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Respected sir
     I have completed BE marine engineering with AICTE approved College so that I don't have indin CDC . I have tried for Indian CDC from DG office but they refused to give me as College was not DG  approved. but I have completed STCW course and also have indos number . so my question is
1. which rank of CDC I can get in panama or Belize as marine technician or trainee marine engineer ?
2. may I get Indian CDC after having panama or Belize CDC and 3rd engineer coc ?
3. between panama and Belize which CDC is better?
please sir help me I want to join merchant navy .

Dear Ankit,
If your college is not DG approved, then you will not get Indian CDC.
STCW is only the basic course, and it does not endorse Indian CDC, nor having the Indos number do any better.

1. You can get Marine Technician in Belize.
2. Only DGS can confirm you about Indian CDC on the basis of Belize or Panama CDC, some people consider to get the Indian CDC on the basis of Belize or Panama CoC. But can't be comfirmed completely.
3. Whichever promise you the Indian CDC after receiving CoC of the same country, is better.

Sagar Sharma
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Sagar Sharma


I can answer the aspirants about the current scope of Merchant Navy, and what courses they need to pursue according to their qualification, and what may be their career after choosing Merchant navy.


I have 5 years of Experience as an Electrical Engineer in Marine.

Saudi Aramco Group.


Diploma in Electronics & Electrical Engineering. Engineering in Electronics & Electrical.

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Best Employee award in year 2011. Bravery award by the organisation in year 2012.

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