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About Career as a Captain

Captains are in charge of all aspects of their ships' operations. They are responsible to the owners of their ships for the safety of the vessels, the crew, and the passengers or cargo. They maintain crew discipline and keep order. Captains are sometimes called masters.While in port, the captain may act as the shipowner's agent in dealing with customs officials. The captain may pay and keep records of wages for the ship's other employees.

 

Career Prospects of Career as a Captain

With global trade soaring high the demand for seamen is also increasing. The average salary per month starts from $7000 and goes upto $10000.

Skills & Education Required for Career as a Captain

Captains have the most senior jobs in the merchant marine. They must attend officer training schools; qualify for their jobs in a series of examinations over a period of years; and possess the leadership qualities needed to run large, complex organizations.Prospective captains should attend one of the maritime academies that provide officer training.

Comments/ Reviews on Career as a Captain

  • sir. Pleas inform studied in a captain Posted By : NOUFAL.E.K, on 12-05-2012 23:49:09 Report Abuse

  • hello sir i am rahul gupta.i have completed my AIRCRAFT MAINTENCE ENGINEERING coarse.please give me some guidance for marchent navy job........thanks Posted By : rahul gupta, on 06-01-2012 16:45:21 Report Abuse

  • sir give me instruction about airforce,navy and army.i does not see too far without my glasses so i can fil airforce and navy application form please tell me.Thank you Posted By : Chimanlal Diwakar, on 09-07-2011 16:40:10 Report Abuse

  • i have my graduation in bcom. i want to join merchant navy as an officer please send me some information about this. Posted By : anushree, on 04-06-2011 10:25:09 Report Abuse

  • where is the intitute of this Posted By : sachin, on 12-05-2011 19:34:50 Report Abuse

  • where is the intitute of this Posted By : sachin, on 12-05-2011 19:34:47 Report Abuse

  • HOW CAN I JOIN MERCHAMNT NAVY I HAVE JST GIVEN MY 12TH XAMS????? Posted By : ARUN ARORA, on 29-04-2011 03:16:24 Report Abuse

  • i have just completed my 12th exam.i would like to join for bsc nauticalscience.what shall do now? Posted By : Monayi M, on 22-04-2011 18:06:01 Report Abuse

  • I just given exam of graduate i had passed my hsc with 60.61% please sir reply me i am liable for the job as a DECK-CADET I readed your ad in times of India. Thank you. Posted By : Jayesh mewada, on 13-04-2011 19:41:21 Report Abuse

  • I just given exam of graduate i had passed my hsc with 60.61% please sir reply me i am liable for the job as a DECK-CADET I readed your ad in times of India. Thank you. Posted By : Jayesh mewada, on 13-04-2011 19:40:59 Report Abuse

  • I just given exam of graduate i had passed my hsc with 60.61% please sir reply me i am liable for the job as a DECK-CADET I readed your ad in times of India. Thank you. Posted By : Jayesh mewada, on 13-04-2011 19:40:27 Report Abuse

  • what is the procedure to take admission in b.sc nautical science? Posted By : ROHIT KUMAR, on 01-04-2011 18:55:35 Report Abuse

  • i have passed my hsc from commerce stream last year & ihave acheieved 54%marks in it .so ihave to do the cources of ship mgmt as a captain ,so plz send me the details of cources for captain which can ido it for my future career and the institute name from which i can select the institute send me the details .thank u Posted By : nagesh, on 31-03-2011 14:26:42 Report Abuse

  • i have passed my hsc from commerce stream last year & ihave acheieved 54%marks in it .so ihave to do the cources of ship mgmt as a captain ,so plz send me the details of cources for captain which can ido it for my future career and the institute name from which i can select the institute send me the details .thank u Posted By : nagesh, on 31-03-2011 14:26:13 Report Abuse

  • i have just passed mine examination with commerce i would like to joint navy stream plz send me all the details Posted By : syed jibran, on 30-03-2011 14:50:09 Report Abuse

  • dear sir /mam i am a commerce student and just given my board exam of 12th in year 2011 can i join merchant navy? if yes den wat r them percentage required fo it ? Posted By : sujay sanjay mhatre, on 29-03-2011 23:23:17 Report Abuse

  • can i study this by passing my tenth exams? Posted By : kanakaraj, on 22-03-2011 19:36:40 Report Abuse

  • I am B E in production engineering .Presently I am working in a steel company.My age is 35 years.I want to join Merchant Navy or Marine Engineering.Pls tell me what to do so that I can join. Posted By : Rahul Pandey, on 08-03-2011 21:37:37 Report Abuse

  • i have completed me Bachelor of engineering in electronics and communication trade. Now i want to know that how can i become a captain of a ship, is there any postgraduate course for this. Posted By : Ashish Birthare, on 04-03-2011 06:29:49 Report Abuse

  • I want to be a captain. Going to complete my tenth in this month. Which sream should I take after this exam? I am sure I am gone a get a nice rank! Thanks... Posted By : E.Manideep, on 04-03-2011 05:53:12 Report Abuse

  • i have completed +2 last year. i have scored 68%in PCM. But i have not done anything for last 1 year. My age is 19. so i can join merchant navy or not. Posted By : Manpreet, on 04-03-2011 02:22:53 Report Abuse

  • i am a b.tech student from jalandher. Posted By : nitesh thakre, on 13-01-2011 03:19:22 Report Abuse

  • i want to b a captain,now in tenth,wat stream shld i take n is there any pre prepartion for it..thanxx Posted By : karan wadhwa, on 10-10-2010 06:57:45 Report Abuse

  • i am a commerce student can i join merchant navy as an officer after completing B.Com Posted By : Deepak nayyar, on 11-08-2010 20:13:49 Report Abuse

  • i have graduation in B.C.A. i want to be a merchant navy officer please send some information about this my email is navneet.nsr@gmail.com Posted By : navneet singh rajput, on 11-12-2009 07:26:11 Report Abuse

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