People planning to join Merchant Navy often ask us what is better – engine department or the deck department? Though there is no specific answer to this question, we try to explain them about the important aspects of both the sides. If you are confused between engine and deck department, then continue reading.
Marine engineering is the branch of study that deals with the design, development, production and maintenance of the equipments used at sea and on board sea vessels like boats, ships etc.
Learn some not-so-commonly-known features of marine generators and some overlooked but important points that are not commonly discussed or taught in training sessions or marine engineering books.
As a marine engineer on board ships understanding how your machinery systems work and behave under different conditions is of utmost importance. Learn as to what it takes to know your machinery inside-out on board ships.
Here are the best marine engineering books available in the market. If you are a student or an experienced sea-going marine engineer, you are required to learn and keep yourself updated with all marine concepts and technologies. Find out more about some of the best marine engineering books out there.
There are several important aspects of the duties of second engineer as he is someone who s in charge of all the operations of the engine room. In this series of articles, we will be discussing an important aspect of the engine room – pipes and bends. This is the first part of an essential series for second engineers.
Naval architecture and ocean engineering form two very important types of marine courses. However, many people are confused about the areas and subjects both the fields are involved with. Find out about difference between ocean engineering and naval architecture inside the article.
The chief engineer of the ship is the head of the technical department of the ship. It is his duty to ensure that the engine room machinery works properly for a smooth voyage. Find out the duties of a ship engineer under SOLAS in the article inside.
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.
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.
Marine Auxiliary Machinery is an important subject for seafarers as it covers not only those equipment that are in the ship’s engine room but also those provided on ship’s deck. Learn about the top marine engineering books for marine auxiliary machinery and ship technology.
Marine Insight Launches “Know the Sea” Campaign. Watch the Introductory Video.
One of the most important positions in the hierarchy level of maritime professionals working on the ship is the position of Second engineer. As the position comes under the management level category, second engineer’s job is not only limited to carry out his own duties but also to look after the entire operation of the engine room and other technical aspects of the ship.
The profession of a Hydrographic Surveyor is something completely different from the other routine professions. And therefore there are a lot of specific requirements which are necessary when one considers the proposition of “How to become a Hydrographic Surveyor?”
Going as a fourth engineer on a ship is the first step for any marine engineer towards a responsible and flourishing maritime career. Find out more about the duties of a 4th Engineer on a Ship.
The article brings to you the best maritime colleges in the US to pursue a maritime career. Take a look at some of the best colleges in the US providing a variety of courses.
Ocean engineering is a field of study that deals with man-made offshore marine structures and ocean study. Read inside to find out more on ocean engineering.
Ship collision is the term used when a ship hits another ship, marine structure or a port. Ship collision often leads to loss of property and human lives. Learn more about ship collision inside the article.
The article explains how a person can become a Marine Engineer and the scope of Marine Engineering as a profession. Also, find out what are the different ways to become a marine engineer.