Montreal, September 19, 2013

Reporting to: Chartering, Manager
Location: Fednav Corporate Head Office – Montreal Quebec


Headquartered in Montreal, is the largest ocean-going shipowning and chartering group in Canada engaged in ocean transportation of mainly bulk cargoes on a worldwide basis. With 70 years of experience and expertise, we are a driven, innovative, and respected organization committed to our employees and customers.


Honesty, integrity, and a respect toward our community and the environment define our values.

Key Responsibilities:

The entry level trainee will work with the team to learn all Chartering activities including:

  • Daily reading of all incoming emails (internal and from external sources)
  • Participate in telephone inquiries from suppliers/brokers/customers
  • Evaluation of the market trends
  • Seek and evaluate cargo and sub-time charter opportunities for our vessels
  • Seek and evaluate market tonnage required for our cargoes
  • Analyze fleet scheduling opportunities and ways to improve our positions
  • Develop capability in using our estimating system (IMOS)
  • Engage in trading and fixing above possibilities
  • Learn the intricacies/skills/art of trading and charter party negotiations
  • Maintain post-fixture relationships and follow-up responsibilities of the fixture(s)
  • Further development of the Trainee’s inter-personal skills as a part of the sales team
  • Develop relationships with suppliers brokers and customers

Core skills:

  • University degree
  • Strong English language skills both written and spoken is required, additional languages are considered an asset
  • Strong ability to work with numbers
  • Ability to develop new business opportunities
  • Strong team player and excellent communication skills
  • Available to work outside of regular work hours
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook

Fednav offers a competitive total compensation package and opportunities for growth and development. Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to and quote the position, Chartering Broker Trainee, in the subject heading of your email. Fednav is an equal opportunity employer.

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