Marine Representative

Marine Representative

Basin Wide Transportation and Transshipment System

Basin Wide Transportation and Transshipment System (BWTTS) enables all interest holders in the offshore Newfoundland and Labrador oil production projects to schedule and transport their crude oil from offshore to Newfoundland Transshipment Limited facilities or other discharge ports. BWTTS was developed to create a long-term, cost-efficient transportation and transshipment approach that is scalable and creates synergies for its participants in an environment that prioritizes health and safety.

Reporting directly to the BWTTS, the Marine Representative will be responsible for representing the charterers’ group in its relationship with the shuttle tanker service provider on matters of safe operations, contract compliance, fleet performance and assurance.

In the delivery of marine oversight services the Marine Representative will spend their time liaising between the BWTTS and the shuttle tanker service provider, monitoring compliance obligations, advancing efficiencies and improvements, reporting on performance, ensure ship safety standards are met via SIRE, meeting with charterers, advising of vessel impairments and following up inspections and incidents.


  • Serve as a common liaison for the charterers group in its relationship with the shuttle tanker service provider
  • Monitor the contractual compliance obligations relating to vessel operations, performance, and maintenance
  • Surface and promote operational efficiencies, risk mitigations and environment and safety improvements
  • Participate / facilitate transportation meetings and forums with charterers and other stakeholders as necessary
  • Report on key (contract and vessel) performance measures, trends, emerging risks, and inefficiencies
  • Advise on vessel impairments, translate implications, and recommend actions as requested by charterers
  • Follow the closing out of inspection deficiencies and incident findings
  • Occasional travel offshore on a shuttle tanker may be required
  • Be available and accessible in case of emergencies
  • Other duties as require

Ideal Candidate

  • Post-secondary education in Maritime Studies, Nautical Science, Business, Engineering or equivalent
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the environmental, health and safety cultures of leading energy companies and applicable processes and tools (e.g., SIRE)
  • Experience with the logistics and infrastructure associated with the marine transportation of bulk liquid hydrocarbons
  • Knowledge of the cost, reputational and financial risks inherent in marine tanker transportation
  • Awareness of the commercial relationship between vessel owners and charterers
  • Experience as a senior licensed marine officer aboard tankers considered an asset
  • Knowledge of marine tanker maintenance programs and regulatory compliance
  • Understanding of marine assurance programs and tanker vetting
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of product

Complementary Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the Newfoundland offshore operating environment and its stakeholders
  • Familiar with dynamic-positioning bow-loading shuttle tanker operations
  • Understanding of the crude oil transportation value chain

At ethree Consulting Inc. we value diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic that makes us unique.

This opportunity is only available for candidates legally entitled to work in Canada.

Please note, while we appreciate all applicants for their interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: St. John’s, NL

Application Close Date: February 3rd, 2023