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About Us

IMI is the realisation of collective dreams. In 1991, 12 eminent professionals from the maritime fraternity determined to pool together resources, expertise and long broad-based maritime experience to establish an institution in response to the severe manpower shortage facing the shipping industry worldwide. A training school for seagoing cadets was a long felt need in the north of India from where 60-70% of the seafaring manpower hails and IMI was born – a unique training institution geared to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.

Today's seafarer must be honed in his skills in an increasingly complex and commercial shipping environment. The IMO, ISO, ISM and STCW regulations underline quality training and certification of sea personnel for safer ships. The advent of shipboard automation, electronics and satellites has resulted in the demand for personnel of high caliber to man modern ships – a demand far outpacing supply. This makes the task of training institutions more exacting and precise.

IMI justifiably takes pride in its excellent reputation for quality training. Equipped with the latest shipboard working instrumentation and maritime teaching systems and a marine workshop, the institute maintains a close liaison with the maritime industry. It is an effort to respond readily to the industry's changing needs and demands, with courses being developed and upgraded constantly.

An excellent infrastructure for training facilities backed by a committed Management and Staff, and a serene ambience that offers the most conducive learning environment for Merchant navy personnel, make IMI a leading marine institution – at par with the best in the world.

What gives IMI cadets a decided edge over others is their high proficiency in English, good education and family background reinforced with uncompromising standards in disciplined training. In addition today ship-owners are on the lookout for smart, motivated boys able to work under every circumstance and to adapt to the harsh conditions at sea

Quality Policy

“The International Maritime Institute continuously strives to be the premier national maritime training institute, committed to imparting Maritime Training and Education conforming to the standards laid down by the national and international regulatory bodies and continuously improve the quality management system thereby effectively meeting the needs of the Shipping Industry.”

Capt. S. Varshney
Head of the Institute

Safety Policy

The International Maritime Institute considers the safety of cadets, staff, faculty and visitors to be it’s topmost priority. The Institute has a ‘zero tolerance’ policy on all matters pertaining to safety.

The Institute appoints select individuals to head the safety committee which meets at regular intervals to identify safety threats and reports directly to the Head of the Institute.

The Institute encourages everyone, including visitors, to report any concern they may have on matters concerning safety in order to continuously improve the safety standards within the organization.

Capt. S. Varshney
Head of the Institute

Drugs & Alcohol Policy

The International Maritime Institute is committed to provide and maintain a safe, healthy and productive working environment for all students and employees. The Organization recognizes that alcohol or drug abuse by employees, students, vendors or any personnel within the campus, will impair their ability to perform properly and as a result will have serious adverse effects on the safety, efficiency and productivity of other employees and the Organization as a whole.

As a policy matter, International Maritime Institute prohibits the possession or abuse of alcohol, illicit narcotics, drugs or other controlled dangerous substances within it’s confines. All the personnel are hereby warned of a strict action in case anyone is found indulged in such activity. Mere knowledge of anyone in possession of such substances will also be treated with similar severity. In such cases, Institute shall cooperate fully and will work together with the local authorities.

Capt. S. Varshney
Head of the Institute

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