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Pre Sea Training

Marine engineers are responsible for the smooth running and operation of a ship and its mechanical and electrical equipment. On top of that, carrying out extracurricular duties like repairs, routine inspections, and maintenance of the propulsion system, deck machinery, refrigeration, etc. are some of the ‘extra’ work that needs to do. Maintaining the power, electrical distribution system, and the fuel supply system and keeping them in top condition is the primary job role of the Maritime Engineer.

The head of the engineering department is the Chief Engineering Officer who is also responsible for the repairing, maintaining and keeping all of the onboard equipment on the vessel in top working condition.

The mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems of the ship all fall under the direct supervision of the CEO who is further assisted by a team of highly skilled individuals with the ranks of Second Engineering Officer, Third Engineer, Junior Engineer and Trainee Engineering Officer.

Requirements for Pre-Sea Training (all must be valid)

Training Duration: 12 Months

Maximum Age Limit: 28 Years

The candidate should be a graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Automation engineering or Mechanical Engineering from a university recognized by UGC or has approval from AICTE with at least 50% aggregate score in the final year and has a score of 50% minimum marks in English in the 10th or 12th standard.

Requirements for On-Board training (all must be valid)

Training Duration: 9 to 12 Months

  • Certificate of Equivalent Competency or Certificate of Competency that is unique to flag and rank of vessel
  • Equivalent Medical or ENG1
  • First Aid at Sea or Medical First Aid
  • Advanced knowledge in firefighting
  • Proficiency in Rescue Boats & Survival Craft (CPSC & RB)
  • Personal Survival Techniques (STCW)
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (STCW)
  • Elementary First Aid (STCW)
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW)
  • Designated Security Duties training
Sr. No Institute City
01 C V Raman College of Engineering Bhubhaneswar
02 Garden Reach Ship Builders & Engineers Ltd. Kolkata
03 International Maritime Institute Ltd Noida
04 AMET University Chennai
05 Chidambaram Institute of Maritime Technology Chennai
06 Coimbatore Marine College Coimbatore
07 G.K.M. Institute of Marine Science & Technology Chennai
08 HIMT College, Kalpakkam Chennai
09 Maritime Foundation Chennai
10 Praveenya Institute of Marine Engineering & Maritime Studies Visakhapatnam
11 PSN College of Engineering & Technology Trirunelveli
12 R.L. Institute Nautical Science Madurai
13 13 Vel’s University (School of Maritime Studies Chennai
14 Cochin Shipyard Ltd.,kochi (METI) Kochi
15 Indian Maritime University -Cochin Campus Kochi
16 Mangalore Marine College Mangalore
17 Anglo Eastern Maritime Academy Karjat
18 Great Eastern shipping company Training Institute Pune
19 Indian Maritime University – Mumbai Campus (MERI) Mumbai
20 Institute of Maritime Studies Goa
21 Maritime Training Institute Powai Mumbai
22 Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies Lonavala
23 Training Ship Rahaman Navi Mumbai
24 Viswakarma Institute of Technology Pune

Electro-Technical Officers (ETOs) are responsible for the testing and maintenance of electrical components on board ships, engine bay components, computer systems on the bridge, refrigeration systems and electrical systems at the passenger areas.

Requirements for Pre-Sea Training (all must be valid)

Training Duration: 04 Months

Maximum Age Limit: 35 Years

  • The candidate should have Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and English as their subjects in 10+2 with minimum 50% marks in their final year aggregate score in the 12th standard
  • A four year’s degree with lateral entry and 50% marks in any of the following – Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication / Communication Engineering, or Electronics and Instrumentation
  • UGC or AICTE should approve the degree course approved central, or state government undertook university or college.

Requirements for On-Board training (all must be valid)

Training Duration: 06 to 09 Months

  • Electrical qualification from guilds or city and a formal Merchant Navy training course for HND Electrical Technical Officer.
  • Personal Survival Techniques(STCW)
  • Social Responsibilities and Personal Safety (STCW)
  • Elementary First Aid (STCW)
  • Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention (STCW)
  • Designated Security Duties training
  • ENG1 or equivalent Medical
Sr. No Institute City
01 Secom Marine College Kolkata
02 AMET University Chennai
03 Coimbatore Marine College Coimbatore
04 HIMT college Chennai
05 R L Institute of Nautical Science Madurai
06 Anglo Eastern Maritime Academy Karjat
07 Euro Tech Maritime Academy Kochi
08 B. P. Marine Academy Navi Mumbai
09 Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies Karjat

The TNO or the Deck Officers are the ones responsible for the accurate and responsible navigation of the vessel, loading, and unloading of cargo, proper and safe planning of the whole voyage, etc.

The captains are also respectfully called as Masters who is responsible for commanding the entire ship along with the safety of its crew, cargo, and passengers. The efficiency and commercial viability of the ship are under the watchful eye of the Captain.

The captain is assisted by a team of junior officers like the second officer (2nd Mate), third Officer (3rd Mate) and trainee officer.

