About HIMT College
Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training (HIMT) was founded in by a Merchant Navy Chief Engineer in the year 1998. HIMT offers a wide range of courses for all ranks of Merchant Navy and senior officer certificates of competency. HIMT has a vision “To impart quality education in the marine sector and nurture the interest of the mariners through various formal / non formal methods by providing a platform where knowledge is effectively dispensed to all seekers in a congenial atmosphere”. HIMT also provides courses pertaining to the offshore oil and gas industry and specialized value-added courses for development of seagoing personnel and shore-based staff. The mission of the institute is “To produce the best mariners in the World who, will respect and protect the environment, and are competent enough to succeed in this industry in all required aspects by encouraging them to question, explore, and discover to produce competency from within”. HIMT is the training hub of India and offers a wide range of courses right from pre-sea training courses for officers and ratings, through senior officer certificates of competency and advanced courses for all ranks of Merchant Navy. 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.
Awards & Rankings
- HIMT Finalist in the category “The Maritime Education and Training Award” at The Maritime Standard Awards 2015
- HIMT awarded "Gateway Awards 2015" for "Excellence in Maritime Education"
- HIMT FINALIST-SEATRADE MARITIME AWARD 2014
- World's largest classification society DNV-GL awards GRADE A1-OUTSTANDING to HIMT COLLEGE
- Maritime Education Institute of the Year” at MALA 2010
- ICRA AWARD HIMT AS NO.1
- HIMT has bagged the Best Rating Award for three years (2005, 2006 and 2008) on the World Maritime Day, Organised by Mercantile Marine Department (MMD), Chennai.
- Only Institute in India to be ranked by all the four rating agencies approved by D.G.Shipping – SMERA, CRISIL, ICRA & CARE.
- Awards “International Gold Star Award” at Thailand.
- The Training and Crewing Award” finalist for Lloyd’s List Asia Awards at Singapore.
- HIMT College has been Certified with Grade - A1 by ClassNK
- Winner of Seatrade Award at Dubai on 25th October 2010 – Presented by the Chairman of the Jury, Secretary, General, International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and Director General, National Transport authority, UAE.
- HIMT Finalist in the category “Humanitarian Award” at Lloyd's List Asia Awards 2015
- HIMT awarded "Indian Seafarer's Choice Awards 2015" in the Category of Best Institute offering "Post sea competency courses" and "Value added courses" in Southern & Eastern India Region
HIMT College Vision and Mission
To produce the best mariners in the World who, will respect and protect the environment, and are competent enough to succeed in this industry in all required aspects by encouraging them to question, explore, and discover to produce competency from within.
To impart quality education in the marine sector and nurture the interest of the mariners through various formal / non formal methods by providing a platform where knowledge is effectively dispensed to all seekers in a congenial atmosphere.
Director's Message :-
“It is the responsibility of the industry to come forward and empower academic institutions so that students get the right opportunities to succeed in the global mainstream. HIMT Institutions are the realization of my personal dream.”
“The founding vision of HIMT College springs from a belief that there is a lot of young talent here in India. With good stewardship and encouragement, they can rise to the highest levels globally in technology and leadership.
Our elegant HIMT campus is conducive to serious academics and vibrant extra-curricular activities. It is our constant endeavor to bring to HIMT College, the best in technology and infrastructure, as we progress towards accomplishing our vision of being a center of excellence.
Dear students, you have many roles to play. You are the nation-builders. You are the movers of technology. You are the agents of change. It is our fervent hope that the years that you spend in HIMT would enable you to be sophisticated users of technology and equip you with leadership skills. The knowledge that you will gain, the fine qualities that you will imbibe and the technical skills that you will learn to apply will be your major contribution to your parents, to society, and to the nation.
I, as the weaver of a dream, urge you, the members of the techno-generation of India, to explore the world of technology, scale the heights of creativity and innovation, and above all, to transform your learning experience to become exemplary human beings. There are strong challenges to great effort but, always remember, great effort bears the sweet fruit of success.”
Mr. Sanjeev S. Vakil
Contact Details of HIMT College, Kanchipuram
Address:55, East Coast Road, 72-B, Arambakkam, Vengampakkam Junction, Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu - 603102.