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A career at sea or a shorebased role? Find out more about the various career options in Maritime Singapore here.

SHIP CHARTERER

WHAT IT IS

The Ship Charterer supports the organisation’s chartering operations by liaising with ship-owners, traders, or charterers through a shipbroker to ensure that ships deliver the cargo safely in the most cost-effective manner. He/She also supports client account management by addressing issues arising in the pre- and post-fixture process.

The Charterer also gathers data for business development opportunities and liaises with stakeholders to acquire latest ship details, schedules and updates. They build rapport with the organisation’s customers by maintaining service standards.

Chartering executives in shipping companies can earn a monthly salary of about $3,100 to $6,500 per month.

*Source: Data from industry surveys conducted by Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). The data reflects the indicative monthly basic pay and excludes fixed bonuses, variable bonuses, overtime pay and allowances. Actual salaries may differ due to market conditions and company/organisation policies.

CAREER PROSPECTS

WHAT IS REQUIRED

  • A diploma or degree in any discipline but preferably in the following areas: Maritime Studies, Business, Economics and Mathematics
  • Commercial acumen
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Interest and ability to thrive working in a dynamic environment
  • A working knowledge of geography will be an added advantage

FIND OUT MORE

Ship Owners and Operators - Singapore Maritime Services Guide
SkillsFuture - Skills Framework for Sea Transport

OTHER RELATED LINKS

Video - Role of the Ship Charterer
Post Fixture Officer
Shipbroker
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