Working for western shipping at sea

Our seafarers are a valuable asset and we work hard to make sure they have the support they need – every step of the way. We offer a comprehensive range of benefits, including:

  • Family health/ medical insurance and supports
  • telephone/email communication
  • Excellent wage which are above industry standards
  • a career development program that includes cadetship programme
  • great opportunities for promotion and progression
  • Excellent in-house training facilities to support career development


Western Shipping Cadetship Program

Our Cadetship Program is custom-designed to shape young seafarers into the future officers of Western Shipping.

We employ Cadets from prestigious maritime academies and educational institutes and give them the world-class training they need to acquire the necessary skills to become successful marine officers and engineers.

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IMEC Cadetship Programme

Established in 2008, our Filipino Cadetship Program employs cadets from the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific and University of Cebu-Maritime Education and Training Center for the IMEC Cadets. So far, we’ve employed 96 cadets from these establishments, of whom one has already obtained a Chief Officer license and 31 have obtained their OIC Licenses.

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