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Captain, Ship/ Master

Aliases: Master, Ship

Industry/Sector(s): Shipping


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks of a Captain, Ship is expected to perform include:
  • Functioning as head of ship ensuring safe navigation
  • Exercising complete control over officers and crew on board
  • Carrying on ship’s business at ports of call
  • Directing navigation of vessel, assisted by other deck officers
  • Laying course of voyage for officers on watch follow
  • Manoeuvring vessel under adverse weather conditions and emergencies
  • Altering course at discretion
  • Maintaining day to-day log of events during voyage
  • Carrying on ship’s business with customs port and services
  • Maintaining discipline on vessel
  • Submitting periodical reports to owner suggesting measures for increasing efficiency of service
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • 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
Working hours
  • 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?

Maybe 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 

Coming soon

KEY COMPETENCIES 2
  • Ability to ensure that the instructions are implemented correctly through close cooperation with department heads
  • Ability to monitor the practical application of the company's policy, procedures and instructions
  • Knowledge of issuing all work permits for the deck department
  • Knowledge of issuing shipboard crew notices as needed
  • Familiar with deck officers and the bridge equipment
  • Ability to investigate all marine casualties outside engine spaces
  • Ability to investigate all incidents outside engine spaces
  • Familiar with the correct management of lifting appliances
  • Ability to evaluate and acknowledge evaluations of deck department personnel
  • Knowledge of the coordination of hazardous material emergency spill response
  • Ability to plan, execute and operate tendering services
  • Well-versed in ensuring all new crew members are instructed regarding their emergency duties according to the emergency plan
  • Knowledge of customs and port services such as, entering and clearing the ship, submitting the cargo manifesto to custom authorities, etc.
  • Ability to maintain discipline on the vessel
  • Knowledge of submitting periodical reports to the owner suggesting measures for increasing the efficiency of service
  • Physically fit
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 

Coming soon

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 3
  • Orient Express Ship Management Ltd.
  • The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.
  • VELS University
  • Tolani Maritime Institute
  • Aquatech Institute of Maritime Studies
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

http://www.tolani.edu/tmi/index,188.html 

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 4
Captain, Ship/Master
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Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Maybe
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 5
  • For Captain - ₹ 2,50,000 to ₹ 3,50,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 
  • Indian Navy
  • Shipping companies across India
  • Cruises liners
KEYWORDS 
  • Captain, Ship
  • Mater, Ship
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 3152.0100 Captain, Ship/ Master
ISCO 2008 3152 Ship’s Deck Officers and Pilots
NIC 2008 50113 Sea and coastal long distance water transport
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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