Industry Related (Marine Related)

3 Ocean-Going Jobs for the Adventurous

By: Julailah Wahid

The world’s vast oceans are home to glorious sunsets, jumping dolphins and Captain Jack Sparrows. Even so, any professional on a boat will tell you that the sea can be the ultimate test of both physical and mental strength. Here are three of the most exciting oceangoing professions from around the world:

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Steering Towards An Exciting Voyage Ahead

Attracted by the opportunity to work in a dynamic sector that offers a myriad of exciting career opportunities, two MaritimeONE scholars overcame stereotypes and devoted themselves to become experts in their own fields.

by Wendy Ng

Trade and shipping were the twin pillars upon which Singapore's humble beginnings were built.

Being a strategically located entrepôt helped to turn Singapore from a sleepy town into a bustling centre by the 19th century.

Currently, Singapore is home to one of the busiest ports in the world and the maritime industry contributes about 7 per cent to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Making the acquaintance

TORM-MaritimeONE scholar, Sandar Koh, did not know what to expect when she signed up for the Maritime Studies degree course in Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

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Maritime Initiation

Two MPA highlight the dynamism of the Singapore maritime industry and the challenges it poses.

By Grace Swee

With most people opting for more conventional paths such as engineering and finance in his school days, Wong Kai Cheong walked the path less travelled and took up a Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) scholarship.

Kai Cheong saw the potential for his personal growth amidst the diverse maritime industry, and wanted to play a part in growing one of Singapore’s key industries.

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