In today’s 21st century shipping scenario, sophisticated computer controlled machinery will completely replace the ageing mechanical control systems, of the past century. The sea change taking place is also due to the accelerated phase-out of old ships, which fail to meet the current and future norms.
A wiper is a person who is assigned the work of maintenance of the vessel and assists senior officers in their duties. Wiper is supposed to be known as the starting position for a career at sea. Find out more about wiper and how to become one on ships.
Marine environmental management, as the name suggests, refers to the management of the marine ecosystem. Considering that the marine ecology is facing a lot of problems and degradation, the scope, extent and the importance of marine environment studies has gone up tremendously
An Electro technical officer on ship has the responsibility of talking care of the electrical systems of the ship. This career comes with great responsibility and provides good remuneration in return. Find out more about the career of electro technical officer of ships inside the article.
A cargo engineer as the name suggests handles cargo on board various types of ships. The job involves great responsibility and technical skills. Find out what exactly a cargo engineer does and how can you become one.
Irrespective of the type of ship or employer, a ship needs a cook and a catering department to get its crew going. If you are one of those with unique culinary skills, then this career is definitely rewarding. Find out 12 maritime colleges in India providing maritime catering courses.
The profession of a gas engineer is an exciting offshore career which provides ample opportunities along with good remuneration. Find out how one can become a gas engineer and what does it takes to become one.
If maritime education is where your academic and professional interests lies and if UK is your maritime studies destination, then there are several colleges all over UK that offer marine courses. Here is a list of all the maritime courses and colleges offering those courses.
The career of a barge engineer is one of those sought after marine jobs which are not only challenging but also give high remuneration in return. Know what it means by a barge engineer and how to become one.
INDos number can be considered equivalent of a complete identity for every seafarer in India. It is a computerized national database that includes important information of every certified seafarer in India. This information has been compiled in a single database to make it easily accessible for statutory authorities like Flag State, Port State, employers and Immigration staff etc.
In order to become a marine engineer after doing mechanical engineering, one needs to do a compulsory 1-year Graduate marine engineering course. In India, this course is offered by 20 institutes which are approved by the Directorate General of Shipping.
Want to become a marine engineer after doing mechanical engineering? There are several Maritime institutes in India which provide marine engineering course for mechanical engineers. Join the merchant navy and explore a new world of great opportunities by following the steps mentioned in the article.
In order to join a merchant navy course, you must have the physical fitness and medical requirements that are necessary to have a career on ships. The candidate must be in good mental and physical health and free from any kind of bodily defect to interfere with the efficient performance required at the sea.
A career is underwater photography is an unconventional yet rewarding career for those who want to explore the great depths of the sea. There are few things you need to know about diving photography before you get into it. Find out how to become underwater photographer inside the article.
What is the difference between nautical science and marine engineering is one of the most common questions asked by students who are planning their career at the sea or by those who are looking for a job in the maritime industry. In this article we have tried to solve that query once for all.
Post graduation after marine engineering can open new doors of opportunities both at sea and shore. We have compiled an extensive list of post graduation courses which one can pursue for further studies after a bachelor degree in marine engineering/naval technology.
Choosing a career at sea involves a tough decision between merchant navy and defence navy. Jobs in both these field have the same basic lifestyle; however, there are several prominent differences that needs to be mentioned. In this article we bring to you the main differences between merchant navy and defence navy.
Lately, we have been receiving several inquiries regarding the salary structure of Indian sea-going professionals. As it is difficult to provide a number for the salary of each rank, we came up with an idea of providing our readers with a “Salary Range” for each level.
Employment scams can be a pretty nasty thing considering the kind of advantage the fraudsters can take of unnoticing people and what you stand to lose. Marine Insight brings to you six types of recruitment scams which are widely prevalent in the maritime market.
A mixture of thrill, adventure, and great learning opportunity in every dive, a career in underwater exploration is the new hottest career on the block. What does it takes to be an underwater explorer? What are the benefits and what kind of courses are to be done? Find out if a career in underwater exploration is the right thing for you or not.
A career in merchant navy is unique one in every aspect. There are several advantages of a maritime career apart from the high salary. We bring you 10 reasons which states that career in merchant navy is unlike any other profession.
Aquaculture is a unique career field in the marine world which requires specific skill-set and interest. Though the field offers a wide range of opportunities, one should have strong liking towards the subject to pursue a career in the same.
The present situation of lack of job opportunities for deck cadets and junior marine engineers is getting grimmer each day. It is high time that concrete steps are taken in the right direction to bring maritime jobs in the market. We bring to you seven reasons for deck cadets or junior engineers not getting a job in the present marine market condition.
Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB), U.K is a maritime authority that has helped in providing the finest maritime professionals to the shipping industry. Find out how the organization is successful in doing so for the past 75 years