Review ship documentation


Review ship documentation related to cargo shipping permits, public health information, crew members and activities, and other compliance regulation.

Alternative labels

review vessel documents
examine ship documentation
review documentation of ships
ensure accuracy of vessel documents
ensure accuracy of ship documentation
review ship documents
ensure accuracy of vessel documentation
examine vessel documentation
review vessel documentation
review documentation of vessels
ensure accuracy of ship documents

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Review ship documentation is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Inland water transport general manager: Inland water transport general managers coordinate the administrative and dispatching activities that occur in the context of inland water transport. They check availability, liaise with clients, manage budgets, and oversee operations from an economic point of view.
Ship pilot dispatcher: Ship pilot dispatchers coordinate ships entering or leaving port. They write orders showing name of ship, berth, tugboat company, and time of arrival or departure, and notify the maritime pilot of assignment. They obtain receipts of pilotage from the pilot upon return from ship. Ship pilot dispatchers also record charges on receipt, using tariff book as guide, compile reports of activities, such as number of ships piloted and charges made, and keep records of ships entering port, showing owner, name of ship, displacement tonnage, agent, and country of registration.

Optional skill

Review ship documentation is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Fleet commander: Fleet commanders ensure that naval vessels are ready for inclusion in operations, and are maintained in compliance with rules and regulations. They also supervise naval personnel and are responsible for the operations of the naval service.
Marine surveyor: Marine surveyors inspect vessels intended for operations in maritime or open sea waters. They ensure that vessels and equipment follow the regulations laid down by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). They may also act as third parties for the review of offshore facilities and construction projects.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022