and follow up with under- performing ships.
    • Manage, coach, and motivate Operation Executive / Senior Executive / Specialist / Senior Specialist to perform on the job.
    • Conduct operations briefing in office (when assigned) for Senior Officers before they join vessels.
  • Operation Expertise Consultancy
    • Assist to address and verify gaps as highlighted in NCR, inspections withspecial attention to Liner trade / Charterer requirements.
    • Plan, attend, and report findings pertaining to routine inspection / audit assignments to vessel.
  • Coordinate with HSEV with regards to any implementation of quality, health, safety and environmental initiatives.
  • Assist with preparation of incident reports amongst other reports and assist with fleet broadcasts and monitoring progress of the broadcasts as required.

QUALIFICATION / EXPERIENCE

  • Certificate of Competency (Master Class 1)
  • 6 months command experience on Containers / PCTC or 3 years’ experience as a Chief mate on PCTCs / Container vessels or 2 years’ shore experience as a Superintendent handling Containers/PCTCs.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, numerate and knowledge of shipping terms
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Incident / Investigation and reports making ability.
  • Good communication skills and accuracy in expression and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Specialized knowledge of the following is preferred:
    • Charter party terms and of agency networks.
    • Familiarity with different trade routes
    • Navigation/Safety audit ability
    • Trending and making reports on statistics. 

All applications will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.

Qualified candidate may send their CV along with salary expectations to cv@epshipping.com.sg

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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Superintendent (Technical)

Location

Singapore

Date Posted

January 26, 2024

Application Deadline

March 31, 2024

The function is to provide technical, management and consultancy expertise and support to ensure vessel fully comply with Class / Flag State / Major Oil Company requirements, attain sea worthiness for commercial deployment and to maintain our reputation as ‘Shipper of Choice’ in the industry.
 

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Class and Flag State requirements fulfillment
  • Plan & monitor requirements for Class and Flag State Survey to ensure all certificates are valid.
  • Maintenance and Repair
  • Attend to repair(s) of vessel and troubleshoot by providing technical expertise consultancy.
  • Monitor and manage Plan Maintenance Scheme (PMS) / Worklist for vessels.
  • Drydocking of vessel
  • Plan and review drydocking requirements / specifications and costing.
  • Assist in supervision of drydocking and monitor performance in terms of cost, quality and schedule.
  • Evaluate the drydocking for lessons learnt and closure of invoices with Technical Executive / Specialist.
  • Store / spare requisition
  • Evaluate store / spare requisitions and recommend for approvals by Fleet Technical Manager / Fleet Manager or Fleet General Manager / Technical Director.
  • Performance Management
  • Monitor, review and analyze running / drydock cost, bunker, lub oil (L.O.) consumption and provide report / recommendation to Fleet Technical Manager / Fleet Manager or Fleet General Manager.
  • Manage, monitor and review under-performing ships.
  • NCR
  • Technical Expertise Consultancy
  • Assist to address and verify defects as stated in NCR with special attention to MOC (where applicable) / Class / Charterer requirements.
  • Propose or review draft specification for new building / conversion / alternation to vessel for compliance to Class / Statutory requirements.
  • Plan and attend to routine inspection and audit of vessels and reporting.
  • Sale and Purchase Inspection.
  • Taking over of vessels.
  • Coordinate with MSQV in approving hotwork permit and initiatives implementation onboard vessels.
  • People Management
  • Coach and motivate Executive (Technical Services – Procurement) to perform on the job.
  • Oversee the welfare and management of ship staff in partnership with Fleet Personnel Department. This includes:
  • Briefing and debriefing of Masters, Chief Engineers and other senior officers
  • Conducting performance appraisals of Masters, Chief Engineers and other senior officers
  • Lead, develop and coach assigned Senior Officers on all matters (safety, technical, cost leadership).
  • Any other duties as assigned by Superiors.

QUALIFICATION / EXPERIENCE

  • Certificate of Competency (Class I) / Chief Engineer Foreign Going
  • Min 2 years’ experience as Superintendent in other companies OR
  • An ex-company employee with minimum 6 months as a Chief Engineer sailing onboard company vessel
  • Minimum 5 Years of Tanker experience is mandatory for Tanker Fleets.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Good people management skills. Past experience in staff reviews and monitoring of KPIs is required.
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Independent and resourceful,
  • Able to work under pressure to meet deadline.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.

Qualified candidate may send their CV along with salary expectations to cv@epshipping.com.sg

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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Executive (Operations), Post Fixtures

Location

Singapore

Date Posted

January 26, 2024

Application Deadline

March 31, 2024

OVERALL SUMMARY

  • Monitor schedule of ships prior to her arrival at discharge ports.
  • Calculate freight, hire and demurrage.
  • Follow up on unpaid invoices and ensure prompt settlement within targeted time frame.
  • Negotiate laytime and reimbursement disputes with Charterers.
  • Monthly review of outstanding invoices with Management.
  • Process broker commissions.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Maintain list of vessels on time-charter with commercial details of fixture.
  • Ensure Freight is billed ahead of voyage completions, and hire billed in advance prior to delivery / next hire period.
  • Calculate delivery and redelivery bunkers.
  • Obtain flat rates for spot voyages from Worldscale, calculate freight rates in accordance to recap and issue invoices to Charterers.
  • Follow up on vessel schedules, check payment due dates and ensure hire / freight payments are received on completion of voyages.
  • Daily report to Management on all overdue Hire / Freight invoices.
  • Maintain Freight & Hire module with accuracy on billed and receivables. Match funds received by Treasury against invoices issued in Freight & Hire module.
  • Analyse and correct laytime calculations submitted by Operators, collate cargo documents for each port and issue invoice to Charterers. Check that demurrage notifications are timely sent by Operators.
  • Do voyage reviews and follow up with Operators to ensure all claims are submitted ahead of timebar.
  • Verify deviation statements, heating logs etc submitted by Operators and ensure billing is a reflection of the terms agreed for the fixture.
  • Review Charterer’s counters, reject and/or negotiate settlements in accordance to charter-party.
  • Process brokerage commission invoices.
  • Prepare payment instructions to Treasury for all bareboat ships.

Qualifications / Experiences

  • Diploma or Degree in Business, Accounts or Maritime Studies preferred
  • Strong knowledge of charter-party and/or previous working experience in a similar position would be an added advantage
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work well under tight deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel would be an added advantage

 

All applications will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.

Qualified candidate may send their CV along with salary expectations to cv@epshipping.com.sg

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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