Offshore and Marine Recruitment and Workforce Solutions

Experts in recruitment and workforce solutions for global offshore & marine projects

Airswift has a proven track record of delivering trained and competent offshore and marine personnel to the offshore industry. Our consultant managers, engineers, and technical personnel support major capital projects from concept selection, throughout offshore hook up and commissioning, and into normal operations. We have successfully placed both permanent and contract personnel.

Our dedicated team is able to support clients throughout the whole project lifecycle.
These include:

  • Marine and Deck operations crew
  • Deepwater, IMR professionals
  • Intervention specialists and teams
  • Field services
  • Company reps – construction / Survey / hydrographic
  • Subsea Engineering & systems design and installation specialists
  • Cable lay, survey & repair
  • Offshore construction
  • Offshore wind farm specialist
  • Offshore substation
  • Mooring vessels
  • Supply vessels support, PSV, DSV, SSV, ROV,  and much more

Airswift is accredited by the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC)

Small - MCA Certified Recruitment and Placement Agency

The MLC accreditation assures that Airswift are certified to provide recruitment and placement of seafarers and contractors of all disciplines to the maritime industry.

What does MLC compliance mean for our clients?

  • We will ensure that labour provided will be qualified and able, undertaking reference checks to evaluate their capabilities and fitness
  • We will maintain a detailed register of any seafaring employees placed via Airswift
  • We will investigate and respond to any complaints received and inform authorities of any unresolved complaints

What does MLC compliance mean for our seafaring contractors?

The convention ensure that seafarers have access to an efficient and well-regulated seafarer recruitment and placement system. This means

  • We will not charge recruitment fees to individuals
  • You will be provided with travel, medical and sickness insurance
  • We will ensure your working environment upholds health and safety standards, including the provision of rest periods and annual leave
  • Assurance that your employment rights are protected and your confidentiality is maintained
  • We will not maintain a blacklist to prevent seafarers from gaining employment

Global Coverage

Along with our talent acquisition offering, our unrivalled global footprint and extensive global mobility services allow us to support clients with a full turnkey solution to their project resourcing requirements. Whatever the project, we can help you find and mobilise the absolute best in Offshore & Marine.

Airswift’s global offices present a key advantage to our clients. With over 60 strategic global offices, we are equipped to deliver the best talents in the offshore and marine industry.

Airswift Global Presence 800 x 400

Offshore talent acquisition

Our talent acquisition teams focus on dedicated disciplines and verticals. This gives them a detailed understanding of hiring manager requirements.

This ensures that projects are staffed on-time, compliantly, and within budget.

Airswift Talent Acquisition Workforce Solutions
  • Screening qualified potential candidates
  • Retained search and headhunter services 
  • Contingent staffing and contractor management
  • Direct Hire and permanent recruitment
  • Executive and board search

How can Airswift support your offshore project?

Speak to our client services team

Global employment and mobility services 

For projects that require international human resources, our global employment & mobility services deliver:

Airswift Global Employment & Mobility Workforce Solutions (GEM)
  • Global immigration and visa services
  • Relocation management
  • Payroll and taxation services
  • HR Consultancy
  • Employer of record
  • Global employment outsourcing (GEO)

Managed solutions and recruitment outsourcing solutions (RPO solutions)

Are you using multiple recruitment companies and witnessing escalating hiring costs? Our in-house sourcing solutions can help!

We offer an embedded recruitment process outsourcing service on or near-site. Our recruiters become immersed in your culture and engage in your hiring process on a long term basis. An on-site managed solution can reduce cost and time-per-hire without compromising quality.

Managed solutions and recruiting services:

Airswift Managed Solutions

  • Full life cycle recruitment support
  • Supplier performance tracking
  • Onsite support
  • Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO)
  • Transition services of incumbent contingent workers

Consulting and talent mapping

As a leading employment company for four decades, Airswift truly understands this labour market. 

Our consultancy services help clients plan their talent pipeline:

Airswift Workforce & HR Consulting Services

Talent mapping
Salary and market rate benchmarking
  • Identification and delivery of cost savings
  • Skills assessment
  • Strategic workforce planning
  • Performance and risk management advice

The Global Energy Talent Index (GETI) Report

GETI-Logo_900x450pxEvery year, Airswift co-produce an annual employment trends and benchmarking report.

GETI is a consultancy report for managers and professionals in the energy sector. The report focuses on oil and gas, renewables, power, nuclear, and petrochemicals.

Recruitment solutions and employment services delivered to major Offshore & Marine projects

Offshore & Marine worker

  • Airswift changed its operating model and entity to Airswift-Aztechno to support Shah Deniz II, one of the largest gas developments in the world, in Azerbaijan. We provided contract personnel for the fabrication, commissioning and operation of platforms, FPSOs, pipelines, and onshore processing facilities. Beyond recruitment, we managed Service Provision to accommodate local hardships and challenges through in-country registration and local expertise.

  • Mobilised over 50 personnel to support the Jack ST. Malo project across the U.S. and South Korea, providing consistent customer service. Jack St. Malo is our client’s signature deepwater exploration project and is one of the largest semi-submersibles in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

  • Successfully placed 110 candidates to the Frade's project, in Brazil, within the three-month time, administered 15 medical exams per person, maintained a contractor turnover rate of 4.7%, compared to the Brazilian oil industry’s average standing between 25%-40%, and was selected as Master Service Provider for all contingent labour, out of five global contingent labour providers.

  • Delivered offshore support services including recruitment, logistics and travel arrangements, and payroll services to Atlantic floating offshore wind farm, in Portugal.

  • Provided recruitment and consulting services for relocation costs, tax liabilities support, cost analysis on pay rates, potential cost impact from local labour laws and thorough advice on complex immigration processes and procedures to the Prelude FLNG project, in Australia, Malaysia, and South Korea.

The Airswift team has been instrumental in key steps of several of our projects. The whole team offers both quantitative and qualitative support with a high sense of service, even with tight deadlines

HR Business Partner, Bourbon

Our Offshore & Marine recruitment consultants are experts in:

  • Construction 
  • HSE 
  • Engineering  
  • Project management 
  • Ops maintenance
  • Quality and inspection services

Why choose Airswift for your workforce solution?

Airswift is the offshore wind staffing agency of choice for world-leading energy businesses.

With over 

  • 60 offices worldwide
  • 800 employees
  • 7,000 contractors

Our global reach and pool of available talent is unmatched in the industry.