In this interview, Captain Aline Montiero shares her career highlights and challenges at Maersk Supply Service, what offshore life means to her, and her advice for the next generation of female seafarers.
In this interview, Captain Renata Engler shares her career highlights and challenges at Maersk Supply Service, what offshore life means to her, and her advice for the next generation of seafarers.
"Since I was little, I’ve always wanted to work at sea - seafaring is in my blood." What first made you want to work offshore? Since I was little, I’ve always wanted to work at sea and seafaring is in my blood. When I was starting out, I didn’t know much about the
In July 1982, five promising young cadets graduated from Sønderborg Søfartskole (Sønderborg School of Seafarers) and went on to sail with Maersk Supply Service. Carsten Andersen, Flemming Bang, Peter Grøn, Peter Andersen and Keld Thilqvist all rose through the ranks from cadet to captain, with some also working onshore for a period. Now, 40
2/O Graham Sim shares some of the highlights of his 43 years at sea so far, 40 of which have been sailing with Maersk Supply Service. "Every day’s a learning day as a seafarer, no two rig moves are the same. It keeps you interested and active." When
“Working offshore means I’m fulfilled and doing what I love.” How long have you worked at Maersk Supply Service and what was your starting position? I started in 2013 as a cadet and was then hired as a Second Officer in August 2014. What does it mean to you to work offshore? It
Our seafarers share their experiences of working aboard Mærsk Minder, as we enter into the Norwegian spot market. Mærsk Minder was recently reflagged to the Norwegian colours and is one of the most energy efficient vessels in the Maersk Supply Service fleet, with a hybrid battery due to be installed in spring 2022.
"The most important thing from my time with MSS is the people I’ve been fortunate enough to sail with – they'll always be the company’s greatest asset." When Maersk Handler arrived in Lowestoft (UK) on 20th January 2022, it was no ordinary crew change, as it marked Captain Alasdair Matheson’s final disembarkment from
"The Covid situation has presented the biggest challenge I’ve known...but things are slowly going the right way now and things will get easier." How long have you worked at Maersk Supply Service and what was your starting position? I joined in December 2002 as a Third Officer. So, a long time! I took
"I now get to participate in all sorts of interesting technical processes across different vessels, vessel classes, regions and teams." How long have you worked at Maersk Supply Service, and what was your starting position? I first joined MSS in 2006 as a Dual Cadet. I graduated in 2009 as a Dual Junior