Leading Maritime Recruitment Agency in the U.S.

Today, shipbuilding and the industry surrounding it remain the core of many communities around the United States. CTR Group is the largest maritime recruitment agency in the country and we know these communities rely on us to supply tradespeople to many shipbuilding and cargo-moving companies around the nation.

Each year, hundreds of large ships are constructed, with hundreds more being retrofitted or repaired. According to the U.S. Maritime Administration, this industry contributes around $40 billion to our national economy and creates more than 400,000 jobs in 26 states.

CTR Group has been right there all along. We’ve worked hard to fill open positions in the shipbuilding world, providing our clients with everything from crane operators to maintenance mechanics, pipe fitters to welders. We can help you source and hire your entire team from project inception to launch. Whether you choose to outsource your entire recruiting effort, or need us to work side-by-side with your HR team, we have the resources available now that will meet your hiring goals and give you a competitive advantage. That’s why CTR Group is the top maritime recruitment agency in the country. We know you have a choice among maritime job placement agencies. CTR Group would like to show you why we’re the best in the industry.

We began this work in 1987, and we’ve never stopped building up our databases with thousands of skilled trade workers. These relationships matter when the labor market is tight. That’s why companies choose CTR Group as their top maritime job placement agency.


Find Out Why We Are One of the Top Maritime Job Placement Agencies in the Nation. Contact us today! 

Navy ship docked at Norfolk Naval Shipyard awaiting marine skilled trades workers from CTR Group a skilled trades government staffing agency in Hampton roads

We Supply Our Clients with Talent Ranging From:

  • Boilermakers
  • Carpenters
  • Crane Operators
  • Designers
  •  Electricians
  • Fire Watch
  • Inside and Outside Machinists
  • Maintenance Mechanics
  • Manufacturing Personnel
  • Painters
  • Pipe Fitters
  • Pipe Welders
  • Planner/Schedulers
  • Project Managers
  • Sheet Metal Mechanics
  • Ship Fitters
  • Structural Welders
  • Just to Name a Few!

The goal of CTR Group is to provide our shipyard and industrial clients with the highest skilled tradespeople with the longest industry tenures for the best price. We have a great reputation, which is why our clients return to us repeatedly to help them meet their hiring goals.

To learn more about what our maritime recruitment agency can offer your business or how a maritime job placement agency can further your career, contact CTR Marine and Shipyard Staffing Services.