Marine Supervisor / Tug Skipper

The Port of Blyth is a modern statutory Trust Port, generating revenue of £22m during 2020.

The Port provides a first-class handling service specialising in the energy, project cargo, container, dry bulk and break-bulk sectors. Heavy lift experience along with a range of value-added services compliment high quality warehousing and engineering workshops.

The Role

Applications are invited from individuals with the relevant tug/workboat experience & certification to fill the position of Marine Supervisor/Tug Skipper.

The Marine Supervisor is responsible to the Harbour Master for the safe and efficient management and maintenance of all Port owned marine craft.

Due to the nature of our business, you will need to be flexible with a can-do attitude. The following experience is desirable:

  • Tug experience
  • Marine engineering/fitter experience
  • Hydrographic surveying
  • Plough dredging/bed levelling

The post will be part of a 3-person rota working a 365 day which includes weekend and public holiday working. This is predominantly a day shift position; however, you will be required to be on call during night and weekends when on rota.


An attractive remuneration package is offered for the post which is expected to commence March/April 2022:

  • A basic salary of £32K
  • Private medical scheme
  • Generous pension
  • 25 days holiday + statutory days
  • Annual bonus scheme

How to apply

Applications in writing by email with full CV (including details of current salary) to:

Stuart Balmer-Howieson (HR & Safety Manager)

Closing — 04/03/2022