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Maritime career

Jobs at sea

For some, maritime navigation is still considered to be romantic, and adventurous.

However, nothing is more realistic than the responsible functions aboard a ship, carried out by naval officers.

  • Deck officers are responsible for navigation, setting the ship’s course, maintaining maritime communication and managing the cargo.
    Their training leads to a career at sea, with the possibility of rising to the rank of Captain.
  • The marine engineer is responsible for preventive maintenance and repair of the propulsion, energy supply, all on-board thermal, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, and the safety equipment. He or she also follows the construction of the ship.
    Their training leads to a career at sea, with the possibility of rising to the rank of Chief Engineer.

 

In this movie of the International Shipping Federation, you learn about life aboard a large sea vessel.