Alaskans are Wanted for High Paying Careers in Maritime Industries
Alaska fishermen displaced by the Covid pandemic are being recruited for merchant marine jobs aboard U.S. ships from tankers to towboats, cargo barges, cruise and research ships and more.
The Seafarers International Union is calling for 300 apprentice workers to serve in three shipboard departments: deck, engine and steward.
“We are looking for several different types of people - we're looking for able bodied seamen, but in our world, they're called Able Seafarer Deck because it has to have that qualification in order to sail internationally around the world...
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