Of the many important job demands of a Deck Hand, ensuring cargo, supplies and passengers are secured while the vessel is operating takes top priority.
Deck hands play an important role in assisting with passenger transfers.
Deck hands are rigger trained to ensure their rigging competency is sufficient for efficiency and practical purposes.
Deck Hands are required serve as a lookout for the captain while underway, and required to conduct fire round checks in the machinery space.
A Deck Hand must have good housekeeping skills in order to maintain high quality industrial hygiene practices.
The deck hand also plays a vital role in making sure the equipment and machinery is running properly for the vessel’s sustainability.