Chater of Duties of ASM

Assistant Shipping Master

  1. Responsible in processing the fresher applications.
  2. Attend Selection Board for recruiting of Crews as and when the Shipping Master and Deputy Shipping Master desire or in their absence.
  3. Supervise the payment of balance of wages of the signed off crews and also the payment at the time of signing on.
  4. Correspond with the Foreign and National Shipping Companies with regard to timely payment of deferred credit money.
  5. Investigate cases of dispute on board the vessel as and when directed by the Shipping Master.
  6. Examine desertion cases of Seamen and attend Court case in the absence of the Deputy Shipping Master and any other works as may be assigned by the Shipping Master.