Vacancy Details
VAC1043 - Tug Master
Job Family: Operations Location: Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
Division: DPW UAE MARINE Contract Type: Permanent

The Role:

To command any one of the Port tugs, which are mainly used to assist the movement of vessel’s within the Port.

Responsibilities will include:

  • To command Port Tugs and ensure tugs are maintained and kept clean at all times for immediate use.
  • To provide towage assistance to vessels  moving within the port for berthing and un berthing.
  • Placing and positioning the buoys marking the dredged entrance channel of the port to avoid accidents.
  • To exercise his tug and crew in all emergency routines frequently for emergency situations.
  • To assist in any oil Pollution clean-up using fixed spray installation on board to ensure pollution is cleared as quickly & efficiently as possible.

MARINE Department

The Marine Department controls on all the functions of the Marine, E.g.: Tugs, Mooring & Pilot Boats. It also controls Vessel Traffic & Marine Invoicing and, the pollution emergency. Furthermore, it arranges for Berthing & Sailing and, manages for the smooth & effective Berthing.

Person Requirements:

In order to give credible support to the organisation, it is essential you have the following:

Skills & Experience

  • 5 years sea experience as a skipper of a fishing boat or local craft dhow
  • Practical working knowledge of handling Pilot boat


  • High School Diploma with sea going experience
Rewards & Opportunities:

Competitive salary, including:

  • Accommodation allowance, Transport allowance
  • Staff accommodation (delete if not applicable)
  • Education allowance (delete if not applicable)
  • Overtime (delete if not applicable)
  • Air ticket allowance for self/family (delete as appropriate)
  • Private Medical insurance OR Government Medical Insurance (delete as appropriate)
  • 27/22 working days annual leave per annum (delete as appropriate)
  • Discretionary annual performance bonus
  • Expatriates - receive Gratuity at the end of service
  • UAE Nationals - DP World will make monthly contributions to your pension
  • As a member of the Dubai World group, there is a large number of discounts available to DP World staff in the UAE region

Training, Development & Career ProgressionWe are committed to the development of our people and aim to retain talent by investing in ongoing training & development to help improve skills and performance.          

Further Information:

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Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV

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