The marine industry is a significant industry in itself, as well as it is also a major service provider to other industries. Ship transport is a preferred mode for short trips and pleasure cruises. Sea carrier is the largest carrier of freight worldwide and is the most effective mode of transporting non-perishable goods in large quantities. Ship transport is used for variety of raw materials like chemical, petroleum products, bulk cargo, iron ore, cereals, bauxite and so forth.
The functioning of the ship depends upon the streamlined working various departments and efficient workforce. As the demand for manpower is growing, there is a constant requirement of both skilled and unskilled professionals. The marine industry offers blue collar as well as white collar jobs for the aspiring candidates. The continuous growth of this industry has lead to an increase demand of personnels in the kitchen, restaurant, bar, hotel, gym departments. There is also steep rise in demand for marine engineer jobs along with marine officer, company health & safety officer, submarine designer, consultant naval architects, yacht builders, marine equipment designers .
The marine and shipping industry world wide has a mixed workforce from countries like India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines. The industry requires more qualified candidates, with a committed attitude towards work and a positivity towards their job profile that provide increase in demand for marine recruitment.