Learn the business side of shipping. Apply for the new externship program at Shell today!

In 1892, Shell joined the business of shipping by launching its first oil tanker, Murex. Transiting from Azerbaijan to Thailand, Murex contributed to a revolution in global trade by transporting oil in large tanks, rather than in thousands of barrels, to make fuel more affordable.

Since the Murex’s maiden voyage, Shell has grown to be one of the largest fleets of oil/chemical tankers and liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers in the world. These vessels play a vital role in the safe and secure delivery of energy, worldwide. Today, Shell’s fleet consists of of 6 oil/chemical tankers and over 40 LNG carriers.

Here at Women Offshore, we are pleased to announce that Shell has introduced an externship at Shell Shipping & Maritime, Americas in Houston, Texas. Open to maritime cadets and new graduates in the United States, this externship is an opportunity to shadow experts at Shell for a firsthand look behind the scenes of ship operations, contractor management, and technology services.

For more information and to apply, email your resume with a cover letter to Daniel.Harlow@Shell.com.

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