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Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies [SIMS], [SIMS] Mumbai - Hostels and Facilities

Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies [SIMS], [SIMS] Mumbai Infrastructure Details

Facilities :-

SIMS has most modern infrastructure facilities and world class laboratories as indicated below :

  • Classrooms :- All the classrooms are fully air conditioned and equipped with Over head projectors. LCD projector mounted on a retractable lift, White magnetic boards,  Projection screens,  Wireless Microphone systems with speakers, Drinking water arrangement, Notice boards, Well  ventilated classrooms with Venetian blinds for light adjustment, Modern classrooms and ergonomic chairs, Soft lights and Wi-fi connectivity.
  • Library :- The library is housed in an area of more than 1500 square feet and is fully air-conditioned with a pleasant ambience. The library has books for three categories e.g. Diploma in Nautical Science, B Tech Course and Graduate Marine Engineering and General.  To increase cadets and faculty knowledge in their domain areas, to remain abreast with the development and innovations in the maritime field, various monthly journals and magazines/ books (including those authored from abroad) / VCDs etc,
  • The workshop of 2361 Sqm is the backbone of the pre-sea training centre, especially in the marine field where the cadets practice situations which are prevalent at sea in real time. The workshop requirements for Deck cadets, B Tech cadets and GME cadets are different while certain basic workshop training requirements being common to all the streams.
  • Workshop has technically qualified, trained and experienced instructors. The labs are also manned by technically qualified and experienced lab assistants and instructors.  The following are housed in the workshop:-  
  • Marine Auxiliary Workshop
  • Fluid Mechanic Lab
  • Machine Shop
  • Welding and Gas –cutting Shops
  • Seamanship Lab
  • Fire Fighting Lab
  • Smithy Lab
  • Material Testing Lab
  • Fitting Shop
  • Chemical Tanker Manifold

The Marine Science Building of 3791.88 Sqm consists of the following Labs: 

  • Electrical Lab
  • Advanced  Automation and Control Lab
  • Physics Lab
  • Electronics Lab
  • Chemistry Lab
  • Two Chart work room
  • Engine Room Simulator
  • Two computer labs with a capacity of 40 computers each
  • Steering Simulator
  • Main Engine Maneuvering Simulator
  • Three in Number  Officer of the Watch Ship Maneuvering Simulators
  • Electronic Chart Display Information System [ECDIS]
  • 3 classrooms having a capacity of 20 students for short lectures
  • Inert Gas Simulator
  • Fire Fighting Mock up :- This facility contains wherewithal to conduct both Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Course and the Advanced Fire Fighting Course.
  • Integrated Gas Tanker Simulator (IGTS) :- The IGTS simulator is based on a real time fully refrigerated VLGC Ship.  The cargo control room is represented by combinations of interactive mimic panels, operational panels, consoles and desk-top stations.  Conceived, developed and installed by our parent company M/s Executive Ship Management Pte Ltd., Singapore within a record time of 12 months, this unique facility based on extensive research and radical design, provides wide-ranging training to keep pace with the requirement of practical gas training facilities of the 21st century maritime industry.  This facility is one of its kind in the world.
  • The simulation system was vetted by the Norwegian classification society DNV  (Det Norske Veritas) and Class NK who have issued certification of Full Mission Simulator conforming to Class A – Standard for Certification of Maritime Simulators.   
  • Free Fall Life Boat   First ever Free Fall Life Boat (FFLB) training facility in India operation from Sep 2008 approved by Directorate General of Shipping.  High quality embarkation platform constructed for FFLB and Lake further deepened to allow 13 metres in order to safe launching of boat.   Training facilities to train seafarers in handling a high speed fast rescue craft (FRC) which was also launched for the first time in India.
  • Lake and Boats for Seamanship Practice :- A lake of around 2 acres area is created at the site, having a depth of 10 + meters and utilised in boat training and rowing.
  • Ship-in-Campus  is a unique and exceptional project envisioned by the Management of SIMS Lonavla.  The primary motive was to transform maritime education into an inimitable and distinctive institution that nurtures and even shapes the future of the shipping e industry.
  • Auditorium : A fully Air Conditioned auditorium to seat 350 persons has been constructed. This is for addressing and gathering of the staff, faculty and visitors for any events, speeches and special occasions.  It has got most modern acoustics and projection systems.
  • Amphitheatre :- An open air theatre with a capacity of 600 is available for conducting  cultural activities by Cadets.
  • The cafeteria has three air conditioned dining halls to accommodate 200 cadets at any one time and all these halls are  equipped with granite top dining table and aesthetic chairs.

Outdoor and Indoor Recreation Facilities

  • Swimming Pool (25 x 13 metre) with a capacity of 25 persons at a time
  • Two  Volley ball courts
  • Two Basket ball courts
  • Football, cricket and parade ground
  • The gymnasium  is equipped with standard  equipment like – Tread mill, Cross trainer, Upright bike, Multi Gym, Rowing machine mini stepper and other associated equipments.
  • Indoor recreation :- They have 5 hostel blocks, each one has the facilities like TT, Carrom Board, Chess, LCD TV, DVD Player, Music System, DTH connection for the TV and News Paper Stand. 

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