Merchant Navy Institute & Training Center

Seafarers Development Programmer (SDP)

•    Pass in 10th standard or above from recognized board.
•    Medically and physically Fit 
•    (+) or (-) eye vision allowed
•    No Visual aids
•    No colour blindness
•    Age 18 -28

Course Description:
This is around 3 months merchant navy awareness program (Seafarers Development Program) along with mandatory STCW course approved by D.G. Shipping. This is specially designed for the candidates who are willing to make their career in merchant navy but having low budget. STCW is consist of shipping training courses that are given to ensure candidates and crew safety on board a ship and equips a seafarer with various types of situations that can arise on a ship along with ways to deal with them. Through this specialized course, we are preparing a new breed of well-trained, highly qualified merchant mariners who are skilled with technical as well as soft skills needed to launch successful careers in the Merchant Navy. Under this program we sponsor & train the seafarers and after the successful completion of training we place the crew on board on the vessels under our management.

Certificates Provided:
After successful completion of the training, SDP Certificate approved by NSDC and STCW course certificate will be issued by the academy approved by Director General of Shipping. In addition to that candidate will be awarded with INDOS & CDC (Continuous Discharge Certificate).

Career Flow Chart:

Seafarers Development Programmer (SDP Approved by NSDC). (STCW) approved by D. G. Shipping

Join as Trainee Ordinary Seaman in Deck / Trainee Wiper in Engine for minimum period of 18 months
[STIPEND: 200$ - 400$]

After getting watch keeping certificate, Sail as AB / OILER for 12 to 18 months
[SALARY:400$ -800$ / 800$ - 1200$ respectively]

After total sea time of 24 months, appear for NCV 2nd mate (Deck)/appear for class 4 NCV (Engine)

Upon obtaining 2nd mate, sail as 2nd Officer or obtaining class 4 certificate, sail as 4th engineer
[SALARY: 3500$ - 5500$]

Further sea experience & passing exam, can rise up to the rank of Master Mariner/Chief engineer
[SALARY: 8500$ -12000$]

(Note: This course made by organisation as per industry requirement please read all details carefully.)*

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