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Canada Steamship Lines (The CSL Group Inc.)
Canada Steamship Lines is a division of The CSL Group, the world’s largest owner and operator of self-unloading vessels. Headquartered in Montreal with divisions based in the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia, CSL delivers more than 76 million tonnes of cargo annually for customers in the construction, steel, energy and agri-food sectors.

Canada Steamship Lines est une division du Groupe CSL, le plus important propriétaire et exploitant de navires autodéchargeurs au monde. Le Groupe CSL, dont le siège social est à Montréal, a des divisions aux États-Unis, en Europe, en Asie et en Australie. Il transporte au-delà de 76 millions de tonnes de marchandises chaque année pour ses divers clients des secteurs de la construction, de l’acier, de l’énergie et de l’agroalimentaire....

CSL is hiring a Ship Operator to join our Montreal Team!
Posted date [2022-Jul-04] (ID: 2566)

The company

The CSL Group Inc. (“CSL”) of Montreal, Canada is a world-leading provider of marine dry bulk cargo handling and delivery services. Through its major operating divisions, Canada Steamship Lines, CSL Americas, CSL Australia, CSL Asia and CSL Europe, CSL owns and operates a highly diversified fleet of specialized self-unloading vessels, off-shore transshippers and Handysize bulk carriers, and delivers more than 78 million tonnes of cargo to industrial customers annually. CSL's history can be traced back to 1845.

At CSL, we are committed to the wellbeing of our crews and employees, and to promoting a corporate culture that values high ethical standards, a safe and healthy workplace and respect for the environment. A career with CSL is both stimulating and challenging, and we are continually seeking skilled and passionate individuals to occupy key roles throughout our company.

For more information on CSL Group, please visit our website:

Duties and responsibilities

  • Monitor vessel commercial performance against the charter party requirements, including speed, fuel consumption, cargo lift and port performance.  Investigate any shortfalls with Master and/or vessel managers;
  • Communicate trade and cargo information to assigned vessels; assist in resolving issues.  Review schedule to identify issues. Track voyage status;
  • Compile, review and record all necessary operational information for voyage invoicing and accounting (laytime, fuel, deadfreight);
  • Communicate ETAs and related information to customers and ports;
  • Review Voyage P&L at the end of each voyage and reconcile all necessary items including fuel, laytime;
  • Maintain communication / relationship with voyage related suppliers (Docks, Agents, Tugs, etc...);
  • Contributes to improve processes, procedures and tools utilized by the department;
  • Accomplishes other duties as assigned.

Qualification and skills

  • 1-5 years of relevant experience;
  • College diploma in Transportation and Logistics or equivalent marine experience;
  • Operational experience is an asset;
  • Experience in the shipping industry is required;
  • Logistics optimization, an asset;
  • Great Lakes trades experience, an asset;
  • Team worker;
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written in English and French;
  • Self-driven and problem solver, interested in personal learning and skills sharing;
  • Strong attention to details and information quality;
  • Capable of working under pressure and with minimum supervision;
  • Provide weekend vessel operations and on-call 24/7 phone support on a rotating schedule;
  • Customer-oriented and innovative;
  • Understanding of maritime concepts and maritime terminology;
  • Good computer skills;
  • Ethical and accountable.

This is a 18-month temporary, salaried contract. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Title CSL is hiring a Ship Operator to join our Montreal Team!
Job Details
Posted By Canada Steamship Lines (The CSL Group Inc.)
Start Date As soon as possible
Location Montreal
Deadline for Application 2022-Jul-18
Contact Phone # 5149823800
Contact Email crews-canada(at)
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> Shore Job
Term Term -> Relief / Temporary
Position / Rank Position -> Shore Job