Oppor­tu­ni­ties in Ship­ping & Cadet Train­ing; and The­sis Oppor­tu­ni­ties for Students


Nordic Tankers is a ship own­ing com­pany oper­at­ing close to 130 chem­i­cal tankers in the seg­ment below 25,000 dwt. The core com­pe­tence of Nordic Tankers is to man­age and oper­ate – com­mer­cially and tech­ni­cally – highly sophis­ti­cated chem­i­cal tankers. Nordic Tankers bal­ances its ves­sel port­fo­lio by own­ing tankers, char­ter­ing in chem­i­cal tankers, and hav­ing chem­i­cal tankers on com­mer­cial man­age­ment, as well as oper­at­ing tankers in pools.

The strat­egy for Nordic Tankers is to be the ideal plat­form for con­sol­i­da­tion of the tanker mar­ket in the chem­i­cal tanker seg­ment below 25,000 dwt. Nordic Tankers’ inten­tion is to be among the most prof­itable in the industry.

To sup­port the busi­ness strat­egy, Nordic Tankers con­tin­u­ously focus on attract­ing, devel­op­ing and retain­ing the best peo­ple. The com­pany cul­ture is also formed by its global ambi­tion and a global pres­ence, demand­ing cul­tural aware­ness, tol­er­ance and respect. Nordic Tankers has offices and part­ners all around the world and offers the oppor­tu­nity to be sta­tioned any­where in the world.

Nordic Tankers Career Opportunities

Trainee Pro­grams

  • Ship­ping Trainee Pro­gram (Copen­hagen): You will within your two years as a Ship­ping Trainee expe­ri­ence how it feels to be part of oper­a­tions, char­ter­ing, tech­ni­cal depart­ment and account­ing. A nor­mal rota­tion will include 6 months in either oper­a­tions or char­ter­ing. Then you will join the tech­ni­cal depart­ment for 3 months and after­wards 3 months with account­ing. The last 6 months as a Ship­ping Trainee, you will join either oper­a­tions or char­ter­ing (most likely the depart­ment that fits you the best).
  • Cadet Train­ing Pro­gram:The cadet train­ing pro­vides you with both the­o­ret­i­cal and prac­ti­cal - hands-​on - insight in many dif­fer­ent areas and ves­sel oper­a­tions, here­un­der mar­itime tech­nol­ogy, nav­i­ga­tion, safety, cargo oper­a­tion, lead­er­ship and man­age­ment. All prac­ti­cal train­ing will take place on-​board Nordic Tankers’ fleet of chem­i­cal car­ri­ers. To keep a high level of exper­tise and safety aware­ness, you can also expect ongo­ing fur­ther train­ing dur­ing your cadet time to keep up with the pro­ce­dure require­ments of the chem­i­cals han­dled. In Nordic Tankers you can decide to apply for either engine cadet or deck cadet, if you keep a Gen­eral Cer­tifi­cate of Sec­ondary Edu­ca­tion (HTX, STX, HHX, HF) and if you can pass the med­ical exam­i­na­tion for seafarers.

Stu­dent Programs

  • BA/​MA The­sis Study Cases: Nordic Tankers Marine is look­ing for stu­dents who want to make their the­sis within the mar­itime field. If you are a mar­itime stu­dent or study­ing mar­itime sub­jects at col­lege, busi­ness school or uni­ver­sity to become a marine engi­neer, a naval archi­tect, or an offi­cer, this might be of inter­est to you. The the­sis involves Map­ping of all present tasks car­ried out by offi­cers related to paper­work; and Rec­om­men­da­tion shall be devel­oped on how the admin­is­tra­tive bur­den can be eased either by del­e­ga­tion in a new way, by reduc­tion of unnec­es­sary tasks or by intro­duc­tion of IT solu­tions. Rec­om­men­da­tion on suit­able soft­ware solu­tions shall be included as well as envis­aged time sav­ing per rank, change of pro­ce­dures and imple­men­ta­tion of changes.

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