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Q - this is rohit. i have done B.sc in nautical sci. i am having around 3-4 yrs of work ex in shipping. want to do some shore based job in india/abroad. Kindly suggest career options. thanks rohit

- Rohit

Answer:

Some of the career options to apply your unique knowledge:

+ Shipping Managers  - in public sectors or private shipping companies
+ Nautical Surveyors / Nautical Superintendents
+ Instructor/ Teaching faculty at any Maritime Training Institutes
+ Fleet Safety Officers - your STCW certification might be helpful
+ Accident Investigators and Safety Management Consultants
+ Shipping and Port Managers
+ Shipping Consultants - with shipping companies - negotiating and developing sale contracts, acting as trade agents, etc.
+ Port Control Officer

Many shipping companies from India, UAE, Singapore, USA, Europe advertise these type of job openings.

There is also good scope in:
- Offshore Oil Drilling Companies
- Marine Tourism
- Professional and recreational diving and other activities

Further studies in technical or managerial areas may be helpful, especially for managerial jobs. Some courses:
MBA IN PORT AND SHIPPING MANAGEMENT - Indian Maritime University Chennai , University of Petroleum & Enery Studies (UPES) Dehradun
MBA Shipping and Logistics - Tamil Nadu Open University CHENNAI, Vel’s University Chennai, Academy of Maritime Education & Training (AMET) Kanathur 
MBA Shipping Finance
MBA Marine Human Resource Management(Manning)
MBA Cruise Ship Hospitality Management
M. Sc. Fleet Operations Management


Best Wishes.

Please Note: This answer is just our view and a suggestion only. We have used our best knowledge but still the information may not be 100% accurate and updated.


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