Technical Support Officer (UK)





Towage is all about people. The success of our company depends on the people working for us. Their contribution, their added value to the organization, and their willingness to commit to our core values are all highly valued.


Our culture, our conduct, and our business approach are based on core values: Transparency & professional honesty, Teamwork & operational efficiency, Flexibility & innovation, and Excellence in customer care & service.


We are a highly ambitious company with an expanding footprint around the world. Increasing volumes across our UK ports means that we need to increase our pool of high-quality technical team.




(LONDON - United Kingdom)

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Objective of position

The Technical Support Officer supports the Technical and Operations Team to optimise availability of vessels, both technically and operationally.


The Technical Support Officer reports hierarchical to the local Superintendent.


Key tasks:

  • Assist with docking / upgrade / repair projects.
  • Monitor and report on fleet performance / utilisation / availability.
  • Be aware and monitor budget expenditure.
  • Assist and support with damage reports and insurance claims.
  • Monitor implementation of new statutory and class requirements.
  • Assist with monthly supply of stores / LO / FO and ordering of spares.
  • Manage and process purchase orders including receipt of goods.
  • Manage company filing system with service engineer reports / LO Analysis / certification etc.
  • Support Technical Superintendent with procurement and identifying suitable vendors / suppliers.
  • Liaise with classification and flag state for attendance.
  • Be flexible on working hours and able to travel to the vessels to support and assist when required.

What type of applicant are we looking for?


  • Education/certificate: minimum 5 GCSE
  • Ideally sea going experience or an interest in the marine industry and engineering in general
  • Knowledge of Quality Management Systems
  • Knowledge of Classification and Flag state requirements and certificates
  • Excellent command of the English language, both oral and written
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Fully proficient with computers and applications
  • Passion for the maritime industry

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Your talents:


  • Flexibility
  • Stress-resistant 
  • Communicational and social skills
  • Actively focusing on and achieving or exceeding results
  • Taking initiative
  • Technical know-how: maintaining the tugboat
  • Administrative skills
  • Planning and managing activities and resources efficiently and effectively to achieve goals

We offer:


  • A dynamic career with the market leading towage provider 
  • Attractive terms and conditions
  • A small local team in the UK
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, and passionate colleagues
  • An interesting job environment in the ports in the UK

Challenge us. Challenge yourself.


If you are enthusiastic about ports, feeling connected to the maritime industry and keen on bringing your dedication and talent into a challenging and a dynamic working environment, then we should meet. We’d invite you to submit your motivation letter and CV, by filling out the online application form on our website.


For more information about the vacancy, please contact our HR Manager UK, Melanie Cain via office phone: +44 151 207 8543.



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Boluda Towage Europe operates in Northwest Europe (Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, and the UK). For this reason, we only can accept applications if a candidate:


  1. Holds citizenship in the EU/UK or has a work permit in Europe/EU/UK.
  2. Has a good command of the local language, applicable to the vacancy concerned.

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