Merchant navy as a career

Nowadays international trade agreements, and same side boating increases , due to this merchant navy is spreading more in all over the world. In merchant navy three main fields to get jobs like dech, engine, rating. 

  • In dech field  the main working person is captain, next cheif officer, second officer and third officer these cader officers are working in dech field.                     
  • In engine field cheif engineer, second engineer, third engineer are working in engine field.                                                                                                                                 
  • In rating field several types of jobs like maintaining the ship, checking the ship and some other jobs are doing by the candidates.                                                            

Job profile 

There is responsibility for dech officer to run ship safely. Ship related engine working capacity and other tecnical related are done by the engineers. In ship different fields of working candidates are supporting to other fields this candidates are called rating.  Dech related candidates are working under the captain or master. In engine department candidates are working under the cheif engineer. Entering as engineers after getting qualification, experiance can grow to cheif engineer/master. 

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Salaries in merchant navy

For freshers the salary was 10,000 rupees per month and after experiance salary upto 5 lakhs per month.

Steps for getting job

  • Entering as merchant navy navigation, first need  to complete one year course of Diploma in dech cadet.                                                                                                        
  • Engine ralated jobs need to complete mechanical engineering.                                     
  • Some other jobs need to complete natical sciences,marine engineering.                      

Some coaching centres in India 

  • Indian marital acedemy- Chennai.
  • T. S Chanikya- Mumbai.
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri college of advanced marital studies research - Mumbai.
  • Indian marital University - Kolkata campus.
  • Indian institute of port management - Kolkata. 
  • National ship design and research center - Vishakapatnam
  • Odisha martal acedemy- Jagatsinghpur
  • Marital training acedemy-Goa
This colleges are providing dech, engine, rating courses are available. This courses giving  institutions are need to  registered under theDirector  General of Shipping. For more detail check the Director General of Shipping website

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