Ref: MP179-76

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Summary and Purpose
Administers and ensure voyage compliance of company’s fleet with the commercial and shipping structure. Review, analyze and research fleet performance to ensure that it is in compliance with contractual, financial and legal obligations.

Key Accountabilities:

• Stay up to date with all the international and national legislative requirements as well as company regulations as much as possible. The international and national statutory requirements should include knowledge of MARPOL, ISM, SOPEP, SOLAS and ISPS as well as the quality systems of the company.
Vessel Performance:
• Ensure that there is continuous improvement in the level of vessel performance. For this purpose, the Voyage Performance Analyst can conduct data analysis. He/she shall bring out specific cases of poor performance, non-compliance and non-conformance. Necessary steps can then be taken to reduce and avoid potential claims.

Voyage Planning:
• Plan voyages and coordinate with all the vessels. The Voyage Performance Analyst shall measure and manage the effectiveness of the Company fleet with the tools provided to him/her.

Contract Review:
• Review, interpret and provide advice on new and already existing charter party contracts and clauses to protect the interest of the fleet owners. The person in this position shall also participate in developing charter party fuel oil consumption tables for LPG and LNG vessels.

Report Generation:
• Generate weekly, monthly and quarterly reports which enable the staff of the fleet to review the performance of each ship and conduct trend analysis & estimate costs for the vessels.

Off-hire and Performance Claims:
• Negotiate and refute off-hire and performance claims of the charterers in coordination with the Fleet and Legal Divisions. The Voyage Performance Analyst shall also notify the management of the organization, the Legal Division and the Insurance department in case of breach in the terms of the contract.

Generic Accountabilities
Quality, Health, Safety, & Environment (QHSE):
• Adhere to all relevant QHSE policies, procedures, instructions and controls so that NAKILAT provides a safe, world class, secure and environmentally responsible service to customers, the public and its own people.

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:
• Follow all relevant departmental policies and procedures so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.

• Build and maintain healthy and effective relationships with brokers, charterers and agents. The incumbent shall also deal with local and international clients & contractors with regards to fleet operations and performance as and when it is necessary.
• Assess third party software and reports related to voyage application and analysis so that the same can be applied on the fleet.
• Review vessel performance against charter party requirements.
• Carry out any other duties as directed by the immediate supervisor.


• University degree in Business/International Trade/Finance. Nautical Engineering Certificate of Competency (1st or 2nd class) with appropriate experience

• 3 to 6 years’ Post-Fixture/Voyage Analyst experience in shipping operations within an integrated Shipping/Oil/Gas company

Job Specific Skills:
• Knowledge of charter parties, basic Maritime Law and Regulations, commercial shipping operations and cargo documentation
• Compute proficiency in the use of databases and spreadsheets
• Good understanding of various analytical tools and methodologies
• Strong understanding of shipboard applications and ship management systems

About the Company

Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd. (known as Nakilat, which means carriers in Arabic) is a Qatari-listed shipping company established by the State of Qatar to own, operate and manage LNG vessels and to provide shipping and marine-related services to a range of participants within the Qatari hydrocarbon sector. Nakilat is an integral component of the supply chain of some of the largest, most advanced energy projects in the world undertaken by Qatar Petroleum, Qatargas, RasGas and their joint venture partners for the State of Qatar.

Nakilat was established in 2004 and is a joint stock company owned 50% by its founding shareholders and 50% by the public. Nakilat owns 54 LNG vessels, making it the largest LNG ship owner in the world. Our fleet of vessels transport LNG produced from Qatars North Field, the worlds largest non-associated gas field with approximately 15% of the worlds total proven reserves to global markets. These vessels, ordered from Korean shipyards, incorporate the latest technology for safe, reliable and cost-effective transportation of LNG.

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