Third Officer

NLNG Ship Management Limited (NSML)

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NLNG Ship Management Limited (NSML) a subsidiary of Nigeria LNG Limited seeks qualified candidates to fill this role


Ref: NSH/30/2018/02/001

Location: Onboard

Job Grade: Shipboard Officer

Contract Type: Voyage Contract


The Job

To provide assistance to the deck team onboard the ship and carry out all duties as prescribed by the master. The duties will include, but are not limited to the following:


The Third Officer understudies and assists the Second Officer. He/She must keep a navigational watch.

During cargo operations, he/she will assist with cargo operations, stability ballast operations, moorings and

ship securely during the period of his watch.

He/She is responsible for the safely of all personnel working for him.

He/She is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of all deck portable firefighting equipment and lifesaving appliances

He/She is responsible to the Master for the completion of records of on -board training.

Where required shall act as nominated officer for the GMDSS station with responsibility for associated tests and records.

He/She is responsible for the upkeep of the Recreational and Technical library.

The Third Officer must carry out any lawful command and delegated duly as issued by the Master.


The Person:

The right candidate should:

Be a Nigerian seafarer

Have a minimum of three months experience on Gas Tanker

Have a minimum of OOW Deck Certificate of Competency issued by a Maritime Agency in any of the underlisted countries.

Be 18 years of age or above.

Mandatory Certificates:


International Passport

Seomans Discharge Book

STCW Mandatories (PSSR, PST, Fire Fighting and Prevention)

STCW Advanced certificates (PSCRB & Advanced Fire Fighting) from any of the underlisted countries

Yellow Fever Card

Advanced Gas Tanker certificate (LNG/LPG)

Liquefied Natural Gas Endorsement

ECDIS certificate

Efficient Deck Hands

Gas Tanker Familiarization


Human Element and Leadership Management (Operational Level)

Medical First Aid

Safety Officer Certificate

Designated Security Duties

Shipboard Security Officer

Other Certificates:

Sperry ECDIS Type-Specific

Seafarer Medical Certificate from any of the underlisted countries.

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NLNG Ship Management Limited (NSML)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Oil&Gas / Mining / Energy

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years