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.
In the year 2018, the Institute added all the Full Mission Simulator Courses for the Navigation functions, Liquid Cargo & Ballast Handling and Engine Room functions (Operations & Management). These Simulators were inaugurated on 17th December 2018 by the Director General of Shipping, and the General Secretaries of Maritime Union of India and National Union of Seafarers of India.
FOSMA Kolkata is located in the Salt Lake Sector V area, a mere 20-minute drive from the city’s international airport,and is spread 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 with highly experienced faculty, most of whom have teaching experience of 15-20 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 %, and is ISO 9000-2015 certified by IRQS
FOSMA – IIPM Collaboration, Kolkata (Now Called FOSMA – IMU Kolkata Campus)
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: