Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions
· Chief Officer (Chief Mate)
· Second Officer (Second Mate)
· Third Officer (Third Mate)
· Able Seamen
· Ordinary Seamen
· *Deck cadet
· Chief Steward
· Chief Cook
· Steward's Assistant
· Head Waiter
· Head Barman
· Chief Engineer
· Second Engineer (First Assistant Engineer)
· Third Engineer (Second Assistant Engineer)
· Fourth Engineer (Third Assistant Engineer)
· Fifth Engineer (Junior Engineer)
· Refrigeration Engineer
· *Engine Cadets
Staff Positions (hold USCG Certificates of Registry)
· Junior Assistant Purser
· Senior Assistant Purser
· Chief Purser
· Medical Doctor
· Professional Nurse
· Marine Physician Assistant
· Hospital Corpsman
· Radio /Electro-Technical Officer (FCC license)
Professional Certifications and Credentials
· Able Seaman
· Celestial Navigation
· Coastal Navigation
· First Aid & CPR
· Flashing Light (visual communications)
· Global Maritime Distress & Safety System (GMDSS)
· Master Mate
· Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV)
· Radar Observer
· Seafarer's Training, Certification and Watchkeeping
· Terrestrial Navigation
· AutoCAD Operator
· Marine Engineer
· Naval Architect
· Technical Writer
· Training Instructor
· Crane Operators
· Pipe Fitter
· Purchasing Clerk
· Safety Officer
· Environmental Officer
· Tool Room Clerk
· Quality Assurance Engineer
EMD Celebrates 5 Year Milestone
Over 1,400 employees gathered at EMD’s headquarters and manufacturing campus in La Grange, Ill. to celebrate the company’s fifth year of independence since being spun off from General Motors Corporation in April 2005.
Honored guests included U.S. Congressional Representatives Dan Lipinski and Judy Biggert, along with Mayor Jeffrey Tobolski of McCook and Mayor Robert A. Conrad of the town of Countryside.
MLL to Train 60 Cadets This Summer
For the past 13 years, Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) has hosted more than 900 cadets from federal and state maritime academies to sail aboard its ships. This summer, more than 60 cadets will train aboard 28 U.S.
flag containerships and 4 pure car/truck carriers. Cadets will actively participate in all of the daily tasks necessary to safely and efficiently keep large commercial vessels working in international trade
Naval Sea Systems Selects Shipyard Commanders
The Naval Sea Systems Command announced the selection of Rear Adm. (sel.) Gregory R. Thomas as the next commander of Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY). He is currently serving as the commander of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY&IMF). Capt. Brian Osgood has been selected as the next commander of PHNSY&IMF.
Fourth Women on the Water Conference
November 4 through 6, the Maritime Administration and Texas Maritime Academy will host the fourth annual Women on the Water (WOW) Conference in Galveston, Texas. The Conference will bring together cadets from the Federal and State Merchant Marine Academies and Colleges with professional women who are leaders in different sectors of the maritime industry
UK Engineering Sector Challenged to Draw in Young People
UK engineering chiefs gathered at the Department for Education on Wednesday 8 June to discuss what can be done to ensure the talent pipeline and adequately equip young people for the requirements of industry.
Organised by EngineeringUK, Schools Minister Nick Gibb MP addressed a high-level roundtable attended by representatives from EngineeringUK, E.ON, BAE Systems, JCB, Jaguar Land Rover, Ford of Britain, the ODA, GKN, Rolls Royce, ICW UK, the Royal Academy of Engineering and Pearson UK
Merchant Navy Vets Encourage Youngters to Learn, Remember
A group of veteran seafarers are encouraging youngsters to consider what has become an important but ‘forgotten profession’ as the country prepares to celebrate Merchant Navy Day on September 3.
Residents at the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society, a Surrey based home which provides dedicated accommodation and care to former seafarers and their dependants, said there is not enough awareness of the important role the Merchant Navy plays in our society among the younger generation.
The Merchant Navy has kept citizens in the UK fed, clothed and equipped for over 200 years, not to mention being a lynchpin of the economy, delivering overseas sales to every corner of the world
IMarEST Welcomes Castrol Marine's Marine Partner Status
Castrol Marine has renewed the Corporate Membership of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology’s (IMarEST) Marine Partners initiative.
“If there is one thing better than acquiring a new member of the Marine Partner scheme, it is news that a long-time partner is renewing its relationship with us,” says Fiona Morris, Interim Chief Executive of IMarEST.
“It is extremely stimulating working with Castrol Marine, and we are delighted that we will be doing so for another year. We relish being involved with their ongoing campaign to constantly improve skills and knowledge both internally through Continuing Professional Development initiatives
First Offshore Marine Academy Trainees Graduate into Jobs
The first group of trainees to complete the inaugural 12-month training programme with the UK’s only dedicated academy for the offshore wind industry have all successfully started work in new roles within the industry.
In testament to the Offshore Marine Academy’s aim to take people with a familiarity with the marine and coastal environment and prepare them for a new career in the expanding offshore wind industry, each of the four trainees have been snapped up by employers. Now working with developers Centrica, offshore cable installation contractors Visser & Smit Marine Contracting and marine solutions specialists Offshore Marine Management (OMM)
Wilhelmsen Partnership Agreement in Finland
Agreement announced at 150 years celebration extends port coverage in the region
Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) Finland last week announced a new Agency Network Agreement which will strengthen the company’s coverage of thirteen key ports around the country’s coastline. The announcement coincided with an Open House event which celebrated 150 years of the company.
Invited customers from the Helsinki area were able to experience a demonstration of work within the welding workshop as well as an exhibition of the company’s newest products, including Gamazyme products, gas welding equipment, a new Ultrasonic machine, Unitor CIP, air tools, immersion suits including the test kit
Port Scholarships Awarded to 20 Local Students
$53,500 to help students seeking trade-related careers
The Port of Long Beach on Friday, May 13, awarded $53,500 in scholarships to six local high school students and 14 college students to help them pursue careers in international trade and goods movement.
With the latest awards, the Port has presented $388,150 in scholarships to 243 students since 1993. The goal of the Port of Long Beach Scholarship Program is to help students prepare for future careers and leadership positions in the international business community.