Naval Architect, Marine Engineer and Deck Inspector

MSC Cruises
23. Januar 2023
MSC Cruises
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Explora Journeys is a vibrant, cosmopolitan, European newly created cruises luxury brand, inspired by Swiss Hospitality and luxury in Geneva.

Leveraging our parent company MSC Group`s hundreds of years of maritime expertise, we are starting the build-up of our fleet of six ships (first one “Explora I” due to be launched in May 2023) designed and operated in a way to elevate luxury cruising to the next level. We are creating a new independent team, able to write a new successful chapter of the MSC Group history.

In this role you will be in charge of all Class related matters for retrofits, lengthening project, scrubber modification, refurbishment, conversion, upgrading Solas and Marpol requirements. You will also be in charge of Ship's Deck Equipment monitoring, spare parts and procedures, SMS documentation, deck inspections, hull, and ship's maintenance status. This role will be working for our Explora brand.


Naval Architect and Marine Engineer

  • In charge to list the works expected to be done in Dry Dock, to submit the related requests of budget, to perform inspections and acceptance of results
  • Napa Onboard support and updates.
  • Engineering supports for modification on existing ships, both in operation and in Dry Dock.
  • Charter approval/supports.•ERS/SOPEP Drill Evaluation.
  • Drawings' support, updates, modifications.
  • New buildings plan approval, basin tests, and sea trials verifying that ship is designed and built as per highest standards possible and in compliance with Contract and Tech Spec.
  • Naval architecture projects on assignment.
  • Performs continuous checks and inspections of the assigned Ships to ascertain and maintain the technical status of Ships. Creation of each visit's report to be submitted to the Vice President Deck & Safety/DPA any interested Stakeholders.
  • Creates and check that Standard Procedures in force related to Deck Dept. and their updates are correctly applied.
  • Checks that Monthly SMS Documentation is correctly updated, considering the Ships' Status and reporting to the Vice
  • Ensures that any Deck Equipment and Mooring Ropes are technically and safely working, that relative maintenance SPs are applied, that any technical problem is duly investigated by Ship's Command or any external party, and to ensure that Vice
  • Performs Deck Vessel Inspection (filling the related SMS form) and randomly supervises Ships' Deck Equipment Routine Inspection, reporting to the Vice President Deck & Safety/DPA the outcome and checking any remark will be followed and closed as per agreements between Ship's Command and Deck Superintendent.
  • Ensures that tank cleaning and inspections are done within the expiry date.
  • Reports to Vice President Deck & Safety/DPA the hull status and ship's general steel maintenance regarding hull status, particular attention should be paid to the upper vertical and vertical sides below water, planning with Ship's Command the underwater hull cleaning.
  • Ensures the hotel structures (such as pools, balconies, public pax decks) of all the vessels are kept at high standards while guaranteeing maintenance is planned and carried out successfully.
  • Ensures that on the US/C Ships (if assigned), there are the certified personnel to use/drive the shoreside cherry pickers for hull maintenance, supporting Ship's Command for the planning of embarkation/disembarkation and training of Deck Crew.
  • Carries out checks and inspections to approve Deck Dept monthly requests of material and consumables, keeping under monitoring the annual budget.
  • Presents the annual budget related to Deck


  • Luxury Cruise experience is preferred.
  • Good English speaking.
  • Italian speaking is highly desirable.
  • Naval Architect and Marine Engineer (master's degree).
  • Dry Dock experience is highly desirable.
  • Shipyard experience and/or naval architect project office and/or repair companies is highly desirable.
  • Good PC skills, with good use of Autocad.


  • United Kingdom (Required)
  • Able to travel worldwide.

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