MMD, KOLKATA

MERCANTILE MARINE DEPARTMENT (MMD), KOLKATA

The Mercantile Marine Department, Kolkata was set up in 1929 to implement the first SOLAS Convention and Load Line Conventions. This Department was working directly under the Ministry till the establishment of the Directorate General of Shipping at Mumbai in 1949. The main objectives of MMDs are to administer the various Merchant Shipping Laws and rules relating to safety of ships and life at sea, registration of ships, tonnage measurement, crew accommodation, surveys for load line , safety construction, prevention of pollution , inquiries into shipping casualties and wrecks , surveys of passenger ships , radio equipments onboard, inspection and approval of statutory equipments for life saving and fire fighting appliances , wireless telegraphy, Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems, navigational aids, pollution prevention equipments, supervision of repairs and construction of ships on behalf of State and Central Govt. Organisations, Port State Control inspection , examination and certification of various grades of Certificates of competency under MS Act and I.V. Act etc.

This department revise powers under section 8 of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1958.

Mercantile Marine Department Kolkata is headed by the Principal Officer and supported by Dy. NA, Dy. CS, N.S., Engineer & Ship Surveyor, Radio Inspector and the other supporting staff. MMD, Port Blair is headed by Dy. CS and comes under the administrative control of MMD, Kolkata.

This department comprises of states of Orissa, West Bengal and U.T. of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

For further details contact : 

Shri S. Barik
Principal Officer-cum-Jt.DG(Tech)
Mercantile Marine Department
Marine House, Hastings, Kolkata-700 022

Tel No: 033-2223 0236/37/38/0229
Fax No: 033-2223-0853
e-mail 
:   pommd.kol-wb@gov.in /
pommdkol@yahoo.com

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MERCANTILE MARINE DEPARTMENT, PORT BLAIR

MMD, Port Blair is headed by the Surveyor-in-Charge and supported by other staff. This is a subordinate office to the Mercantile Marine Department, Kolkata.

For further details contact : 

Shri A.K. Sinha
Engineer & Ship Surveyor-cum-DDG(Tech)
Mercantile Marine Department
P.B.No. 20, Port Blair,
Andaman & Nicobar Islands-744 101
Tel No: 03192-232530
Fax No: 01392-234830
E-mail: mmdportblair@gmail.com

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MERCANTILE MARINE DEPARTMENT,
HALDIA

MMD, Haldia is headed by the Surveyor-in-Charge and supported by other staff. This is a subordinate office to the Mercantile Marine Department, Kolkata.

For further details contact : 

Shri Aniruddha Chaki
E&SS-cum-DDG(Tech)
Mercantile Marine Department,
Chiranjibpur (Opp. BSNL Office Building),
East Medinipur, Haldia-721604
West Bengal

Telfax : 03224 - 252323 / 252968
E-Mail :mmdhaldia@gmail.com


MERCANTILE MARINE DEPARTMENT, P
ARADIP

MMD, Paradip is headed by the Surveyor-in-Charge and supported by other staff. This is a subordinate office to the Mercantile Marine Department, Kolkata.

For further details contact : 

Shri R.R. Subbarao
Engineer & Ship Surveyor-cum-DDG(Tech)
Mercantile Marine Department
Opp. Central School,
Dist. Jagatsinghpur, Paradip,
Orissa - 754 142
 

Telfax : 06722 - 220053
E-mail: mmdpdp@yahoo.com



 

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