Professional Recruitment Agency in Latvia

SIA Clyde Marine Recruitment Latvia is the ideal choice for companies and candidates wishing to engage with a professional recruitment agency in Latvia.  From our office in Riga, we engage with candidates from across the Baltic States including Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Russian Federation and Eastern European countries.

Recruitment for Marine, Oil & Gas, Construction, Hospitality industry and more

Our client base is mainly focused within the maritime industry, however we have also provided recruitment services to the construction, oil & gas and hotel sectors. Our high standard of service is easily adaptable to any industry.  We have established links with several local technical college for the recruitment of 5* hospitality and catering personnel for superyachts, cruise ships and passenger ferries as well as joiners and tradesmen for house-building.  We maintain a good local network of quality candidates and are always keen to engage with new people.

Crew Management & Local Representation for Baltic States Personnel

SIA Clyde Marine Recruitment Latvia runs ongoing and seasonal crew management contracts direct from our office in Riga on behalf of many well-known shipping companies.  Our service is flexible to suit the requirements of individual Clients and provides reassurance that you have a knowledgeable, local partner for any matters.  We are able to assist with recruitment, arranging local training and medicals, liaising with next of kin, maintenance of candidate records, language translation, benchmark wage scales and more.

Crew Travel

Our in-house marine travel desk enables us to arrange crew travel on behalf of our Clients, as well as assisting our global offices in moving crew around the world.  We have access to flexible marine fares as well as having the ability to book scheduled / budget flights, hotels, car hire and public transportation to ensure crew join the vessels on time.

Reputation for Delivering a Quality Service

Since we were first established we have always upheld an honest approach and ‘no fees’ policy whereby never charging individuals a fee for recruiting them.  Instead we place emphasis on our quality recruitment process to match the right candidate to each of our client’s vacancies.

CMR Latvia is quality assured to ISO 9001:2015 (BS EN 9001:2008) standards.

Scope of Services

  • Recruitment of Baltic States / Eastern European Personnel
  • Local advertising campaigns
  • Open days / Interview facilities
  • Rigorous vetting procedures including certificate/document sighting and reference checks
  • Engagement with local technical colleges for sourcing skilled personnel
  • Pre-employment checks (skills tests, medical, drug & alcohol, English language)
  • Arranging crew travel
  • Translation services
  • Back office admin support service
  • Support to deal with emergency situations and next of kin liaison
  • Organising local training
  • Payroll services available upon request

SIA Clyde Marine Recruitment Latvia are keen to engage with new candidates as well as industry employers, please contact us:  

T: +371 67331357 / E: