10-12 March 2026
London, Excel

Skills and Careers Trail

Students and graduates are well catered for at Oceanology International. For 2024 we’ve created some special activities that are designed to help inform you about your first role in the sector or how you can go about securing an apprenticeship, or second role.

Follow our Skills & Careers Trail and meet with specialist from the subsea and ocean technology careers sector.

Stand Q351

Atlas Professionals partner with the Offshore Industry’s major players to supply quality personnel for their critical projects. We take our responsibilities seriously and realise that the succession of the next generation of offshore personnel is crucial for the entire industry to flourish in the future. As such, Atlas Professionals is heavily involved in assisting students and graduates (and anyone interested in going Offshore for the first time) by using our 40 years of experience within this sector. With our extensive portfolio of Clients, in-house experience, and schemes such as the ‘Atlas Greenhand Training’, we have a progressive approach to helping the pool of Offshore Professionals grow.

Stand C10

Experts in supplying survey, ROV, and inspection personnel to the offshore oil & gas, renewables, telecoms, and power industries. Discover how to break into the industry by visiting our stand; come pick our brains! You can also participate in our spin-to-win competition. Exciting prizes, including dining vouchers, are up for grabs!

Stand J250

Precise Consultants is a technical recruitment consultancy with 11 years of experience in matching highly skilled freelancers to clients in the oil and energy industry. With firsthand offshore experience at the helm, our dedicated team fosters personal relationships with clients and freelancers, successfully facilitating over 1900 placements in 2023 lauded for excellence. With a global network of clients and freelancers, we serve as a crucial resource for students commencing their careers in the industry, offering valuable contacts. Join us at stand J250 for networking opportunities, informative materials, and complimentary snacks and drinks, providing a gateway to a flourishing career.

Stand K300

UTM Consultants provide offshore personnel solutions to broad range of clients, worldwide. Drawing on our team's wealth of experience, we provide expert advice and guidance ensuring our personnel are supported and well-informed before making any decisions regarding their career. Our services include guidance on suitable companies, searches, applications, CVs etc. with access to a range of offshore positions and mentorship throughout the recruitment process. Additionally, our experts offer tailored solutions to match every candidate's skill and experience to the ideal offshore job.  While our focus is predominantly contract placements, we are regularly asked by our clients to provide entry level candidates, presenting graduates with opportunities to be supported by the UTM team on their first offshore adventure.

As a token of our appreciation for visiting our stand, each student will receive a complimentary bag of UTM Consultants merchandise!

Stand B300

CMSourcing is your offshore agency of choice. Through decades of cumulative actual offshore experience, you can be assured that our advice and support is backed up by real world knowledge of the offshore environment.

Simply put, we get offshore people, connected. Whether you’re crewing a project or searching for your next contract, your dedicated Client Manager will help you succeed using our core values of honesty, integrity and transparency.

But don’t just take our word for it, come have a cold one at our stand, that just happens to be a fully stocked bar. Get to know us, and us you.

Associations That Can Assist With Careers Advice

Stand S150

The Society of Maritime Industries (SMI) is a leading UK trade association that supports and promotes the maritime industry. For students and graduates, SMI offers a range of benefits including:

Career advice and guidance: SMI can help you find internships, placements, and full-time work in the maritime industry.

Networking opportunities: SMI hosts a variety of events and conferences where you can network with industry professionals and make new connections.

Industry knowledge: SMI provides access to industry news, reports, and research to help you stay up-to-date on the latest developments.

Skills development: SMI offers a variety of training courses and workshops to help you develop the skills you need to succeed in the maritime industry.

If you're a student or graduate interested in pursuing a career in the maritime industry, SMI is a valuable resource.

Stand S295

The Hydrographic Society UK & Ireland (THS:UKI) is a professional body that supports and promotes the hydrographic profession. For students and graduates, THS:UKI offers a range of benefits including:

Career advice and guidance: THS:UKI can help you find internships, placements, and full-time work in the hydrographic industry. They also have a careers page with job listings and advice on how to apply for hydrographic jobs.

Networking opportunities: THS:UKI hosts a variety of events and conferences where you can network with industry professionals and make new connections. They also have a Student & New Graduate Chapter that provides support and networking opportunities for students and graduates.

Industry knowledge: THS:UKI publishes a quarterly magazine called "Soundings" that contains articles on hydrographic topics. They also have a website with news and information about the hydrographic profession.

Skills development: THS:UKI offers a variety of training courses and workshops to help you develop the skills you need to succeed in the hydrographic industry. They also have a Student Bursary Scheme that provides funding for students to attend hydrographic training courses.

If you're a student or graduate interested in pursuing a career in hydrography, THS:UKI is a valuable resource.

Stand P18

Charting a course in underwater tech? The Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) is your compass. SUT empowers students and graduates like you.

The Society of Underwater Technology (SUT) is a leading international professional body that supports and promotes the use of underwater technology for the benefit of society. For students and graduates, SUT offers a range of benefits including:

Dive into Ocean Futures with SUT: Your Launchpad to Success

  • Expert-led training: Master skills in underwater robotics, marine surveying, engineering, and more through workshops and courses.
  • Industry connections: Network with global professionals, score internships, and land your dream job with SUT's extensive network.
  • Insider knowledge: Stay ahead of the wave with their magazine, website, and events, becoming a champion for ocean sustainability.

Join SUT and navigate your path to an unparalleled career in the blue frontier.

Stand Q501

Seiche is the UK’s leading specialist and a global market leader in underwater noise and marine mammal monitoring, providing bespoke engineered technology solutions and environmental service solutions for the offshore marine industries.

We are currently working on some of the largest offshore wind development projects and have significant growth potential across the blue economy sectors.

Our company invests in its staff and welcomes both graduates, who can join the company graduate scheme, and applicants with knowledge and experience.  Our graduate scheme offers an immersive and comprehensive training programme that provides graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their careers. 

For more information visit www.seiche.com or contact [email protected].

Stand J100

General Oceans is comprised of a group of renowned underwater technology companies with a truly global presence including Nortek (Norway), Tritech (UK), Klein (USA), Reach Robotics (Australia), and SRS (USA). 

This year at Oceanology, we are launching the General Oceans Academy: a collection of professional programs designed to nurture the leaders of tomorrow.  Not your usual classroom theory-based learning but a groundbreaking opportunities to see, learn and own your part of General Oceans' future.

Join us at J100 for daily information sessions, to chat with our Academy representatives and receive CV feedback (and enjoy a coffee or a beer!) We have also arranged a session with a professional photographer to capture your next LinkedIn headshot. For session timings visit: https://www.generaloceans.com/oi

Join a stellar line up of speakers that includes Sir David King, Jyotika Virmani, Justin Manley and the new SUT President Benj Sykes as they double down on Solutions the climate crisis and draw Thoughts from speakers on the subject of solutions at the ocean-climate nexus.

Grab your badge with £100, your price is just £195.

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✔ Hear from Industry leading speakers
✔ Meet thought leaders from the world of A.I.
✔ Complimentary Coffee and lunch
✔ Exclusive networking opportunities


Tuesday 12th March: The SUT host a Women In Industry Conference

Location:                      Ocean Futures Theatre – hosted by the SUT 

Thursday 14th March: Careers Panel. The SUT host a Careers Panel focusing on skills & career development