The Indian Government's Ministry of Transport set up Lal Bahadur Shastri Nautical & Engineering College in rented barracks in 1948. It moved to its present location in 1965 and, in 1994, its name became what it is today. It is a top post-sea education and training Institute offering comprehensive courses for merchant navy officers. The college is in a seven-story building in a six-acre site. The building and two adjacent hostels overlook Mumbai Harbor. With over 1,200 students and 60 faculty members, the school is one of the larger marine training establishments in India. It offers 31 post-sea courses that meet International Maritime Organization (IMO) standards, and can meet the needs of offshore and onshore marine officers. It has simulators for: liquid cargo handling, engine room, ship maneuvering, and radar. Many foreign nationals attend and the campus has a swimming pool, hostel, canteen, transport facilities, and a post office.
Lal Bahadur Shastri College of Advanced Maritime Studies & Research
Hay Bunner Road
Mumbai 400 033, India