LISW: Skills and Careers Hub

  • Published: 12 Apr 2017
  • Last updated: 16 Aug 2017
  • Date: 12 Sep 2017
  • Start time: 10:30 a.m.
  • End time: 5 p.m.

UK Chamber of Shipping
30 Park Street

The UK Chamber of Shipping, MNTB and Nautilus International have joined together to host a skills and careers hub as part of London International Shipping Week.

The hub will consist of three sessions over the course of the day aiming to highlight, discuss and analyse current and future seafaring skills and careers.

MNTB Breakfast Briefing

The programme will include company and college case studies, trade union support and assistance and information on existing training and policy materials available covering equal opportunities, bullying & harassment

It is important that all seafarers have positive shipboard experiences. 

This session will by invitation only, for further information please visit the MNTB website.

‘So where are the jobs?’

This session will consist of a panel debate, audience opinion and  questions to discuss the availability and quantity of jobs for newly qualified and existing seafarers. 

There will be a diverse representation of industry on the panel to cover; seafarer statistics and projection, economic drivers and market forces, job creation, recruitment and both a company and seafarer perspective. 

Further information here: 

'So where are the jobs?' - LISW skills and careers hub

Register to attend the 'So where are the jobs?' session

'Spotlight on maritime careers'

The afternoon session aims to inform careers professionals and youth leaders on the merits and opportunities of a career at sea for the next generation. 

Representatives from shipping companies, superyacht organisations, maritime education and training institutions and a host of others will provide a detailed picture of the entry routes, apprenticeships and training and employment opportunities across this sector.

This event is targeted at career professionals, so will be by invitation only, please visit the MNTB website for further details. 

If you have any questions, or queries, please contact Jenny Atkinson

This event is being held as part of London International Shipping Week, for more information visit 

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