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Since 2010 we have been host to a busy discussion forum where aspiring, current and past cadets in the deck, engineering and electro-technical branches of the Merchant Navy share questions, experiences and valuable hints and tips. We're now expanding to offer you quality articles and resources to help you, no matter what stage you're at. So please register an account and get talking!
When most people hear of the “Merchant Navy” they think of big grey warships and guys running around with guns. They're thinking of the “Royal Navy”, part of the military and completely separate from the British Merchant Navy.
So you've finished up your first college phase, packed your bags and you're ready to go! Joining your first ship can be daunting. Foreign countries, travelling alone and a bevy of officials and paperwork can be overwhelming. Here's an experienced officer's guide to joining your ship!
Are you a confident speaker? Do you want to share your enthusiasm for the industry with others? OfficerCadet.com is pleased to recommend the Merchant Navy Training Board's Careers at Sea Ambassaor programme. We've got all the infomation you need here!