Best Apps for Seafarers

Posted: February 7, 2019 at 2:25 pm

  We wrote a blog a year ago about this very topic, but how things have changed just 1 year on! You can now get an app for just about anything – entertainment, kids, health, business, or games like the famous Candy Crush Saga. The possibilities are endless and can help you plan a stress-free […]

It’s a Zoo Around Here…

Posted: February 5, 2019 at 6:00 am

Our office is full of Tigers, Pigs, Monkeys, Rats, Horses, Dogs and Dragons… if you have no idea what we’re talking about then read on…

Cooks! Don’t Leave It Too Late!

Posted: January 28, 2019 at 3:56 pm

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 […]

Burns Night, Haggis and Other Scottish ‘Delicacies’

Posted: January 25, 2019 at 8:13 am

It’s Burns Night in Scotland, a day set aside to celebrate the life of Robert ‘Rabbie’ Burns, the National Bard of Scotland. He’s best known for writing poems and songs in Scots but wrote many in English too. Most people are familiar with ‘Auld Lang Syne’ which is usually sung loudly after a few shandies […]

Cooks and Stewards Required for Ferries

Posted: January 21, 2019 at 1:05 pm

SIA Clyde Marine Recruitment (Latvia) urgently require Catering Crew for passenger ferry operations in the Baltic and Irish Sea. Предпочитаете читать по-русски? Кликните сюда 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 […]

На Паромы требуются Стюарды и Персонал Служды Питания

Posted: January 21, 2019 at 12:35 pm

На Паромы требуются Стюарды и Персонал Служды Питания SIA Clyde Marine Recruitment (Латвия) срочно требуются Cтюарды и Повара для работы с различными паромными операторами в Балтийском и Ирландском морях.

The Art of the Sailor

Posted: January 21, 2019 at 7:29 am

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?

Posted: January 7, 2019 at 7:30 am

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 […]

Supporting Charities

Posted: December 17, 2018 at 2:18 pm

Find out more about our chosen charities here.    Each year we make a charitable donation instead of sending Christmas cards, this year we made the donation direct to the RNLI based in Campbeltown. Their lifeboat station was established in 1861 and serves to cover the Mull of Kintyre and the North Channel. We take […]

News From Our Latvian and Polish Offices

Posted: December 17, 2018 at 2:04 pm

A summary of news from our offices in Latvia and Poland. News From Our Latvian Office   Our Latvian team have been busy in 2018 obtaining several new crewing contracts.  Earlier in the year the Clyde Marine Recruitment Latvia assumed responsibility for managing Portuguese and UK crew for one of the largest operators of OSV’s. […]