Career Tracks

The Commonwealth of Dominica Maritime Administration wants to help guide you through the next phase of your career. Below you will find a listing of career tracks which provide you with the required steps to become a successful professional mariner. After all phases of the career track are complete, students will receive a Certificate of Competency and Certificate of Endorsement and/ or Seafarer ID Book indicating their capacity for their respective new maritime careers. Credentials are issued by the Commonwealth of Dominica Maritime Administration.

 

 

For more information on mariner licensing please contact:

 

Meghan Matheson

Director of Mariner Certification at Dominica Maritime Administration

Office of Maritime Affairs

32 Washington Street, Fairhaven, MA  02719 USA

Tel: 508-992-7170 Ext. 309 | Fax: 508-992-7120

mariner@dominica-registry.com

 

 

Northeast Maritime Institute is the primary training provider for the Commonwealth of Dominica Maritime Registry. Northeast Maritime Institute works to ensure that students complete the training required to receive the necessary documents in order to work in maritime communities world-wide and to develop awareness for safer and more effective shipping.

 

 

For more information on courses offered at the Northeast Maritime Institute please contact:

 

 

Director of Admissions at Northeast Maritime Institute

32 Washington Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719 USA

Tel:  508-992-4025 x300 | Fax: 508-992-9184

registration@northeastmaritime.com | www.northeastmaritime.com

 

 

 

Click the links below:

 

 

 

Deck Rating:

 

 

II/4            Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch

 

II/5            Able Seafarer Deck

 

VI/1-4       Ordinary Seaman

 

 

 

Deck Officers:

 

II/1            Officers in Charge of a Navigational Watch on Ships of 500 Gross Tonnage or more

 

II/2.1         Master/Chief Mate on ships 3000 gross tonnage or more, Near Coastal and Oceans

 

II/2.3         Master/Chief Mate on ships between 500 and 3000 gross tonnage, Near Coastal and Oceans

 

II/3            Masters on ships less than 500 gross tonnage, Near Coastal

 

 

 

 

 

Engine Rating:

 

III/4          Rating Forming Part of an Engineering Watch

 

III/5          Able Seafarer engine in a manned engine-room

 

III/7          Electro-technical Rating

 

 

 

 

Engine Officers:

 

III/1      Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch in manned engine room or Designated Duty Engineer in a periodically unmanned engine-room

 

III/2      Chief Engineer Officer and Second Engineer officer on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of 3000 kW propulsion power or more

 

III/3      Chief Engineer Officer and Second Engineer officer on ships powered by main propulsion machinery between 750 and 3000 kW

 

III/6      Electro-technical Officer

 

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