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Old 12-17-2012, 04:59 AM   #1
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HI I am a newbie to this forum.. I am a engineering student and when I complete my course and become a Mechanical Engineering then I would want to join merchant navy...I love ships and crews..One of my cousins is also working with this field and I also work for this field..As I love traveling especially with water..I joined in here to get suggestions about how to enter into this field..Hope to get a positive response..Thanxx and have a nice day..
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G'day Anil, welcome to the forum. There are many avenues open for qualified tradesmen on board ships. As you mentioned there are merchantmen; there are also the yachts of the rich and famous and the lesser ships which are found in charter fleets.

If you wish to work on the mega yachts, I suggest you look at shipboard courses dealing with safety and seamanship. Most maritime agencies (government and private enterprise) offer courses which generally have universal acceptance.

To join the merchant marine, I suggest you make enquiries before registering as crew. This goes for oil platforms also. Look at the specialist international marine employment agencies which will be well represented in your country.

In the charter world of 35-60 footers, maintenance engineers are well regarded, worked hard and get to travel, but more importantly they get well known. Good, reliable and stable MEs, are hard to come by even for big companies such as Sunsail and Moorings.

Have a good long chat to your cousin to get first hand information on the professional side of things. Otherwise, get to a few sailing clubs and look for crewing poisitions on recreational yachts. It's a great way to learn the nautical life and could well lead to a long and rewarding career afloat. Best of luck and please, keep us informed.
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Oh god that was a fast reply and kinds word too..and yes I had a talk with my cousin he told me about institutes in God, the govt recognized ones too..Which can lead me to placement in foreign countries..I want to be a maintenance engineer and I know that is one of the toughest job on the crews..I will give the entrance exams and interviews next year when I'll be completing me engineering...thanx for these suggestions..and would be requiring many more in future..
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