AMET UNIVERSITY Announced as Bronze Sponsor of India Ship Management Summit 2019


The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce AMET UNIVERSITY as the Bronze Sponsor of The 6th Annual India Ship Management Summit 2019. The Summit is back with a bigger, better & more diversified list of participants Previous editions of this conference have received very huge response not only from India but also from Far East, Middle East and other parts of the world.




Year Founded: 1993

USP: Providing competitive advantage in gaining employment or further academic opportunities.

VISION: To achieve a position of prominence among the world's maritime universities.

HEADLINE:  A pioneer in maritime education

Overlooking the deep blue sea cradled by the Bay of Bengal and tucked in the scenic drive way of  East Coast road is AMET University which is India’s first maritime University, the one and only university from India to be a member of the (IAMU) International Association of Maritime Universities. With quality, commitment, knowledge and  excellence as its corner stones, AMET had a humble beginning in the year 1993 with just 14 cadets molded for a career in merchant navy through a Higher National Diploma programme in marine engineering.

AMET’s uncompromising strides of excellence in the field of maritime education and training laced with its capacity to feed the global shipping industry with an unrivalled maritime human resource secured it the status of becoming the first university in India for maritime education, training, research and development activities on the 21st August 2007. 

AMET University serves as an ocean of knowledge for over 4000 students pursuing courses ranging from Diploma to Doctoral programs through 9 schools 20 Departments  and 23 intensive research and training centers for marine and marine related activities. Equipped with an excellent infrastructure for research and

development, co-curricular and extracurricular activities AMET secured its compliance certificate for ISO 9001:2015 quality standards from the prestigious and globally renowned DET NORSKE VERITAS, Norway. 

Forged with a vision to secure a position of prominence among the world’s maritime universities and with a mission to be the fountainhead for nurturing finest intellectual capital base for the maritime sector – worldwide, education at AMET University caters to the comprehensive development of all its students so as to make them better educated, more articulate and demanding. To that end is enabled and inculcated by modern teaching aids, well equipped workshops for practical training, marine workshop for hands on training on marine auxiliaries, Ship in Campus, Kongsberg Bridge Simulator,  well furnished hostel, canteen facilities, indoor and outdoor games, swimming pool, medical facilities backed by an overall conducive learning environment.  

For over two decades AMET University is remaining as the favorite destination for campus interviews by many shipping giants such as AP MOLLER MAERSK, GOODWOOD, NYK, SEATEAM, SONANGOL, VSHIPS, WALLEMS, SHELL, CHEVRON, MOL,  STENA and so goes a list of over 100 companies. Besides positions onboard, AMET Business school graduates have secured lucrative jobs in commercial shipping sectors such as chartering and ship broking.  Less the  Never , Naval architecture, petroleum engineering, harbor engineering, marine electrical and electronics engineeringgraduates have successfully walked away from AMET with jobs offering sumptuous packages along with an opportunity to grow and glow in their career swiftly. Needless to say about the entrepreneurship development activities nurtured into AMET’ians has been found rewarding by students who are chief executive officers of their own organization.

AMET University works closely and cohesively with the global shipping industry and aligns its objectives regularly to suit the demands of the evolution in technology. Such alignment keeps the students updated and industry-ready. With a consistent placement record AMET University has been recognized as a premier institution for marine and marine related jobs and has earned a position as a trustworthy consultant for research and development projects wherein the investment is worth to the tune of several croresof rupees. Adducing to these achievements are the awards and accolades garnered by

AMET University for a range of activities in pursuit of excellence over the last two decades in maritime education, training, research and development. ‘

AMET University commitment to cater for the maritime capacity building has no bounds.

AMET’s strong hold as an institution for quality, discipline and rigor has drawn the attention of several growing maritime nations. To name a few are Republic of Nigeria, Angola and Djibouti that has signed a long term memorandum of understanding with AMET University for developing their nation’s maritime human resource in particular and maritime infrastructure in general. Nigerian Maritime safety authority (NIMASA) which is the supreme authority for maritime administration in Nigeria, has got over 500 cadets trained through AMET University over the last five years.

AMET University is a host to over 400 international students hailing from more than 10 countries across the world, thus providing and proving itself as a culturally diverse destination with a pledge to “Respect Diversity” and to promote cross cultural understanding which is the most essential quality for working in global environment.This exposure also makes students from AMET more culturally aware, open to different ways of life and better appreciate diversity not from around the world but in their own surroundings too.

AMET University has a very ambitious vision 2020 plan wherein it aims to be a one stop solution for all marine related activities happening around the world and has clearly charted out an action plan to gauge its growth towards its 2020 milestone. The dogged perseverance of AMET University’s unmatched faculty gears up the student to meet the challenges of their life and career with tenacity of mind, endeavor to face them and emerge victorious. With a synergistic attitude prevailing among management, staff and student, AMET University is all set to achieve and sustain a status par excellence.  

