Establish a maritime career in V. O. Chidambaram Port (Previously known as Tuticorin)
One of the 12 major ports in India, V. O. Chidambaram Port Trust is considered as second largest port in Tamilnadu. Erstwhile Tuticorin Port Trust, it was declared as a major port on 11th July 1974. Along with being an artificial port, V. O. Chidambaram Port is second all weather and third international port of the state. It is strategically situated on South Eastern Coast of India. Due to its advantageous location it is very much sheltered from cyclones and sea storms.
After Jawaharlal Nehru Port (Mumbai), Kochi International Container Trans shipment Terminal and Chennai Port, Tuticorin is the largest container terminal in India. This premium port of India has offered its services to major countries like China, USA, Europe, Sri Lanka and other Mediterranean countries.
Due to its immense contribution in maritime trade, Tuticorin port has received various accreditations like Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2008), Environmental Policy, Environmental Management System (ISO 14001: 2004), Quality Policy and ISPS Code Compliance etc. Till now the company has handled over 10 million tons of traffic with annual cargo tonnage of 23.787 million tons. Some of the beneficial facilities provided by this port are:
- Container Terminal
- Navigation Facilities
- Cargo Handling Equipment
- Storage Facilities
- Passenger Terminal
- Port Security
- Port Fire Service
- Port Safety
- Meteorological Observatory
Job prospects at Vocport
Vocport has been growing consistently with its motley of services. In order to perform efficiently it needs a staff of some well trained and qualified professionals. There are approximately 1162 people working with this port. Demand of technical specialities is more in a port as it requires maintenance of huge vessels. One may find potential opportunities in Apprenticeship training program of Vocport. It offers possibilities as mechanic, electrician, forger and heat treater, sheet metal worker, draughtsman, technician apprentice, graduate apprentice and welder etc. For these posts candidates are required to possess a minimum qualification of ITI, diploma or even degree of engineering as per need.
However one may also apply for higher posts like Assistant Secretary, Assistant Personnel Office, Marine Engineer or Pilot etc. These officers require sufficient knowledge of their trades before applying for job. Moreover they are offered an attractive pay scale as compared to other lower grade vacancies. Working in a huge organisation requires lots of dedication and hard work. A career in Vocport could lead you to great heights of success with potential future prospects.
To get updated with upcoming recruitment 2013 please refer to official page here www.vocport.gov.in/port/userinterface/Recruitment.aspx.
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