International Companies

Andrew Weir Shipping Ltd

A traditional ship-owning company operating a diverse fleet of vessels trading world-wide. Types of ship include general cargo, container and ro-ro.
Vacancies: a number of engineer cadets annually.

APPLY TO:
Fleet Training Manager
Dexter House
2 Royal Mint Court
London, EC4N 3XX
U.K.

BP Shipping Ltd

BP Shipping Limited operates an international fleet of both crude and product oil tankers and a fleet of liquified natural gas vessels, which carries cargoes for BP Group and on behalf of other companies. They operate world-wide and recruit deck and engineer cadets each year. For more informations see company website BP Maritime Services(Singapore) Pte Ltd.

CONTACT:
BP Maritime Services (Singapore)
Cadet Section
BP Singapore Pte.Limited
1 Harbour Front Avenue
02-01 Keppel Bay Tower
Singapore 098632
Email: shipcareers@bp.com

Bibby Line Ltd

A traditional ship-owning company, Bibby Line operates a growing fleet of Liquefied Petroleum Gas and Chemical Carriers. Operates world-wide and offers a number of Deck and Engineering cadetships each year for which application may be made at any time.

APPLY TO:
Fleet Training Manager
Bibby Ship Management (WE) Ltd
Compass House,
Isle of Man Business Park,
Cooil Rd, Braddan,
Isle of Man, IM2 2QZ
 
Global Marine Systems Ltd

The world's leading provider of installation, maintenance and survey services for submarine telecommunications systems. Operates 26 cable laying and maintenance vessels, plus various subsea ROV's (romotely operated vehicles.) The company operates on a world-wide basis. Applications can be made at any time for a number of deck and engineer cadetships.

APPLY TO:
Fleet Training Officer,
Global Marine Systems Ltd
Nunnery Mills
Old Castletown Road
Douglas, IM2 1QA
Isle of Man, U.K.

Chiltern Maritime Ltd

Manages the recruitment and training of Merchant Navy Officer Cadets on behalf of The Corporation of Trinity House, Lloyds, and The Conway Merchant Navy Trust. Scholarship cadets sail on a variety of different vessel types with various reputable companies, world-wide. Deck, Engineer, and ETO cadets.

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Chiltern Maritime Ltd
The Red House
84 High Street
Buntingford
Hertfordshire, SG9 9AJ
U.K.

Clyde Marine Training Ltd

Clyde Marine recruit Deck and Engineer Officer trainees on behalf of 27 shipping companies (see below) on all sorts of vessel operating globally. Minimum recruitment level is 150 cadets per year, plus a small number of ratings.

APPLY TO:
Fleet Training Officer
Clyde Marine Training
209 Govan Road
Glasgow, G51 1HJ
Scotland, U.K.

Clyde Marine companies
Adsteam (UK) Ltd P&O European Ferries
Bergesen DY ASA P&O Scottish Ferries
Caledonian Macbrayne Ltd Red Funnel Group
Chevron Transport Corporation SBS Marine Ltd
Clyde Marine and Sealife Training Trust Shetland Towage Ltd
Dole (UK) Ltd Shetland Islands Council
DoF (UK) Ltd Solstad Offshore Ltd
Farstad Shipping Ltd Stena Line Ltd
Gulf Offshore NS Ltd Stirling Offshore Ltd
GWF Management Ltd Stolt Nielsen Ltd
International Marine Transportation Tankship Transport Ltd
IOM Steampacket Tidewater Marine (NS) Ltd
Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Skipsrederi A/S Trico Supply (UK) Ltd
Knutsen OAS UB Shipping Ltd
Maritime Atlantic Ltd Viking Recruitment Ltd
Mobil Shipping Company Ltd [for Holland America Lines]
Northern Lighthouse Board V Ships (UK)
Northern Marine Management Wallem Shipmanagement
OSG Shipmanagement Ltd Wijsmuller Marine Ltd
Orkney Towage Ltd Zodiac Maritime Agencies Ltd

CP Ships

CP Ships operates a fleet of 70 containerships in worldwide trades. There are vacancies for a number of Deck and Engineer cadetships each year.

