Founded in 2016, we are an independent and privately owned business with stake holders having distinguished years of training expertise; formed by individuals associated with each other for more than a decade or so to set up a new-age marine training platform.

The faculty team is made up of training experts were involved in setting up a niche and reputed training centre in Mumbai, experienced in conventional as well as offshore training.

We have been involved in obtaining various accreditations including various Flag State, notably MCA and NI. Headquartered in Mumbai and we offer global services through our association in India, Indonesia, South Korea, and West Africa.

Our associate company, Aurus Ship Management is involved in Ship and Crew Management activities with offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta, Chennai, Jakarta and Manila serving more than 20 international clients.


Prakash M. Agarwal – Director

A business leader with more than 30 years of corporate experience with strong skills in identifying, conceptualising and building businesses from scratch.

Comprehensive understanding of financial management principles with focus on capital efficiency and balance sheet management.

He was instrumental in setting up the first DP Training institute in India and is also a member of the HIMT Advisory Board.

Dr.Surender Kumar – Managing Director

An internationally experienced and reputed Maritime Trainer with wide experience in setting up and successfully running maritime training centres. He has close and long association with international accreditation bodies like the Nautical Institute and Maritime & Coast Guard Agency, UK with more than a few thousands maritime professionals globally trained by him.

An electrical engineer by profession, he is a chartered engineer (UK), a chartered marine engineer (UK), Fellow of the Institute of Marine engineering, Science and Technology (UK) and a Fellow of the Nautical Institute, London.

Capt. S. N. Thakur

An ex -Rajendra 1975-76 batch cadet, initially worked with Scandia steam navigation and in 1984 took a plunge into offshore industry. A very few ones to do it

He was in command of Dive & Multi support vessel till 2008 and during his stay on board itself, he was regarded and known for his ship handling skills in DP domain and for manual ship handling in emergency when the DP mode fails.

His on-board passion for training his juniors built his passion for teaching and when Bibby ship management started DP training In Mumbai, was asked to head the centre and thus the start his career in training Industry.

He worked there from 2008 till August 2017 signing off his tenure after serving as Director of Bibby Maritime Training Centre with more than 40 courses amongst which many niche courses conducted and with a footfall of > more than 3000 delegates attending every year.

His team and a software developer developed an on-line assessment skill test for Offshore industry.

On October 01, coinciding with his birthday, moved on to AMA to join his former colleagues continuing his onward journey in DP domain.

In his own words he is trainer by heart and all the trainees who spent time with him are living testimony of his love for training.


So, what is that we possess which we can confidently display and defend; I think these are our main strengths.

  • Domain Expertise.
  • Well-reputed for bringing in niche courses in India.
  • Engaged with Kongsberg India as their training partner.
  • Assisted in setting up DP training centres in Indonesia, West Africa and Chennai apart from the HV course in a Marine school in S. Korea.
  • Capability to provide one-stop solution.
  • In-house training capabilities.
  • Solutions Providers…
  • Stalwarts, keen to experiment and moving ahead of time
  • Use data analytics to provide our clients with high quality cost-effective solutions
  • Access information anywhere, anytime