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Sea jobs for freshers: Gero's experience as an Ordinary Seaman

Sea jobs for freshers: breaking the vicious circle

Raise your hand if you know the feeling: you’ve just graduated from a maritime school. You’ve got all the necessary certificates. You’re eager to go onboard. You start browsing vacancies. All job offers require years of experience. Wait, but where are all sea jobs for freshers?

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Maritime recruitment is not working today

Why traditional maritime recruitment is not working

There are close to 90,000 ships sailing the global seas. These ships are operated by the world’s 1,647,500 seafarers. Maritime recruitment is what brings those two sides together. However, ship crewing is done extremely inefficiently today.

Finding a single crew member can take up to 10 hours of work. Here’s how it’s done right now.

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Marine innovation driven by tech startups

Marine innovation driven by tech startups

There’s a lot going on in the maritime industry in terms of marine innovation. Big companies and the academia are working hard to┬ábring more efficiency into the field. Besides them, a third player is entering the scene and it’s a force to be reckoned with: startups.

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