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Your guide to become a Port manager in Malaysia

Average Salary

RM 2,000

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Who is a Port manager?

A Port Manager manages all activities relating to ports such as the movement of ships, containers, loading and unloading of cargo and other customs activities.

A Port Manager manages all activities relating to ports such as the movement of ships, containers, loading and unloading of cargo and other customs activities. This job requires the responsibility for the smooth transition of cargo and good organisational and management skills to ensure the cargo reaches its destination on time.

A Port Manager manages all activities relating to ports such as the movement of ships, containers, loading and unloading of cargo and other customs activities. This job requires the responsibility for the smooth transition of cargo and good organisational and management skills to ensure the cargo reaches its destination on time.

What are all the responsibilities of a Port manager ?

Oversee maintenance of terminal, delivery facilities and equipment

Conduct safety, health and environment briefing

Ensure high operating standards

Lead, develop and implement strategic and operational planning

What skills do you need to become a Port manager?

Good organizational and management skills

Knowledge of maritime laws, requirements and safety procedures

Responsibility

Good communication skills

What field(s) of study should you choose to become a Port manager?

The future of a Port Manager will be good the next five years. You may start off as a General Operations Employee and slowly become a Port Operations Manager. With enough experience, skills and knowledge, you could possibly be a Ships’ Agent.

What are the requirements to be a Port manager?

A Bachelor’s degree in logistics, engineering, shipping management or business is required.

What are the working hours of a Port manager?

A Port Manager would work from Mondays to Fridays at regular work hours at the office but can be on call to attend any emergencies outside of work hours. .

Who are all the top recruiters for Port manager in Malaysia?