Ranking :

  • A1 Outstanding by DNV - Directorate General of Shipping,  Ministry of Shipping Industry
  • Grade - B by National Assessment and Accreditation Council
  • ISO 9001-2015
  • Grade "1" by CRISIL 

Awards for AMET

1. The Lloyds’ List - Best Training Award

2. Sailor Today Award – Innovation in Maritime Training

3. Life Time Achievement Award – NMD Award of Excellence for Life Time Exceptional Distinguished Achievement – 2008

4. Awarded “Outstanding Contribution to Maritime Education and Training” at the Shipping and Marine World Expo 2008

5. Shipping Times South East India Cargo and Logistics Award CEO Conclave and Awards 2010 for the Best Maritime Academy. Mr. K. Mohandoss IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Shipping, Govt. of India presented the award to Mr. J. Ramachandran, Chancellor AMET University.

6. Received Times of India - Edupreneur 2012 Award for Education from His Excellency Governor of Tamilnadu Shri Rosiah.

7. India Shipping Summit Award 2012 from Seatrade and Trade wings for Education and Training

8. Award for “EMERGING MARITIME UNIVERSITY OF THE YEAR” from Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Honourable Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development on 20 th  July 2013, in New Delhi.

9.   LLOYD’S LIST  Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards 2013

10. Our Chancellor Dr J Ramachandran had received " Lifetime Achievement Award 2017" from Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India.

About India Ship Management Summit 2019

The 6th Annual India Ship Management Summit, the most awaited conference in the country, is back. The first five edition of this Summit were hugely successful in bringing together the entire shipping industry and various stakeholders under one roof to deliberate and explore the future course of the industry. Who’s who of the industry attended this conference last year. This year the conference is going to be even bigger and better.

Date:      4th  October 2019

Venue:   Holiday Inn, Sakinaka, Andheri East, Mumbai

Time:     08:45 – 17:30, followed by Networking Cocktail

The following eminent personalities have consented to Chair the Session/Speak at the Conference:

Shri. Amithabh Kumar I.R.S., Director General of  Shipping, Directorate General of Shipping ( Chief Guest )

Capt. M. M. Saggi, Ex. Director, Narottam Morarjee Institute of Shipping, Ex-Nautical Advisor to The Govt. of India

Capt. Rajesh Tandon, Global Director- Industrial Relations & Seafarer Development at V Group

Mr. Debasis Mazumdar, C. E. O., Seed Maritime UK Ltd.

Capt. M. C. Yadav,  Director Marine Education & Training, FOSMA

Dr. Sanjay Bhavnani, Director & C.O.O., MMS Maritime (India) Pvt. Ltd

Capt. Mohan Naik, Director, Dynacom Tankers Management Pvt. Ltd.

Capt. Philip Mathews, Senior Vice President, The Shipping Corporation Of India.

Mr. David Birwadkar, VP:Training & Assessment, Great Eastern Shipping Co.

Mr. Satish Kumar, Managing Director, Dockendale Ship Management

Capt. Shajan Lukose, Head of Maritime at Fleetwood Nautical Campus, Blackpool and The Fylde College.

Capt. Arun Mehta, COO, Thome Shipping (I) Pvt. Ltd

The Organizers have invited few more stalwarts from the industry to speak at this event, we shall announce their names once we receive confirmation from them.

Introduction & Objective of The Summit:

Global Shipping Industry is under extreme pressure for last several years due to overcapacity. Commercial and Technical fitness of the vessel is of paramount importance in these market conditions. Quality & Safety of operations, Crew management, and reducing costs for ship owners are some of the major challenges faced by the ship managers today.

Third party ship management business is estimated to be over 5 billion US Dollars worldwide. Can India be the hub of ship management business? Why technical management and manning of the foreign vessels is a distant dream for Indian entrepreneurs based in India? Can Mumbai or Chennai be next Hong Kong or Cyprus? Despite having wealth of knowledge and experience, what is impeding Indian entrepreneur’s growth? One of the goals of Ministry of Shipping is, increasing the share of Indian Seafarers in the global shipping industry.

What kind of specialization and training is needed for the trade?

Do we have a roadmap to achieve these goals?

India Ship Management Summit will address these important issues that exist for various stakeholders in the industry. The conference aims to provide a common platform for various stakeholders in the ship management & crew recruitment business to exchange ideas and make informed decisions in their business.

Come, join us and benefit from the opportunity to connect, confer and conduct business!

For sponsorship & delegate registration , please contact:

Capt Virendra N. Mishra, Conference Director


+91-22- 41271324

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