To keep in abeyance PART VI A Section 87 A to D of Merchant Shipping Act, 1958 which prescribed mandatory service on Indian Ships for Officers after obtaining each Certificate of Competency and therefore not being permitted to work on foreign flag ships
Representations to Parliamentary Committee on Transport and Tourism through RajyaSabha Secretariat
To represent against the adverse provisions of Admiralty Bill
To represent against setting Headquarters of Indian Maritime University in Chennai
Participation in the IBF (International Bargaining Forum consisting of International Maritime Employers council – IMEC and International Transport- workers Federation – ITF) negotiations with ITF and ITF affiliated unions for wage and service conditions for Indian officers and ratings (IBF agreement)
To participate in the above negotiations as representatives of ship-owners on a bi-annual or tri-annual basis, as the case may be. Participation in the negotiations with ITF affiliated unions for wage and service conditions for Indian officers and ratings (ITF TCC agreement)
To participate in the above negotiations as representatives of ship-owners on a bi-annual or tri-annual basis, as the case may be, or annually if required.
Negotiations with Norwegian and ITF affiliated unions for wage and service conditions for Indian officers and ratings (NIS & Model agreements)
Mission Statement:FOSMA endeavours to be a leading Maritime Association and supports its members in addressing operational issues, and facilitates competency building for enhancing employment opportunities for Indian Seafarers globally.
Notifications: Effective 1st April 2022, all Competency & Preparatory Courses / Simulator Courses / Modular and Refresher Courses for Nautical and Engineering disciplines are being conducted at our Maritime Centres at KOLKATA (E-mail: email@example.com Tel. 033 4409 1399 OR +91 7003783533) and NOIDA (E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0120-407 8600 OR 0120 4256 900).
To promote gender equality (UNDP goal 5) (Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao initiative) and employment opportunities for women in the Maritime Industry, 50% Subsidy is offered to Female participants for all courses.
Quality Policy: It is the policy of FOSMA/FMIRO to provide consistent quality services as an "Association" to meet the needs and expectations of all its customers, i.e. members including their seafarers, and further to monitor functions of its training institutes as required. All applicable statutory and mandatory requirements in this regard will be taken into account.
FOSMA/FMIRO will strive to continually improve its services and performances, through efficient implementation of its Quality Management System.
Capt. R. Tandon, CEO FOSMA/FMIRO Date: 01st August 2022