Chater of Duties of SM

CHARTER OF DUTIES

Shipping Master.

  1. Responsible for superintending and facilitating the engagement and discharge of Seamen as provides for and in the manner prescribed under Merchant Shipping Ordinance/ Act.
  2. Provide means for securing for presence on board at the proper times of the seamen so engaged.
  3. Ensure regular supply of seamen to National and Foreign ships by arranging timely recruitment after reviewing the roster position from time to time.
  4. Suggest measures to protect the interest of Bangladeshi Seamen in respect of wages, provident fund, and gratuity and over time money.
  5. Ensure quick payment of balance of wages of the Bangladeshi Seamen.
  6. Inform the Director-General the employment situation from time to time.
  7. Suggest measures for increased employment of Bangladeshi Seamen.
  8. Perform any other functions relating to employment of Seamen as and when assigned to him by the Director-General.
  9. Make papers and suggest the Director-General on i.l.o/IMO matters connected with Seamen.