In this blog post we’re going to take a look at a Junior Engineer’s duties and responsibilities, what you might be doing in a typical day onboard a vessel, who Junior Engineers report to, and what the skills, interests and attributes you will need to become a successful Marine Engineer are.
Petty Officer Dempster at the controls in the Manoeuvering Room on board HMS SCEPTRE seen as she lays alongside at Devonport dockyard just prior to decommissioning and disposal. Part of the Marine Engineering Department, the Manoeuvring Room houses the equipment which controls and monitors the submarine's nuclear reactor.
The maritime industry’s most important concerns are the safety of personnel and prevention of marine pollution for smooth cargo transportation and marine operation at high seas. To achieve this, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) relies on its two very strong pillars: SOLAS & MARPOL – The International Conventions for safeguarding human life and marine environment from all kinds of pollutions and accidents. #maritime #marineinsight #lifeatsea #merchantnavy
Jamaica will have a female marine engineer onboard a ship in the Carnival Cruise Line for the first time in history when Seychelle Bailey, who comes from Linstead St./ Catherine and is in her last year at the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), sets sail in August 2019. According to Bailey, she views her posting as […]