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Lothian Ship Management
Personnel Department
2 Midcroft
Ruislip
Middlesex, HA4 8ES
U.K.

Cunard Seabourn Ltd

Cunard operates a fleet of luxury cruise ships (including the last transatlantic liner Queen Elizabeth 2) on a world-wide basis and recruits a number of officers each year. Applications may be made throughout the year but cadet applications are best in the Spring for the autumn intake.

APPLY TO:
Cunard Seabourn Ltd
Fleet Personnel Manager
Mountbatten House
Grosvenor Square
Southampton, SO15 2BF
U.K.

Denholm Ship Management (IoM) Ltd

The group is involved in the ship management of over 100 vessels which includes tankers, containers, bulkers and car carriers operating world-wide. Applications can be made throughout the year.

APPLY TO:
Fleet Training Manager
St Georges Chambers
Hill Street
Douglas, IM1 1EF
Isle of Man
U.K.

James Fischer & Sons plc

Founded over 150 years ago, the company owns a large fleet of tankships and other vessels which work in Europe and world-wide. It also manages the Pacific Nuclear Transport Fleet Ltd which is a subsidiary of British Nuclear Fuels plc (BNFL) the transport division of which is at the forefront of world-wide nuclear transportation with over 30 years and 3,000,000 miles of transportation without a single incident resulting in the release of radioactivity. There are a number of vacancies for Deck and Engineeering Cadetships each year for which applications can be made at any time.

APPLY TO:
James Fisher and Sons Plc
Marine Personnel Manager
PO Box 4
Fisher House
Barrow in Furness
Cumbria, LA1 1HR
U.K.

Lloyds Officer Cadet Scholarship

Lloyd's underwriters are interested in ensuring that ships, their cargoes and their crews sail the seas safely. To assist young people interested in a maritime career they have established the Lloyd's Officer Cadet Scholarships. Cadets sail on a variety of different vessels types with various reputable companies giving a broad insight into the Merchant Navy as a whole. These ships operate world-wide. There are vacancies for 10 Deck and Engineer cadetships each year.

APPLY TO:
(see Chiltern Marine Ltd above)

Lothian Shipping Services Ltd

Manages a number of worldwide trading vessels including six bulk carriers. Vacancies exist for a number of Deck and Engineer cadets each year.

APPLY TO:
Lothian Ship Management
Personnel Department
2 Midcroft
Ruislip
Middlesex, HA4 8ES
U.K.

Maersk Company (IoM) Ltd

The Maersk Company, which is part of the AP Moller Group, owns and operates one of the largest, most modern fleets under the British flag. The main sectors of the fleet are Container ships, Tankers (both LPG and product) and Offshore Support vessels. The company sponsors an intake of about 60 cadets (both deck and engineer) each year. Applications for cadet sponsorship are welcomed throughout the year. A number of ratings are recruited throughout the year.

APPLY TO:
Fleet Training Officer
Maersk Company (IoM) Ltd
Portland House
Station Road
Ballasalla, IM9 2RB
Isle of Man, U.K.

P & O Princess Cruises Ltd

P&O Cruises is a ship management company controlling the technical and operational management of fourteen ships. The ships operate world-wide and there are vacancies for Deck, Engineer and Electro-Technical Officer cadets, for which applications are best made around November/December prior to the year of entry.

APPLY TO:
P&O Cruises (UK) ltd
Cadet Manager
Richmond House
Terminus Terrace
Southampton, SO12 3PN
U.K.

P & O Nedlloyd Ltd

This company is now the third largest container shipping company in the world, operating cellular container ships throughout the world. Applications for deck and engineering cadetships can be made at any time of the year.

APPLY TO:
P&O Nedlloyd Ltd
Fleet Training Officer
Beagle House
Braham Street
London, E1 8EP
U.K.

Precious Associates Ltd

PAL, as independent marine consultants, recruit and sponsor /manage cadets on behalf of a number of shipping companies and bears responsibility for training and administering the recruitment process. PAL has links with several major clients, covering many different vessel types trading both short-sea and world-wide.

