Shipping Vacancies


Ferguson Transport & Shipping are currently recruiting for a Marine Superintendent to deliver effective and efficient safety management for our fleet of 6 vessels. The successful candidate will have responsibility for full compliance with statutory and maritime regulations, and implementing and maintaining the health, safety, environmental and quality standards on-board.

The Marine Superintendent will be expected to lead by example, working closely with crew and shore staff to monitor and enhance operational performance and minimise risks.

Based in Corpach, Fort William, the role requires frequent travel to attend on-board our vessels based around the West Coast of Scotland.

Ideally applicants will hold and STCW II/2 CoC and have served as Master or Chief Officer, or have previous experience as a Marine Superintendent operating small cargo ships and workboats.
Salary is dependent on experience.


We are currently recruiting for a Chief Engineer to join their 712gt cargo vessel, Harvest Caroline II, based on the west coast of Scotland.

Applicants must have either a Chief Engineer, Second Engineer’s CoC or CeC or MEO Licence and a valid ENG 1 medical.

The work pattern is circa. 28 days on / 28 days off.

For information on any other opportunities on board our vessels or to state your interest in any future vacancies, please contact Human Resources.


The successful applicant must have appropriate skipper/master’s certification (such as RYA/MCA Certificate of Competency), STCW certification along with a valid medical certificate (preferably an ENG 1).


The successful applicant must have STCW certification along with a valid medical certificate (preferably an ENG 1).

Applicants for both vacancies must have previous experience in a similar role. Prior experience of crane operations would be an advantage but is not essential as training will be provided.

The working pattern is circa. 2 weeks on / 2 weeks off.

For further information or to apply for a career at Ferguson Transport & Shipping, please contact the Human Resources Department on: 01397 773 840 or email