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(Junior) Vessel superintendent

Acta Marine seeks a (Junior) Vessel Superintendent for current and future DP2 construction support vessels to deliver the most effective and efficient ship management service in full alignment with objectives and work culture of the organization.


As a (Junior) Vessel Superintendent, you will report to the General Manager Operations based at our Rotterdam office. You will be part of a highly engaged team with ambitious business targets. Our focus is to deliver excellent in-field logistics-, walk-to-work- and offshore accommodation-services for the offshore wind industry. We set the bar high for ourselves and the organization, maintaining a result driven mind-set while striking a positive work/life balance.


This position is a unique opportunity for a pro-active individual who will support us in building a culture of operational excellence and craftsmanship across the fleet.


We offer:

  • The opportunity to become part of an ambitious team with a dedicated portfolio of vessels.
  • A position at a financially sound family-owned business with a long-term outlook.
  • An international work environment and the possibility to work at places where our vessels are deployed.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth in a dynamic business environment.
  • Competitive compensation package.


Key responsibilities 

  • Ensure QHSSE is top priority.
  • Responsible for daily ship management and ensure timely and sufficient support to vessels on all operational, hotel department included, and technical matters. 24/7.
  • Assisting in preparation OPEX budget and responsible for cost control.
  • Ensure charterers requirements are implemented correctly during the project.
  • Responsible for execution of projects, invoicing process, and go-to person charterer.
  • Monitor the performance of sub-contractor’s services provided to vessel operations (e.g., consumables, catering, gangway) and liaising with sub-contractor to report, discuss and implement any corrective actions considered necessary.
  • Manage crew related matters with staff vessel and Crewing Department. 
  • Conduct performance appraisals for Captains and Chief Engineers.
  • Plan and coordinate inspections and execution of dry-docking for the vessels.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant international and local regulations and that all vessel certification and surveys for class, flag and international requirements are maintained.


Who are we looking for:

  • A least post-secondary vocational education.
  • A people Manager. Open minded, self-motivated, a positive and professional attitude, the will to learn, to share knowledge and stress resistant.
  • Demonstrating excellent communication skills in both Dutch and English. 
  • Strong planning and organization skills. - Understand and accept the importance of cost effectiveness.


A plus are:

  • -Bachelor of Maritime Operations or equivalent.
  • Experience as Marine Engineer or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years of relevant shore-based experience.
  • Experience with implementing and maintaining Preventive Maintenance systems.
  • Experience with preparing, tendering, and executing vessel dry-dockings and/or repairs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge hydraulics, electro, and DP systems.
  • Knowledge of Codes and Standards such as ISM, ISPS, MARPOL, and ISO 9001:
  • Open for travelling and working abroad or on-board vessels for short periods.


Are you excited about our company, and do you think you are suitable for the position of (Junior) Vessel Superintendent? Please send your application including your CV and cover letter to:


Should you wish to know more about this position you can contact Erik Willemssen, General Manager Operations at: or T: +31 88 03 20 964

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