Big recruiter says the shipping sector must use green transition as bait for talent

Mark Charman, the top chief for Faststream Recruitment Group, believes the time for the maritime sector to attract young talent has never been better. The industry has got to use the green transition to its advantage, he said during the Sea Asia conference this week.

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Mark Charman CEO of Faststream Recruitment Group, who specialize in shipping and maritime recruitment, believes that there has never been a better time for the maritime sector to look for talent than right now, and it is all about that big transition - the green transition.

"When you look at the maritime sector, the maritime sector probably has never had such a good time to compete for these talents. If you think about decarbonization, you think about the new clean fuels, hydrogen and some of the new concepts that are coming into the maritime sector. Now, the sector is able to compete for that talent around some of the green initiatives that are happening in maritime," Mark Charman said during the Sea Asia conference this week.

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