News & Updates


Cooks! Don’t Leave It Too Late!

Jan 28 2019

Cooks, Your Time is Running Out – Update Your Certificates Now! We cannot stress how important it is that you have updated your Ship’s Cooks Certificate BEFORE August 2019 or you will no longer be able to work as a Ships Cook. Those working as Cooks on Merchant Navy Vessels were given 5 years from […]


Cooks and Stewards Required for Ferries

Jan 21 2019

SIA Clyde Marine Recruitment (Latvia) urgently require Catering Crew for passenger ferry operations in the Baltic and Irish Sea. ????????????? ?????? ??-??????? ???????? ???? We have exciting vacancies for candidates with all levels of hospitality and catering experience. Would you like to live on the Isle of Man for a season and work onboard a […]


The Art of the Sailor

We take a look at the traditions of tattoos in the seafaring community and their meanings. Sailing culture is rich in tradition and superstition, tattoos have become one of the more popular traditions among mariners. Often described as a graphic language, tattoos are a way for seafarers to express themselves through body art as well […]


Pack Your Bags – But What Do You Pack?

Jan 07 2019

Love it or hate it, packing is a crucial part of a seafarers life. Do you work from a list when you’re packing or do you take a more cavalier approach and always miss out that one vital thing? Back in the days when a sea voyage would take years rather than a few weeks […]