The Indian Centre of Excellence in Maritime & Shipbuilding (CEMS), a state-of-art start-up in skill development sector for maritime and shipbuilding, have planned and announced the making of 24 Labs for training -6 in Mumbai and 18 in Vizag.
A variety of courses are being offered. The labs being set up include Advance Manufacturing, Automation, Product Design & Validation, Hull Design, Robotics, Welding Technology, Electrical, Virtual Reality, Advance Machine & Robotics and several others.
The announcement was made in the first seminar on Competencies, Employability, Methodology, and Skills organized by CEMS in Mumbai.
In Asia-Pacific, CEMS is the first to have established one of the first of its kind of infrastructure for maritime education with 24 labs. CEMS is in a good position to develop skills in maritime & shipbuilding sector with the setting up of these labs in Mumbai and Vizag, through various courses ably supported by world-class infrastructure.
The Ministry of Shipping, promoted by Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) with associate company Siemens and support from Sagarmala, CEMS is focussing on increasing ability and competency in the field of maritime & shipbuilding sector through skill development in the latest manufacturing technologies for shipbuilding/ repair and ancillary sectors.
The courses offered by CEMS will include training that would be absolutely practical and related to the Industry to equip students with applicable engineering and technical skills in the areas of Repair & Overhaul (MRO), Ship Detailed Design, Ship Hull Design, Shipbuilding & Maintenance, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), and advanced digital manufacturing-factory concepts.
High-profile dignitaries from Ministry of Shipping attended the seminar which included top management representatives of shipyards and owners and a wide spectrum of senior representatives from industry and academia.