The experts in seagoing services

Exploring the opportunities to break new ground in marine and shipping

Seafarers are the essential lifeblood of the shipping industry. Despite this, figures worryingly suggest the number of UK seafarers is declining. In this challenging market it remains essential that shipping businesses are able to find the crews they need. This is where our seagoing team can help.  

We understand it is the key personnel on any vessel that keep it fully operational. We are the ideal recruitment partner with expert knowledge and industry contacts, and we’re offering expert assistance with all crewing needs for the most technical positions.

The areas we work in

We work 24/7 across the wide ranging markets within the shipping industry to support our clients on all of their essential technical personnel requirements; whether this be with leading oil and gas operators supporting offshore operations, bulk carrier businesses transporting raw materials for industry, or cruise ship companies providing first class leisure experiences for their customers. We offer candidates of the highest calibre to ensure that our clients’ vessels are operated efficiently and maintained to the highest standards.

The people we work with

Our core expertise lie in placing senior engineering and deck side personnel including: 

  • Master mariners
  • Chief officers
  • 2nd Officers
  • chief engineers
  • 2nd engineers
  • 3rd engineers
  • ETO
  • Crewing managers

Key Contact

David James

David James profile

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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Let us help you achieve success. Talk to us today to find out how we can help your find your next role or help you find the talent you need.

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