Vessel Loading Marshall

  • Full Time
  • Mwanza

Connect Space

Company Description

We are a recruitment firm based in Mwanza, Lake Zone, Tanzania with experience in recruiting, managing and developing people.

Role Description

This is a full-time on-site role as a Vessel Loading Marshall at Connect Space. As a Vessel Loading Marshall, you will be responsible for overseeing the loading and unloading of vessels at the designated port area. The primary focus will be on ensuring the safety and secure transport of vehicles by overseeing the lashing procedures before departure and inspecting lashing upon arrival at the destination port. The Loading Marshal will provide guidance to vessel drivers, ensuring compliance with loading protocols, and will actively participate in optimizing loading efficiency.

Key Responsibilities:

Loading Oversight: Supervise and coordinate the loading and discharge of vehicles onto and from vessels, ensuring adherence to safety standards and operational protocols.

Lashing Inspection: Play a crucial role in inspecting and confirming the proper lashing of vehicles before departure and upon arrival at the destination port to prevent any compromise during the voyage.

Driver Guidance: Provide clear instructions and guidance to vessel drivers, ensuring they follow loading procedures accurately and efficiently.

Safety Compliance: Enforce safety regulations and guidelines during loading operations, identifying and addressing potential hazards to maintain a secure working environment.

Communication: Collaborate with port authorities, vessel crews, and other relevant personnel to communicate loading plans, address concerns, and optimize loading processes.

Efficiency Optimization: Actively participate in streamlining loading operations to enhance efficiency and contribute to timely departures.


  • Prior experience in vessel loading and unloading operations
  • Knowledge of port and maritime operations
  • Strong understanding of lashing procedures and safety protocols related to the transport of vehicles.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to identify and address potential issues during the loading process.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing operational requirements.
  • Attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Flexibility to work varying shifts and hours, including weekends and holidays
  • Physical fitness and ability to lift heavy objects

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