Marine

 

 

The Merchant Navy mainly deals with transporting cargo and occasionally, passengers, by sea. It has different fleets composed of passenger vessels, cargo liners, tankers, Bulk carriers, Car carrier, containers as well as the other special types of vessels. Merchant Navy is the backbone of international trade, carrying cargo across the globe for Import & Export business.

The Merchant Navy career options mainly includes the following category.

  • Navigating officers (Deck side officers)
  • Marine engineering officers (Engine side officers)
  • Crew members (To assist the officers)
  • Specialized officers (Electrical officer, Radio officers)

Shipping companies offer these positions on contracts for a period of 6 to 9 months. After finishing the contract period, the officers can enjoy leave & whenever they  want to join back, the company will absorb them immediately. Presently the demand for Marine Engineers & Deck officers are high worldwide. The shipping  companies are facing great shortage for the Deck & Engine officers.

NAVIGATING OFFICERS TEAM 

They are responsible for the navigation of the Ship, the loading/discharge of cargo, radio communication and the control/safety of  the crew, and passengers. The chief navigator of the ship is the master, who decides the course of the voyage and maneuvers the vessel. He exercise complete control over the officers, crew and any passengers on board the ship. From the trainee cadet level, one will be promoted to captain of the ship with proper sea- experience & further exams.

  • Captain                 
  • Chief Officer    
  • Second Officer
  • Trainee Cadets

ENGINEER OFFICERS TEAM 

The ship’s engineers have complete responsibility of the ship’s engine room i.e., the main engine, boilers, pumps, hydraulic fuel systems the ship’s electrical generating plant and distribution system. From the trainee engineering officer level, one will by promoted to Chief Engineer of the ship with proper sea-experience and further exams.

  • Chief Engineer   
  • Second Engineer
  • Third Engineer
  • Fourth Engineer
  • Junior Engineering cadets

 

 

B.Tech Marine Engineering – 4 Year’s

This above program is approved by the Directorate General Shipping, Government of India. Candidates become eligible to take up a career at sea as a junior / trainee engineer after completing B. Tech( Marine)  and mandatory STCW courses. After 6 months of sea service on board merchant vessels, they become eligible to write Class IV Part ‘B’ examination (Class IV Part ‘A’ examination, being exempted on the strength of the Degree awarded). Thereafter a Class IV Certificate of Competency is awarded by the Mercantile Marine Department, Government of India

Subsequently, they become Certified Engineer officers of Merchant Marine and are free to take up lucrative careers within the Shipping industry world-wide.

Eligibility :  10+2 with PCM 60 % aggregate  marks from recognized Boards/Universities. Minimum 50 % marks in English at 10+2 of 10th level is a must. Fluency in written and spoken English is expected.

 Age: Not exceeding 25 years on the date of commencement of training (Subject to DG’s guidelines as applicable).

Medical Fitness:  Medically fit with eyesight 6/6, with or without external aids. Maximum power permitted ± 2.5, No color blindness, Medical examination will be conducted by doctors approved by D.G. Shipping Govt. of India

 

 

B.Sc. Nautical Science – 3  year’s

This above program is approved by the Directorate General Shipping, Government of India. The design of the course is as per the guidelines laid down by the Directorate. During the 3 years training at the Institute approved by the Directorate General of Shipping, the candidate undergoes theoretical cum practical exercises in navigation, Watch keeping, Seaman Ship, cargo and Bridge equipments etc. and complete mandatory STCW-95 courses. On successful completion of 3 years, B.Sc. (Nautical Science) is awarded to the candidates by recognized university and then he undertakes the sea phase of 12 months comprising on board ship training.

On successful completion of the training and passing the exam, he will be awarded with a Certificate of Competency by the Directorate General of Shipping.

Eligibility :  10+2 with PCM 60 % aggregate  marks from recognized Boards/Universities. Minimum 50 % marks in English at 10+2 of 10th level is a must. Fluency in written and spoken English is expected.

 Age: Not exceeding 25 years on the date of commencement of training (Subject to DG’s guidelines as applicable).

Medical Fitness:  Medically fit with eyesight 6/6, with or without external aids.  Medical examination will be conducted by doctors approved by D.G. Shipping Govt. of India