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Matson is seeking candidates for the position of Chief Engineer.

The C/E position is for the MARAD RRF ship Cape Horn. The ship is located at Pier 50 in San Francisco.

The start date is on or around July 27

There is a high potential of the ship's turbo activation this August/ September

Preference will be given to group 1 individuals, but all candidates will be considered.

To apply for this job, forward your resume to Matson Manager of Labor Operations Danny Defanti at


You have the experience the U.S. Coast Guard needs!

Help to maintain the safety of the world’s marine transportation system.  Join our passionate team of Marine Transportation Specialists where you can put your knowledge and experience to work ensuring that mariners receive necessary training and relevant testing in order to qualify for a U.S. Merchant Mariner Credential.

 The U.S. Coast Guard currently has four Marine Transportation Specialist positions open at the National Maritime Center in Martinsburg West Virginia.

To learn more and apply for these positions visit or select the links below:




Port Engineer Needed for Beaumont, TX CAPE 'T's

Patriot Contract Services is seeking a qualified candidate for a Port Engineer for the MARAD CAPE “T” vessels. The position is a full time assignment located at the Port of Beaumont, TX and the successful candidate will need to be local in the area. The following are the qualifications requested for the position but all candidates will be considered.

  • Patriot is seeking a qualified candidate for a Port Engineer for the MARAD vessels located in Beaumont, TX who is local. The position is for a second Port Engineer to assist with current OCI inspections and vessel repairs. The following are the qualifications requested for the position but all candidates will be considered. Since this position is local there is no per diem or living expenses provided.
  • All Contractor Port Engineers identified as key personnel shall be US citizens capable of gaining a security clearance.
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in the commercial maritime industry in either a shore side or shipboard engineering role with Chief/First Assistant Engineer experience.
  • Experience must demonstrate the ability to effectively manage and negotiate complex projects such as vessel machinery overhauls and repairs.
  • Practical knowledge of mechanical engineering and naval architecture principles and practices.
  • Familiarity with marine/mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering disciplines.
  • Competency in shipyard work specification writing and work package development.
  • A combination of education and experience that provides an equivalent level of knowledge of ship operations and maintenance management.
  • Use of Nautical Systems Software NS5 and its separate dry dock module.
  • Familiar with the use of Access database software.
  • Familiar with the use of Excel spreadsheets.
  • Familiar with directing and interfacing with vender repair personnel, reviewing/analyzing/responding to repair generated Condition Reports.
  • Please direct all resumes to:

Dave Nolan
Marine Personnel Manager
Patriot Contracting Services,
925-296-2050 or 510-387-6340

1st A/Es Needed for Central Gulf/Waterman Jobs

Seabulk Fleet Mgmt. is currently accepting resumes for 1st A/Es for future positions on Central Gulf Line and Waterman vessels.

Please include any PC/TC, Heavy Lift or Crane experience. A current Security Clearance is also a bonus. Please forward resumes to &


Patriot Needs 1st A/Es

Patriot Contract Services is currently seeking resumes for 1st Assistant Engineers for the Watson-class vessels. Qualified candidates must possess a valid USCG Unlimited 1st Engineer License with Gas Turbine endorsement. The position requires government training and the ability to meet the eligibility required for a security clearance.

Please direct all resumes to: Dave Nolan, Marine Personnel Manager, Patriot Contracting Services, – (925) 296-2050 or (510) 387-6340.