HIMT College (Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training) Infrastructure Details

  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Updated On - Dec 14, 2021

HIMT College (Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training) 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.

HIMT has one of its kind transparent Ship In campus named “T.S.MADHURIKA”. Earlier Students had to go far away for internship to actual ships – but with this unique concept of an in-house ship, cadets get to face and solve any challenge, at the campus itself. Students get valuable hands-on experience in handling tools, gauges, instruments and to dismantling and assembling machinery, so that they are thoroughly familiar with the practicalities of running a ship. The Ship-in-Campus is fitted with a 4000 BHP Main Engine, two 125 KVA generators, a 500kg / hr boiler and other peripheral equipment, all in working condition.


Class Rooms are provided with Black board, White board, T.V, L.C.D Projectors, Overhead Projectors, Safety Video CDs, Instruments, Prototypes.


Academy has separate Kitchen to prepare Hygienic Food. Food served is of mixed cuisine (includes North Indian Style, South Indian style etc) to help candidates to get accustomed to various types of food preparations. The diet is well balanced and the food is wholesome.


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.

  • Note: For Non-Residential course, accommodation can be arranged for outstation candidates, upon request.


HIMT maintains a Spacious Library with latest Technical Books & Magazines. In addition to a vast collection of books and publications, the latest Merchant Shipping notices and rules, databank of Shipping companies and other marine links are also available. E-Library is also available at Presea Campus.


Besides above, HIMT provides sports and recreational facilities to its students.The facilities includes: Badminton, Table Tennis,Chess,Swimming,Foot Ball and other indoor games.


Includes interactive computer based training (CBT) programs like Maritime English, Engine Room Simulator, planned maintenance System, ARPA, ROC, Safe Navigation and many more.


Round the clock security arrangements are provided.

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