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.
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.
Chief engineer of the ship is the head of the engine room department. Thus, while assigning duties of handling a ship, the chief engineer is required to go through a specific procedure to ensure safety of the new ship and its personnel.
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.
A junior engineer should learn fast and pick up things as soon as he can when new to a ship. In this article we bring to you 13 things that a junior engineer should learn by-heart in his very first days on the ship.
A 4th engineer though adequately knowledgeable lacks the skills that come from spending years of experience on ships. In this article we bring to you a list of situations when a 4th engineer should call the chief engineer of the ship to the engine room.
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.
A trainee marine engineer has to keep certain important points in mind in order to prevent him or herself from getting into trouble on board ship. We bring to you top 14 things, a junior engineer should NOT DO when on Ship.
The starting air system on board ships is an important system every marine engineer must be thoroughly aware of. Learn about eight important points which must be known about this system.