Engineering – Marine Advisor I at ABNL Limited


ABNL Ltd. was incorporated in 1992, as an Oil and Gas servicing company, with a vision to provide professional engineering and technical services to the Oil and Gas exploration and production companies in Nigeria and the West African sub-region. Since its incorporation the company has grown in leaps and bound, expanding its business horizon but still within the Oil and Gas sector.

ABNL is a 100% owned indigenous firm, with a shareholding in excess of 100 million Naira. Its’ directors are individuals of proven integrity, who over the years have acquired the requisite experience in the Oil and Gas business, as well as in the banking and finance sector. The integrity of the directors and the staff of the company have been a priceless contributive factor in the growth and wellbeing of the company.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Engineering – Marine Advisor I

Location: Offshore
Employment Type: Contract
Assignment Type: Offshore Rotation
Work Schedule: 3wk on / 3wk off – 21 days on / 21 days off – 21 days on / 21 days off

Job Description
Main Functions:

  • Works to assure the safe and efficient turnaround of gas carriers and condensate tankers.
  • This will include assisting with the management and oversight of all associated critical contractors including tug, and port services providers.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Make recommendations for improving safety
  • Provide operational efficiency related advice
  • Provide assistance with, and oversight of Controls relates activities including marine fueling
  • Assist with implementation and improvement of company Best Practices
  • Prepare for, and implement industry best practices (Marine Terminal Management and Self-Assessment (MTMSA) and Marine Terminal Operator Competence & Training (MTOCT))
  • Implement additional systems and practices that are required
  • Perform technical writing services
  • Review and update documents, manuals and procedures (Continuous Improvement)
  • Streamline and enhance operating practices
  • Provide project management services, and oversight of Marine Terminal related projects
  • Perform vessel inspections and Marine Quality Assurance (MQA) related assessments
  • Prepare and author training documents and assessment packages
  • Perform marine coordination duties when required, this includes but is not limited to:
    • Loading Master
    • Personnel Transfer
    • PTWS
  • Coordination of tugs and port services
  • Coordination of the Safety/Surveillance vessel
  • Coordination of general and other activities at the marine terminal
  • Support contractor interfacing and management through application of the Operations Integrity Management System (OIMS) 8-1 practices including:
  • Contractor Work Crew Evaluation
  • Safety, Security, Health, and Environment (SSHE) leadership programs
  • SSHE execution plan including gap closure plan
  • Subcontractor management
  • Self-monitoring reporting
  • Preparation for the Kick Off Meeting
  • Preparation of Interface Management Plan (IMP)
  • Contractor assessment.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Prior marine experience as a senior officer position required
  • Master Mariners license required
  • Experience in the company operations organization – preferred
  • University Degree preferred
  • Candidates without the above requirements will be considered, dependent on experience.
  • Strong culture of ‘Nobody Gets Hurt’
  • Expert knowledge of current large tanker applied mooring operations and best practices
  • Knowledge of applied Operations Integrity Systems, specifically OIMS 8-1.

Application Closing Date
1st December, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV / Resume to: using “Engineering – Marine Advisor I” as the subject of the email.


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