Government of India

Directorate General Shipping


1. No. of seafarers registered and No. of seafarers employed up to March, 2022

Item As On Date Value
Total Registered Seafarers 533224
Details of Seafarers employed 205787
Officers 89525
Ratings 116262
2. Total number of approved Maritime Training Institutes as on 31.08.2022

Item Value
Pre-sea Maritime Training Institutes 75
Post-sea Maiitime Training Institutes 82
3. Total numbers of seafarers admitted as on 31.08.2022

Item Value
GP Rating 7983
Diploma in Nautical Science 870
B.Sc Nautical Science 100
BE B. Tech.4 Year Engg. course 54
GME 768
CCMC 1129
4. SID: Present status- Issuance of Biometric Seafarers Identity Document (BSID) as on 31.08.2022

Item Value
Shipping office Mumbai 49642
Shipping office Kolkata 16443
Shipping office Chennai 16937
MMD Noida 22488
MMD Goa 15569
MMD Mangalore 5385
MMD Kochi 14350
MMD Vizag 8108
MMD Kandla 4344
TOTAL: 153266
5. Tonnage under Indian Flag: Present Status- The number of Ships and Tonnage as on 31.10.2022.

Type of Ships No. of Ships Gross Tonnage Dead Wt. Tonnage
Coastal operating ships 1031 1576652 1744100.10
Foreign going ships 483 12040151 18777201.00
TOTAL: 1514 13616803 20521301.1