CMA CGM Shipping Group - Merchant Marine & Maritime Careers

Career Opportunities for Deck & Engineering Officers, and Onshore Logistics & Supply Chain, Maritime Operations, Ship Planning and more at CMA CGM Worldwide Locations


CMA CGM SA is the world’s third largest container shipping group and number one in France. CMA CGM is headquartered in Marseille (France), and operates out of over 400 offices and agencies in more than 170 countries. With regular services on over 257 shipping lines, the Group manages a dense network capable of meeting the expectations of its customers all over the world.

It is also one of the first global shipping operators to have control over the whole logistics chain offering a door-to-door service that integrates both inland waterway transport and railways, as well as port handling facilities and logistics on land.

The Group comprises a network of complementary subsidiaries, each one an expert and recognized as the leader in their field.With a presence in 160 countries through 400 offices, 750 warehouses, 155,000 employees and a wide fleet of 593 vessels, CMA CGM serves 420 of the world's 521 commercial ports and operates 257 shipping lines.

With over 155,000 staff members worldwide, CMA CGM regularly offers a wide array of training, skills enhancement and personal development programs to its employees. 

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CMA CGM Career Opportunities

Happy Trainees

At CMA CGM, they offer students missions with responsibilities that meet a real operational need. After this first experience, they help our talents to develop an exciting and challenging career in the shipping industry. An internship at the CMA CGM Group is an enriching and stimulating experience. In 2023, the Group was awarded the "Happy Trainees" label for the 9th consecutive year. The CMA CGM Group has been a partner of leading higher education institutions for many years. In France, they have agreements with Sciences Po Paris, HEC Paris, as well as Kedge BS, Université Aix Marseille, IAE Aix-en-Provence and IEP Aix.

CMA CGM Academy

CMA CGM Academy is the CMA CGM Group’s platform for change, supporting employees daily by offering a broad range of solutions tailored to their needs. With around 20 dedicated employees and nearly 300 trainers, the CMA CGM ACADEMY aims to enable our 150,000 employees to develop their leadership skills, working methods and business capabilities. This gives all our staff members a broader overview of the transportation and logistics industry as part of the global economy.

Seafarer Careers

With among the largest vessels ever-built, sailing all over the world, CMA CGM and its subsidiary CMA Ships is one of the best companies to develop a successful deck officer career, with important responsibilities granted at all level and early in your career. Continuous training, Research & Development such as Safety officer training; Manned model ship handling, Maneuvering, BTM courses; Extensive training facilities on board; and Opportunities to participate in the research and development effort, with numerous projects on board designed to optimize safety of navigation, speed and consumption management, environmental-friendliness, cost and reliability. Opportunities include Deck Officers Careers and Engineers Careers.

Shore Based Careers

Various jobs and short missions opportunities ashore: Superintendent engineer, newbuilding yard supervisor, trainer, project manager, etc.

CMA CGM Brands & Subsidiaries

ANL became part of the CMA CGM Group in 1998 and specializes in transporting containers to all major Oceania destinations, with coverage throughout Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, Indian Subcontinent and North America.

APL (American President Lines) became part of the CMA CGM Group in 2017 and is a trusted partner to the U.S. Government for ocean transportation and in-country logistics, offering secure and efficient services to key foreign military locations.

CONTAINERSHIPS is the leader in intra-European multimodal transport and has a vast network of connections across Europe and Morocco and more than 700 owned assets that keep the customers' Cargo moving.

CNCwas founded in 1971 and joined the CMA CGM Group in 2007. It is a leading intra-Asia shortsea specialist, offering services across the Far East. CNC emphasizes reliable, prompt and personable customer service.

MERCOSUL LINE is a Brazilian shipowner specialized in multimodal door-to-door container transportation and logistics. Established in 1996 in Sao Paulo, it now has branches in all the major capitals and ports on the East Coast of South America including Buenos Aires in Argentina.

CEVA LOGISTICS provides a comprehensive range of solutions across the supply chain, including LCL, airfreight, purchase order management, contract logistics or customs clearance.

Launched in 2020, CMA CGM AIR CARGO is the airfreight division of the CMA CGM Group. It offers regular services as well as chartered flights from its hub in Europe.

CMA SHIPS fleet of more than 500 vessels includes some of the largest in the world in terms of capacity and are equipped with the latest technologies for safety and environmental protection.

CMA TERMINALS & TERMINAL LINK acquire, build, develop and operate an ever-expanding network of terminals in strategic locations throughout the world to provide a high quality service and local expertise to all the major shipping companies as well as CMA CGM lines.

COMANAV is a Moroccan shipowner, founded in 1946. It joined the CMA CGM Group in 2007. It provides consignment and stevedore services in Morocco. It also operates vessels with the Moroccan flag as well as RORO vessels.

CCIS offers a complete range of depot services for empty and full containers, container services and multipurpose logistics platforms, as well as inland transport via rail and barge solutions based in strategic countries.