"The Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd and its subsidiaries are committed to training in the Maritime Shipping and Offshore Oil and Gas Industry and has served the dynamic and unique needs of the industry through its rich experience and systematic approach over the last 6 Decades. The objective of this training is to equip/empower young trained pool of professionals entry into both the Shipping and the Offshore Oil and Gas industry segment.

Located at Tungarli, Lonavla, a hill station situated off the expressway midway between Pune and Mumbai, The Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies, a vision of India’s largest private sector shipping company - The Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd., is a state of the art maritime institute sprawled over 18 acres of lush green land.
The Institute offers courses specializing in Marine Engineering, Nautical Science and Electrical Technology with the aim to create a pool of trained professionals who will emerge as world class Deck and Engine officers.

The institute also offers specialized offshore training to the candidates aspiring to choose offshore Oil & Gas industry as their career. Interested candidates can download the prospectus from the website and fill the application form available online.

The courses are uniquely designed to combine classroom education with experiential learning using simulation techniques and on-the-job training, preparing young and dynamic minds towards a professional career at sea.
The Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies is equipped with cutting edge infrastructure and is replete with modern facilities such as air-conditioned classrooms, auditoriums, conferencing facilities, a well-stocked library, a modern laboratory, an impressive dining block, industry grade workshop and simulator, sport and gymnasium facilities.

To meet student aspirations, the Institute has tied up with leading international shipping companies and assures onboard training within the prescribed limit various types of ships. On successfully completing the training programme and obtaining the 2nd Mate/MEO Class IV Certificate of Competency they will be eligible for employment globally.