Ship operator to join our Operations team

ESL Shipping Ltd is the leading carrier of dry bulk cargoes in the Baltic region. ESL Shipping’s competitive edge is based on its ability to secure product and raw material transportation for industries and energy production all year around, even in difficult weather conditions. The shipping company loads and unloads large ocean liners at sea as a special service.

ESL Shipping Ltd has been in business over 70 years and is a subsidiary of Aspo Plc. ESL Shipping’s subsidiary AtoB@C Shipping has currently 35 vessels in 3,000-6,000 dwt segments in its fleet. The combined fleet of ESL Shipping and AtoB@C Shipping consists of 51 vessels with cargo capacity ranging from 3,000 to 56,000 dwt.

To strengthen its future, ESL Shipping invites applications for


to join our Operations team.

In our international business, responsibilities for the Ship Operator will include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking care of the commercial, sustainable operations of dry bulk ships
  • Liaising with the dry bulk vessels and ports to ensure smooth operations
  • Monitor vessels’ performance and optimizing fleet capacity
  • Working closely with colleagues, clients and stakeholders to ensure their needs are met

To be qualify for this role, you should have ideally 3 - 5 years of experience in ship or relevant logistic operations or sailing experience as Chief Mate or Master. You should be a team player and have excellent communication skills with ability to work under pressure. While our fleet consists several vessels operating around the world, it is important to see the big picture and be able to make decisions. Fluent written and spoken English is a requirement.

We offer a challenging and interesting job in a good work community and professional colleagues.

We work in comfortable main office of the company in Sörnäinen, Helsinki with a chance to partly combine office and remote work.

Send your application with CV and salary request latest 31st of October 2021 via this link.

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Julius Helkamo, Operations Manager
Tel: + 358 9 5219 960,

Updated 12.10.2021

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