Additional or Advanced Certificates to boost your CV

Posted: November 30, 2017 at 9:41 am

When you have been working within the maritime industry for over 35 years, like we have, you start to notice changes… Most recently we have seen that many clients are looking for more than just the mandatory requirements when recruiting from all ranks. So, what does this mean? This can mean two things, firstly depending […]

Scottish Shipping Benevolent Association (SSBA) 103rd Annual Dinner

Posted: November 24, 2017 at 9:21 am

On the 14th of November 2017, Clyde Marine Recruitment’s staff and guests attended the Scottish Shipping Benevolent Association’s (SSBA) annual charity dinner. The Annual Dinner is where the SSBA members and their guests are brought together through their common interest in the shipping industry and to raise the much-needed funds to help the charity to […]

3 Ways to get started in the Superyacht industry

Posted: October 4, 2017 at 12:06 pm

It can be difficult to get started in a niche industry such as superyachts, particularly if you lack experience. But don’t worry! We’ve put together 3 ways in which you can get started within the Superyacht industry, even though you may have little to no experience: Extra Skills   Having the necessary certificates to work […]

my-ankaa: The Unique Mariner Portal

Posted: August 30, 2017 at 9:19 am

At Clyde Marine Recruitment, we are excited to be part of a team who are blazing the technology trail for our industry in developing a unique mariner portal, my-ankaa, and would welcome the opportunity to tell you more… A new web portal and mobile app designed for seafarers by seafarers, my-ankaa is set to be […]

View from the Bridge

Posted: August 1, 2017 at 4:24 pm

2017 has been an interesting year so far… We are still in the depths of an offshore support vessel bloodbath and it is likely there is still more casualties still to come. This said we have seen embers of activity leading to some requirements we have not seen for the last couple of years. I […]

Mols Linien Express 3: The Voyage of Lifetime

Posted: June 28, 2017 at 9:49 am

In recent times being a newly qualified officer doesn’t necessarily mean the world is your oyster, as companies look for single handed watchkeeping experience. Therefore, getting your first trip can be a bit of a struggle. But can you imagine being given –arguably – a once in a life time opportunity to transport a brand […]

Seafarers Matter: Day of the Seafarer 25th of June

Posted: June 23, 2017 at 2:55 pm

The 25th of June marks the annual Day of the Seafarer which was established in a resolution adopted by the 2010 Diplomatic Conference in Manila to adopt the revised STCW Convention. The purpose of the Day of the Seafarer is to recognise the unique contribution made by seafarers from all over the world to international […]

Changes arising from STCW 2010 Manila Amendments

Posted: June 13, 2017 at 10:20 am

Truth be told, we have had difficulty in getting to grips with the STCW 2010 Manila amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch Keeping for Seafarers, 1978 which came into force from the 1st January 2017, bringing with it an array of training requirements. Therefore, we thought it would be […]

Seafarer Awareness Week 2017: 24th-30th of June

Posted: June 1, 2017 at 12:03 pm

Seafarers Awareness Week is an annual campaign coordinated by Seafarers UK, the charity that for over 100 years have been supporting the UK maritime community. This year’s Seafarers Awareness Week campaign focuses on promoting maritime career opportunities, both at sea and ashore, including in the UK’s thriving port industry. The week-long campaign will provide a […]

CMR Strategy Day 2017 with Ex-Seafarer Nick Nairn

Posted: May 31, 2017 at 11:55 am

Every year CMR host a Strategy Day, which brings staff from all our offices together to assess how we have done over the last year and what we can do to improve the following year in regards to both our clients and candidates experience. This year Strategy Day was hosted on the 29th of April […]