Jobs on Large Ships







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.

We’ve seen many mergers among many top players in this industry. And some of
the heavyweights list their employment opportunities in terms of hundreds of jobs.
With some ocean carriers, you’ll still find the traditional opportunities. Some even
have programs where qualified candidates are groomed and trained for positions of
increasing responsibility aboard their ships.

Because of the growth of the land-based operations, these companies have
opportunities for analysts, accountants, auditors and surveyors. Interestingly, you
may see more opportunities for positions like those than the more traditionally
recognizable maritime jobs. Claims adjustment for damaged cargo is a critical
aspect of marine ocean transport.

Cargo may be broken in transit. It may have been exposed to salt water. Or steel may
have been exposed to excessive moisture, where it sustained rust damage. Such
losses require cargo surveyors and claims adjustors to reconcile the monetary
losses with insurance carriers, subrogation companies and recipients of the cargo.

The jobs offered by these companies are diverse and multidisciplinary. Some will
require a degree in engineering, or possibly qualification in refrigeration. Others may
require expertise the rules of COGSA (Carriage of Goods by Sea Act), surveyor
reports, bills of lading, letters of credit, certain sections of the Uniform Commercial
Code. Others may require familiarity with the latest software for accounting and
auditing.

Many backgrounds and disciplines are sought by large ocean carriers today.

Good luck and smooth sailing!

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U.S. Department of Labor - These are contact
numbers for Dept of Labor Offices that maintain
regional employment, unemployment, wage
information.

ALASKA - Juneau, AK - (907) 465-4518
ARIZONA - Phoenix, AZ - (602) 542-3871
ARKANSAS - Little Rock, AR - (501) 682-4500
CALIFORNIA - Sacramento, CA - (916) 262-2160
COLORADO - Denver, CO - (303) 318-8898
CONNECTICUT - Wethersfield, CT - (860) 263-6255
DELAWARE - Wilmington, DE - (302) 761-8052
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - (202) 671-1633
FLORIDA - Tallahassee, FL - (850) 488-1048
GEORGIA - Atlanta, GA - (404) 232-3875
GUAM - Tamuning, GU - (671) 475-7062
HAWAII - Honolulu, HI - (808) 586-8996
IDAHO - Boise, ID - (800) 772-2553
ILLINOIS - Chicago, IL - (312) 793-2316
INDIANA - Indianapolis, IN - (317) 232-7460
IOWA - Des Moines, IA - (515) 281-0255
KANSAS - Topeka, KS - (785) 296-5058
KENTUCKY - Frankfort, KY - (502) 564-7976
LOUISIANA - Baton Rouge, LA - (225) 342-3141
MAINE - Augusta, ME - (207) 287-2271
MARYLAND - Baltimore, MD - (410) 767-2250
MASSACHUSETTS - Boston, MA - (617) 626-6556
MICHIGAN - Detroit, MI - (313) 456-3090
MINNESOTA - St. Paul, MN - (651) 282-2714
MISSISSIPPI - Jackson, MS - (601) 321-6261
U.S. Department of Labor - These are contact
numbers for Dept of Labor Offices that maintain
regional employment, unemployment, wage
information.

NEVADA - Carson City, NV - (775) 684-0387
NEW HAMPSHIRE - Concord, NH - (603) 228-4123
NEW JERSEY - Trenton, NJ 08625 - 609 292-0099
NEW MEXICO - Albuquerque, NM - (505) 222-4683
NEW YORK - Albany, NY - (518) 457-6369
NORTH CAROLINA - Raleigh, NC - (919) 733-2936
NORTH DAKOTA - Bismarck, ND - (701) 328-2868
OHIO - Columbus, OH - (614) 752-9494
OKLAHOMA - Oklahoma City, OK - (405) 557-7265
OREGON - Salem, OR - (503) 947-1212
PENNSYLVANIA - Harrisburg, PA - (717) 787-3266
PUERTO RICO Hato Rey, PR - (787) 754-5340
RHODE ISLAND - Cranston, RI - (401) 462-8767
SOUTH CAROLINA - Columbia, SC (803)
737-2660SOUTH DAKOTA - Aberdeen, SD - (605)
626-2314
TENNESSEE - Nashville, TN - (615) 741-2284
TEXAS - Austin, TX - (512) 491-4802
UTAH - Salt Lake City, UT - (801) 526-9401
VERMONT - Montpelier, VT - (802) 828-4153
VIRGIN ISLANDS-Charlotte Aml, VI -340 776-3700
VIRGINIA - Richmond, VA - (804) 786-7496
WASHINGTON - Lacey, WA - (360) 438-4804
WEST VIRGINIA - Charleston, WV - (304) 558-2660
WISCONSIN - Madison, WI - (608) 267-2393
WYOMING - Casper, WY - (307) 473-3807
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