Sea captain

  • sea captain
    kristina regina wheelhouse.jpg
    the master works with the harbour pilot, the chief mate and an able seaman during inner navigation aboard the vessel kristina regina.
    general
    other namesship's captain, ship's master, shipmaster, captain, master
    departmentdeck department
    locationat sea
    licensedyes
    dutiesin charge of a merchant ship.
    requirementsmaster's license or extra master's license or commissioned officer
    watchstanding
    watchstanderif needs

    a sea captain, ship's captain, captain, master, or shipmaster, is a high-grade licensed mariner who holds ultimate command and responsibility of a merchant vessel.[1] the captain is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the ship‍—‌including its seaworthiness, safety and security, cargo operations, navigation, crew management, and legal compliance‍—‌and for the persons and cargo on board.[2]

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Sea captain
Kristina Regina wheelhouse.jpg
The master works with the harbour pilot, the chief mate and an able seaman during inner navigation aboard the vessel Kristina Regina.
General
Other namesShip's captain, ship's master, shipmaster, captain, master
DepartmentDeck department
LocationAt sea
LicensedYes
DutiesIn charge of a merchant ship.
Requirementsmaster's license or extra master's license or commissioned officer
Watchstanding
WatchstanderIf needs

A sea captain, ship's captain, captain, master, or shipmaster, is a high-grade licensed mariner who holds ultimate command and responsibility of a merchant vessel.[1] The captain is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the ship‍—‌including its seaworthiness, safety and security, cargo operations, navigation, crew management, and legal compliance‍—‌and for the persons and cargo on board.[2]