Marine Engineering
Updated on Jun 21, 2014 - 4:21 p.m. IST by Team Careers360
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About course

Marine Engineering offers an exciting career for adventurous students. It involves the construction and maintenance of ships, other sailing vessels, ports and cargo facilities at waterfront. Also known as Ocean Engineering, it broadly refers to the engineering of boats, ships, oil rigs and any other marine vessel or structure. Marine engineers are   responsible for maintaining a ship’s machinery such as the engine room, electric motors and propulsive engines and other devices to ensure proper functioning. Marine engineers apply the engineering sciences like mechanical engineering and electrical engineering to the development, design, operation and maintenance of watercraft propulsion and on-board systems; e.g. power and propulsion plants, machinery, piping, automation and control systems etc. for marine vehicles of any kind like surface ships, submarines etc.

Further education

After doing Bachelor’s, you can go for M.Tech or ME in Marine Engineering.

Job profiles

The job profiles of the Marine Engineers are as Marine Engineer, Navy Weapon Engineering Officer, Marine Engineering Officer, Harbor Master and Pumpman.


Core subjects 

  • Ship structure and construction

  • Marine Boiler

  • Mechanics and Machines

  • Marine Internal Combustion Engine

  • Naval Architecture

  • Marine Electrical Technology

  • Marine Auxiliary Machines

  • Marine Machinery


Top recruiters

  • Merchant Navy,

  • Navy

  • Manufacturing industries

  • Mazagaon Docks

  • Shipping Corporation of India

  • Anglo Eastern Shipping

  • Mobil Shipping Co,

  •  Orinoco Marine Consultancy

  • Chevron Manning Services.



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