Being a professional deck officer means one has to be adept in the areas of seamanship and navigation. Find out six important maritime books which are a must-have for all deck officers serving at the sea.
A deck officer is required to take up a series of maritime courses before he is considered fit for joining a ship. Learn about twelve important certification courses for junior officers joining ships.
Planning to join merchant navy as a deck officer? Find out different ways to become a deck officer by joining a maritime course that suits your interest.
After graduation, deck cadets have to go through a lot of documentation work to make themselves eligible for working at seas. Find out the list of documents and other essential requirements that are necessary to apply for various seagoing certificates.
Many deck officers and maritime professionals want to study further to increase their opportunities. Find out different options for further studies in the maritime industry.
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.
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 lookout is a person at the ship’s bridge who maintains a continuous watch of the sea to report any kind of hazard that can be an obstacle in the navigation and cause harm to the ship. Find out about the duties of ship’s lookout inside the article.
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.