DG Shipping “de-recognises” Chennai maritime institute


The Director General of Shipping, has de-recognised a maritime training institute here with immediate effect and advised students not to take up any admissions in it.

“Director General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Mumbai, has de-recognised Chennai School of Ship Management with immediate effect”, a PIB release said.

However, the reason for de-recognising the institute was not mentined in the release.

The Shipping Ministry also permanently withdrew all the approvals to elementary first aid, medical first aid, personal safety and social responsibility courses which were earlier offered by the institute.

The DG Shipping has cautioned students interested to join merchant navy not to take any admissions at the institute.

“Any individual who takes admission for any of the courses (offered by the institute) may do so at their own risk and courses and certificate issued shall not be valid”, the release added.