World’s First Marine Engineer to be conferred with the Fellowship by the Nautical Institute, UK


Sanjeev S.Vakil, CEO, HIMT (Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training) becomes World’s First Marine Engineer to be conferred with the prestigious Fellowship of The Nautical Institute, UK , by the President, Capt Robert Mc. Cabe, President NI (UK) on 5th May’16

About HIMT:

“The cornerstone of success” as education is called has played a vital role in the success of an individual.  This in turn has created many generations of intellectuals and professionals. There are few individuals and institutions who act as catalysts to create this change.  One such institution is Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training (HIMT).

HIMT was established in 1998 by a Merchant Navy Chief Engineer.  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.

Candidates joining HIMT for one course have repeatedly chosen HIMT for other courses periodically even after having become the Master / Chief Engineer of a ship.  HIMT is successfully carrying out its commitment to impart quality training at the most competitive fees and in a span of about 17 years HIMT has trained more than 2,11,000 candidates in various courses.  HIMT represents the highest overall value in terms of location, Infrastructure facilities, aesthetic interiors with World Class facilities and above all delivers Quality Education and Services to the candidates by competent, dedicated faculty and staff.

HIMT have been receiving at least one International or National award in recognition of its commitment in Maritime Training, consecutively for the past nine years – Seatrade Middle East and Indian Sub-continent Award, Exemplary Personal Achievement Award from Sailor Today, Grade A1 (OUTSTANDING) by Worlds largest Class DNV-GL and Class NK presented by DGS in 2014 are noteworthy.
Mr. Sanjeev S. Vakil, an alumnus from the 1990 batch of Mechanical Engineering from Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering recently conferred “Distinguished Alumnus Award” for his professional achievements, contribution to the society.

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Source: HIMT


  1. What does “2,11,000” mean:

    HIMT has trained more than 2,11,000 candidates in various courses.
    Even the great mathematician Ramanujan could not disclosed it.

  2. I am pleased to inform that I am a faculty of HIMT. After my retirement from IMT (ExxonMobil), I joined HIMT here in Chennai and enjoy my teaching.


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