B.P.Marine Academy

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Efficient transport by sea is an important mode of transportation, particularly for a country like India with an outlet to the sea. Indian Merchant Navy comprises of Passenger Ships, Cargo Liners, Tankers, Ore-Carriers and other types of specialised ships. These Ships are operated by public and private sector shipping companies and are manned by trained Marine Engineers, Navigators and Crew.

Ocean-going merchant vessels are to be manned by competent seafarers who need to be specially trained. Various International Conventions have adopted resolutions to the effect that seafarers manning the merchant vessels must be fully trained for the challenges that this job at sea requires. In order to meet this challenge, the B.P. Marine Academy (BPMA), Navi Mumbai, has been established.

B. P. Marine Academy was formed on the 5th of December 1997 with the objective of imparting marine related training to seafarers and thereby achieves an overall improvement of the quality of seafarers.

The stricter imposition of various regulations by marine organizations like IMO, Flag State administration etc., requires that seafarers are well trained to achieve their goals. Its purpose is to set up this training center with an aim to enhance the knowledge, skills and attitude of seafarers.

In the fast changing world of shipping, the spirit of mutual learning between the trainees and trainer is encouraged and this keeps all parties abreast of the latest management and technical innovation.

The center has state of the art teaching aids and practical demonstration equipment, which meets the latest requirement of training. The center has an up to date fully air conditioned Library with Internet facility.

Quality System Certification ISO 9001:2008 is in place from ABS Industrial Verification Inc.

Courses Graded –A1 Outstanding - By IRS

BPMA is Awarded as
  • Courses Graded –A1 Outstanding - By IRS
  • B.P. Marine Academy has Received Best Marine Institute of the Year (ASIA) In 2016-2017 By IBN-7.
  • B.P. Marine Academy has received LIMCA BOOK OF NATIONAL RECORDS – 2014 for highest number trained of seafarer in last 15 years.
  • The “Education Excellence Award 2013” for being “Asia's Best Marine Institute”, by ET Now (Times Group).
  • Certificate of International Accreditation Organizational (IAO) For Life Time.
  • The “Education Excellence Award 2014-2015” to Mr. R.C. Singh Chairman his outstanding contribution to the marine education sector.
  • The “Global Education Excellence Award 2013” by Prime Time. The Awards was received by Capt. Badal Singh From Chandresh Kumari Katoch Indian Member of Parliament in the Lok-Sabha.
  • Education Excellence Award, 2012 for being “Best Marine Institute In India”, by Brand Academy.
  • Best Infrastructure amongst Marine Institutes in India 2011-2012 by Brands Academy.
  • Best Marine Academy in India 2012 by Newsmakers Broadcasting and Communication Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Philip wake secretary Nautical Institute London Presented The Best Nautical Institute Shield to Chairman Mr. R.C. Singh.
  • Shri P.A. Sangama, MP & Former Lok Sabha Speaker Presented Ram Charitra Manas Award To Chairman Mr. R.C. Singh.
  • Certificate No.33713 Accredited with ISO 9001:2015 by ABS QE

Our commitment to the Marine Industry is to provide total training under a single roof.

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Quality Policy

It is the policy of B. P. Marine Academy to impart training, which will adhere to the legislative requirement, meet the National and International standards and the guidance from the industry codes wherever applicable. BPMA is committed to imparting this training in a consistent and concrete manner aiming at the satisfaction of the trainees in the area of their needs and requirements and that of the seafarers' employers.

Quality Objective

The overriding philosophy of Total Quality Management (TQM) is the main objective of our marine institute , which imparts quality training to seafarers.

  • B. P. Marine Academy seeks to enhance the knowledge and skill of the trainees through a conducive and well-tailored learning environment to meet the needs of the Industry.
  • B. P. Marine Academy will keep abreast of the current market and industry trends and endeavours to provide new courses after reviewing the demand for such courses or discontinuing courses.
  • B. P. Marine Academy ensures that faculty members are upgraded in line with current requirements utilizing all available media such as the Internet, periodicals and magazines. The faculty members periodically undergo training (refresher / new courses) as required and whenever applicable.