News: Faststream launches new superyacht service

February 2, 2010 by john
Faststream launches new superyacht service

International shipping recruitment specialist Faststream has launched a new service for the owners and operators of super-yachts looking for high quality crew. With a 65 strong team of specialist recruiters, the company is already the market leader for shore and seagoing technical and operational roles in the merchant shipping, marine and offshore industries.

Faststream Chief Executive Officer Mark Charman said:

“We are bringing a new level of professionalism to the super-yacht crewing market and will be applying the same high standards to super-yachts that our blue chip corporate customers such as Royal Caribbean, BP and Shell expect in the commercial shipping sector. With the increasing sophistication of super and mega yachts, owners need to know need to know that they are employing the best qualified and vetted crew and should not settle for a second rate and amateur service.”

He added: “With highly qualified masters, mates, engineers, 2nd engineers, chefs, stewards/stewardesses and deckhands on our books, we can save super-yacht owners time and money.”

Faststream Singapore celebrates27 January 2010The mood was upbeat at Faststream Singapore’s annual party where 200 guests from across the Singapore maritime community gathered at Bar Opium in Indochine.

Faststream’s Singapore office has grown rapidly since opening in 2008 and is finding and placing candidates for a wide range of commercial and technical roles.

Despite the downturn in the shipping markets, business is brisk and good quality and highly specialised professionals continue to be in demand across the Asia-Pacific region.

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