A career in merchant navy is a unique blend of variety encompassed in a
single domain. By opting for a merchant navy career, individuals can
combine a lot of different facets and gain a lot of exposure which would be
difficult to gain otherwise. Merchant Navy is the perfect choice for the
candidates who are looking forward to living a life full of pride and honour.
People who can do justice to their endearment for travelling, expeditions
and adventure are best suited for this curriculum. By Merchant Navy we
understand it to be fleet of non-combatant ships which is concerned with
freightage of cargos and passengers that can only be sailed through sea
around the nation or internationally. To clarify the above merchant navy
need not be confused with Indian Navy as the field includes carrying of
passenger ships, cargo ships, tankers, bulk carrier ships, container ships and
barge carrying ships that includes roll on and roll off of ships. As the nation
has paved its way to the list of fastest growth economy and due to
increasing demands Merchant navy offers countless jobs in Indian as well as
foreign sea. Merchant Navy being the only reasonable source of
International trade 90% of the international transactions is through sea.
Without Merchant Navy our progress and trade is at stake.
Merchant Navy announces with all the pride held on the shoulders complete
set of opportunities to make a successful career in the sea water. The
merchant navy offers extremely high payment scales, even for fresh entrants
in the profession. The career calls for adventure and enthusiasm for the rest of
the life while travelling places. It may sound difficult initially to stay away from
your family but it is worth the risk. The life is filled with honour and the career is
most rewarding one. While leading a disciplined life on board you explore
your inner self and enjoy the sophisticated mode of living. There is really
nothing to compare with a life at sea. The disadvantage of joining the
Merchant Navy is only long periods of time away from friends and family
which compensated by rich rewards of facilities and excellent
remunerations. Life on board ship can be very cosmopolitan, with many
different nationalities of seafarer working together. Taking into consideration
all the advantages and disadvantages, this career is not for everyone.
Seafarers face a hard life, living in harsh conditions and spending months
and months away from their families. They spend much of their lives at sea.
Conditions on a ship can be cramped, noisy and dangerous and yet they
go, because of exceptional earning potential and the opportunity to see the