APL Technical Assistant in Singapore, Singapore

CMA CGM is the world’s third largest container shipping company based in Marseille, France, operating fleet of more than 500 vessels. CMA CGM INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING COMPANY (CCISC) has been incorporated for seven years in Singapore. We are a Ship Management Company subsidiary of CMA CGM Group. Based in Singapore, CCISC is managing Vessels and Purchase spares and working in direct link with CMA SHIPS, the in-house ship management company of CMA CGM.

Join our activity as a Technical Assistant with CCISC.

Purpose of the Job

The Underwater operations assistant is a key support position for underwater cleanings operations. In water hull cleaning and propeller polishing are two methods to maintain the vessel efficiency and reduce the carbon footprint of CMA CGM group. Underwater operations assistants reports to the Underwater Operation Engineer. Duties includes organizing, booking, filling reports related to the underwater cleanings operations.


The Technical Assistant will assist the Fleet Management in the day to day operations and maintenance of the vessel.

Job Description

  • Complying with the Integrated Management System (IMS)and ISM code

  • Plan and organize underwater cleaning operations as per policies defined by CMASHIPS.

  • Prepare and issue Purchase order for underwater cleanings operations as per policies and coordinates operations with relevant parties ( Suppliers, port authorities, agent, officers on board, fleet manager and superintendent )

  • Ensures a close link with Head Office for reporting issues

  • Support other administration requirements such as collecting, organizing and filing of documents/ reports relevant to underwater cleanings operations.

  • Controls and file of all incoming mail and forwards it to the concerned parties.

  • Schedules appointments, meetings and travel itineraries and co-ordinates related arrangements

  • Prepares and distributes minutes of meetings as required

  • Prepares and distributes all technical summary reports requested by management

  • Ensures that vessel receives Fleet Management memos, circular letters

  • Dispatches of certification and chart corrections of vessels.

  • In cooperations with fleet management, maintains the record of vessel hull coating system.

  • Coordinates with HR on the trainings courses for the managers and keeps accurate records.

  • Position is expected to evolve to take part in the vessel performances monitoring.

Qualifications and skills

  • Diploma or degree in Engineering ( Marine / Mechanical or Equivalent ).

  • Experience as a technical assistant is an added value.

  • Familiar with administrative records for the vessels

  • Familiar with vessel certificate

  • Proficiency with MS Office suite


  • An Independent, proactive and very good in assisting enquiry.

  • Able to work under pressure and a problem solver.

  • Very good communication skills written and verbal.

  • Team orientated

**Salary package (local) & job title shall commensurate with experience.

**Please send a copy of your resume to wendy.lai@apl.com (in word format) together with a para (or pointers) why you are suitable for the role, with the reason/s for you to consider a move from your current/latest organisation, your current/latest salary details (i.e. monthly base salary, any AWS, variable bonus and/or other fixed cash allowances), expected salary & your notice period/earliest joining date.

**Kindly note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

CMA CGM International Shipping Company Pte Ltd is part of the successful CMA CGM Groups, the 3rd Largest container Shipping Company.