Writing a maritime resume isn’t something people do for fun. It’s time consuming, it can be hard to know what to include and what to omit, and checking for spelling errors is a pain. So we’re giving you a headstart by telling you 5 big mistakes people often make when writing a resume for a seafarer.
If you get seasick you may hide it from fellow crew. But there’s no shame in admitting you struggle with this aspect of jobs at sea. Nelson was a sufferer and Charles Darwin spent as much time as possible during his five year voyage on the Beagle on land! Read Martide’s tips for beating seasickness.
A chief marine engineer is the head of a vessel’s technical department and operations. Their overall function is to make sure all the engine room machinery is in good working order to facilitate a problem-free voyage. Martide is now recruiting for chief marine engineer jobs and second engineer jobs.