2nd Captain

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The second captain is co-responsible for the entire ship: the navigating and manoeuvring, the managing and the supervision of all nautical-technical matters. Furthermore, the second captain is responsible for the safety of the ship, the staff and the passengers, according to legal regulations. The second captain needs to answer to the corporate captain and/or the management, and works together closely with the hotel manager and cruise manager on board.


  • High school degree;
  • Rhine patent to at least Mainz;
  • Radar patent;
  • Proficient in English and German language (optional: French);
  • Representative and in good health;
  • Enthusiasm and flexibility;
  • Can-do attitude;
  • Preferably in possession of the certificate “Expert Passenger Transport“;
  • Optional: in possession of a First Aid Diploma.


This position is a mix of operational tasks and policy-related tasks. This position requires flexibility, stress-resistance, professional competence and social skills.

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