Merchant Navy-Electrical officers

What Is It

They are responsible for the upkeep of all electronic cabling, instruments, lights, switches, boards, fuses etc which make up the ship. Moder ships have a great deal of electronic equipment and automation, hence their role is of utmost importance.

Qualification

10+2 + a 3 year degree course in Electrical Engineering.

Scope

Electrical officers are usually recruited by big shipping firms in costal towns.