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MARINE TECHNOVISION 2019

Technovision is conducted in HIMT College, Kalpakkam every year at National level. This year the national level annual technical symposium was taken to the next level by associating with IME(I) Chennai branch. The event was conducted on 4th and 5th Oct 2019 at HIMT college campus in Vengambakkam, near Kalpakkam, Chennai.

 

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The theme of the symposium was

  • Ocean pollution and cleaning methods
  • Autonomous ships and influence of IT in shipping industry
  • Cyber security
  • Alternate fuels
  • Marine industry catering the shore/land needs

 

The events were categorised into:

1) TECHNICAL PAPER PRESENTATION

2) TECHNOBATE (DEBATE)

3) MARINE QUIZ

4) SEAMANSHIP/NAUTICAL SKILLS (Officer on watch, Morscue, Run-Mari-Run)

5) WORKSHOP SKILLS (Welding and Assembly of marine parts)

6) MARINE HUNT (TREASURE HUNT)

 

All the marine colleges were invited and total 13 colleges (including HIMT College) participated including 6 colleges from other states, spanning across India. Total 125 students participated out of which 5 girl cadets from various colleges.

 

ANGLO EASTERN MARITIME ACADEMY

EURO TECH MARITIME ACADEMY

GKM College of Engineering & Technology

HIMT COLLEGE

INDIAN MARITIME UNIVERSITY

 MARITIME FOUNDATION

 SAMUNDRA INSTITUTE OF MARITIME STUDIES

 SRIRAM INSTITUTE OF MARINE STUDIES

 THE GREAT EASTERN INSTITUTE OF MARITIME   TRAINING

 TOLANI MARITIME INSTITUTE

SOUTHERN  ACADEMY OF MARITIME STUDIES

SRI VENKATESWARA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

VELS UNIVERSITY (SCHOOL OF MARITIME STUDIES)

 

 

 

Mr. P.K. Anil Kumar, Chairman, IME(I) Chennai inaugurated the Marine Technovision 2019 on 4th Oct 2019. The CEO & MD Mr. Sanjeev Vakil welcomed the chief guest.

 

The Chief Guest being a senior surveyor in Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, delivered a speech on IMO latest regulations and Autonomous ships and various requirements and developments happening in the industry. He also insisted upon the Women participation at Sea as promoted by IMO.

 

The event started with Technical paper presentation. The panel of Judges consisting of senior members from IME(I) Mr. Mani Lakshmanan, Mr. Srinivasan Ragu  and  from CMMI  Capt. Ramakrishna  adjudged the students from various colleges and  interacted with them.  The Cadets from Great Eastern were declared as winners for their innovative approach on Hull coating , improvised from Shark skin. Mr. Suresh Shenoy from V ships, representing IME(I) Chennai branch also graced the occasion. Mementos were presented to guests by CEO.

 

Mr. Srinivasan Parthasarathy, Senior member of IME(I) inaugurated the second day event as Chief Guest.

 

Chief guest along with Guest of honours Lakshmanan and Capt. Bhatia from CMMI consented to be the panel of Judges for the day’s  main event Technobate. 

 

 

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Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies were declared as overall champions. The grand event closed with Vote of thanks by Convener Mr. Muthukumar, faculty, HIMT college.

 

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