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Marine & Shipbuilding

MDE Group specialises in providing and managing specialist engineering, technical and skilled trades personnel for major clients in the Marine and Shipbuilding sectors. We are equipped to deliver personnel for any industry project throughout EMEA, APAC and the Americas. Our commitment is to source and supply the talent and services that drive efficiency and innovation across all areas of marine and shipbuilding.


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Marine and Shipbuilding Recruitment

Our team of knowledgeable consultants is dedicated to specific disciplines and verticals within the marine sector, allowing them to gain deep insight into hiring requirements. This specialization ensures that we staff positions within budget, avoid compliance issues, and meet deadlines efficiently.

Flexible Contracting and Recruitment

MDE specializes in flexible contracting for both expatriate and national personnel, as well as permanent recruitment. Whether you need fully integrated technical service teams or in-country project service solutions to supplement your project teams, we have the expertise to deliver.


Technical Personnel

MDE Group can supply a range of technical personnel in the following areas:

Design, Technical and Engineering


  • Design Engineers    
  • Construction / Field Engineers    
  • Commissioning Engineers    
  • Pipeline Engineers    
  • Instrument Engineers    
  • Mechanical Engineers    
  • Project Engineers    
  • Engineering Managers    
  • Quality Managers    
  • Regulatory Compliance Specialist
  • Construction Managers    
  • Commissioning Managers    
  • Hook-up Managers    

Skilled Trades


  • Electrical Technicians
  • Mechanical Technicians
  • Instrument Technicians
  • Instrument Pipefitters
  • Riggers
  • Crane Operator
  • Deck Crew / HLOs
  • Pipefitters
  • Platers/Welders
  • Rope Access Technicians
  • Foreman
  • Supervisors /Superintendents

Local and International Projects

MDE has participated in projects covering all development options in shipyards around the globe, including:


  • Fabrication & Construction
  • Ship Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO)
  • Vessel Conversion & Decommissioning

We maintain an active database of candidates experienced in all stages of the project lifecycle, from Identification and Concept Selection to Project Definition and Execution.

International Project Support

With extensive experience in supporting international Marine and Shipbuilding projects, MDE can act as either a single source contractor or a vendor manager. Our robust processes and procedures ensure that we help our clients meet their project objectives effectively.

We can deploy a tailored Project Management Plan (PMP) using our suite of template documents. The PMP provides a comprehensive framework for every aspect of service delivery, ensuring structured and efficient project execution.

Delivering expertise

Why work with MDE?

All candidates are Qualified.
We interview all candidates before we send CV’s to clients

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