About CMMI

The Company of Master Mariners of India, Kochi Chapter was formed in November 1994. The Chapter is affiliated to the parent body which is based in Mumbai. The all India membership of The Company of Master Mariners is now over 2500 members. There are Chapters in all major cities and ports around the country.

The Kochi Chapter has on its rolls 120 members comprising of Master Mariners, serving on board ships and those who have come ashore and started their own business or working in various organizations. The Chapter also has other senior and junior officers of the Merchant Marine who are associate members. The Chapter members hold key posts in varied organizations, such as the Cochin Port Trust, Surveying Companies, Shipyards, Kerala State Port sector, Government of India, Mercantile Marine Department etc. The Chapter is headed by the Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Secretary, who are elected for a period of two years.

The Company of Master Mariners of India was established with clear objectives. Among them are, to have a central body representative of the Officers of the Merchant navy, for the purpose of promoting the traditions and efficiency of the Merchant navy. To encourage and maintain a high standard of ability and professional conduct. To constitute a body of seafarers who will be able to act as members of , or give evidence before State and Government of India Commissions or any courts of enquiry, on all matters concerning the Merchant Navy, and the Maritime sector. To provide a central consultative body, who will be available to the State and Central Government , to Ship owners, seafarers, and the Public for information and advice on all matters concerning the Merchant Marine. To provide a platform for any discussion, study, survey, consultation on matters concerning and affecting the Merchant Navy, the Marine environment, Marine Education, Marine employment and Marine infrastructure development.

The Chapter office bearers can be contacted on email [email protected]


Capt. Georgie K. George


CMMI – Kochi Chapter

Capt. Joseph Alappat

Dy. Chairman

CMMI – Kochi Chapter

Capt. Rajesh Nambiar


CMMI – Kochi Chapter

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