2018 was conducted on 5th Oct 2018 at the HIMT College with a lot of
fanfare and fervor. The Chief Guest for the occasion was shipping luminary Mr. K
Chidambaram. Function started off with invocation prayers and the traditional
lighting of “kuthuvilakku” lamp by the dignitaries. The function was started off
with an address to the audience by the CEO Mr. Sanjeev Vakil. The principal Mr.
C P Gopinath introduced the chief guest to the audience. This was followed by
the chief guest declaring the function open.
function is a marque event in the maritime calendar of colleges and maritime
training institutions in India. Colleges from all over India, came to the attend
the function. List of colleges which RL Madurai, Tolani Maritime, SVCE, SAMS,
VELS, IMU Chennai, GKM, AMET and students from HIMT College.
following competition were held following broad categories:
Skills - Technical paper presentation, debating competition, Quizzing;
based applications: Seamanship skills, Pipeline tracing and Welding skills
was a lot of youthful energy evident at the function. The college atmosphere was
electric with competition and a lot of camaraderie. The students were making new
friends and talking and interacting with each other on the side line. The
function is designed to create awareness on the latest technology and skills
required to be successful at sea and ashore! All participants had words of
praise for the smooth conduct of the event. The organizing committee functioned
like a well-oiled machine. This was highly appreciated by the participants. The
catering at HIMT College earned a lot of good words for the gastronomical
delight they were able to provide the crowd!
function concluded with remarks from Mr. K Chidambaram on areas of improvement
for all candidates/ participants. Curtains were drawn with thanks giving speech
and the national anthem! Overall it was all about participants and entire
gathering having a gala time and making the event such a roaring