The Merchant Navy is a non-combatant commercial fleet, which deals with transporting cargo and occasionally, passengers, by sea. Its fleet is therefore composed of passenger vessels, cargo liners, tankers, carriers, as well as other special types of vehicles. A career in this field is full of adventure and long voyages to exotic places. Above all this, the excellent pay and promising promotional opportunities make the career lucrative and exciting in spite of all the hard work life and long absence from family and home.
The opportunity to travel around the world and the lure of adventure around the seas, besides the possibility of high remunerations attracts many youngsters to make a career in the Merchant Navy.
Merchant Navy career is not only monetarily rewarding but also satisfying and a bit challenging. The merchant navy ships employ a huge number of workers to carry and deliver goods from one country to another.
Merchant Navy is one of the few careers where the salary hardly matters. It can range anywhere between Rs.10,000 to Rs.6 lakhs per month though the salary structure differs from Company to Company, country to country