Feel at home as a


Siebelina Ooms

Ready to change your course of your career and enter the dynamic world of Inland Shipping? You want something different. Increase your sailing area. You can sail on great rivers as the Rhine or explore the vibrant ARA area. The water is your playing field and the horizon is your destination.

We can offer you

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


  • Flexible mindset
  • As a Matroos you assist the Stuurman or Captain with all work on a ship
  • Mooring and unmooring the ship and assisting with loading and unloading
  • Carrying out maintenance such as minor repairs, rustproofing, sanding, painting and polishing.
  • Proper maintenance of the ship, equipment and accommodation
  • Good language skills in Dutch, German and English.
  • Possession of a driving license is an advantage

Training and experience

  • Sufficient sailing time with the note of Matroos in the service booklet
  • Good language skills in Dutch, German and English.
  • Tanker experience / Dry cargo container experience

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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