Merchant Navy offers a lucrative and challenging career for those who want to be different.

The activities related transshipment of goods and passengers through sea from nation to nation is termed as Merchant Navy. There different types of ships depending upon goods they carry.

  • Bulk Carriers
  • Container ships
  • RORO Ships
  • Passenger ships
  • Gas carrier
  • Oil Tankers
  • Passenger ship

The Industry provides an opportunity to travel around the Globe apart from providing quick and prosperous career growth.

Three broad categories of activities are taking place in the ships viz,

  • Nautical (Navigation)
  • Engineering
  • Service department

For any position in the Merchant Navy, the aspirant has to decide his area of choice and interest. For career in Merchant Navy, depending upon the choice of the aspirant, they have to undergo pre sea training through an approved Marine Institute, get qualified and then only can start the career.

U.G and Diploma Courses

  • B.E. Marine Engineering
  • Bsc Nautical Science
  • Diploma Nautical Science
  • Trainee Marine Engg for Diploma Holders
  • Trainee Marine Engg for Graduates
  • General Purpose Ratings

For a candidate with self-confidence, perseverance and hard work, career growth is phenomenal. In Navigation segment, a deck cadet can reach the position of a Captain and in Engineering segment; a trainee marine engineer can reach the level of a Chief Engineer.

Placement Prospect

Placement cell of SAMS facilitates the candidates of SAMS for their post sea training through campus selection and tie up with few Shipping companies to provide the sea time.