Skipper (NL) – Pull/Push Tugboat (Inland)

Mariteam Personnel Services is looking for a Captain/Skipper for an Inland Push-Pull Tugboat.

  • Start date:        t.b.d. (short notice)
  • Vessel:              Push/Pull Tug (Inland)
  • Trading area:   Netherlands
  • Contract:          5 days a week (Monday to Friday) – Long term

As a skipper you have the responsibility over the ship and its crew. You work on different vessels from our clients’ fleet in the Netherlands. You will be involved involved in sometimes complex transport assignments or transporting one of the crane vessels or barges within our clients’ fleet. In addition, you are expected to assist during transport or lifting jobs with regular work that must be carried out during one of these projects. A flexible attitude and the ability to keep an overview in busy and sometimes hectic situations are of great importance.

Tasks and responsibilities:
  • Leading the crew and managing equipment on board.
  • Carrying out (complex) transport jobs with one of the Push/Pull tugs.
  • To carry out preventive maintenance and conservation work on board, in consultation with the HST fleet coordinator.
  • Performing general and regular activities outside of your responsibilities as skipper.
  • Identifying problems with the equipment and reporting this to the HST fleet coordinator.
  • Together with the HST fleet coordinator, manage the certification of the ship and record the registration of the certificates in our digital maintenance registration system Marad.
  • Record the maintenance performed in our digital maintenance registration system Marad.
  • Ensure that everyone observes the safety and environmental regulations on board.
  • You are expected to comply with the regulations in the SHE regulations at all times.
  • You are able to speak, read and write the Dutch and English language fluently.
  • You can communicate clearly and concisely.
  • You can switch quickly and flexibly in changing circumstances.
  • You can work well with other disciplines within the company.
Document requirements:
  • Passport (> 6 months valid)
  • Dienstenboekje
  • Groot vaarbewijs A / B
  • Medical certificate
  • Holding an VHF certificate and RADAR patent.
  • MBO working and thinking level.
  • VCA Vol
  • ADN is an advantage


  • Demonstrated “towing experience”.
  • Flexible working posture, no 9-to-5 mentality and no trouble working in the evenings or the weekend.
  • The willingness to follow an education when needed.
Are you interested? Please send your updated CV to and/or register on our website. For more information please call +31(0)102581133.
Our consultants are happy to assist you!

2 Responses to “Skipper (NL) – Pull/Push Tugboat (Inland)

  • Dear Sirs,
    I would like to work for your company.I saw on your web page
    that you are looking for skipper for pull/push Tug boat up to 500 GT. I was working on New Suez Chanal Project as captain
    of survey tugboat 38 GRT and I was in Indija assisted a Cutter Suction Dredger JFJ
    I have experience in assisting Cutter Suction Dredger, Suction
    Hopper Dredger, towing pontoons and anchored boxes 180 t, survey, crew
    transfers etc. .I am ready to accept any job anywhere.
    I really enjoy in working as a captain and I hope we will have the
    opportunity work together.
    The best regards, Mario Gorog

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