Maritime Studies and Maritime Engineering - Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Initiative Type: Training

Belém Statement Area: Ocean Technology

Initiative Location: South Africa

Time Frame: Ongoing

Description:

Students who complete the training in Martime Studies can be employed as Navigators by the Merchant Navy. The tasks include navigating duties, supervising cargo operations in ports and maintaining the safety equipment. This qualification is recognised internationally and provides the opportunity for young South Africans to sail as a Navigating Officer, and ultimately Ship?s Master, world wide. Students who complete the studies in Maritime Engineering can be employed as marine engineers by the Merchant Navy. Tasks include Marine Engineering watchkeeping duties, programmed maintenance of the marine engineer propulsion plant and its auxiliary equipment. This qualification is recognised internationally and provides the opportunity for young South Africans to sail as an Engineering Officer, and ultimately Chief Engineer Officer, world wide.

Contact: Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Initiative Website: http://www.cput.ac.za/academic/faculties/engineering/departments/maritime