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Maersk Broker


Maersk Broker is offering an exciting career that combines your interests in shipping and international trade through a shipbroker trainee programme.

The Shipbroker Trainee Programme takes 2 years and is offered in collaboration with the Danish Shipping Academy through the Commercial Shipping Programme. In addition to the Commercial Shipping Programme, you will be given the best possible theoretical basis through one or more certificate courses from Lloyd's Maritime Academy.

You will go through a combination of theoretical education and on the job training. Maersk Broker is present in all shipping segments – Container Vessels, Bulk Carriers, Tankers and Offshore. Based on your skills and personality, you will work in a specific area: Chartering, Sale & Purchase or Newbuilding. You will be part of a dynamic, international team and will learn everything you need to know about shipping in general - and about shipbroking in particular. After completing the traineeship, you will have all the skills that you need in order to be a successful shipbroker.

One of your colleagues in the team will be your mentor and support you throughout your traineeship. At Maersk Broker, we value teamwork and believe that our employees are our greatest assets, who benefit from the collegial atmosphere. We are passionate about what we do – and we of course expect you to be as well.


  • Hold a degree or have work experience that may be beneficial for a broking role and a great interest in exploring the world of international shipping
  • Have a high proficiency in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Patient in building your knowledge and viewing work as a learning process
  • Enjoy working with people and building partnerships
  • Good communication skills and are not intimidated by customers more senior than yourself
  • Have a commercial interest and an analytical mindset


Applications are open from now till 17 April 2020.


You may apply for the position through Maersk Broker's job portal. Please be aware that only candidates with a valid work and residence permit for Singapore will be taken into consideration.

For more information, please refer to the instructions found on Maersk Broker's Shipping Trainee Programme page.


Maersk Broker is a global shipbroking company with over a century of experience, a worldwide presence, unrivalled dedication to customers and an irrepressible spirit of creative problem-solving.

Visit Maersk Broker's website to find out more.

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