Montreal, August 5, 2013

Reporting to: Manager, Operations
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:

Working within company policy guidelines and procedures, the Fleet Operator is responsible for operating a fleet of about 8-10 ships. He/she will be requested to:

  • Familiarization of Voyage and Time Charter contracts requirementspertaining to his/her voyages and manage post fixture matters
  • Proper voyage planning with the objective to optimize time saving and revenue, reduce costs, gather all required information.
  • Elaborate (optimal) bunkering plan
  • Provide timely and detailed instructions to the masters of his/her fleet
  • Appoint and instruct agents, surveyors, stevedores, weather routing company in a timely manner
  • Voyage management; i.e., monitor proactively all participants and initiate pre-emptive or corrective action whenever required
  • Preparation of freight billings, approve payment of hires and miscellaneous vendors invoices
  • Monitor the issuance and on-forwarding of all cargo documents
  • Adhere to and enforce the company’s operational security, environment policies
  • Work closely with our contract partners and maintain the company’s high service standards and reputation
  • Perform various clerical tasks, including post-voyage analysis (financial and statistical), maintaining Oracle voyage log, and electronic voyage filing


  • A minimum of three to five years’ experience in a similar role
  • Organized, fast worker, possessing the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Inquisitive and logical
  • Results driven and strong problem solver
  • Ability to control costs
  • Ability to build relationships and develop trust
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)
  • Flexible to work outside of office hours
  • Sea-going experience is not a requisite is considered an asset
  • Capable of working with current computer applications

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, Fleet Operator, in the subject heading of your email. Fednav is an equal opportunity employer.

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