Marine Careers

How to Become A SIRE Vetting Inspector?

SIRE Vetting Inspector carries out inspections of ships under the Ship Inspection Report Program, which was introduced by the OCIMF ( Oil Companies International Marine Forum) in 1993 as a safety initiative to address concerns about sub-standard shipping. Find out about guidelines on how to become a SIRE Vetting Inspector.

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Marine Careers

7 Reasons Deck Cadets and Junior Engineers are Not Getting Jobs

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.

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Marine Careers

How to Quit Sea Life and Settle Ashore?

Leaving a rewarding sea life and a promising career to settle ashore is not an easy task for seafarers who wants to do so. It’s a tough decision and there are several challenges to be faced. Find out about the common queries which seafarers have while quitting the sea and how they can deal with them.

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Marine Careers

Who is a Ship Chandler?

A ship chandler is a person who exclusively deals in supplying for a shipping vessel its required commodities. In other words, just like a grocer supplies food grains to households, a ship chandler supplies essentially required commodities to a ship and its crew.

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A Guide to Merchant Navy Officer Ranks
Marine Careers

A Guide to Merchant Navy Officer Ranks

Merchant navy professionals working on ships are categorized into different departments and assigned with specific duties to ensure smooth functioning of ships. Find out the complete merchant marine ranking system on ships.

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