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Marine and Offshore Crew Recruitment

OSMs crew recruitment services help maritime and offshore businesses who want to recruit the right maritime or offshore crew, with the right expertise, by increasing the speed of delivery and securing quality and compliance.

OSM Recruitment team has extensive experience across all types of vessels and offshore units. OSM has the industry’s leading pool of candidates where seafarers and offshore specialists register their CV and profile. Additionally, we have offices around the world on locations relevant to our clients and candidates. As a result, OSM can connect your business with talented seafarers and offshore specialists across the globe, being your recruitment partner in the maritime and offshore industry.

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OSM’s specialist recruitment unit can provide you with the best talents available, for any type of vessels and offshore units.-min


OSM’s specialized recruitment unit can provide you with the best talents available, for any type of vessel and offshore unit. To recruit the right people for your temporary and permanent jobs, the recruitment team uses a highly efficient and quality-approved recruiting process.

The recruitment solutions can be tailored to your business needs and consists of the steps necessary to attract and evaluate the best available candidates for your open vacancies. Our recruiters will work closely with your team to create a recruitment plan which identifies the hiring needs and requirements such as positions, certificates, courses, vessel types experience, flag requirements, years of relevant experience, expected start date and location of work.

Based on a defined need, the recruitment team search in our extensive global candidate pool of seafarers and offshore workers who have registered their profile and CV with OSM. Thereafter a screening and short-listing of applicants is done, before the recruiters perform interviews via phone or video meetings, to determine if the candidates are qualified for the job. Next, standardized background and reference checks are conducted to verify the information and previous work experiences. Once all steps of the recruitment are completed and the right people are ready to start work the CVs and documentation is provided in line with GDPR regulations.

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OSM has an up-to-date pool of candidates across all positions at sea, including marine, rig, hotel and project crew. OSM has created an easy-to-use recruitment system, where it is simple and straightforward for seafarers and offshore workers to register their profile and CV. All information in our up-to-date system is based on structured data, providing our recruiters with great options for searching for the right candidates in an efficient way.

Do you have recruitment needs for your vessel or offshore unit? OSM is able to handle your recruitment needs for all temporary or permanent positions at sea. Ranks that OSM typically recruit are:

☑️ Masters / Captains
☑️ Chief Officers, 2nd Officers, 3rd Officers, Dynamic Positioning Officers (DPO)
☑️ Chief Engineers, 2nd Engineers, 3rd Engineers, Electricians (ETO/ETR/Ships Electricians)
☑️ Technical Section Leaders (TSL), Technical Assistants (TASS), Engine Room Operators (ERO)
☑️ Able Seamen (AB), Ordinary Seamen (OS), Bosuns
☑️ Motormen, Fitters, Oilers
☑️ Offshore Crane Operators
☑️ Chief Stewards, Chief Cooks, Cooks, Stewards, Catering crew
☑️ Housekeepers, Bartenders, Receptionists, Waiters
☑️ Roughnecks, Roustabouts, Riggers
☑️ Mechanics
☑️ Medics / Nurses
☑️ Rig Admins / Radio Operators

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OSMs recruitment team has extensive experience across all types of vessels and offshore units. OSM is represented with offices worldwide, and offer recruitment services in a variety of locations, e.g. in Norway, Latvia, Ukraine, Russia, Philippines, Australia, Brazil and many more.

The categories of vessel types OSM supplies with recruitment services are:

☑️ Offshore, including Offshore Support Vessels (OSV), Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS), Platform Supply Vessels (PSV), Cable Laying Vessels (CLV), Seismic Vessels, Multi-Purpose Supply Vessels (MPSV), Mobile Drilling Units (MODU), FPSO, FSO, Rigs, Accommodation Platforms, Floatels, Cargo Transfer Vessels, Offshore Construction Vessels, Standby Safety Vessels, Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel (ERRV), Subsea Support Vessels, Drillships, Jackup Rigs, Drilling Semi-submersible (DP), and Pipe-Layers.
☑️ Cruise, Ferries, Yachts, Passenger ships and Ro-Ro Vessels
☑️ Tankers
(LNG, LPG, Shuttle, Chemical, Crude Oil, and Product Tankers)
☑️ Bulk carriers
☑️ Container vessels
☑️ Offshore Wind and Renewables
, including Service Operation Vessels (SOV), Turbine Installation vessel (WTIV), Construction Support Vessels (CSV), Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV), Installation Support Vessels (ISV) and Walk-To-Work (W2W) vessels
☑️ Fishing
, including Fish Factory Vessels, Delousing Vessels, Well-boats, Fish Carriers




OSMs industry’s leading candidate pool, offices around the world and streamlined recruitment agency services, secures an efficient and hassle-free customer experience. OSM has a long-term commitment to the industry and is ready to be your strategic and reliable partner.

Contact the OSM Recruitment team to discuss your recruitment needs today.

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