You are Visitor No
MERCANTILE MARINE DEPARTMENT, CHENNAI
  Online Seat Booking For Examination  
 
The Mercantile Marine Department, Chennai was set up in 1929 to implement the first SOLAS Convention and Load Line Conventions. This Department was working directly under the Ministry till the establishment of the Directorate General of Shipping at Mumbai in 1949. The main objectives of MMD's are to administer the various Merchant Shipping Laws and rules relating to safety of ships and life at sea, registration of ships, tonnage measurement, crew accommodation, surveys for load line, safety construction, prevention of pollution , inquiries into shipping casualties and wrecks, surveys of Passenger ships , radio equipments onboard, inspection and approval of statutory equipments for life saving and fire fighting appliances , wireless telegraphy, Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems, navigation aids, pollution prevention equipments, supervision of repairs and constructional aids, pollution prevention equipments, supervision of repairs and construction of ships on behalf of State and Central Govt. Organisations, Port State Control inspection , examination and certification of various grades of Certificates of competency under MS Act and I.V.Act etc.
This department revise powers under section 8 of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1958.
Mercantile Marine Department, Chennai is headed by the Principal Officer, and supported by Nautical Surveyors,Engineer Ship Surveyors, Radio Inspector, Seamen Welfare Officer and supporting staff. MMD field officers at Tuticorin and Visakhapatnam also come under the administrative control of the Principal Officer, MMD,Chennai.
MMD, Chennai covers the remaining portion of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh & U.T. of Pondicherry.
Dr.P.Misra, Principal Officer cum Jt.DG(Tech.)
Mercantile Marine Department,
Anchorgate Building, 2nd Floor,
P.B.No.5004, Rajaji Salai,
Chennai 600 001
Tel No: 044-2525 1107/1108, 2525 5555
Fax No: 044-25232929
e-mail :-mmdchennai@vsnl.net
MERCANTILE MARINE DEPARTMENT, TUTICORIN
MMD, Tuticorin functions under the administrative control of the Principal Officer, MMD(H.Q.), Chennai for fulfilling the policy task of DGS on safety of ships and personnel onboard and other related Maritime matters. This office is headed by a Surveyor-in-Charge and supported by
Capt.Misra, Surveyor-in-charge
Mercantile Marine Department,
New Port Area, Harbour Building,
Tuticorin-628 004
Tel No: 91-0461-2352872
Fax No: 91-0461-2352852
e-mail :-sicmmdtnty@dataone.in
MERCANTILE MARINE DEPARTMENT, VISAKHAPATNAM
MMD, Visakhapatnam functions under the administrative control of the Principal Officer, MMD (H.Q.), Chennai for fulfilling the policy task of DGS on safety of ships and personnel onboard and other related Maritime matters. This office is headed by a Surveyor-in-Charge and supported by
Shri M. Chandra Sekhara Rao, Surveyor-in-charge
Mercantile Marine Department
New Port Area, Harbour Approach Road,
Visakhapatnam-530 035
Tel No: 91-0891-2502148/2525475
Fax No: 91-0891-2568342
e-mail :- mmdvizag@dataone.in
 
                                                           Home | Contact us | Disclaimer | Sitemap
                                                          (Designed and Maintained by NAVTEK)