The Marine industry has enjoyed growth thanks to an influx of new technology and large scale investment. Revolutionary new designs, materials, and even AI systems are changing the way ships are built and operated, helping to drive the marine industry forward. At the forefront of this are dynamic companies, made up of passionate individuals who are experts in their field, whether that be shipping, composites, or racing.
Industry-Leading Marine Companies:
A.P. Moller–Maersk Group
The largest and most famous shipping company in the world, Maersk is indisputably one of the best companies to work for in the entire marine sector. Over a hundred years old, the business is responsible for moving millions of tonnes of cargo all over the world, used by some of the biggest brands, and will have likely shipped something you have on your person right now. Over 90% of the products in the world are transported by shipping, and Maersk has roughly 17% of the market share all to itself.
One of the strongest and most secure businesses in the marine sector, Maersk is certainly one of the best companies to gain experience at.
Persico build custom sailing yachts for racing teams as well as private owners. With state-of-the-art equipment to help create the highest quality boats, they’ve made racing yachts for some of the world’s biggest and best racing teams. Working across all areas of marine including concept and initial design, engineering, and prototype manufacture.
A fantastic company to hone your design skills, Persico looks to continue being one of the most recognised names in the yachting industry.
A Finland-based yacht manufacturer, Nautor’s Swan has been operating for over fifty years carving out a niche as a creator of truly luxurious boats. The facility in Kallby has a private marina, as well as an indoor water facility to test new designs even in cold weather.
If you want to work for a prestigious company, Nautor’s Swan should be high on your list.
Artemis is a professional sailing team founded in 2006 by successful businessman and sailor, Torbjörn Törnqvist. Since then, they’ve gone on to enjoy huge amounts of success on the world racing stage, winning the TP52 World Championship among others.
Besides the racing team, Artemis has build, design, engineering, and support teams, all of which feature people at the very top of their game. It’s this combined approach which makes Artemis such a force to be reckoned with.
They’re also working on zero-emissions commercial vessels, which will be hugely important in the fight to clean up the marine sector.
Aston Harald has made a reputation for itself by constantly encouraging innovation across all areas, resulting in bold new designs. Their new factory has an in-house production facility, meaning new concepts can be transformed from an idea to a reality with ease.
Anyone looking to work for a company that prides itself on striving for the very best should consider Aston Harald.
Based in England, Princess Yachts boasts an extensive range of quality boats for all sizes and budgets. Princess has designed dozens of yachts since it began in 1965, and has won numerous awards thanks to their distinctive style and superb quality.
One of the world’s leading designers of custom superyachts, Feadship offers true creative freedom when working on new concepts. Every yacht is made from a blank slate, allowing for personal touches, and entirely bespoke projects. Naval architects dream of working for a company like Feadship, where true creative freedom is offered in each and every project.
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