Requirements for Pre-Sea Training (all must be valid)

Training Duration: 12 Months

Maximum Age Limit: 25 Years

  • The candidate should have a B.E/B.Tech degree in any of the recognized branches of I.I.T or from universities recognized by the UGC/AICTE. The candidate should have at least 50% marks in their final year with 50% marks in 10th and 12th in the English
  • It is compulsory for the candidate to have 60% aggregate marks in the 12th standard board exams in PCM(Physics / Chemistry / Maths)

Requirements for On-Board training (all must be valid)

Training Duration: 18 Months

  • Certificate of Equivalent Competency or Certificate of Competency – specified to rank and flag of vessel
  • Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS)
  • Designated Security Duties training
  • Equivalent Medical or ENG1
  • Medical First Aid or First Aid at Sea
  • Advanced Fire Fighting
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (CPSC & RB)
  • Personal Survival Techniques (STCW)
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (STCW)
  • Elementary First Aid (STCW)
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW)
Sr. No Institute City
01 Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Govt. Polytechnic Port Blair
02 Haldia Institute of Marine Studies and Research Haldia
03 Indian Maritime University – Kolkata Campus Kolkata
04 Applied Research International New Delhi
05 International Maritime Institute Noida
06 Shriram institute of Maritime Studies New Delhi
07 Indian Maritime University – Chennai Campus (NMA) Chennai
08 Indian Maritime University – Karaikal Campus Puduchery
09 International Maritime Academy Chennai
10 Maritime Foundation Chennai
11 Maritime Training Institute (SCI) Tuticorin
12 Sai Ram Shipping Science College Chennai
13 Sailors Maritime Academy Visakhpatnam
14 Southern Academy of Maritime Studies Chennai
15 Indian Maritime University – Cochin Campus Cochin
16 Great Eastern Shipping Co. Training Institute Lonavala
17 Indian Maritime University – Kandla Campus Kandla
18 Indian Maritime University – Mumbai Campus-T.S. Chanakya Mumbai
19 Maritime Training Institute (SCI) Mumbai
20 MMTI’s Educational & Research Trust Navi Mumbai
21 Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies Lonavala
22 Tolani Maritime Institute Pune
23 Training Ship Rahaman Navi Mumbai
24 Vishwakarma Maritime Institute Pune
25 Yak Education Trust Navi Mumbai
26 Anglo Eastern Maritime Academy Karjat

The deck rating is the lowest rank in the deck department. They are responsible for sweeping, cleaning, chipping away rust and polishing of the ship along with other odd jobs. They also help out in the cargo bay with the loading and unloading of cargo along with assisting in the morning of the ship.

They also perform their duties as helping hands in the emergency team, an extra set of hands in the lifesaving drills and handling of the safety equipment.

Requirements for Pre-Sea Training (all must be valid)

Training Duration: 06 Months

Maximum Age Limit: 17.5 to 25 Years

  • Candidate should hold an aggregate of minimum 40% marks in the 10th standard board examinations with PCM as main subjects and minimum 40% aggregate marks in Mathematics and English.

Requirements for On-Board training (all must be valid)

Training Duration: 06 to 09 Months

  • Able Seaman certificate or Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)
  • Personal Survival Techniques (STCW)
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities(STCW)
  • Elementary First Aid (STCW)
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW)
  • Equivalent Medical or ENG1
  • Designated Security Duties training may be required by individual companies (Security Awareness Training)
  • Navigational Watch Rating Certificate
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (CPSC & RB) or Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft (CPSC) or Lifeboatman
Sr. No Institute City
01 Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Govt. Polytechnic Port Blair
02 Maritime Academy of India Kolkata
03 Maritime Education Training & Research Institute Kolkata
04 Orissa Maritime Academy Paradip
05 Trident College of Marine Technology Kolkata
06 Seacom Marine College Kolkata
07 Aquatech Institute of Maritime Studies New Delhi
08 Asha International Institute of Marine Technology Varanasi
09 Centre for Maritime Education and Training Lucknow
10 J.Son’s Merchant Navy Institute Merrut
11 Oceanic Maritime Academy Dehradoon
12 Sriram Institute of Marine Studies New Delhi
13 Balaji Seamen Training Institute Chennai
14 Commander Ali’s Academy of Merchant Navy Secunderabad
15 Cosmopolitan Technology of Maritime Chennai
16 HIMT College Chennai
17 Indian Maritime University – Chennai Campus (NMA) Chennai
18 Indus Seafarers Training Academy Chennai
19 International Maritime Academy Chennai
20 Marine Officers Training Academy Pondicherry
21 Maritime Foundation Chennai
22 School of Seamanship & Nautical Tech, Kanchipuram Tamilnadu
23 Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Maritime Science and Engineering Chidambaram
24 Southern Academy of Marine Studies Chennai
25 Sri Chakra Maritime Academy Pondicherry
26 Tamilnadu Maritime Academy Chennai
27 Euro Tech Maritime Academy Kochi
28 Arya Marine Academy Mumbai
29 B. P. Marine Academy Navi Mumbai
30 Baba Marine Institute Thane
31 Bonzer Academy of Maritime Studies Mumbai
32 Columbus Maritime Academy Khardi
33 Marine Medical Clinic Khatdi
34 Marine Training Academy Udawara
35 MMTI Education Trust Khopoli
36 Nusi Maritime Academy Goa
37 Sea Scan Maritime Academy Goa
38 Training Ship Rahaman Navi Mumbai
39 Yak Educational Trust Khopoli

The personnel engaged in the Engine rating are responsible for the daily maintenance, cleaning, repair and routine checks of the engine, engine components, and the engine bay of the ship as a whole.

