Future shipping executives have set demands for their next job

It is only becoming increasingly difficult for the maritime industry to attract the right employees. In an interview with ShippingWatch, six maritime professionals, currently shaping a future as execs, define their next dream job. And their dream CEO.

Shipping, and perhaps to an even larger extent, offshore, do not necessarily rank first today among professionals who target a leadership position or among specialists who are able to choose whichever sector they want to work in.

Why work on the seven seas for months? Why work with oil and gas when green energy is the only way to save our planet? Why should I, as an IT-specialist, work with a shipping company or freight forwarder when I can get a challenging job with a digital start-up together alongside other skilled and innovative IT-colleagues?

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