Kerala Mariners forum is a first of its kind , consisting of all merchant navy officers from Kerala under one umbrella. We don’t believe in ranks and departments. It is a platform from where
career growth of its members is monitored
Help in need to any family for any information even in the absence of the member.
Act as a guidance body for members appearing for exams.
provide guidance on various matters , which is beyond the periphery box the industry from professionals in the relevant field.
hold discussion / debate / seminars on various topic in this noble industry, not limited to technical, nautical, commercial and latest developments.
Meet the Team
He was aChief Engineer with Mid East Ship Management, presently pursuing a shore job. He is a certified Meo class 1 certificate Holder, who devotes much of his precious leave time for the betterment of this fraternity. He is presently staying in Ernakulam. His wife Harshini is equally supporting him in this noble effort. He is blessed with a daughter and Son.
The most adventurous and a real globe trotter in the team, he is presently sailing as Second Engineer. He is also having vast experience in offshore and main Fleet. Rani Girish is perfectly understanding and supporting our team as much as she can. The couples are the proud parents of daughter and son. He is staying in the land of letters ” Kottayam”
Geomi Cheriyan George
He is presently sailing in the offshore sector. He has vast experience in the main fleet in tankers and bulk carrier. He is one of the emerging entrepreneur in Kerala. He is presently staying in Thiruvananthapuam. His wife Glashann is managing his busy schedule. He is gifted by two little angels.
The steam guy onboard. He is chief Engineer in LNG Carriers , he has shown his mettle in tankers as well. He is holding a dual class ticket. He is hailing from the land of ghazals and halwas” Calicut”. Leya is the pivotal point in his life, these couple are proud parents of a cute little angel
He is a chief mate and has wide experience, This energetic and dynamic man has made a great change to the team. He is supported by his wife and they are proud parents of the lovely daughter and adorable son. They hail from the land of lakes ” Kottayam”.
Executive committee Chairman
He is operating from Chennai but often flew down to Cochin for the smooth operation of the team. He is one of the young chief Engineer from Lakshadweep. His wife Amina is a Doctor by profession and pursuing her MD.
The tech savvy mariner in the group. His knowledge in Law is highly appreciable. He is a chief Engineer with vast experience in almost all types of vessel , He is equally supported by Pooja for the betterment of the team. They are blessed with a lovely little angel.
The office guy in the team, He was the first superintendent in the group and looking after overseas matters and bridging the gap between members and various offices. He is stationed in Singapore. He is largely supported by his wife to maintain his busy schedule. They are blessed with a daughter and a son.
all dry bulk vessels 8,000DWT+ at 18 years of age (until 01 January 2018 when this will change to 14 years), and
vessels which meet other criteria set by individual customers or when a customer requests an inspection is undertaken.
Regulation 18.8.1 of MARPOL Annex VI requires the sampling of the fuel oil “delivered” to ships. However, this sampling requirement does not guarantee that ships will use the appropriate compliant fuel when visiting a SOx emission control area.
We are hearing lots of MEPC and MSC meeting and resolutions, but are they really taking into force. For argument sake author is leaving MSC resolutions , this has been followed by companies and other concerned parties without much trouble / opposition. But the items coming through MEPC is always taking a back seat. The article is small investigation on the backdrop of Ballast water convention (BWMC).