(Updated May 1st, 2013) : The shipping industry, as a career is a peculiar one, absolutely different from the conventional ones. The number of marine career opportunities provided by the industry is massive. However, the best part is that if you are a maritime professional and seeking a new job, then you never know which country your next job will take you to.
Moreover, if you are a seafarer working on ships or in the offshore industry, you would continuously prowl, looking for better companies, salary, and working conditions. Well, those might also be the reasons to look for a new job in every field, for a mariner they contribute a little “extra” towards deciding a new maritime job opportunity. (Ask a mariner and you would know the answer!)
Online maritime jobs search has reached its all new high with several quality websites and social networking hubs coming-up in the recent years. If you are maritime professional looking for a new job, there are several maritime jobs websites online that feature latest job opportunities in the marine industry.
Mentioned here in are our top 23 maritime jobs websites, which will help you to find maritime jobs and scale new heights in your maritime career.
Happy job hunting!
Top Websites for Looking for Maritime Jobs
1)Maritime Connector – One of the most famous maritime jobs websites to hunt for job opportunities. Lists jobs on a variety of sectors from the shipping industry. Important website for finding jobs on ships.
2) Job 2 Sea - One of the fastest growing maritime jobs website online, Job 2 Sea offers job listings on a number of categories, along with latest jobs which are updated on a regular basis. Several ship jobs listed.
3) Ship Talk Jobs – Ship talk jobs is a website which features maritime jobs opportunities from both shipping and offshore industry.
4) Find a Mariner – As the name suggests, the job search website features jobs from both shipping and offshore industry. The website also has a strong presence on various social networking websites.
5) Vacanseas – A website with a unique name and an easy to use search feature. Definitely worth registering.
6) Job Ships – Provides job opportunities mainly from the Asian subcontinent. Has a variety of companies listed with jobs updated regularly. Features a variety of ship jobs.
7) Maritime Jobs 4 You – A dedicated Maritime Industry job portal which even features dredging, towing, offshore, and shore based jobs.
8) Vcrew - One of the active maritime job portals online; provides jobs listing for a variety of shipping ranks and fields. Important for finding ship jobs.
9) Seafarer Jobs – A maritime job website mainly for the Asian Seafarers.
10) Sea job – Yet another website which features maritime jobs focused on Asian subcontinent.
11) Fast Stream Recruitment Group – Fast stream recruitment is a renowned name in the marine industry. The website features a variety of maritime jobs opportunities from shipping and maritime industry.
12) Marine-jobs- Lists maritime jobs from areas in and around U.K. Offers an extensive job listing categories.
13) Jobs at Sea - Provides global maritime job listing on engine, deck, hospitality, and technical areas.
14) Job on Yachts - An active maritime job portal dedicated for the yachting industry. Has regular updates.
15) Oil Careers - Lists both offshore and shipping jobs. One of the most active websites online for maritime jobs.
16) Water Crew – Provides maritime job listing over a variety of ranks and fields.
17) All Cruise Jobs - Focuses mainly on jobs from the cruising industry, this website is frequently updated with maritime jobs.
18) Cruise Careers - Lists cruise ship jobs from the Asian countries. Not many jobs listed, but worth giving it a try.
19) Maritime Career – Offers job listing options for ship jobs and a variety of maritime fields. However, not a very active website.
20) Sea Job Hunt – A fairly new jobsite that is gradually picking up. A number of ship jobs are listed.
21) Maritime Employment - Provides job listing of offshore, seagoing, and shore-side jobs. The portal is not dedicated to a specific region, but features jobs from around the world. The salient feature of the portal is that it’s free for both employers and job seekers.
If you know any other active maritime jobs portal, do let us know and we will get it listed here.
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