So, where are the jobs?

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As part of London International Shipping Week (LISW), Nautilus International teamed up with the MNTB and UK Chamber of Shipping to host a free day-long LISW skills and careers hub.

The day was split in to three sessions and members were invited to drop in for any session or attend for the whole day.

LISW careers and skills hub 

Seminar: So where are the jobs?

DATE: Tuesday 12 September 2017
TIME: 10:30 - 14:00
PLACE: Chamber of Shipping, 30 Park St, London SE1 9EQ
AGENDA: This panel discussion and audience debate will cover seafarer employment and training statistics and projections, economic drivers and market forces, job creation and recruitment.
PANEL DEBATE: 'So where are the jobs?'
Chaired by Jonathan Roberts, UK Chamber of Shipping

  • the seafarer perspective – a Nautilus member shares their experience of seeking work
  • the government perspective – a government representative will outline the government ambitions for the sector
  • management consultancy - David Rowlands, Frazer-Nash
  • company perspective - Bill O'Shaughnessy, Carnival UK and Ian Hampton, Northern Marine Group
  • recruitment consultancy - Greg Livermore, Seamariner

TAKE PART: Members unable to attend were able to watch the event live on the Union’s Facebook page, and submit questions for the panel in advance. 

REGISTER: Register for this free 'So where are the jobs?' event [past event]

Careers surgery

As part of the Careers and Skills Hub, Nautilus will also held a successful online CV surgery and careers advice session. If you have a question about seeking employment or career progression, email it to

The Careers and Skills Hub also included a breakfast seminar on inclusivity and fair treatment, and an afternoon spotlight on maritime careers, an event for careers advisors and teachers.