APPLY TO:
Precious Associates Ltd
Marine House
151 Western Road
Haywards Heath
Sussex, RH16 3LH
U.K.

Precious Associate companies:
Campbell Maritime Ltd
Graig Shipmanagement Ltd
Sun Cruises

Shell Ship Management Ltd

This company supply officers and crew for service on oil tankers and gas carriers owned and managed by Shell International Trading and Shipping Company. The types of ship operated include VLCC, Product Carriers, and LPG/LNG operating world-wide. There are vacancies for a number of Deck and Engineer cadetships each year.

APPLY TO:
Shell Ship Management Ltd
Recruitment Officer
Manannan House
Market Square
Castletown, IM9 1RB
Isle of Man, U.K.

Ship Safe Training Group Ltd

SSTG Ltd is a training organisation for a consortium comprising over 25 shipping companies operating over 300 ships between them. SSTG assists these companies in the recruitment of their new entrant cadets and other personnel and manages their training programmes. New entrants are employed by individual companies. The ships include Cablelayers, cruise ships, Dry Cargo/Containers, marine mining vessels, offshore support, ro-ro ferries, small carriers and tankers, which operate variously short-sea intensive trades and world-wide. There is a requirement for over 125 officer cadets and a limited number of ratings throughout the year.

APPLY TO:
Ship Safe Training Group Ltd
135 High Street
Rochester
Kent, ME1 1EW
U.K.

Ship Safe Training Group companies
Boston Putford Offshore Safety Northwood (Fareham)
Britannia Aggregates P&O North Sea Ferries
BUE Marine P&O Stena Line
Crescent Shipping R.Lapthorn & Company
F.T.Everard & Sons Saga Shipping
Gardline Surveys Sealion Shipping
Hanson Aggregates Marine Shetland Islands Council
Havila Support (UK) Solent Towage
Intrada Ships Management Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd
J.A.Gardner South Coast Shipping Company
James Fisher Shipping Services United Marine Dredging
J.H.Whitaker (Tankers) Westminster Dredging
J.R.Rix & Sons Wightlink
North Star Shipping (Aberdeen)  

South Coast Shipping Company Ltd

A subsidiary of RMC Group, the company is one of the leading suppliers of marine aggregate to the British and European construction industry. Deck and Engineering cadets follow a nationally recognised training scheme. The ships operate mainly around the coast of the UK and the near continent of Europe.

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South Coast Shipping Co Ltd
Baltic Wharf
Elm Street
Marine Parade
Southampton, SO14 5JF
U.K.

Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd

Established in 1730, the company operates a fleet of owned and managed vessels, principally bulk, and dry cargo and specialised craft. Ships operate on short-sea trades - northern Europe, Baltic and Mediterranean. Vacancies are available for officer cadets.

APPLY TO:
Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd
Eldon Court
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE99 1TD
U.K.

The Conway Merchant Navy Trust

The Conway Merchant Navy Trust maintains the same objectives as its predecessor - the HMS Conway Merchant Navy Cadet School founded in 1859. It offers full sponsorship to a limited number of young men and women each year wishing to become officers in the Merchant Navy. Cadets sail on a variety of different vessel types with reputable companies.

APPLY TO:
See Chiltern Maritime Above

The Corporation of Trinity House

The Corporation of Trinity House, London, is a unique maritime organisation which throughout its long and distinguished history has had as its prime objective the safety of shipping and the welfare of seafarers. Scholarship Cadets (around 20-25 annually) sail on a variety of different vessel types with reputable companies giving them a broad insight into the Merchant Navy as a whole.

APPLY TO:
See Chiltern Maritime Above

Viking Recruitment Ltd

Recruiter and trainer for Holland America Line's fleet of passenger and modern sailing pasenger ships. Recruits about 25 cadets (Deck and Engineer) cadets annually.

APPLY TO:
Viking Recruitment Ltd
Protea House
Marine Parade
Dover
Kent, CT17 9AW
U.K.