BTech Course Incharge and Management representative
Commenced Merchant Navy carrier in 1989 with SCI as Trainee Nautical Officer Cadet.
Total Sailing experience is about 24 years on oil and chemical tankers in various ranks including as Master
Worked with various Indian and Foreign flag ships and with multi-national seafarers.
12 + years teaching experience as senior marine Faculty in various reputed Maritime Training Institutes including HOD of Nautical Science.
Associated with HIMT in 2018 as Faculty and now CIC B.Sc. Nautical Science.
Have done TOTA and AECS and also associated with DGS as approved External Examiner for 2nd Mates (F.G)
Sailed for 10 years on various steam and motor ships (Bulk carriers, Tankers and container).
Profit Center head of two ships as technical Superintendent for 2 years. Incharge of worlds largest 2 stroke engines power plant on Land. aworked in power plant for 20 years. Teaching in HIMT for last 2.5 years.
A Mechanical Engineering Graduate choosing Marine Profession which saw him serving as a Chief Engineer on various types of vessels. Founder & CEO of Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training, Chennai. With a Penchant for Imparting Quality Maritime Training Mr. Vakil started HIMT in 1998. He has helmed with great dedication & professionalism to elevate HIMT as a most reputed Maritime Training Institution with over 2 decades of providing Quality Maritime Training to Mariners.
HIMT which started with Three Modular Courses and by 2001 it became India’s Largest Maritime Training Institute in terms of Number of Courses approved by DG Shipping. HIMT has received several prestigious International Awards & National recognitions. Mr. Vakil has been the 1st Marine Engineer in the World to be conferred with the Fellowship from Nautical Institute , UK. He is also the fellow of Institute of Marine Engineers, Institute of Engineers, Chartered Engineer , MBA. He is also an active Committee member in various professional bodies.