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Job Description

A messman, also known as a mess attendant or steward, plays a crucial role in the operation of a cargo ship. Their primary responsibility is to assist with the provision of food services and maintain cleanliness in the living quarters and common areas of the ship. Here is a job description for a messman with cargo ship experience and a valid U.S. visa:

Position: Messman (Cargo Ship Experience, Valid U.S. Visa)

Job Description:

  1. Food Service: The messman is responsible for assisting in the preparation, serving, and cleaning of meals for the crew members on board the cargo ship. This includes setting up the dining area, ensuring proper food storage and handling, and maintaining a clean and sanitary kitchen environment.
  2. Housekeeping: The messman is responsible for maintaining cleanliness and orderliness in the living quarters, including cabins, bathrooms, and common areas. This involves regular cleaning, making beds, emptying trash bins, and ensuring a comfortable and hygienic environment for the crew members.
  3. Laundry: The messman may be responsible for managing the ship’s laundry facilities, including washing, drying, and folding crew members’ clothing and linens. They ensure that clean laundry is distributed to the appropriate cabins and maintain inventory of laundry supplies.
  4. Provisioning: The messman assists in the inventory management and procurement of food, beverages, and other supplies needed for the galley and living quarters. This includes monitoring stock levels, placing orders, and ensuring proper storage and rotation of provisions.
  5. Safety and Compliance: The messman must adhere to all safety regulations and procedures on board the ship. They assist in maintaining safety equipment, participating in safety drills, and following proper hygiene practices to prevent foodborne illnesses and maintain a clean and safe environment.
  6. Teamwork: The messman works closely with other crew members, including cooks, stewards, and deckhands, to ensure efficient operations. They collaborate to meet the needs of the crew, maintain cleanliness, and provide high-quality service.


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  • Experience in Halal- / Mid-East cooking and dishes
  • Experience on cargo ships
  • Valid U.S. Visa

Agency Profile

Agency Name: Diamond H Marine Services & Shipping Agen, Inc.

POEA License Number: POEA-088-SB-102020-R-MLC

Address: Units 404, 405, 406 & 903 , Scandic Palace, 4291 Ermita St., Palanan, Makati City 1235

About Agency

Since its humble beginnings in 1984 as Diamond-H services incorporated. The company that grew strong over generations now known as Diamond-H Marine Services & Shipping Agency Inc. provides valuable all-round maritime services today. Founded by experts one with a primary focus on suitable staffing combined with another’s seafaring background.

Today it holds multiple licenses from major regulatory bodies maintaining sustainable livelihoods for many employees. With regard for rules, accredited largely due to their credibility. Referenceable agencies include Securities and Exchange Commission (SEX)Departmental authority on labour (DOLE). With authorization to operate from Departments such DOTC & MARINA. This practice alongside accreditation from Philippine Port Authority (PPA)& Philippine Overseas Employment Administration under Philippine Law.

An esteemed player in maritime crewing and manning within the industry with an extensive knowledge base – meet Diamond-H Marine Services & Shipping Agency, Inc. The offerings from this top-notch company extend worldwide catering seamlessly for ship owners’ varying requirements that demand servicing on different types of ocean-going vessels spanning multiple registries & tonnage scopes alike! To effortlessly achieve this feat requires a well-structured ecosystem delivered by competent, experienced, and highly skilled officers of predominantly Filipino origin. Every single staff member working diligently towards delivering reliable, effective services to customers makes Diamond-H a dependable manning agency with a core philosophy of ensuring total customer satisfaction through quality work.

The company’s commitment towards adhering strictly to International Quality Standards is evident in their everyday dealings and delivers peace of mind for its clientele.