In the three-day ‘Naughtica
2017’, the largest ever Inter College Fest and Exhibition of Maritime Training
held from 14 April at Royal Orchid Resort and Convention
Center,Bengaluru, India, the Director General of Shipping Dr. Malini V Shankar said in her inaugural
address that maritime studies command great recognition and they have a great
future as well.
After 2013, she
said, the maritime studies started developing in India. The studies include
studies about marine freight and cruise lines too. Of course, the marine sector is quite
challenging. And if one works hard, one can certainly succeed in it without any
doubt. The maritime studies have become prestigious courses with bright future
‘Naughtica 2017’, Captain Navin Passey, Managing Director, Wallem Shippingmanagement, said that maritime studies are indeed
challenging; however, if one starts with
confidence that he can do it, then, he
can definitely achieve his goal with ease. In the days to come, India will
certainly grab the first place in the global maritime sector.
in keeping with the tradition of almost all educational institutions, has
provided opportunities to the students of marine institute to show case their
cultural talents and skill. Speeches and spectacular exhibition of the
abilities of the students of the marine institutes across India rendered
Nautica 2017 a memorable event for all the participants.
To the historic
event, about 440 marine students from institutes from other states have
attended the event along with the other marine stakeholders like ship owners,
To make the event
spectacularly informative, many marine institutes had erected stalls of their
own with all necessary information about their institutes. RL Institute of Nautical Sciences is also one
of them, exploiting the opportunity to impress upon the participants and the
visitors the excellent features of RLINS. Dedicated staff of RLINS, both
teaching and non-teaching enthusiastically interacted with the visitors to the
stall. Sagar Sandesh, a tabloid maritime weekly run in collaboration with RLINS
joined the glamorous event.
Since the ‘Marine
Festival’ continues for two more days, the aspirants for maritime profession
will have golden opportunity to interact with the experts. No doubt, future has
immense possibilities for maritime engagements.