The present situation of lack of job opportunities for deck cadets and junior marine engineers is getting grimmer each day. It is high time that concrete steps are taken in the right direction to bring maritime jobs in the market. We bring to you seven reasons for deck cadets or junior engineers not getting a job in the present marine market condition.
Announcing the themes ‘Maritime Jobs at Sea and Ashore’ and ‘Sea Ports for Prosperity’,Seafarers UK has launched this year’s Seafarers Awareness Week campaign.
With several maritime jobs websites coming-up these days, it has become fairly easy to look for your next job opportunity on ships or in the offshore industry. Check out twenty one websites you can use to search for your next maritime job.
Challenges in recruiting and retaining experienced seagoing and shore-based personnel will be highlighted at this year’s Seatrade Offshore Marine & Workboats Middle East 2015, which will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 5-7 October.
Shipping will require an additional 42,500 officers by the end of 2019 to cope with the expected growth in the main cargo carrying fleet, equivalent to 7% growth over the five year period. But the persistent shortage of officer crew is receding, according to the latest Manning report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Fake job agents and scams have become an integral part of the maritime industry today. How do these people dupe seafarers and why do they still continue to thrive? Find out inside the article.
As the shipping industry passes through one of the roughest financial times, several dubious shipping companies which are taking undue advantage of the seafarers. Learn inside to find out different ways to ensure that you are working for the right shipping company.
With several maritime jobs websites online, it is difficult to keep a track of every single one for the latest job offers. Here are some more of the top most job websites which features opportunities from the offshore and maritime industry.
Fresh maritime professionals are facing a tough time searching jobs in the shipping industry. Find out how deck cadets and junior engineers should tackle the difficult unemployment situation of the maritime industry.
Maritime jobs though lucrative are losing their shine among job seeking professionals because of several reasons. Unless the shipping industry take some drastic steps, the number of people looking for jobs at sea would continue to reduce at a staggering rate.
Fresh candidates seeking maritime careers are often misguided with misleading advertisements of maritime institutes. Proper vocational guidance for the new entrants is urgently needed in the maritime industry.
Getting promoted on board ships is same as in any other field. Find out about the different ways that would ensure you with a guaranteed promotion on ships. Read more inside the article.
Seafarers often make a few common mistakes while searching for a new maritime job. Continuously making these errors will never allow a mariner to bag a new opportunity in the shipping industry. Mentioned herein are six common mistakes seafarers make during the job hunting process.
An Electro technical officer on ship has the responsibility of talking care of the electrical systems of the ship. This career comes with great responsibility and provides good remuneration in return. Find out more about the career of electro technical officer of ships inside the article.
The career of a barge engineer is one of those sought after marine jobs which are not only challenging but also give high remuneration in return. Know what it means by a barge engineer and how to become one.
Finding a maritime job is not an easy task, especially if you are new to the field. You not only need to work hard, but smatter as well. We offer you six ways in which would make your maritime jobs search simpler and more efficient.
When you are hunting for maritime jobs, it is extremely important that you do it the smart way. In this article we will teach you an unconventional way of searching for maritime jobs – using “Linkedin”. Find a step-by-step procedure inside the article.
Landing yourself a maritime job is not an easy task. However, if you work smart, you can make things much easier for yourself. We bring to you an unconventional way to search for maritime jobs online using Google’s “Google Alerts” service.
Tugboats are like any other conventional ship which has its own specialized crew and machinery. The article describes the 3 main types of jobs that are available on a tugboat.