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Chief Officer – UK work permit


Maritime, Other

Full Time

Fixed term


Get started as an Chief Officer for several types of vessels in UK waters! Are you an experienced Chief Officer and do you have a valid UK work permit? Then you can join our Oceanwide crew! Learn more about this opportunity below. 

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Job description

Are you looking for a new job as an experienced Chief Officer? Well, then we might have some exciting opportunities for you in UK waters for various vessel types. All you need is the right experience and a valid UK work permit.

I’m looking for a short- or long-term project.
No problem, we have plenty of opportunities, ranging from one short-term trip or longer and fixed rotations options for 4/4 and 6/6 weeks. The term available may vary depending on the vessel, company, or project, but since we have multiple positions for different vessels, we can offer different schedules. Just what you need as an Chief Officer.

What type of vessels can I work on?
In UK waters, we work for several companies with vessels such as:

  • Water injection.
  • Heavy lifting.
  • Tugboats.
  • Backhoe dredger and other dredgers.

You can start on the vessel that suits your experience. Would you like to learn more about opportunities in UK waters or do you have questions about UK work permits or current starting dates? You are welcome to contact us! 

Job requirements

As an Chief Officer in UK waters, the specific requirements depend on the vessel type, but every Chief Officer needs to meet the following requirements:

  • Valid UK work permit.
  • Valid STCW papers.
  • Valid COC Chief Officer, <3000GT or unlimited.
  • Dredger experience is required on water injection and other dredger vessels!

Our offer

Working for Oceanwide, what can you expect?

  • A good day rate salary (contact us for more information).
  • After your first term, you will have the opportunity to work in a fixed rotation with us.

Join our Oceanwide crew!
Are you eager to work with us? Excellent! We are here to assist you to one of our UK water opportunities. You can upload your CV directly below, send it via email to or contact our maritime office at +31118429510 (0031118429510).

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