Navis Blog

Are You Over Qualified For A Career In The Maritime Industry

  • 7th August 2017

Why do people get turned down for jobs they are over qualified for?

As we start to exit the current Oil and Gas recession and jobs start becoming available, I am seeing more and more people applying for jobs that are much lower...

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London Marathon Seafarers UK

  • 7th June 2017

Running the London Marathon for Seafarers UK.

This post was written by Darius Tadjrishi, our Head of Seagoing & Offshore, about his experience of running the London Marathon for Seafarers UK. “For those that have been following...

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Technical Shipping Marine Management

  • 2nd May 2017

Seafarers Awareness Week returns

Next month (June 24-30) sees the return of Seafarers Awareness Week, now in its 7th year. The campaign, led by Seafarers UK, focuses on promoting maritime career opportunities at sea and ashore....

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Wartsila

  • 15th March 2017

Wärtsilä SmartPredict improves manoeuvring safety and automation

Wärtsilä has launched a new technology, SmartPredict, that shows a vessel’s predicted future position and heading, thus reducing the risks associated with manoeuvring. The system uses dynamic positioning (DP) analysis...

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  • 2nd December 2016

Oil prices rise and oil-producing nations agree to reduce output

Oil prices rose over 10% on Wednesday to over $50/barrel, with crude prices rising nearly 5%. The Organisation of the Petroleum-Exporting Countries has agreed to cut production by 3%, in...

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IEA report shows decline in new oil wells

  • 14th September 2016

IEA report shows decline in new oil wells

The International Energy Agency’s September report has highlighted the low level of oil discoveries, their lowest since 1952. Wells are depleting at an average rate of 9% per year, and...

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  • 6th September 2016

New Potential Oil Supplies under Barents Sea

A treaty between Russia and Norway, signed in 2010, has led to offshore oil companies paying close attention to the waters off northern Scandinavia. Supplies of oil and gas have...

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  • 26th August 2016

Women’s Equality Day – Kate McCue, Captain, Celebrity Summit

As part of Women’s Equality Day today, we at Navis are celebrating Kate McCue, the first female American Captain of a mega ship, the Celebrity Summit. Kate had dreamed as...

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  • 24th August 2016

Is Money the Most Important Thing in a Job Offer

Over the past 6 years, I have seen the terrible lows and the ridiculous highs of the Oil and Gas industry. I have spoken to so many clients with a...

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  • 28th July 2016

Why I love recruiting

What is it about recruitment that has kept me coming to work every day still up for the challenge? I have to say it’s the people. Whether it’s the members...

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  • 18th July 2016

Harvesting of solar energy may continue to rise

2015 saw a rise in renewable energy consumption, particularly that from solar energy. IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency) have produced a report investigating costs of solar and wind electricity. “We...

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  • 18th July 2016

Playing to strengths during industry downturn

You, like many others, will have read the disenchanting news stories and watched as during 2015 and early 2016 the oil price took a huge fall from grace to as...

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