Third Engine Officer
Minimum - Certificate of competency in form 9
Have completed approved education, training examination and assessment and meets the standard of competence as specified in the section in section A-III/2 of the STCW Code
Will be updated
The tasks of a Third Engineer, Ship is expected to perform include:
Watching engine room and stoke-hole during specified hours while at sea
Alternating with Fourth Engineer, Ship for day duties during specified hours while in port
Performing other duties assigned by Second Engineer, Ship
Ensuring proper adjustment of bearings of main engine and moving parts
Knowledge of maintaining engine room equipment
Ability to look after the electrical connections
Well-versed in adjusting bearings of main engine and moving parts
Knowledge of taking charge of maintenance of all electrical fittings and stores in absence of Electrician
Knowledge of keeping rough ledger of electrical stores and equipment
Good communication skills
Ability to focus for long hours
Diligent and hardworking
Ability to follow instructions
It is a not a desk job
Need to handle a team
Local travelling is a part of this job
Part-time work is not available
Work from home option is not available
Ship usually sails for 5/6 days a week and works for 14/15 hours every day. This may vary from ship to ship
Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous
Occupational hazards may include exhaustion, fatigue, stress, etc.
Health hazards include exposure to extreme weather, rising temperatures, high voltage electricity, ambient air quality, etc.
For Third Engineer, Ship - INR 2,75,000 to INR 3,75,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
Overview of Shipping Industry in India
Indian shipping industry plays a crucial role in Indian economy. As 90% of the nation?s trade by volume is done via sea. India has been the largest merchant shipping fleet among the developing nations. Indian shipping industry supports transportation of national and international cargos and also provides various other facilities such as ship building, ship repairing, lighthouse facilities, freight forwarding, etc. Indian shipping industry with emergence of globalisation and liberalisation is firmly ready to acquire new dimensions in terms of demand and infrastructural development. While in knowledge based economy, soft intangible parameters like human capital, information technology and expertise are becoming increasingly important for increasing innumerable opportunities. Today India has become the source of quality seafarers to global ship owners. Indian shipping firms normally rely on the inherent IT skills of Indians to play a pivotal role in IT activity involved in international shipping and the country can come up with a business centre for information processing requirements of the international ship owners.
Job Opportunities in Shipping Industry
Shipping industry offers job opportunities for thousands of people in India. Shipping job is one of the oldest careers offered with charm, income and a unique lifestyle. Usually shipping jobs in India are found in major cities with various ports and even non-port cities like New Delhi and Bengaluru. The jobs include merchant navy, cruise ship, freight, bulk carrier companies and oil tanker jobs. And even in many international cruise ship companies which are connected to India there are other jobs like nursing, cruise ship nurse, cargo ship, marine medical jobs and cruise ship summer jobs in India.
Shipping companies across India
Towns and cities across India
Will be updated
Orient Express Ship Management Ltd.
The Shipping Corporation of India
Tolani Maritime Institute
Aquatech Institute of Maritime Studies