This is what shipping headhunters look for

It is no longer enough to have a traditional background in shipping to reach the top. The ideal leader in the maritime sector almost needs to be a superman or superwoman, say headhunters at ShippingWatch's conference on Friday in Singapore.

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The good news is that the maritime sector still needs people. Despite the industry's financial challenges, the same number of jobs are still being posted as before. However the requirements for the candidates are growing steadily:

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