Shipping / Marine

The shipping industry facilitates domestic and global manufacturing and trade via transportation of commodities and finished products, while also providing for the delivery of goods directly to consumers.

List of Major Profile, Desired Experience and Tentative Salaries Offered for this Industry in India-

Shipping, Marine, Shipyard and Ship Repair Industry Scenario in India

Maritime is concrete for socio and economic development for a country. With a coastline of approx. 7517Km, India is the 16th biggest coastline and is located on routes of the world’s shipping routes. India has a total of 12 major and 205 notified minor and intermediate ports and around 95% of India’s import and export trading is done by the marine and shipping industry. 

Indian government has been a driving force for all ship ports and many shipyard industries, introducing FDI of up to 100% for investing in ports, shipping and marine projects.

The Market Size of Shipping, Marine and Ship Repair Industry in India

Operating efficiently and effectively, India shipping industry has handled 704.82 million tonnes (MT) of cargo traffic, implying a CAGR of 2.74 % during FY16-FY20.  Increasing traffic with 2.9% every year, the shipping and marine industry in India is booming. State and Central Government introduce 415 projects all around the country into shipping and marine which will help in booming job opportunity in shipping and marine industry in India.

Major Hub of Marine and Shipping Industry in India

Since, shipping is a global business whose performance is closely related to the global market so all the coastal areas in India are major hubs i.e. Kolkata, Kochin, Mumbai and Goa. We also have collaboration with Japan in Kochi and Kochi dockyard is the largest and recent one in our country.

Job Profiles in shipping, marine and ship repair Industry in India

Trading is a big part and a valid reason for shipping and marine industry to work and needs more and more professionals every year. Many universities and colleges provide courses and a diploma in this field, diploma in marine engineering and also bachelor courses in shipbuilding and repair. Even MBA and MSc are also eligible qualification for entering this vast industry

The list of job roles in  shipping and ship repair industry is provided below. You can also consult GCS- Gweka Consulting Services for a better understanding of your choices.

Work Profiles                      Average Salary per Annum (INR)Click Here To Apply
Senior Technical Officer Jobs24,59,541Apply Now
Import-Export Executive Jobs3,26,000Apply Now
Shipping Research Analyst Jobs5,26,716Apply Now
Ship Design Engineer Jobs4,48,003Apply Now
Quality Control Inspector Jobs3,69,873Apply Now
Marine Surveyors Jobs2,77,920Apply Now
Naval Architects Jobs3,07,836Apply Now
Sea Man Jobs5,92,948Apply Now
Engine Cadet Jobs2,50,000Apply Now
Trainee Marine Engineer Jobs2,10,408Apply Now

Sources: indeed , payscale

Note: all the salaries are subjected to experience level and are approximate in amount.

Top 10 shipping and marine companies in India

No one can deny the fact that maritime jobs are lucrative, respectful and pretty trending also. While the seafarers do enjoy a lot of incentives but there goes a lot behind the scenes, the hard work and passion. Few past years have been a boon to shipping, marine and ship repair industry, increasing number of jobs from 1,54,349 in 2017 to 2,08,799 now, showing how skilled Indian people are globally. We at GCS help you to get closer to your goals and we have also listed the best players and firms below.
Companies Name Headquarters
Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd. (GRS&E Jobs) Kolkata
Cochin Shipyard Ltd (Cochin Shipyard Jobs) Kochi
Mazagon dock shipbuilders Ltd (Mazagon Dock Jobs) Mumbai
Bollfilter India Pvt Ltd (Bollfilter Jobs) Mumbai
Cosco shipping lines Pvt ltd (Cosco Shipping Jobs) Mumbai
 Essar Shipping (Essar Shipping Jobs) Mumbai
Shipping Corporation of India (SCI Jobs) Delhi
 Global Offshore Service (Global Offshore Jobs) Mumbai
Mercator Limited (Mercator Jobs) Mumbai

Upcoming Trends in shipping, marine and ship repair Industry in India

The key trends that can drive shipping and ship repair industry crazy growth are listed below.

  • Smart shipping, the modern-day smart ship will improve reliability, operational services, regulatory compliance and environmental responsibilities.
  • Shipbuilding robotics, yes the first thing that should be noted is it will take manual power also to operate these AI techs and complete tasks. From using advanced materials for ship manufacturing to improving ship performances. Robotics and AI will play a huge part in the coming years.
  • Communications will fill the void in network issues. The high-frequency bands capable of transferring high signals and necessary data, introduction to 5G and new satellites will help in achieving these goals.                                                                             

Want to explore more in the shipping and ship repair industry then do connect with GCS- GWeKa consulting services today for a bright future.

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