The experts in marine & shipping recruitment

Exploring the opportunities to break new ground in marine & shipping

The market has seen an increase in vessel and staffing requirements as the lower cost of fuel and oil prices have hit companies’ bottom lines and increased investments. ARM marine and shipping has experienced substantial growth over the last 18 months, so we are ideally placed to help our customers to find the right people from a shore based or seagoing perspective.

The areas we work in 

We are proud to work with market leading ship owners and managers, oil majors, cruise operators, offshore support businesses, P&I clubs, maritime law firms, brokerage and trading houses engineering and design consultancies and classification societies – placing experienced professionals into both shore based and seagoing positions worldwide. We place marine and shipping experts with experience across all key vessel types including, coastal and deep sea tankers, gas carriers (LNG/LPG/Ethylene) chemical tankers, dry cargo vessels, bulk carriers, containers and general cargo vessels, cruise and passenger vessels, superyachts, specialist offshore support vessels (including DP 1/2/3 vessels) and offshore units such as FPSO/FLNG/FSRU.

The people we work with

We are experts in working with ex-seafaring and highly qualified maritime personnel, placing them into technical and commercial shore based positions across various fields. The people we deal with on a daily basis typically relate to technical, marine and commercial vessel management as well as professional support services (encompassing the legal and insurance professions). This includes superintendents of all types, fleet managers, senior marine and technical management executives, commercial managers, P&I claims handlers, maritime solicitors, operational professionals and board level appointments.

We also work with ship owners, operators and crewing managers to fulfil a variety of seafaring vacancies including, master mariners, chief officers and 2nd officers, chief engineers, 2nd engineers, 3rd engineers and ETO’s Other specialist positions catered for include dynamic positioning operators (DPOs) and senior dynamic positioning operators (SDPOs), towmasters, ROV technicians and hydrographic surveyors.

Key Contact

David James

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As the Director of Engineering, I am responsible for leading the Engineering business units at ARM. ARM Oil & Gas specialise in technical engineering and commercial recruitment in the upstream subsea and petrochemical markets within the UK, Europe and the Middle East. ARM Marine & Shipping specialise in the Technical and Commercial Shipping, Seagoing and Marine Design markets globally.

"The sector is ever-changing, with technological developments, sector-specific booms and downturns, and legislative changes impacting businesses in a profound way. In this dynamic market, companies recognise the need to regularly adapt operations, and thus find themselves continually on the hunt for experienced, knowledgeable and reliable personnel to join them long term within an evolving market."

David James Engineering Director, ARM
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