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Careers In Shipping And Maritime

Careers In Shipping And Maritime
June 20
17:04 2019

Shipping career is perfect for people who are fascinated by the sea, love traveling in foreign ports, and want to experience different cultures.

Shipping and maritime are two interconnected terms. Let’s talk separately about maritime and shipping.

Maritime is linked to the sea in relation to sea navigation, shipping or trading operations.

Generally, Shipping is transportation of products by sea or some other means. It involves transportation of products as well as individuals from one location to another.

Shipping demand is expanding tremendously due to an increase in international trade. Shipping plays an important role in the country’s growth and development.

Than this is best career

The Shipping & Maritime profession has a huge scope. All classes in this sector are very challenging and in trend. If you are interested in traveling around the world trip and want to acquire understanding of different locations and cultures, you can develop your career in this industry. Logistics and shipping have a broad variety of scope.

You can join government / private shipping businesses and multiple port organizations in India or overseas after finishing your degree. Shipping industries are one of the best sectors for your career. Marine engineers can join the merchant navy as well.

Courses & Duration

Many universities/collage offer education in the field of shipping and maritime, there are many courses where you will get to know about fundamentals of marine subject and practical aspects of profession will be taught. The courses are as follow:-

Diploma Courses:
Diploma in Marine Engineering
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Fees: applox Rs 2.5 lakhs- Rs 3 lakhs per year
Diploma in Logistics and Shipping
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Fees: appox Rs 1 lakhs
Diploma in Naval Architecture And Offshore Engineering
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Fees: approx Rs 1.24 Lakhs
Diploma in Nautical Science
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Fees: approx Rs 2,000 to 3 Lakhs
Diploma in Marine Engineering
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Fees: approx Rs 3lakhs
Bachelor courses:
B.Sc. in Ship Building and Repair
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Fees: approx Rs 4 Lakhs to 5 Lakhs
 B.Sc in Maritime Science
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Fees: approx Rs 2lakhs – 8lakhs
B.Tech/B.E. in Marine Engineering
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Fees: approx Rs 2lakhs to 8lakhs
Master Courses:
Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Shipping and Logistics
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: approx Rs 90,000 to Rs 10 Lakhs
MBA in International Transportation & Logistics Management
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: approx Rs 90,000 to 10 Lakhs
MBA in Port and Shipping Management
  • Duration:2 years
  • Fees: approx  Rs 80,000- INR 6laks
MBA in International Transportation & Logistics Management
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: approx  Rs 80,000/- to Rs 7lakhs
 M.Tech In Marine Engineering
  •  Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: approx Rs 60,000/- to Rs 7 lakhs
M.Sc in Shipping Trade and Finance
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Fees: apporx Rs 50,000/- to Rs 6 lakhs
M.Sc International Shipping and Logistics
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Fees: apporx Rs 50,000/- to Rs 8lakh
Admission Procedure
  • Applicants are needed to pass the entrance exam in order to pursue classes in the shipping and maritime sector.
  • Admission to the shipping management course will take place through the entrance examination of MAT 2019/CAT 2019/XAT 2019/ATMA 2019.
  • The JEE Main 2019 for undergraduate courses and the GATE 2019 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) for admission to postgraduate classes are needed to follow maritime engineering courses.
  • You can also apply for IMU CET 2019 (Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test ).
Skills required for Shipping & Maritime
  • Excellent Verbal & Written communication skills
  • Decision making Ability
  • Willingness to Learn
  • Ability to work well with all levels of staff
  • Self-Motivation
  • Confidence
  • Commercial Awareness
Jobs & Career

Exciting career paths are offered in the Shipping & Maritime sector. There are huge work opportunities for applicants who have finished the fundamental course in this sector.

The shipping & maritime sector provides an outstanding chance for young people who want to draw  and attain a self-disciplined, driven and adventurous career.

In the field of Shipping one can become :
  • Marine Engineer
  • Deck Officer
  • Deck Cadet
  • Steward
  • Marine Cook
  • General Crew
  • Port Captain
  • Chief Engineer
  • Associate Director
  • Manager-Port Logistics
  • Documentation Executive
“Individuals working in this sector receive the rewarding pay with many other advantages.”

Salary in this area is exceptionally high. Remuneration will depend on which post you hold or which course you belong to. In this sector you will receive a minimum salary between Rs 20,000/- to Rs 30,000/- per month and around Rs 50,000/- to Rs 60,000/- in foreign ships

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