The Mercantile Marine Department has authorized the setting up of Facilitation Centre (FC) at Kochi under the aegis of the Company of Master Mariners of India – Kochi Chapter.
The FC will issue / renew Dangerous Cargo Endorsements (Support – Level 1) to GP Ratings, Deck Ratings, Deck Cadets and also COP Able Seafarer Deck / Watch Keeping Certificates to Deck Ratings Read more
The Company of Master Mariners of India, Kochi Chapter was formed in November 1994. The Chapter is affiliated to the parent body which is based in Mumbai. The all India membership of The Company of Master Mariners is now over 2500 members. There are Chapters in all major cities and ports around the country.
Being a member of the Honorable Company allows you to gain many experiences that you might otherwise not enjoy. From attendance at important gatherings to changing Government policy, joining in this community of your peers is a unique experience.
Fifty four masters mariners serving in Indian ports, Government, Shipping companies and ships at sea, founded the Company of Master Mariners in 1956 on similar lines and with similar aims and objects as Hon. Company of Master Mariner of United Kingdom. The memorandum and articles of association were prepared and approved on 8th August 1957 by the founder members. Read more