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Shipping Trainee

Are you dreaming of unfolding your talent and to work with shipping in an international agency company where no two days are alike? Then we can offer you an exciting and developing apprenticeship at Leth Danish Straits a subsidiary to Leth and Inchcape Shipping Services.

Løbende optagelse
Forventet start
1. august 2024
Antal stillinger
Danmark Hovedstaden Københavns Kommune

As a shipping trainee at Leth Danish Straits, the door to an exciting international shipping career is open. We offer you an apprenticeship, where you will become part of strong team where we both work hard to fulfill our customers’ requests and at the same time enjoy an informal family-like work atmosphere while you get to learn from some of the best people within our niche of the shipping industry.

It is a two-year apprenticeship where you will be part of Danish Shipping´s “Commercial Shipping program” and you will interchange between on-the-job-training and classroom modules with trainees from other shipping companies.

Most of the time you will be working from our office, located in the heart of The Blue Denmark in Amaliegade 33, Copenhagen.


Who are you?
We are looking for a trainee who is eager to learn about the many areas of shipping from an agent’s point of view. You are an efficient, meticulous, and humorous person who will enjoy working in an international shipping environment and complete every task neatly and timely. You like to be challenged daily and providing the customers a high-level service is part of your DNA.

Some of the responsibilities will be

  • Maintaining the overview of the ship's operations.
  • Organizing and coordinating transits and port calls.
  • Being part of the 24/7 on call duty team.
  • Monitoring of information in Leth Danish Straits’ relevant markets.
  • Meeting customers both on a business as well as on a social level.
  • Maintaining daily contact with local representatives.
  • Travelling to visit customers and representatives.


Personal skills

  • Service-minded and interested in communicating with customers both written as well as verbally.
  • Interested in planning, reliable and structured.
  • Can work under pressure.
  • Good at collaboration.
  • Familiar with IT especially the MS Office package.
  • Willing to commence on a journey where you will be challenged daily and learn from some of the best in the industry.
  • You have completed HHX / STX or similar relevant education.


Personal characteristic
You are a team-player, and you are genuinely interested in the international shipping business. You can work hard but you also enjoy social events with your colleagues and business relations.


Who we are?
An international organization that offers ship agency services in Denmark, Panama and Bosporus. Given the nature of our business environment and market position we strive to be innovative, agile, and responsive to our clients, our competitors and towards the shipping industry at large. We are looking forward to welcoming you.


We offer

  • An international work platform.
  • A flat organization with a relaxed and informal tone.
  • A unique possibility to add your personal flavor to the expansion of our operations.
  • Flexibility to work out or join yoga classes during workhours.
  • Formal education from Danish Shipping´s 2-year Commercial Shipping program
  • Salary according to current agreement for trainees including during modules


Formal education from Danish Shipping´s 2-year Commercial Shipping program

Marpro ApS
Klostermosevej 140
3000 Helsingør
Helsingør Kommune
CVR nummer: DK38649655
P nummer: 1022453587



Leth Danish Straits
Amaliegade 33
1256 København KI
Københavns Kommune

Sådan ansøger du


Please upload your application and CV in English via the apply button as soon as possible. We will take applicants in for interview on a running base and will remove the job ad once the position is filled. Note that we forward a confirmation to the email address indicated by you when you apply. Check your spam folder if you have not received this within ten minutes. All applications are handled with complete confidentiality.

The recruitment process is handled by MARPRO. Please do not hesitate to contact MARPRO on +45 5370 0995, should you have any questions regarding the position or the recruitment process.

Leth Danish Straits is an international ship agency operating in Bosporus, Panama and the Danish straits; specializing in ship transit related operations. Read more at http://lethagencies.com/

About the Danish Shipping Education: Leth Danish Straits offers a full payment for the official shipping education. Please find more information about the education in link bellow.


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