Life at sea has always appealed to those who want to combine travel with a challenging career offering exciting rewards. This is the life for those who relish the challenge of working with the sea.
A recent study by Drewry estimates the current officer supply to be 610,000, representing a shortfall of 19,000 personnel. This shortfall is forecast to rise to 21,700 by 2018 given that there will be a requirement for an additional 38,500 officers by this time. This highglights the shortgae of seafarers and confirms the need for recruitment and training well into the future to meet international needs.
As Ireland’s designated centre for the education and training of personnel for the Merchant Marine, NMCI can provide you with the education to get started with a career at sea. Click on the links below to download brochures of the courses on offer at NMCI.