The RDS Dealers Maritime Academy was formed on 1st August, 1998 with its headquarters at 25A, Royd Street, Kolkata – 700 016. The academy is situated at 36B, Shakespeare Sarani, Kolkata 700017, covering 1000 Sq. mtr. are a spread over 2 floors, a very convenient centrally located area in the metropolitan city of Kolkata. It is an ISO 9001: 2008 Certified academy.
The aim of the RDS Dealers Maritime Academy is to provide professional courses to mariners to upgrade their knowledge and skills with respect to STCW ‘2010.
With this new set-up RDS Dealers wishes to promote global awareness towards bettering of Indian seafaring to serve on international waters.
RDS Dealers Maritime Academy originally was a proprietary concern and now is under the trust w.e.f from 12thAugust 2005.
The Vice-Principal is the Chief Administrative officer in charge of the Academy, and is responsible to the Dean for the smooth and efficient operation of the Academy including directing its future development. The Course-in-Charge and the Faculty members assist the Vice-Principal in the day-to-day operation of the Academy.
The Faculty members comprise experienced ex-sea going officers and experts in fields of psychology and medicine.
RDS Dealers Maritime Academy is committed to:
A) Provide training to seafarers in Maritime training courses in accordance with the requirements of “ STANDARD FOR TRAINING CERTIFICATE AND WATCH KEEPING” as per approval of Directorate General of Shipping, Govt of India, through a cost effective and high quality training programme.
B) Train its personnel to improve their professional skill, to make them proficient in implementing the quality system based on the internationalStandards and to improve their performance of educational / training activity Maritime Training
The RDS Dealers Maritime Academy does Maritime Training. The mission of the Academy is to provide professional STCW D.G. approved courses and value added courses for mariners to upgrade their knowledge and skills. With this new set up Sensea wishes to promote global awareness towards bettering of Indian seafarers to serve on international waters.
The teaching staffs of the Academy are experienced active and ex. Sea going officers holding Certificate of Competency appropriate to their ranks.