The type of ships you could train on for your career at sea

Within the British Merchant Navy, the sheer diversity of vessel types provide for a fascinating choice of different work environments and the opportunity for a varied and interesting career.

Read more about the lifestyle available on different types of ship.

We feature here just a flavour of the variety of ships that you could train on with the SSTG. There are wide-ranging opportunities for Electro-Technical Officer Cadets, Engineer Officer Cadets and Deck Officer Cadets.

Aggregate Mining

Cable Repair

Container

Cruise

Ferries

General Cargo

Jack-up

Offshore Support

Standby

Survey

Tankers

Tugs

Updated:   February 2018