[Updated January, 2017] – The shipping industry, as a career is a peculiar one, absolutely different from the conventional. The number of marine career opportunities provided by the industry is massive. 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 (Nothing wrong, a common practice). Well, those might also be the reasons to look for a new job in every field, but 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 best jobs websites for maritime available online that feature latest job opportunities in the marine industry.
Mentioned herein are our top 21 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. An 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) 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.
4) Vacanseas – A website with a unique name and an easy to use search feature. Definitely worth registering.
5) 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.
6) Maritime Jobs 4 You – A dedicated Maritime Industry job portal which even features dredging, towing, offshore, and shore based jobs.
7) 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 for all ranks.
8) Seafarer Jobs – A maritime job website mainly for the Asian Seafarers.
9) Sea job – Yet another website which features maritime jobs focused on Asian subcontinent.
10) 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.
11) Maritime Union – Maritime Union gives you a free service to find maritime jobs according to your criteria and apply for as many possible jobs.
12) Maritime Jobs – It offers jobs from all categories like HR, Project Engineers, Shoreside and Vessel operations.
13) Sea Career – Sea Career offers maritime jobs onboard offshore DSV, AHTS, PSV & ROV support vessels including tankers, passenger, container, general cargo and other specialized vessels, as well as shore side vacancies within the maritime sector.
14) Jobs at Sea – Provides global maritime job listing on engine, deck, hospitality, and technical areas.
15) Oil Careers – Lists both offshore and shipping jobs. One of the most active websites online for maritime jobs.
16) All Cruise Jobs – Focuses mainly on jobs from the cruising industry, this website is frequently updated with maritime jobs.
17) Maritime Career – Offers job listing options for ship jobs and a variety of maritime fields. However, not a very active website.
18) Sea Job Hunt – A fairly new job site that is gradually picking up. A number of ship jobs are listed.
19) 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.
20) Jobs in Maritime – Focuses on maritime jobs for different sectors primarily based in UK.
21) gCaptain Maritime & Offshore Jobs – gCaptain is a popular website dedicated to maritime and offshore sectors. It caters all levels of maritime and offshore jobs from all over the world.
Still need more options? Check out 21 More Websites to Find Maritime Jobs Online (Part 2)
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