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.
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.