Pondicherry Maritime Academy – Chennai Campus is a certified ISO 9001-2015 Institution, strictly enforcing globally recognized training standards for seafarers.

PMA Chennai is located in close proximity to Chennai MMD, Chennai Seafarers’ club and the port, making it “The Seafarers’ Choice”.

The centre is known for it’s friendly approach to Seafarers training needs. The experienced faculty and their training methodology is the best in the country. PMA Chennai has been the preferred training provider for Shipowners and Managers due to it’s emphasis on modern training methodology and commitment to improve the quality of Maritime professionals.


Our strength is experienced qualified and dedicated tanker experts. Experienced master mariners who mostly are sailing master mariners, and are updated with the latest trend of knowledge and skills required for all kind of safe tanker operations at sea & in ports.

Training with Experience, Practical’s, Simulators, Projectors, etc to comprehend better understanding of difficult theory subjects. Centralized Lab with all Tanker equipments for practical demonstrations. All classrooms are full Air conditioned. Tea & refreshments are provided to all participants under going the course at no extra cost.

Free Lunch is provided to all the candidate whoever is under going the courses in our institute. Adequately stocked library with foreign author books and digitalized e-library. Twin sharing accommodation with TV / Tel in each room at nominal cost. Ample parking space, cafeteria, canteen within the premises. Located in colourful, greenery, congenial study atmosphere. Pick up and drop arranged from the Bus station / Railway station/ Airport.


Highly qualified Instructors Each and every one of our trainers has invaluable practical and theoretical industry experience under his sailing belt. We deliberately keep our classes small so that you get hands on, personalized training and maximum time at the helm. Lab is well stocked and we are proud to have the newest and latest of the tanker related equipments in the country. Sailors-in-the-making will get to use and train about all the latest equipments used onboard tankers. Pondicherry Maritime Academy is an ISO accredited training centre. This means that the training you receive from us follows an international programme that sets the benchmark for worldwide maritime training standards But especially for the friendly, welcoming atmosphere, high quality of service we offer and for the many opportunities. Learning is critical to everyone; therefore it makes choosing the right place and programme of study an important one.

Our huge range of courses, excellent facilities and team of highly dedicated and experienced staff are there to help you do that. We are totally committed to helping you realize your hopes for the future, whether that means employment or further study. We want you to enjoy studying here and we’ll work closely with you to make sure you meet your goals..