ship planner


Ship planners manage the performance of a vessel. They ensure the safety of the vessel and its cargo, its operationality and link available vessels to available cargos in order to maximise the profitability of the voyages. They ensure that each container ship is loaded to its optimal capacity, while keeping berth times and handling costs to a minimum. They also plan the maintenance and overhaul of the ship, as well as the crew needed.

Alternative label

  • manager of cargo planning and operations

  • cargo planning oficer

  • in-land vessel planner

  • vessel cargo planner

  • cargoe planning and operations manager

  • cargo planing manager

  • maritime ship planner

  • cargoe planning officer

  • cargo planning namager

  • inland vessel cargo planner

  • senior ship planer

  • cargo planning and operations manager

  • manager of cargoe planning and operations

  • ship planer

  • cargo planning officer

  • in-land vessel cargo planner

  • manager of cargo planing and operations

  • cargo planing and operations manager

  • ship cargo planner

  • cargoe planning manager

  • inland vessel planner

  • inland water ship planner

  • maritime ship cargo planner

  • inland water cargo planner

  • inland vessel cargo planer

  • inland vessel planer

  • ship cargo planer

  • cargo planning manager

  • in-land water cargo planner

  • in-land ship planner

  • cargo planning and operations namager

  • vessel planner

  • ship cargoe planner

  • senior ship planner

  • inland water cargoe planner

  • namager of cargo planning and operations

  • inland ship planer

  • inland ship planner

  • vessel planer

  • cargo planing officer

  • inland water cargo planer

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

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