Training Institute – Kolkata

FOSMA Maritime Institute and Research Organisation – Kolkata


FOSMA on the 15th February 2017 started a Maritime Training Institute at state of the art new premises inSector V, Salt Lake, a most sought after locality in Kolkata; to upgrade, modernize and augment their training facility at Kolkata being run, since 1996, in collaboration with IIPM (now IMU-Kolkata Campus).

FOSMA Institute at Kolkata was inaugurated on the 8th May, 2017 by the Director General of Shipping, in presence of representatives from International Transport-workers Federation (ITF), International Maritime Employers Council (IMEC), International Mariners Management Association of Japan (IMMAJ), All Japan Seamen’s Union (JSU), Maritime Union of India (MUI), National Union of Seafarers of India (NUSI), Mercantile Marine Department (MMD), Kolkata, Indian Register of Shipping (IRS), Training Institutes from the region, Chairman, MASSA and the Member Companies of FOSMA.

FOSMA Kolkata is located in the Salt Lake Sector V area, a mere 20-minute drive from the city’s international airport,and spans a sprawling over 30,000 sq. feet. The contemporary state-of-the-art institute provides quality education, training and certification in all post-sea Competency, Modular and Simulator-based courses withhighly experienced faculty, most of whom have teaching experience of over 15 years at the highest level.

In a Comprehensive Inspection Programme (CIP) conducted by DNV-GL in May 2019, the Institute was awarded “OUTSTANDING” A1 grade with a score of 93.04 %.

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Course Schedule - Training Institute Kolkata

FOSMA Kolkata – Faculty Details

FOSMA Kolkata – Faculty Details

Academic Achievements

FOSMA Kolkata – Achievements

Institute Achievements

FOSMA Kolkata – Achievements

CIP Certificate

CIP Certificate

Globalmet Membership Certificate

Globalmet Membership Certificate

ISO 9001-2015 Certificate


DGS Courses Approval Certificate

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DGS Approved Courses-2

FOSMA – IIPM Collaboration, Kolkata (Now Called FOSMA – IMU Kolkata Campus)

Kolkata - IIPM Building (Subhas Bhavan)

FOSMA in collaboration with Indian Institute of Port Management (IPM), now called IMU Kolkata Campus have been conducting post—sea Competency, Modular, Simulator and Refresher courses, Since 1997, at Subhash Bhavan, 40, Circular Garden Reach Road, Kidderpore, Kolkata – 700042. The list of DGS approved courses being conducted at present and the course Schedule is as follows:

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Course Schedule - IIPM Kolkata

ISO 9001-2015 Certificate – IMU


Photographs of The Institute


Inauguration of Phase II on 17 Dec 2018

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The Simulator courses at the Institute


Visit at the institute by Chairman & CEO of NYK Shipmanagement Pte Ltd.


Faculty Training By Sri Amitava Banerjee, Ex-Chief Surveyor to the Government of India on 16 January 2019


Visit to the institute by Capt. Srirang Manjeshwar, Head of Global Marine Learning & Development, Wallem Ship Management Ltd, Hong Kong


Visit to the Institute & Faculty Training by Sri Sabyasachi Hajara, Advisor, Apeejay Shipping Limited & Ex. Chairman & Managing Director, The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd. on 1st March 2019.


Fosma Institute, Kolkata conducted an exclusive Ship Manoeuvering Simulator & Bridge Team Work Course for Wallem Ship Management Limited between 11th & 15th March 2019.


A Comprehensive Inspection Programme (CIP) was conducted at Fosma Maritime Institute, Kolkata by DNV-GL on the 21st & 22nd of May 2019. The institute has been awarded “OUTSTANDING” A1 grade with a score of 93.04 %.


FOSMA Board of Directors meeting was held at Fosma Institute Kolkata on 21 June 2019. The directors were taken around the Institute and they later addressed the Faculty members.

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Visit to the Institute & Faculty Training on 28th June 2019 by Capt. S.N. Chaubey, Ex. General Manager- Marine, Haldia Dock Complex. The topic of his talk “HALDIA DOCK COMPLEX & MANAGEMENT OF TRAFFIC”.

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Visit to the Institute & Faculty Training on 12th July 2019 by Capt R. Narasimhan, Chief Operating Officer, Apeejay Shipping , Kolkata. The topic of his talk “IMO Suphur Cap 2020”.

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Visit to the Institute & Faculty Training on 7th August 2019 by Capt. S.B. Mazumder, Executive Director, Seahorse Ship Agencies Pvt. Ltd. The topic of his talk “COMMERCIAL SHIPPING”.


Celebrating 30 years of FOSMA at Kolkata on 8th November 2019


Visit to the Institute & Faculty Training on 24th January 2020 by Mr. Amit Bhatnagar, Senior Principal Surveyor & Vice President, Indian Register of Shipping. The topic of his talk “Role Of Classification Societies In Growth Of Shipping”.