About us

Marine People is a specialist partnership based recruitment business. We place high quality permanent UK and International candidates in to strategic maritime positions worldwide. Partnering with our clients and candidates is very important to us. Finding the best talent and best opportunities for our partners is what we do best.

Having extensive experience within the international maritime recruitment market, we specialise in complete lifecycle recruitment across the shipbuild, ship repair, ship maintenance, ship conversion, vessel design, marine, technical and commercial shipping, executive recruitment and professional services roles internationally.

We understand that our value comes from sourcing hard to find talent, finding and advising on the best career opportunities, and by providing strategic value add to our clients and candidates. We work with clients in all aspects of workforce development, specialising in recruitment, retention and staff development. We also work with clients on specific recruitment projects including diversity, executive recruitment, job design, market analysis, salary benchmarking and employer value proposition. We provide expert help to our candidates including CV writing, interview preparation and career advice.

We understand that building sustained partnership based relationships can only be achieved through demonstrating expertise and building credibility and trust with our clients and candidates. We work very hard to ensure that we always provide the very best service to build genuine long term relationships, as a specialist recruitment partner within the international maritime market.

Specialist areas


Ship repair, maintenance and conversion

Vessel design



Technical shipping

Commercial shipping

Professional services

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