The Merchant Navy transports about 96% of goods worldwide and is one of the most important contributors to the economy of nations.
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
Financial Independence at a young age
Excellent pay that is better than most other professions
Opportunities to travel all over the world
Long vacations which are as per your choosing
Not a 9 to 5 desk job
Why choose MSC?
MSC is the second biggest container company in the world.
It has also added new Car carriers and Bulk Carriers in the fleet.
MSC is a ship-owner not just a ship manager like most other companies
MSC has an excellent safety oriented work culture and treats its employees as part of the family.
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 - 2021 No awards due to Covid-19 pandemic
Career Path in MSC
Required to do
1 year Pre-sea course
Pre-Sea Nautical Diploma from IGNOU
18 months at sea as a deck cadet
Approx Rs 20,000 per month free of tax
2nd Mate (FG) certificate of competency
Approx Rs 60,000 per month free of tax
3rd Officer / 2nd Officer
18 months at sea as 3rd Officer or 2nd Officer
Approx Rs 180,000 to 200,000 per month free of tax
1st Mate (FG) certificate of competency
18 months at sea as Chief Officer
Approx Rs 400,000 per month free of tax
Master (FG) Certificate of competency
Approx 5000,00 per month free of tax
Cadet starts earning a salary of approximately Rs 20,000 per month during his training on board as a cadet by the time you are in your 30’s your salary as Captain of the ship is over Rs 5 Lakh per month.
In short, if selected, joining MSC is possibly one of the best career decisions you can make!