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The MSc in Maritime Economics and Logistics is designed to give you outstanding qualifications and to provide you with a wide array of both subject-specific and transferable skills so that you can experience great prospects for desired positions and (re)boost your career in the Maritime and Logistics industry.

The types of positions held by MEL Alumni vary widely from Logistics Manager to Consultant, to Port Engineer. Please find a modest selection below.

Business Analyst (Junior) Managerial Accountant
Chartering Director Maritime Economist
Derivatives Trader Naval Architect & Marine Engineer
Forwarder Regional Commercial Manager
General Director of Maritime Affairs Sales Manager
Head of Marine Transportation & Logistics Ship Broker
Investment Banker Ship Manager
Logistics Analyst Vessel Manager


These job titles show that companies directly related to the maritime industry are not the only major employers of our graduates. Many companies have a link to the maritime industry. The knowledge you obtain with your MSc degree contain elements relevant to all organizations and, therefore, opportunities exist across a vast number of private and public organizations in any sector. These can range from the financial, consumer and information technology industries to non-profit organizations such as local government and higher education institutions. Below you can find a list of companies in which our Alumni have found jobs.

ABN Amro Maersk
APL Mitsui O.S.K. Lines
APM Terminals MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company
ASML Nidera
Boskalis The Odin Marine Group
Cargill Ports around the world
China Shipping Group RaetsMarine
CMA CGM Royal HaskoningDHV
Damen Shipyards Samskip
Dockwise Samsung
DP World Shell
DVB Bank Smit Lamnalco
Ecorys Stolt-Nielsen
Evergreen Line TNT
EY Unifeeder
Kuehne + Nagel Unigas
LyondellBasell Vopak


To find our more about MEL’s alumni and their career progress, you can check out their LinkedIn profiles here.

  • Orientation year for Non-EEA graduates

It is possible for Non-EEA graduates to apply for a visa to remain in the Netherlands after graduation for a year to look for a job. Please read further to find out how this orientation scheme works.

⇒ Orientation Year for Non-EEA Graduates 

  • Alumni Network

Our alumni network is one of our most valuable assets. As a graduate of MEL you can join the alumni community and gain access to the MEL alumni network area which connects you to all MEL Alumni.