Clipper Group - Onshore and Offshore Shipping Career

Trainee Programs and Other Career Opportunities at Clipper


Clipper is a leading international shipping group with a modern fleet of vessels specifically designed to handle a variety of Cargo types as the core business units are within handysize, handymax and panamax bulkcarriers, multipurpose tonnage. Clipper is one of the largest shareholder in Nordic Tankers, a publicly listed company controlling close to 100 chemical and product tankers. Clipper also has significant investments in a number of VLCCs, cruise vessels, ro-ro vessels and ferry services, as well as in non-shipping activities.

Clipper invests considerable resources in education and training of the employees in order to assure the customers of the best expertise and most qualified support at all times. Some of the benefits of working at Clipper are: International working environment; Opportunity for stationing abroad; strong culture; individual development plans; attractive salary; good pension plan with healthcare insurance; active Clipper Staff Club arranging a number of social events; in-house training facilities in wellness area with sauna and solarium; and lunch prepared by Meyer & Tingstrøm Personalerestauranter; plus more.

A career path in Clipper is about personal as well as professional development. It is about reaching your maximum potential and always being in a position which challenges you and satisfies you - and where you add value to Clipper.

Career Opportunities & Process

Land Based Jobs

  • Shipping Trainee: Clipper offers a high-profile two-year shipping trainee program at our Copenhagen office. The program also supports the overall development of the maritime sector.The shipping trainee program allows trainees to obtain qualifications in the key areas of shipping - chartering and operations, combined with knowledge of other parts of the Shipping Business. The program combines industry-based theory and on-the-job training in key departments. The theoretical training, conducted in English, is delivered through the Commercial Shipping Program conducted by Danish Shipping Academy, which is a part of Danish Shipowners’ Association. Classes include Maritime Law, maritime economics, ship knowledge, cultural awareness, negotiation and communication. Alongside the Danish Shipping Academy, the trainees also complete a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration at Copenhagen Business School.
  • Unsolicited Application: : You are welcome to send unsolicited application through the online recruitment system.

On Board Jobs

  • Offshore Jobs: For Clipper's in-house managed MPP/project and bulk vessels, crew management is an essential task. The crewing activities are concentrated in regional centers in Russia and Ukraine where it works hand in hand with external crew managers.