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Oceanex Inc. est chef de file dans le transport intermodal dans tout l’est du Canada. Nous offrons un service de transport porte à porte en provenance de partout en Amérique du Nord en direction de Terre-Neuve et Labrador.

Nous sommes fiers de procurer à nos employés un environnement de travail sain et sécuritaire, des salaires compétitifs et d’excellents avantages. Faire partie de l’équipe d’Oceanex vous assure une stabilité de carrière où vos idées sont considérées et vos habiletés mises en valeur.

Oceanex Inc. is Atlantic Canada’s leader in intermodal transportation. We provide door-to-door transportation service from anywhere in North America to destinations in Newfoundland and Labrador.

We are proud to offer our employees a positive work environment, competitive salaries and excellent benefits. When you are a member of the Oceanex team, you enjoy a stable career where your ideas are encouraged and skills valued....

Ship's Captain
Posted date [2021-Jan-20] (ID: 1986)

The Position

We have an opening for a regular CAPTAIN for one of our vessels sailing between the Port of Montreal and St. John’s, NL. Reporting to the Vice-President, Marine Operations, the Captain has overriding authority and is responsible for the navigation, administration, management and security of the vessel, its cargo, pollution prevention and the crew. More precisely, you will:

  • Direct vessel navigation and maneuvers. Ensure stability of the cargo and the vessel certification.  Ensure compliance with ISM and ISO on board the vessel.
  • Pilot the vessel in District #2 (Quebec-Les Escoumins) and Port of St. John’s (NL). 
  • Direct and supervise, in collaboration with subordinate officers, the personnel assigned to the vessel.  Ensure that all members are in possession of necessary certification according to STCW-95 as required to perform their job.
  • Plan voyages taking into consideration the weather and ice conditions or any other circumstances deemed to influence the safety of the vessel.  Determine the stability of the vessel taking into account the spreading of the cargo, the drinking water and the fuel.
  • Plan, organize, direct and coordinate vessel operations, in compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures, as well as with the Company’s objectives in regards to Health & Safety and Environmental regulations.
  • Manage human and material resources to ensure that the vessel is operated within the allocated budget and in accordance with applicable standards, programs, regulations and directives.

Boarding Location:Montreal, Qc



We offer excellent work conditions, high technology vessels, regular schedule 28/28.

The chosen candidate will have a training/familiarization period before taking command of the ship.


  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience as a Captain;
  • Master Mariner and/or Master Near Coastal certificate;
  • District #2 (Quebec-Les Escoumins) and/or St. John’s (NL) pilotage certificates are definite assets;
  • Excellent leadership, management and effective problem solving skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Bilingualism:  French & English (mandatory)
  • Excellent navigating skills;
  • Capacity to work under pressure.

You are interested and believe you have the qualifications we are looking for?  Please forward your resume in confidence to the following link :

Oceanex Inc. is committed to equity in employment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.  We thank all candidates for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No telephone inquiries please.

Job Title Ship's Captain
Job Details
Posted By Oceanex
Start Date As soon as possible
Location Montreal
Deadline for Application 2021-Feb-05
Contact Phone #
Contact Email marinehr(at)
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> East Coast / Gulf
Term Term -> Long-term
Position / Rank Position -> Captain