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Shipping Merchant

Become a part of our crew and apply!

We are continuously looking for young, dynamic students who want to strengthen our team.

We are looking for apprentices for the occupation: shipping merchant (m/f/d)

“Shipping merchants organise the transport of all kinds of goods over sea. They work in liner shipping companies, tramp shipping companies and in brokerage companies. Shipping merchants stay in contact with customers from all over the world, suppliers, crew on board such as all people who provide services in the maritime and port industry. Shipping merchants control the execution of all tasks related to the equipment and the operation of the seagoing vessels.” (Source: IHK)


You provide

  • general higher education entrance / A levels
  • motivation
  • commercial thinking
  • talent in organising and planning
  • organisational skills
  • negotiating skills
  • communication skills
  • willingness to get in contact with customers
  • diligence and power of concentration
  • good parlance in spoken and written
  • good English skills
  • flexibility due to the variety of the tasks


We offer

  • a three year apprenticeship
  • a modern workplace
  • a young and dynamic team
  • internal training
  • exam preparation
  • the costs of schoolbooks
  • events

If we have aroused your interest we would look forward to your application!