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Second Mate AHTS PSV M/F

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General information


Bourbon Marine Services Greenmar (BMSG) is the manning affiliate of Bourbon group managing more than 1500 seafarers on more than 100 vessels .

Our goal is to attract and retain our top performers with the capacity to contribute to their growth and that of our organisation.
Our experienced recruitment team are experts in accompanying candidates in their enrollment process to bring the most exciting worldwide maritime opportunities to our seafarers.
Our Bourbon career job boards have vacancies on Bourbon vessels in Oceans all around the world locations such as West Africa, Saudi Arabia, Australia and Europe.

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Job type (offshore/onshore)


Position description

Job title

Second Mate AHTS PSV M/F

Contract type


Roles and responsibilities

Second Mate is third in command of the vessel and a watch keeping officer. Their responsibility lies in the safe and efficient voyage and navigation of the vessel. In some cases the Second Officer acts as the Safety Officer ensuring the compliance of the vessel operations with regards to international regulations and company requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive and provide necessary written instructions  from and to the other  Deck Officer
  • Is Conversant with the vessel maneuvering and bridge equipment including  its functions, the manuals and procedures.
  • Communicate and report to the Master any deficiency, incident or event that may potentially impact the vessel operations
  • Participate in emergency response trainings. 
  • Committed to Safety and Company Procedures in all task

Above mentioned list of duties is not exhaustive and tasks on board vessels assigned to this position are not limited to above list.


Areas of operations:

  • West Africa (Angola, Nigeria, Gabon, Cameroon, Congo, Ivory Coast,...)
  • Persian Gulf (Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE)
  • Egypt
  • India
  • Trinidad/Guyana


Rotation (in average):

  • 90 days on/off

Qualifications, Skills and Experiences


Our minimum certificates requirements:

  • OOW license unlimited (A-II/1)


  • DP certificate (basic or Advanced)


Our minimum experience requirements:


  • 4  months seatime in rank on AHTW/TUG
  • 1 Rig Move/Towing

For PSV:

  • 6 months seatime in rank on any vessels




Position localisation

Job location


Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6 - Other

Minimum level of experience required

1-2 years

Licenses (seafearers only)

  • A-IV/2_GMDSS radio personnel
  • Deck Officer of the Watch Unlimited (A-II/1)


English (Maritime English)

Type of vessel