Join the Maritime Spirit

Join the Maritime Spirit

And become part of an exciting global shipping company. DAL/JTE can offer you challenging apprenticeship with interesting opportunities across all shipping departments.


Apprenticeship with DAL/JTE

Being part of worldwide trade and shipping goods across the seas: Shipping Agents oversee all tasks related to these topics. Completing this apprenticeship in our group of companies gives you a great basis for your future career. We offer a broad insight into a traditional Hamburg shipping company with access to all relevant areas of shipping – starting with the Tanker Business and Container Ships but also including Bulk- and General Cargo, a Shipping Agency, Port Agents, Ship-, Container and Trade Management, different Sales Offices worldwide, Chartering and Operations Departments, a Crewing Department, a Travel Agency and a Shipping Insurance as well.

This job offers a lot of versatility: Procurement of goods, organization and calculation of voyages, concluding contracts, speaking with clients and handling of ships in port. Therefore, we require at least the completion of the 10th grade and good English skills, because a lot of business is done internationally. Take the opportunity to start your career with us and have the possibility to visit abroad in cooperation with your vocational school.

Sounds good?

Apply for your apprenticeship either for a start on the 1st of February or the 1st of August each year. We are happy to get to know you!

Current Apprenticeship available


Apprenticeship (m/f/d)

Job Description:

For John T. Essberger we are looking for motivated and committed apprentices starting their apprenticeship as Schifffahrtskaufmann/-frau Trampfahrt in August 2023 or February 2024.

Your tasks:

  • Analyse transport and freight markets
  • Bring freight and vessels together
  • Plan and manage the transport of goods over sea
  • Make agreements
  • Schedule container
  • Handle claims as well as vessel- and freight-relating documents
  • Calculate costs and determine results
  • Communicate in English

Your profile:

  • Abitur, Fachabitur or Fachhochschulreife
  • Fluent in English (min. mark 3)
  • Good MS-Office skills
  • Ideally you have stayed abroad for quite a while
  • Driving license B desirable

Please send your complete application (motivation letter, CV, school reports of your last 2 school years) for an apprenticeship, preferably via email to

If you do have any questions, please feel free to contact Alexandra Trinkus via telephone or email.

We are looking forward to getting to know you!

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