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There are many Cargo Ship Jobs listings online, travel from port to port carrying goods and other supplies from one place to another, even from one country to another one...
A Cargo ship is a vessel made for carrying goods and other material from one port to another. "Thousands of cargo carriers ply the world's seas and
oceans each year; they handle the bulk of international trade. Cargo ships are usually specially designed for the task, often being equipped with
cranes and other mechanisms to load and unload, and come in all sizes. Today, they are almost always built of welded steel, and with some exceptions
generally have a life expectancy of 25 to 30 years before being scrapped".
Jobs in Cargo Ships
There are different places online where you could search for a vacancies on a cargo ship. Cities with a path to the Sea or Ocean are the primary target
for searching for Cargo ship jobs. Here are some examples of positions and ads found online:
The traditional jobs aboard ocean-going vessels still apply job descriptions like first officer or second assistant engineer. However, operations have become
globalized. Containerization has grown to be a major mode of cargo transport. Intermodal operations interfacing with rail and truck transportation have
introduced disciplines such as freight forwarding, logistics, and operations management.
Global Ship Services, Inc. is another source for Cargo ship jobs. Right now
(as September 2009) they are looking persons for 2 Supply Vessels traveling to and working in Nigeria, Africa. Positions available are:
Captains, Chief Mates, 2nd Mates, A.B's, O.S's, Cooks, Chief Engineers and Oilers.
If you are interested in apply, contact Global Ship Services, Inc. at [email protected]
For all positions you need to be US Citizen/Resident.
Trovit is a company based in UK with several listings on Cargo ship jobs from around Europe.
Container ship jobs
Cargo Ship Security
More companies are looking today for persons to work as a Security on Cargo ship. Some listings can be found at Job Search Engine.