India, with a long coastline of 7,500 Kilometer and extensive network of port infrastructure, provides tremendous potential for sea-trade. The Indian Merchant Navy fleet comprises of more than 1100 ships of varying sizes and types totaling 11 million Gross Tonnage on 1st January 2012., The Merchant Navy offers vast employment opportunities in every sector of shipping.
Haldia Institute of Maritime Studies and Research has been set up to train cadets for rewarding carrier in the Merchant Navy. It is the first Maritime Institute in Eastern India conducting core pre-sea training. The institute has added advantage of being located in the vicinity of Haldia Dock Complex.Haldia Dock Complex has emerged as the core activity centre in Kolkata Port Trust and handled nearly 34 million tones of cargo in 2011 – 2012. All kinds of vessels call at Haldia which offers wide opportunity to our cadets for varied experiences and hand-on training.
Collaborative arrangement with FOSMA provides ample opportunities for on board training of our cadets.
"To create qualified and competent manpower for maritime industry"
To emerge as a maritime training institute in India, known for methodology, pedagogy, curriculum and infrastructure which enables the cadets to have right attitude, skill and knowledge to perform on ships.
Provide Maritime Education & Training with appropriate infrastructure, teaching methods, technology, trained faculties and upgraded curriculum to suit customer demands and emerging technology.
Foster development of positive attitudes and professional skill as a transparent provider of learning opportunity aiming value addition to the society through healthy relationship amongst students, parents, industry and the community.