Cargo Superintendent - UAE

United Arab Emirates

We are seeking an experienced individual to join the busy Engineering Department in our office in Dubai as a Cargo Superintendent. The award-winning team you would be working with comprises some of the sector’s finest professionals and has been delivering multipurpose shipping solutions for over 25 years.


In this role you would oversee our vessel loading and discharge operations in ports in the Persian Gulf and India. You are actively involved in the preparation of stowage, lifting and lashing plans and ensure 100% safe operations at all times. To excel in this role you should have at least 5 years of experience in heavy lift operations and preferably 1-2 years in the same role.



Your main duties:

  • Responsible for cargo quality issues (damage prevention), stowage planning and monitoring vessel’s performance
  • Supervise load and discharge operations – in person and remotely, as required. Heavy lift know-how and experience
  • Provide technical advice and support to the commercial team
  • Attend operations and technical planning meetings with customers
  • The position is based in Dubai, UAE but requires overseas travel


Your qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with vessel operations, ideally with 1-2 years ashore
  • Computer literate preferable with AutoCAD and standard Office software
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills are essential



About the Company

AAL Shipping

AAL has grown into one of the world’s leading multipurpose shipping operators, serving the breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo sector. Our network of offices stretches across the world and this infrastructure and our portfolio of services is constantly reviewed, to ensure that we maintain optimum levels of efficiency and service quality for our growing customer base.

An ambitious and entrepreneurial company, we have gathered around us – on land and sea – a driven and multinational team of employees and associates. To ensure an effective and harmonised working culture across our network, we are single-minded in the pursuit of excellence and provide the support, training and growth opportunities for our staff, in line with their own personal goals and ours.

We are always looking for driven individuals to join our expanding team around the world. Therefore, we invite you to review our current vacancies and apply, should your experience and skills be aligned with our respective job requirements.

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