Ship Master Mariners alias Captains are paid from US$ 12000 to US$ 15000 per month as tax free salary. Sailing profession continues to remain among globally well paid professions. There exists global shortfall of officer level personnel that continues to grow. Indians stand at advantage to benefit from this demand. Lots of opportunities exist on shore also for Master Mariners in Shipping Companies, Ports, Logistics Companies, Off shore Structures and Marine Insurance Sector.
Prospective Students willing to join Merchant Navy towards becoming Ship Captains in their career must pursue 3 Year Presea Training through B.Sc., Nautical Science Course. Refer Eligibility Details here.
Trained Cadets are eligible to appear for Cadetship Certificate of Competency (CoC) exams conducted regularly by Mercantile Marine Department after completion of their 12 months of Onboard Training in Sailing. Raise through their ranks to become Second Mate, Chief Officer and thereafter Captain. Relevant Competency Exams needs to be cleared at every stage.
B.Sc., Nautical Science Course at Sri Nandhanam Maritime Academy is offered along with Placement to selected prospective cadets. Try your chances for obtaining a Seat. Enquire or Submit application today ! Choose to be among them. Choose to be a Sailor. Become a Better You.
Responsibilities of a Ship’s Captain
Being the Head of Deck Department of a Ship, Captain is responsible for navigating the vessel to its destination along with its cargo/ passengers. From Voyage Planning to Ship Stability, receipt/ delivery of its consignments, almost every aspect outside engine room rests on Captain’s shoulders.
The captain ensures that the ship complies with local and international laws and complies also with company and flag state policies. The captain is ultimately responsible, under the law, for aspects of operation such as the safe navigation of the ship, its cleanliness and seaworthiness, safe handling of all cargo, management of all personnel, inventory of ship’s cash and stores, and maintaining the ship’s certificates and documentation.
One of a shipmaster’s particularly important duties is to ensure compliance with the vessel’s security plan, as required by the International Maritime Organization‘s ISPS Code. The plan, customized to meet the needs of each individual ship, spells out duties including conducting searches and inspections, maintaining restricted spaces, and responding to threats from terrorists, hijackers, pirates, and stowaways. The security plan also covers topics such as refugees and asylum seekers, smuggling, and saboteurs.
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