• Port Operations Coordinator

    APLNorfolk, VA 23509

    Job #1198611118

  • CMA CGM Group, founded by Jacques R. Saadé, is a leading worldwide shipping & logistics group.

    Now headed by Rodolphe Saadé, CMA CGM reinvents transport and logistics in order to offer an integrated maritime, port and land service that exceeds its customers' expectations.

    Present in over 160 countries through 755 offices, 750 warehouses, equipped with a young and diverse fleet of 511 vessels, CMA CGM serves 420 of the world's 521 commercial ports and operates on more then 200 shipping lines. The group currently employs 110,000 people worldwide, including nearly 2,400 in Marseille, in its headquarters in Marseilles.

    This position will be responsible to:

    • Work in conjunction with Cargo Flow department to monitor CMA CGM Group and partner vessel allocations for regional vessel services through the review of export bookings and projected empty liftings to ensure maximum slot utilization and maintain appropriate partner vessel allocations.

    • Issue timely and accurate lift projections, PML / MAC3, stowage requirements to tonnage centers and vessel planners.

    • Produce and issue Load Orders to terminal operators and stevedores.

    • Interface with Customer Service, Cargo Flow, and Cargo Readiness to issue late gate authorizations & disseminate the related information to terminal operators and stevedores.

    • Collect/assemble Hazardous Declarations reconcile them with the Dangerous Cargo Manifest for export shipments and distribute to terminal operators and stevedores/. Distribute Temperature Controlled Cargo Manifest and Out of Gauge Manifest to terminal operators and stevedores.

    • Compile and distribute vessel operations related reports (TOR, Arrival Sail Message, Discharge/Load Confirmation Messages) and advise all concerned parties of arrival and departure information in a timely and accurate manner.

    • Coordinates with National Cargo Bureau inspectors and stevedores required marine surveys for all export flatrack, out of gauge and break bulk export cargoes to ensure that cargo is safe for ocean transport. Coordinates the correction of all cargo deficiencies with Specialized Bookings prior to cargo being released to the vessel for loading.

    • Work close with Equipment Control department to monitor on terminal equipment levels and keep correspondent operating groups advised of equipment status.

    • Resolve terminal/gate receipt/deliver issues for draymen and internal customer support groups. (CIM).

    • Miscellaneous related duties or projects as assigned.

    Skill Sets / Education & Experience Requirements:

    • High school diploma required.

    • 1-3 years shipping industry experience required.

    • Proficiency in computer skills to include all Microsoft applications [Excel, Word, Outlook etc]

    • Solid understanding of and proficiency in local terminal operating systems (NAVIS, Express, SPARCS Termview)

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work both independently and in team environment.

    • Must be available to work 11am-8pm, Monday thru Friday.

    Skill Sets / Education & Experience Preferred:

    • Bachelor's degree preferred.

    • Understanding of concepts governing containerized shipping, such as vessel match back/balance, vessel load factor, cargo allocation, equipment control, terminal gate turn times preferred.

    • Internal applicants must have solid knowledge of local terminal and stevedore operating procedures and practices.


    Come along on CMA CGM's adventure !

    CMA CGM (America) LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected classification.