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HIMT College

No. 11, Millers Road, Kilpauk, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India- 600010


Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training (HIMT) College was set up in the year 1998, with a vision i...

Courses Offered

General Purpose Rating (GP Rating) , Electro Technical Officers (ETO) , Bridging Course for Existing Electrical Officers to ETO , Post Sea Courses ,

About College

Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training (HIMT) College was set up in the year 1998, with a vision in mind to offer exclusive and trained sessions based on Marine sector, and was established by a Merchant Navy Chief Engineer. This port is made available to offer certain pre-sea training courses for officers, offshore oil and gas specialized trainings and sessions so as to provide best outputs. Several UG (B.Tech, B.Sc.) courses in Marine Engineering and Nautical Sciences, Diploma and Graduate courses in Marine Engineering & numerous modular courses offered on a vast scale.

Placement Services

The institute has a well setup Placement Cell that has maintained excellent records of getting pass outs placed and hired in the market with decent pay packages in well to do companies and organisations.

Top Recruiting Companies

The companies wherein students have been placed in the recent past are as follows:

  • Abs marine services pvt. Ltd
  • Accord Marine Management
  • Accord Maritime Shipping
  • Adharsh Ship Management
  • Ahmed Ali Khalifa Shipping Agency
  • Al Amerat Neverland
  • Algagher
  • Alhamarah Shipping
  • Almajit
  • American Eagle Tankers
  • Andermedia Shipping Co
  • Anglo eastern ship india pvt. Ltd
  • Apj Shipping Ltd
  • Apl
  • Aramco Shipping Pvt Ltd
  • Arcord 
  • Atlantic Star
  • Atlas Shipping Co
  • Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement
  • Berry Inter Oceanic 
  • Blue Light Shipping Co
  • Blue Sky
  • Bp Marine
  • British Marine Pvt
  • Bsn Pvt Ltd
  • C F Offshore
  • Cambell Shipping Co
  • Chennai Port Trust
  • Chettinadu Shipping Co; Kamal Adel Sea Cargo (L.L.C)
  • D'amico international shipping
  • Dci Shipping India
  • Directorate Of Shipping Services
  • Dockendale shipping co. Ltd
  • Doehle Danautic India Pvt Ltd
  • Dohle Nauticals
  • Dole Refership Marine Services Ltd
  • Dredging
  • East India Shipping Company
  • Emarate Maritime Limited
  • Epirus Navigation Ltd
  • Essar Shipping & Executive Ship Management
  • Eta Shipping 
  • Fall Shipping Co, Sharjah
  • Five Star Shipping
  • Fleet Management
  • Gardbay Shipping - Coastal
  • Good Earth Ship Management
  • Grand Voyager
  • Grate Offshore Shipping
  • Great Offshore Marine
  • Gulf Of Aden Shipping Co
  • Gulf Petroleum Shipping
  • Herald Marine Services
  • High Tide Gati
  • Hind Offshore
  • Hosc Qatar
  • India Shipping
  • India Steam Ship
  • International Trading Ltd
  • Dynamic Marine Services
  • Iseema Shipping Co
  • Jaisu Shipping Co
  • Jandannul Shipping Co
  • Jandenul -Dredger
  • Jindal Carnival Shipping
  • K Line Ship Management
  • Kad Shipping
  • Keirsos Shipping
  • Kerala State Maritime Development (Ksmdc) - Dredger
  • Khartar Navigation Eta Ship Management
  • Knk Shipping Co
  • Korean Embassy
  • Lady Fatima Sireya
  • Laif Marine Service
  • Zodiac india

Rankings & Awards

It has been has rated "outstanding" (SMERA Grade 1) for all its courses by an authorized rating agency appointed by Government of India.

  • The grading exercise was carried out by a team of experts who have done an extensive comparision of all the training facilities and awarded highest rating having been impressed by World Class training standards of HIMT, which is now the benchmark for all the other Institutes.
  • HIMT have been receiving at least one International or National award in recognition of its commitment in Maritime Training, consecutively for the past nine years - Sea Trade Middle East and Indian Sub-continent Award, Exemplary Personal Achievement Award form Sailor Today, Grade A1 ( OUTSTANDING) by Worlds largest Class DNV-GL and Class NK presented by DGS in 2014 are note worthy.

Hostel Details

Being a fully residential programme, Hostel facilities for the candidates consist of well designed dormitories. Mattresses, pillow covers will be supplied to each cadet on the date of joining for their use during the training. For Non-Residential course, accommodation can be arranged for outstation candidates, upon request.

Infrastructure / Teaching Facilities

HIMT has its own pre-sea campus with a built up area of about 2,50,000 sq ft. at the outskirts of chennai, (just 10 kms from world famous Mahabalipuram). The pre-sea campus houses all world class facilities and includes an academic block, accommodation block, and an ample cafeteria.The aproach to the campus is dominated by a temple dedicated to Ganesha, the elephant-headed deity.

The institute has the following facilities in place at the campus:

  • Classrooms
  • Workshop
  • Computer Lab
  • Library
  • Medical Facilities
  • Sports & Recreational Facilities

Top Faculty

  • Capt. Balakrishna Sitarama Rao, Master(FG)
  • Mr C.P Gopinath, Chief Engineer - MEO CLASS I, F.I.Mar.E.
  • Mr. Pradip Kumar Roy Choudhury, FI MarE, Extra 1st Class CoC (UK) 3), FIE(India),Chartered Engineer(India)
  • Capt. Pramod Prabhakar Mokashi, Master(FG)
  • Capt. R. Anand, Master(FG)
  • and more

Institute Description

HIMT was established in 1998 by a Merchant Navy Chief Engineer.  HIMT also provides courses dedicated to the offshore oil and gas industry and specialized Value added courses for ongoing professional development of seagoing personnel and shore-based staff. The Institute is affiliated to Indian Maritime University & approved by D.G. Shipping (Govt. of India)

  • It is the training hub of India and offers a wide range of courses right from pre-sea training courses for officers and ratings, through to senior officer certificates of competency and advanced courses for all ranks of Merchant Navy.
  • HIMT is successfully carrying out its commitment to impart quality training at the most competitive fees and in a span of about 15 years HIMT has trained more than 1,50,000 candidates in various courses. 
  • HIMT represents the highest overall value in terms of location, Infrastructure facilities, aesthetic interiors with World Class facilities and above all delivers Quality Education and Services to the candidates by competent, dedicated faculty and staff.


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