How to Write your CV and Prepare for an Interview for Jobs at Sea

Posted: February 15, 2018 at 11:40 am

Interview processes have changed over the years but shipping companies have not, they are mainly interested in seeing your sea service and qualifications/certification before deciding whether to short list you for a role. Your CV Firstly, we thought it would be useful to give you some tips to help you to keep to the facts […]

5 Must have Apps for Seafarers

Posted: January 24, 2018 at 4:41 pm

Smartphones have become an integral part of all our lives, particularly for seafarers, on land as well as out at sea. Apps for smartphones have not only changed the way we communicate but also how we organise, remember things and entertain ourselves. Apps such as Whatsapp, Facebook and Skype have become integral mediums for people […]

View from the Bridge: 2017 Overview

Posted: November 30, 2017 at 9:48 am

So another year draws to a close and some sectors of the market continue in the doldrums with rumblings 2018 will be brighter. I have heard this before…….2018 poses some significant challenges. GDPR, the new European data privacy rules are going to provide us all another new challenge. It feels during the last decade we […]

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 Linjen 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 […]