Who We Are
The Preamble of the Kerala Maritime Board Act, 2017 states that it is: “An Act to provide for the constitution of the Kerala Maritime Board for non – major ports in the State of Kerala and to vest administration, control and management of such ports and certain undertakings in that Board.”
Accordingly, the Government of Kerala has enacted the Kerala Maritime Board Act 2017 in November 2017 and notified the appointed day on 02-05-2019 for the transfer of assets and liabilities of the Port Directorate, KSMDCL and KMS to Kerala Maritime Board. With the commencement of the Act, the Kerala Maritime Board has come into being in the place of the Directorate of Ports.
Lifting Equipment's and Vessels
Vessels Registered in KIV
International Crew Changes Completed
Kerala Maritime Academy
Kerala maritime academy situated at Neendakara, Kodungallur and Kannur in kerala. The KMA will spearhead the maritime education, training and research activities under kerala maritime board. The courses conducting in the academy are Lascar, Serang, Second class master, First class master, First class driver, Second class driver and fourth engineer. Director General of Shipping approved courses also will start in course of time. The institutes will be developed into a centre of excellence with international repute and in future will address all the research and consultancy requirements of the sector.