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Vetting Manager


Responsible for vetting potential vessels to carry cargo safely


PSC Data, Vessel Data, Ownership Data, Inspection Data, Casualty Data, SIRE data, Vessel Tracking, Port Data


The energy industry involves the production, distribution, and consumption of various forms of energy, including fossil fuels, nuclear power, renewable energy sources, and electricity. It is a critical component of modern society, providing the power necessary to drive economic growth, transportation, and daily life activities.

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A Vetting manager’s primary responsibilities are to ensure that the vessels chartered by the company comply with all relevant regulations, industry standards, and the company's own safety and quality policies. Here's an overview of the workflow involved in this process:

· Receiving a request: Vetting managers will receive a request for a vetting inspection from either the chartering department or the vessel operator. The request will include details about the vessel, its crew, and its intended route.

· Reviewing documentation: Review the vessel's documentation, including its certificates, inspections, and audits. In addition, reviewing the crew's qualifications and experience.

· Conducting a risk assessment: Conduct a risk assessment of the vessel and its intended route to identify any potential hazards or risks. You will also evaluate the vessel's safety record and any previous incidents.

· Preparing for inspection: Based on your risk assessment, you will prepare for the vetting inspection. This may involve identifying areas of the vessel to focus on during the inspection and preparing a checklist of items to review.

· Conducting the inspection: Conduct the vetting inspection onboard the vessel.
During the inspection, reviewing the vessel's safety systems, crew competence, and operational procedures.

· Identifying non-conformities: Identify any non-conformities during the inspection, document them and communicate them to the vessel operator or charterer, making recommendations for corrective action where necessary.

· Follow-up: Follow up with the vessel operator or charterer to ensure that any non-conformities are addressed, and corrective actions are taken, also potentially conducting a follow-up inspection to verify that the corrective actions have been implemented.

· Reporting: preparing a report summarizing the results of the inspection, including any non-conformities identified and corrective actions taken. communicating the report to relevant stakeholders, including the chartering department, vessel operator, and senior management.

· Continuous improvement: Continually review and improve the vetting process to ensure that it remains effective and efficient. This may involve developing new inspection procedures, adopting new technologies, or implementing best practices from the industry.

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