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YOUR CAREER PATH IN THE MERCHANT NAVY

Brief facts about the Merchant Navy

  1. The Merchant Navy transports about 96% of goods worldwide and is one of the most important contributors to the economy of nations.
  2. There are around 50,000 merchant ships trading worldwide transporting all kinds of cargo. The world fleet is registered in over 150 nations and manned by over a million highly skilled seafarers of virtually every nation.

Why choose Merchant Navy as a Career

  1. Financial Independence at a young age
  2. Excellent pay that is better than most other professions
  3. Opportunities to travel all over the world
  4. Long vacations which are as per your choosing
  5. Not a 9 to 5 desk job

Why choose MSC?

  1. MSC is the biggest container company in the world.
  2. It has also added new Car carriers and Bulk Carriers in the fleet.
  3. MSC is a ship-owner not just a ship manager like most other companies
  4. MSC has an excellent safety oriented work culture and treats its employees as part of the family.
  5. MSC has regularly inducted deck & engine cadets in India in the last few years and has won

NUMEROUS Awards as follows:

2010 – Ship Manager of the Year

2013 – Ship Manager of the Year

2014 – Ship Manager of the Year

2014 – Best Foreign Employer of Indian Seafarers by DGS/Govt of India.

2015 – Ship Manager of the Year

2015 – Caring Company of the Year

2016 – Ship Manager of the Year

2016 – Ship Owner Manning & Training company of  the Year

2017 - Best Foreign Employer of Indian Seafarers by DGS/Govt of India.

2017 – Ship Manager of the Year, 5TH Year in a Row

2017 – Prestigious Cyprus Shipping Industry Award

2017- Samudra Manthan - Best Manning Company of the Year”

2018 - Green Company of the year 2018

2018 - Seafarer of the Year award at CREW CONNECT GLOBAL AWARDS

2018 - Shipowner/Ship manager Manning & Training Company of the Year”

2018 - Offing Award for “Best Employer for Dry Cargo Vessel – Large Segment”

2018 - Seajob Award for “Best Employer of the Year”

2019 – Green Company of the year 2019

2019 – Ship Manager of the Year

2019 – Samudra Manthan – Manning Company of the Year

2019 - Mr Prabhat Jha (Group Managing Director and CEO) received Kashti  Ratna (Jewel of Shipping) award  in the category of  “Ship Manning”

2020 – No Awards due to Covid-19 Pandemic

2021 - Samudra Manthan Award – Ship-owner Manning Company of the Year – 2021

2022 - NMDC Award - Best Foreign Employer of Indian Seafarers – 2022

2022 – Best Manning Company of theYear-2022, Samudra Manthan Award

2022 – Best Employer of the Year-2022, In Category SAPHIRES Of The Ocean, Seajob Indian Anchor Awards

2022 – Gold Award to MSC Shipmanagement Ltd.– 2022, At the Cyprus Environment Awards 2022

2023 - NMDC Award - Best Foreign Employer of Indian Seafarers – 2023

2023 – Prestigious Award from Govt Of India for Research Training & Skill Development in India

2023 – Best Manning Company of theYear-2023, Samudra Manthan Award

Career Path in MSC - DECK

Average Age

Qualification

Rank

Required to do

Average Salary

19

XII Std

Trainee Cadet

1- year Pre-sea course

 

20

Pre-Sea Nautical Diploma from IGNOU

Deck Cadet

18 months at sea as a deck cadet

Approx Rs 27,000/- per month free of tax

22

 

2nd Mate (FG) certificate of competency

Junior Officer

6 months

Approx Rs 1,02,000 per month tax free

3rd Officer / 2nd Officer

18 months at sea as a 3rd Officer or 2nd Officer

Approx Rs 2,25,000 to 3,22,000/- per month free of tax

27

1st  Mate (FG) certificate of competency

Chief Officer

18 months at sea as Chief Officer

Approx Rs 4,85,000/- per month free of tax

31

Master (FG) certificate of competency

Captain

 

Approx Rs 6,72,000/- per month free of tax

  • As a cadet you start earning a salary of approximately Rs 27,000 per month during your training on board. By the time you are in your 30’s your salary as Captain of the ship is over Rs 6 Lakh per month

 

In short, if selected, joining MSC is possibly one of the best career decisions you can make !!!

Career Path in MSC - ENGINE

Average Age

Qualification

Rank

Required to do

Average Salary

19

XII Std

Trainee Cadet

4- year Pre-sea course

 

23

BTECH MARINE IMU

TME

6 TO 9 months at sea as a TME

Approx Rs 44,000/- per month free of tax

25

 

CLASS 4 (FG) certificate of competency

5TH ENGINEER

6 TO 9 months

Approx Rs 1,01,000 per month tax free

4TH ENGINEER

12 TO 18 months at sea as a 4TH ENGINEER

Approx Rs  2,25,000/- per month free of tax

27

CLASS 2 (FG) certificate of competency

3RD ENGINEER/

12 TO 18 months at sea as 3RD ENGINEER

Approx Rs 3,22,000/-

 per month free of tax

2ND ENGINEER

12 TO 18 months at sea AS 2ND ENGINEER

Approx Rs 4,87,000/-

per month free of tax

31

CLASS 1 (FG) certificate of competency

CHIEF ENGINEER

 

Approx Rs 6,60,000/- per month free of tax

  • As a TME you start earning a salary of approximately Rs 44,000 per month during your training on board. By the time you are in your 30’s your salary as Chief Engineer of the ship is over Rs 6 Lakh per month
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