What is Marine Engineering?
Marine engineering is a branch of engineering that deals with the construction as well as the operation of mechanical equipment of seagoing craft, docks, and harbor installations. The basic job of a Marine engineer is to design, build and maintain vehicles/structures used on or around water. This includes ships, aircraft carriers, submarines, sailboats, tankers etc.
Marine engineers are accountable for the ship’s internal system which comprises the propulsion, electrical, refrigeration and steering systems.
Few of the specialties required in Marine engineering are: