CAREERS // OTHER SEAFARER CAREERS

The most obvious maritime-related career path involves becoming a crewmember on board a ship. There are a number of maritime sectors that rely on the skills of seafarers to safely navigate and operate a variety of different types of vessels. All of these sectors offer a rewarding career opportunity for individuals who are self-disciplined, adventurous and hard-working.

  • Master/Captain

    The Master or Captain is in overall command of the ship and is ultimately responsible for the safe navigation and operation of the vessel. The...

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  • Chief Officer/Mate

    The Chief Officer is responsible for the day-to-day working of the deck crew and for the stowage, loading, carriage and discharge of the cargo.

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  • Second Officer/Mate

    The Second Officer is the ship’s navigator and has the prime responsibility of the upkeep of charts and passage planning. At sea the Second Officer...

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  • Third Officer/Mate

    The Third Mate is fourth in command and assists both the Chief Mate and Second Mate; keeps the morning and evening 8-12 watches at sea and shares...

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