Vessel Planner


Key responsibilities

Vessel Planners prepare vessel loading plans to optimise the storage capability and maintain the ship’s stability.  They also need to consider the operational capability of port facilities to handle the loading and reloading of the vessel.

Generic skills

  • Analytical
  • Interpersonal
  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking

Priority skills

  • Work independently
  • Work to tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and protocols
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to influence decision making

Career progression

  • Yard Planner
  • Operations Manager



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