Welcome to Directorate General of Shipping
The Directorate General of Shipping, India deals with implementation of shipping
policy and legislation so as to ensure the safety of life and ships at sea, prevention
of marine pollution, promotion of maritime education and training in co-ordination
with the International Maritime Organization, regulation of employment and welfare
of seamen, development of coastal shipping, augmentation of shipping tonnage, examination
and certification of Merchant Navy Officers, Supervision and Control of the allied
offices under its administrative jurisdiction.