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KUWAIT CITY, June 12: The Kuwait Oil Tankers Company (KOTC) is looking for workers from Pakistan, Poland, Bulgaria and Croatia to support its operations. These workers will be recruited through more than one specialized contract in this regard, reports Al-Anba daily. According to informed sources, the company’s plans for this year include introducing a practice related to providing marine labor services as well as providing services to workers of Pakistani nationality onboard the company’s tankers. This workforce is specialized in providing services for the arriving and departing tankers owned or managed by KOTC for Pakistani sailors under a third-party contract.
The agent must provide the required services to the Pakistani marine workers appointed to serve those onboard the company’s tankers in accordance with the requirements of the Karachi Shipping Department in Pakistan. This practice also includes issuing maritime service letters to officers for the purpose of issuing and reconfirming dangerous goods certification and qualification certificates, setting up a database of officers on permanent contracts on board carriers, and arranging travel visas for designated officers at the company’s request.
In addition, it includes providing seafarers with experience appropriate to the recruitment standards by KOTC in exchange for administrative fees payable. Payable receipts will be submitted for each seafarer if the appointment requirements are met by KOTC. The company will also introduce a practice for providing marine labor services and other services to the workers onboard the company’s tankers of Polish, Bulgarian and Croatian (Central Europe) nationalities.
Through this practice, it aims to provide services to join the tankers owned or operated by the company for marine workers of Polish, Bulgarian and Croatian nationalities under a third-party contract. It also aims at providing services to seafarers to join the training courses prepared by the company or a third party, and to nominate new marine workers according to the company’s needs and requirements. In a related context, KOTC aims to offer contracts in the form of a tender, limited exercise or direct contract on the list of companies approved by the company in order to supply consumables that arise according to the company’s need to provide tankers with light food items and basic necessities for individuals on board the tankers according to the tankers’ needs, movement and transport in global ports.