Requirements for Pre-Sea Training (all must be valid)

Training Duration: 06 Months

Maximum Age Limit: 17.5 to 25 Years

  • The Candidate should be a holder of 40% aggregate marks in the 10th Standard board exams with science as the stream and Mathematics as the major. Minimum 40% marks in English is favorable in both 10th and 12th.

Requirements for On-Board training (all must be valid)

Training Duration: 06 to 09 Months

Maximum Age Limit: 17.5 to 25 Years

  • Certificate that rates Engine Room Watch capability
  • Equivalent medical or ENG1
  • Personal Survival Techniques(STCW)
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities(STCW)
  • Elementary First Aid (STCW)
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW)
Sr. No Institute City
01 Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Govt. Polytechnic Port Blair
02 Maritime Academy of India Kolkata
03 Maritime Education Training & Research Institute Kolkata
04 Orissa Maritime Academy Paradip
05 Trident College of Marine Technology Kolkata
06 Seacom Marine College Kolkata
07 Aquatech Institute of Maritime Studies New Delhi
08 Asha International Institute of Marine Technology Varanasi
09 Centre for Maritime Education and Training Lucknow
10 J.Son’s Merchant Navy Institute Merrut
11 Oceanic Maritime Academy Dehradoon
12 Sriram Institute of Marine Studies New Delhi
13 Balaji Seamen Training Institute Chennai
14 Commander Ali’s Academy of Merchant Navy Secunderabad
15 Cosmopolitan Technology of Maritime Chennai
16 HIMT College Chennai
17 Indian Maritime University – Chennai Campus (NMA) Chennai
18 Indus Seafarers Training Academy Chennai
19 International Maritime Academy Chennai
20 Marine Officers Training Academy Pondicherry
21 Maritime Foundation Chennai
22 School of Seamanship & Nautical Tech, Kanchipuram Tamilnadu
23 Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Maritime Science and Engineering Chidambaram
24 Southern Academy of Marine Studies Chennai
25 Sri Chakra Maritime Academy Pondicherry
26 Tamilnadu Maritime Academy Chennai
27 Euro Tech Maritime Academy Kochi
28 Arya Marine Academy Mumbai
29 B. P. Marine Academy Navi Mumbai
30 Baba Marine Institute Thane
31 Bonzer Academy of Maritime Studies Mumbai
32 Columbus Maritime Academy Khardi
33 Marine Medical Clinic Khatdi
34 Marine Training Academy Udawara
35 MMTI Education Trust Khopoli
36 Nusi Maritime Academy Goa
37 Sea Scan Maritime Academy Goa
38 Training Ship Rahaman Navi Mumbai
39 Yak Educational Trust Khopoli

They are responsible for the preparation of meals for all the members of the crew and passengers on board the vessel.

Requirements for Pre-Sea Training (all must be valid)

Training Duration: 30 Days

Maximum Age Limit: 18 to 25 Years

  • Candidates should be holding a Diploma in Hotel management or an equivalent Degree from a recognized and reputed university.
  • Candidates having a score of minimum 40 % aggregate marks in English in 10th / 12th board examinations are preferable.

Requirements for On-Board training (all must be valid)

Training Duration: 06 to 09 Months

  • Ship’s Cook part 1 and part 2 or Cook’s Certificate of Competency
  • Food Hygiene (is requested by some Companies but not a minimum requirement)
  • Personal Survival Techniques (STCW)
  • Fire Fighting and Fire prevention (STCW)
  • Elementary First Aid (STCW)
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (STCW)
  • Security Awareness Training (Certain companies may require designated Security Duties training)
  • Crowd Management for bigger vessels
  • Medical Care
  • Equivalent medical or ENG1
Sr. No Institute City
01 Dr. B R Ambedkar Institute of Technology Port Blair
02 Marine Education Training & Research Institute New Delhi
03 Sriram Institute of Marine Studies New Delhi
04 Asha International Institute of Marine Technology Varanasi
05 Centre for Maritime Education and Training Lucknow
06 Coimbatore Marine College Coimbatore
07 Cosmopolitan Technology of Merchant Navy Chennai
08 Marine Officers’ Training Academy Puducherry
09 HIMT College, Kanchipuram Kanchipuram
10 Euro Tech Maritime Academy Kochi
11 Training Ship Rahaman Navi Mumbai
12 B P Marine Navi Mumbai
13 Marine Training Academy Udvada Gujrat
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