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Able Bodied Seaman

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Oostende, Belgium


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OCRE Offshore Services B.V., a global supplier of client custom solutions for (technical) marine professionals on- and offshore, is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Able Bodied Seaman (AB). This opportunity is part of an upcoming specialized offshore project with a focus on marine surveys and offshore renewable support activities.

Start: Looking for back 2 back Able Seamen. One starting beginning of November and the other one 4 weeks later end of November.

Location: Based on operational need. Crewchanges will be in multiple locations

Work: Rotational Schedule (4 weeks on / 4 weeks off)

Day Rate: 1st Rotation: €125/day - 2nd Rotation: €130/day - 4th Rotation: €135/day - 6th Rotation and onwards: €140/day

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with deck operations during the specialised offshore project, contributing to the success of marine surveys and offshore renewable support activities.
  • Participate in equipment handling and mooring, ensuring safe and efficient operations under the guidance of the deck officers.
  • Engage in safety drills and emergency response activities to maintain a strong QHSE culture.
  • Maintain the deck area clean and tidy, ensuring a safe working environment for data acquisition.
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks as directed by superiors, supporting efficient project execution.


  • Valid AB Certificate or Deck Rating certification as per STCW requirements.
  • Medical Fitness for Seafarers certificate.
  • Previous experience on offshore vessels is preferred, particularly in marine surveys and offshore renewable support activities.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment, collaborating with deck officers and other crew members.
  • Basic knowledge of deck equipment and safety procedures, ensuring smooth data acquisition operations.
  • Favourable consideration for candidates holding Crane Driver Certificates 1-2.
  • Fluent in English.

Are you interested in this position and do you meet the requirements? Apply directly with your CV attached.

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