In 2014 Ukraine has made its definite choice – democracy and progress oriented toward European values and development.
In the events of “Maidan” Ukrainians have shown the world that there are people in “old Europe” ready to fight and even give their lives for the traditional European values and rights.
Nevertheless, practical implementation of the economical part of EU Association Agreement will yet take some time in Ukraine.
Next 10 or 15 years our country will surely remain in the field of qualified and convenient marine personnel, keeping its initial role in the world’s crewing market.
In today’s Ukraine, the profession of seafarer, or better say marine officer or engineer, becomes even more popular and socially approved than after the Soviet Union collapse.
Three decades in a row, every year three maritime academies and a number of marine colleges provide the international shipping industry with nearly 8 to 10 thousand navigators, engineers, electronic officers etc.
Present “seafarer’s Ukraine” consists approximately of 80 to 90 thousand acting officers and engineers, 30-40 % of whom are seniors.
Following decade is marked by a sizeable increase in offshore segment in Ukrainian crewing, with approximately 20-25 % share of a total volume of marine personnel . We refer to top specialists of Ukrainian nationality endorsed to handle sophisticated offshore vessels in any existing projects.
Today, Ocean Link provides officers to nearly every type of dry cargo and offshore vessels.
Most of our clients are located in Netherlands, a country with strong and fundamental shipping and offshore sectors.
Our main commitments are qualified seagoing and shore-based staff, continuous training, lowest turnover percentage, short link between the client, the employee and manager, and most importantly, one team spirit!