MMD, CHENNAI

MERCANTILE MARINE DEPARTMENT, CHENNAI

         The Mercantile Marine Department, Chennai 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 equipmentsonboard, inspection and approval of statutory equipments for life saving  and fire fighting appliances, Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems, navigational aids, pollution prevention equipments, Port State Control inspection, examination and certification of various grades of Certificates of competency  under MS Act and verification of ISPS and ISM compliance, etc. 

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

       Mercantile Marine Department, Chennai is headed by the Principal Officer, and supported by Dy. Chief Surveyor, Nautical Surveyors, Engineer Ship Surveyors, Ship Surveyors, Radio Inspectors and supporting staff. 

 

Shri S. Barik, 
Principal Officer
Mercantile Marine Department
Anchorgate Building, 2nd Floor,
P.B.No.5004, RajajiSalai, 
Chennai -600 001
Tel No: 044-25255555 (O)
044-25233336 / 25255500 (D)
Fax No: 044-25232929
E-mail : - 
chennai-mmd@gov.in

Crisis Management Plan for MMD, Chennai

MERCANTILE MARINE DEPARTMENT, TUTICORIN 

            MMD, Tuticorin functions under the administrative control of the Principal Officer, MMD, Chennai for fulfilling the policy task of DGS on safety of ships and personnel onboard and other related Maritime matters. This office is headed by a Surveyor-in-Charge and supported by other staff members. 

Shri. Shrish Kumar,
Surveyor-in-Charge (Addl. In-charge)
Mercantile Marine Department
New Port Area, 
Tuticorin-628 004
Tel No: 0461-2352872 (O)
Fax No:91- 0461-2352852
E-mail : - tuticorin@mmd.gov.in

Crisis Management Plan for MMD, Tuticorin


MERCANTILE MARINE DEPARTMENT, VISAKHAPATNAM 

            MMD, Visakhapatnam functions under the administrative control of the Principal Officer, MMD, Chennai for fulfilling the policy task of DGS on safety of ships and personnel onboard and other related Maritime matters. This office is headed by a Surveyor-in-Charge and supported by other staff members. 

Shri  S.S. Murthy, 
  Surveyor in Charge
Mercantile Marine Department
# 7-8-26/A, Harbour Park Down,
Visakhapatnam-530 003
Tel No: 0891-250148/2525475 (O)
Fax No: 0891-2568342
E-mail : -
vizag@mmd.gov.in /
mmdvizag@gmail.com
 

 

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