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Charlie in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 73 months ago

Are captain job opportunities growing or declining? - 26 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most captain...


Harley Marine Services

BEWARE HARLEY MARINE SERVICES / HARLEY MARINE GULF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is an awful company to work for and the gulf division is terribly...

Derrick Woods in Mobile, Alabama

Updated 108 months ago

Need Advise on Starting a Captain Career - 4 Replies

My nephew is interested in becoming a Large Vessel Captain. Would appreciate recommendations on which schools to attend and how to get...

Capt Tarpon in Tarpon Springs, Florida

Updated 115 months ago

Tips for captain interviews. - 1 Reply

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming captain interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

Capt Tarpon in Tarpon Springs, Florida

Updated 115 months ago

Getting a Captain job. - 2 Replies

How did you get your start doing Captain work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

bruce christie in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Updated 115 months ago

What are the best Captain qualifications and training to get ahead? - 2 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a Captain? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective Captain? What do...

john singletary in Harrisburg, North Carolina

Updated 132 months ago

Show me the money... - 4 Replies

What are typical captain salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What...

jeff in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 142 months ago

Maritime Employment - 2 Replies

Looking to network with some other Captains. Most of my experience has been the Pacific northwest and Alaska mostly Alaska. I am working the gulf...


What do you enjoy most about your Captain career?

What do you enjoy most about being a Captain? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...


Top Captain skills needed to get the job.

What are the top 3 traits or skills every Captain must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your Captain expertise?

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