Port Captain

Stabbert Maritime
Seattle, Washington, United States
  • 1
10 + Years Experience

Company: Stabbert Maritime
Skills: Captain / Master
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States

Stabbert Maritime is a Seattle-based maritime company with locations in Seattle and Anacortes. Stabbert Maritime owns and operates a worldwide fleet of vessels, focused on providing unique maritime solutions for its customers. Stabbert Maritime is seeking a Port Captain for its Operations Division. The Port Captain will work closely with the shore-based management team to direct and coordinate the vessel logistics and operations for their assigned vessels.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures safe operation of vessels.
  • Coordinate daily issues with clients ensuring a maximum level of customer service is offered and maintained.
  • Interface with Technical Services and Project Development Manager, Port Engineers, and vessel Senior Staff on technical and regulatory issues.
  • Ensure purchasing, HR, regulatory, HSE, and logistics for vessels are effectively coordinated and performed.
  • Works with program managers to ensure all contractual obligations are fulfilled  
  • Track all vessel regulatory requirements
  • Assist with accident investigations as needed 
  • Interface with Captain/Senior Officers regularly and participate in client/vessel conference calls.
  • Interface with Technical Services Team to ensure vessels have required engineering and technical support.
  • Understand charter contracts and ensure the vessel(s) are meeting the requirements of the charter contract.
  • Represent the company at pre-job meetings.
  • Organize pre-project Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment.
  • Assist in the development of daily operating costs for the vessel(s) as needed.
  • Monitor vessel operating budgets against monthly actual performance.
  • Assist in creating annual vessel operating budgets.
  • Responsible for adherence to the vessel's annual operating budget and presenting B&A to Senior Vessel Management
  • Assist COO as requested in supporting client relationships at the top level.
  • Review charter invoicing for accuracy.
  • Support a culture of collaboration between the crews and shore-side support teams.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a US passport.
  • 10+ years as Vessel Master
  • Ability to connect and communicate with all levels.
  • Working knowledge of vessel systems, SMS, and vessel regulatory
  • License Requirements - USCG Masters Endorsement preferred
  • Results-oriented, self-starter with a high level of initiative
  • Strong ability to organize and communicate with others
  • Strong work ethics, values, and principles with safety as the first priority


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA
  • 401k
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Salary $120,00 - $140,000
  • Bonus program