cadet scheme & entry requirements

Applications for sponsorship are welcome throughout the year.

We have one intake a year in September - Note recruitment has now closed for September 2017 intake. All applications received will now be placed on hold for consideration for September 2018 intake.

Maersk Crewing Ltd recruit cadets on behalf of Maersk Offshore (Guernsey) (now a fully owned subsidiary of the A.P.Moller-Maersk Group).

The A.P.Moller fleet consists of over 500 of the world′s largest container vessels, more than 50 supply ships, modern tanker vessels, special purpose vessels and rigs.

UK trainees will train onboard Maersk Company (UK) Ltd owned vessels or vessels from the A.P.Moller-Maersk fleet.

We intend to shortlist applicants between November and January with a view to interviewing short listed applicants between January and March.

For more information on the A.P.Moller-Maersk fleet, visit

Entry Requirements


  • From an EU country?
  • Resident in the UK?
  • Motivated, enthusiastic and hard working
  • In good health with good eyesight (successful applicants must be able to pass an ENG1 seafaring medical)
  • 5 GCSEs at grades A - C / 5 Standard Grades at grades 1 - 3 or National 5 Level including Maths, English and Physics


If you answered yes to ALL the above questions,

You could go all the way...