Feel at home as a

Captain on the Rhine (tanker)

Siebelina Ooms

As a Captain you are the face and voice of Wijgaart Shipping to staff, customers, authorities and partners. You put a smile on customers' faces when they think of Wijgaart Shipping. And you are responsible for the overall well-being of your crew.

We can offer you

  • Good employment conditions (Dutch or Swiss)
  • Self-employed basis
  • Sailing and leave schedule: two weeks on / two weeks off
  • Sailing area: Rhine
  • Special workplace
  • Good working atmosphere
  • Modern fleet
  • Office involvement


  • You are a good manager and have good communication skills / leadership capabilities
  • High degree of sense of responsibility
  • Stress resistant and flexible attitude
  • Adequate in decision making
  • Responsible for adhering company regulations, safety regulations and other relevant rules and regulations
  • Responsible for the crew, including training on board and identifying and solving bottlenecks
  • Responsible for good communication with client
  • Tanker experience

Training and experience

  • In possession of a Navication licence (Inland Shipping)
  • In possession of a Rhine patent until at least Mannheim
  • In possession of a Maritime radio certificate
  • In possession of Radar patent
  • In possession of at least ADN basis
  • In possession of driving licence
  • Good language skills in Dutch, German and English.

At home with Wijgaart

Working in inland navigation is not just any job. That's why we make every effort to ensure you feel at home with us, so you can get the best out of yourself. You will work in a close-knit team, with good equipment and plenty of variety. Curious what it's like to work for us? Your future colleagues will spill the beans!

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