SAMS – Southern Academy of Maritime Studies was born out of
dream from a Mariner, the Chairman of the Group. The Institute is 14
years old. Even though SAMS had a modest beginning offering STCW
courses in the beginning, the Institute grew steadily, but strongly.
Now SAMS is one of the premier Marine Institutes in the country,
offering various Marine courses.
The courses offered in the Institute are approved by
Directorate General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Government of
India and are affiliated to leading Universities like Anna
University, Alagappa University, Indian Maritime University etc.
The European Maritime Safety Association (EMSA) an organ of
International Marine controlling body, IMO has selected SAMS as one
of the few Institutes in the country for its survey and has adjudged
SAMS as a very Good marine college in India.
The Institute is situated in a sprawling 5 acres of land, an
hour and half drive from the heart of the city, with a built up area
of 2 lakh sq.ft comprising of excellent infrastructure, Workshops,
Labs, Ship in Campus, Auditorium, Gym, Recreation facilities, state
of art Class rooms, living rooms etc and highly qualified and
dedicated faculties. The Institute provides an excellent atmosphere
for learning and grooming a professional mariner.