A Few Words

About Us


A Few Words About Us

merchant navy or merchant marine or mercantile marine is the fleet of merchant vessels that are registered in a specific country. On merchant vessels, seafarers of various ranks and sometimes members of maritime trade unions are required by the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) to carry Merchant Mariner’s Documents.

The Indian Merchant Navy comprises of a large number of ships, Bulk Carriers, Tankers, Passengers Ships etc. The Shipping Industry offers the crew lucrative wages for operating and maintaining ships. Hence, there is a need to equip the crew with theoretical knowledge and practical skill to effectively contribute to the shipping establishment.

Marina Academy of Maritime Research Centre & Charitable Trust, a maritime institute formed under the Mumbai Trust Act of the same name, has been established in beautiful and serene location.

Modern Equipment


The pre-sea training is fully residential, boarding and lodging facility is provided by the institute. Well ventilated dormitory with sufficient cupboards are provided for all trainees. Mattresses, Pillows, Bed sheets covers will be provided by the Institute.

A well balanced and hygienic diet will be provided to the candidates, having different types of preparations.

The class rooms are well equipped with audio and visual aids, seamanship laboratory, hot-work, machinery, electrical, carpentry and plumbing workshop are provided in the campus for training.

Recreation room with indoor games such as table tennis, Carom Board, Chess, Scrabble etc along with TV and VCR are provided in the institute.

The Maritime Academy is headed by an experienced Master Marine under whom well qualified and experienced Master Mariners, Marine Engineers, Officers, Instructor and other academic staff make up the complete faculty. The academy has facilities for inviting quest faculty to deliver lectures on special topics. Training that is imparted complies with the norms of International Maritime Organization guidelines, duly recognized by the DG (Shipping), Govt. of India. The academy has spacious air-conditioned classroom, well equipped workshops with ships equipment’s / gears etc. for display and demonstrations.

We are a DG (Shipping) Approved institution.