Post-sea facility of the institute, located at Govandi, Mumbai, was established exclusively for the in-house crew of our main sponsors, Executive Group of Companies, Singapore as a step to achieve the highest standards in manning. Operational since September 2002, SIMS is considered one of the finest maritime training institutes, not just in India but also in the world.
Owing to the demands and requirements for high quality maritime training in the Shipping Industry, SIMS Management has decided to open its services to other customers, with effect from 1st October 2015. Post sea courses are also available at our campuses located at Chandigarh and Cochin.
SIMS provides unique hands-on training on state-of-the-art simulators and equipment, most of which are developed and innovated in-house by a group of professional faculty members and research staff. The simulators and equipment include the 240° field view bridge simulator with ability to rotate by 360°, a full mission Engine room simulator, state of the art Gas Tanker simulator, generic and type specific ECDIS training, state of the art electrical training and many other incredible features which ensure hands-on experience for the seafarers. The most intriguing training feature at Mumbai is the absolutely unique FRAMO cargo pumping System and Fully Installed Stainless Steel Cargo Tank. The tank is an exact replica of a chemical tankers’ stainless steel cargo tank. The only one of its kind in the world, it provides land-based actual hands on training of a chemical tanker.
The courses mandated by regulatory requirements are approved by D G shipping, Government of India, MPA Singapore, Marshal Island, Liberia etc.
The facility offers over 50 value-added courses to the crew members to upgrade their knowledge and keep them on top of the increasing requirement of a fast developing shipping industry. The courses range from mandatory courses to short value-added courses - many of which, are mainly specialized training courses on gas, chemical and oil tankers.
SIMS also has world class offshore training facilities which include state of the art DP training facilities accredited by Nautical Institute, UK and Basic H2S course approved by OPITO, UK.